Sea to Sky Gondola Summer Solstice

Comments 39 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Welcome summer and sunshine at the Sea to Sky Gondola this Saturday! The province’s newest attraction, with epic panoramic views of Howe Sound and surrounding mountains — including the legendary Stawamus Chief — is hosting a Summer Soltice celebration tomorrow.

Sea to Sky Gondola

Where Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish
When Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 9:00am to 10:00pm

The first activity will start at 9:30am with the first ever trail-running event on the grounds, the Skyline Ridge Run. Runners can chose between a 10km or 21km distance course. The celebration will continue into the evening with a pre-registered sun salutation and sunset yoga, fireside chats and night summer beats.

Sea to Sky Gondola Summer Solstice

9:20am 21KM Skyline Ridge Run
Location: Lower Plaza

9:45am 10KM Skyline Ridge Run
Location: Lower Plaza

11:00am General Informative Tour
Location: Octagon Deck

11:00am MEC Hiking 101
Location: Lower Plaza

12:00pm Arts + Crafts for Children
Location: Upper Plaza

Squamish River Watershed Society Tours
Location: Upper Plaza

Adventure + Nature Photography Exhibit
Location: Diamond Head Room

12:00pm Music from Cam Salay
Location: Summit View Deck

1:00pm Music from Larson Sisters
Location: Summit View Deck

2:00pm General Informative Tour
Location: Octagon Deck

2:00pm Music from Will Ross
Location: Summit View Deck

3:00pm Music from LOVECoast
Location: Summit View Deck

4:00pm Music from Badgerchild
Location: Summit View Deck

5:00pm Music from River + Road
Location: Summit View Deck

5:00pm 3-Course Dinner Menu
Location: Upper Summit Deck

6:00pm DJ Shelia
Location: Summit View Deck

7:00pm Salutations to the Sun + Moon for Solstice (pre-registered) and Sunset Yoga Flow
Location: Spirit Viewing Deck

10:00pm Last Download Available

Local DJ Sheila will kick off the sunset music series, which will take place at the Gondola summit every Friday night in July and August from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Every Friday and Saturday this summer the Summit Lodge will also host a local three course menu for $19.95 which you can enjoy in the lodge or out on the deck to take in more of the views.

Win Passes for the Summer Solstice

If you would like to check out the Sea to Sky Gondola’s lineup of activities tomorrow, I have a pair of lift passes to give away. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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RT to enter to win @SeatoSkyGondola #SummerSolstice passes from @Miss604

As the event is tomorrow I will wrap up this contest at 4:00pm today (Friday, June 20, 2014). Prize passes are valid only for June 21, 2014. If the winner drawn today cannot use the passes tomorrow, a new winner will be drawn at random from all entries. Follow the Sea to Sky Gondola on Facebook and Twitter for more information.

Update The winner is Vania!

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39 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Radhika KhanFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 10:46am PDT

    This would be so much fun!

  2. ShukoFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 10:49am PDT

    I’d love to win!!!

  3. Lisa WalkerFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 10:59am PDT

    Wow, sounds awesome!

  4. DavidFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:05am PDT

    Cool, would love to win! Fingers crossed.

  5. Lindsey MFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:11am PDT

    This sounds really fun!

  6. Anelise FariasFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:14am PDT

    This would be extremely awesome!

  7. VaniaFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:15am PDT

    That would be awesome!!! I have been dying to go there and I have a visitor from out of country this week with me, plus, it’s my birthday month! That would be the cherry on top!

  8. carrie mFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:18am PDT

    This looks so amazing. Drove past while they were constructing it. What a great attraction

  9. AndreaFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:19am PDT

    This looks like it’ll be a great night out, and thst gondola looks fantastic!

  10. MatthewFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:22am PDT


  11. KenFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:23am PDT

    I would love to take my family up there. We love the drive from Vancouver to Whistler.

  12. JanelleFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:29am PDT

    Oh yes please! 🙂

  13. Lelainia LloydFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:38am PDT

    Dying to go do this-it’s the newest thing on my bucket list!

  14. SandyFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:49am PDT

    How fun would this be!

  15. Sarah BermelFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:50am PDT

    This looks like a fantastic prize!

  16. RobertaFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:51am PDT

    I haven’t hiked the Chief in years, this would be a really cool way to enmjoy the view the whole way up!

  17. Mike RobertsonFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 11:56am PDT

    Super Natural Getaway!

  18. Ronnie BoyFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 12:05pm PDT

    I never win anything, this would be great for the family!

  19. StephanieFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 12:13pm PDT

    Sounds like a lot of fun.

  20. ChelleFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 12:17pm PDT

    Curious to see what the gondola is like!

  21. PaulineFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 12:29pm PDT

    Sounds good!

  22. Joanne DFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 12:35pm PDT

    I’d love this!

  23. Teresa KFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 12:37pm PDT

    I’d love to win.

  24. Bev UFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 12:54pm PDT

    Would be so amazing to win this!! Fingers crossed 🙂

  25. Tina SzylowskiFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 2:18pm PDT

    Would love this! Fingers crossed!!!!!

  26. Lemon_cupidFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 2:37pm PDT

    Regramed and tweeted, now in here letting you know my fingers are crossed. This would be such a nice day trip! Awesome prize!

  27. MichaelFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 2:41pm PDT


  28. matthew mFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 3:18pm PDT

    well that looks fun.

  29. Don MFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 3:33pm PDT

    I have a guest from out of town visiting – this would be a great treat – and it is also on my wish list for the summer.

  30. lemon_cupidFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 5:32pm PDT

    Congratulations Vania – have a very happy birthday and have showing off our beautiful country to your visitor – I can’t imagine a better day-trip!

  31. LindaFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 5:53pm PDT

    Very exciting adventure. Would love to do it.

  32. VaniaFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 6:13pm PDT

    Thank you!!! I am just so excited that I won a Miss 604 contest! My first one. And especially THIS one! Hopefully if I post lots of beautiful pictures from up there I can bribe other friends to visit me in Beautiful British Columbia!!!

  33. Mary anneFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 7:33pm PDT

    Would love this

  34. JulianFriday, June 20th, 2014 — 8:55pm PDT

    This looks very cool!

  35. DonnaSaturday, June 21st, 2014 — 5:49am PDT

    This would be an amazing experience.

  36. ChrisSaturday, June 21st, 2014 — 5:50am PDT

    Great summer prize giveaway.

  37. SusanSaturday, June 21st, 2014 — 7:17am PDT

    What a fabulous view and get away. Happy Summer!

  38. FarahSaturday, June 21st, 2014 — 10:42am PDT

    How exciting!!!!

  39. SARATHIWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 12:08am PDT

    how exiting! i want to see

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