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Spo7ez Winter Feast

Join us for an authentic Indigenous experience at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Delve deeper into our stories, shared territories, and living heritage of our two distinct cultures, beginning with a welcome song, and fifteen-minute film and experience a tour through the Great Hall. Savour local cuisine through a culinary journey that blends traditional ingredients and food preparation with modern plates. Cultural Ambassadors in regalia share songs and stories from Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation throughout.

To learn more about our Cornucopia 2022 events visit: slcc.ca/cornucopia2022/

Cultural Performances

Spend the evening with the Spo7ez Performance Team. Welcome, Guided tour of the Museum, Feast Blessing, Story Telling, Dancing & Farewell with a photo opportunity.

Feast Menu

SPO7EZ WINTER FEAST

Comprised of traditional, seasonal ingredients and Indigenous-inspired plates.

CRANBERRY- ROSEMARY BANNOCK (V)

WINTER GREENS
Carrot, Pickled Sea Asparagus, Raspberry Vinaigrette
(V, VG, DF, GF)

ROASTED CORN AND BEAN SALAD
Red Onion and Lemon/Parsley Dressing
(V, VG, DF, GF)

CEDAR PLANK ARCTIC CHAR
with Littleneck Clam Beurre Blanc (GF)

RED WINE BRAISED BISON SHANK

CARROTS WITH CREAMED GARLIC AND HERBS
(V, VG, DF, GF)

POTATO AND YAM ROSTI

BLUEBERRY BANNOCK PUDDING
with Berry Compote and Xusem Chantilly

FAIR TRADE SPIRIT BEAR COFFEE

ICED BERRY TEA

Drinks Menu

Cash Bar (available during dinner)

Indigenous World Wine Red & White

Bottle $55 | Glass $12

Local Craft Beer, Cider & Coolers

$9

Pop & Soda

$4

Dates

Saturday, November 26th – an exquisite long-table event in the Great Hall – BUY TICKETS – Spo7ez Cornucopia Fall Feast

Wednesday, December 21 – Winter Solstice – Spo7ez Winter Feast – Following the opening of the Unceded Exhibition in Gallery 3.

Doors open to the Great Hall at 5:15pm and drumming begins at 5:30pm.

The evening winds down after 8:30pm, with guests invited to stay until 9.00pm.

Evening Timeline

5:15pm – Doors open, Guests check-in

5:30pm – Cultural Ambassador invites the group to join at the Welcome Figure and sing Chief Jimmy Jimmy

5:35pm – Movie plays in Theater

5:50pm – Cultural Ambassador takes guests on a guided tour through the museum

6:30pm – Guests taken downstairs to the Gift Shop / shown their seats in the Istken Hall

6:30pm – Bar Opens in Istken Hall

6:45pm – Opening introduction welcome song and a feast blessing from the Spo7ez Performance Team

6:55pm – Buffet Opens and tables are called up individually to visit food stations

7:15pm – Spo7ez Performance Team shares 2 songs

7:25pm – Dessert served

7:45pm – Spo7ez Performance Team shares 2 songs with closing remarks and offer a photo opportunity with guests

8:00pm – Food stations close

8:30pm – Gift Shop & Bar closes

9:00pm – Latest guests can leave

Gift Shop

Our Gift Shop will be open from 5pm to 9.30pm, specializing in authentic and exclusive handcrafted Northwest Coast First Nations merchandise.  Take home that perfect piece that commemorates your visit with us.

Price

$79 Adult | $69 Youth (13-18yrs) | $39.50 Child (5-12yrs) | Free 0-4yrs

The Fine Print

This is a group experience throughout the museum, with the dinner feast in our Istken Hall. Rates are inclusive of cultural performance and dinner. Bar drinks are separate. 48hrs notice for cancellations to receive a full refund. (Friday 5pm, June 17, 2022). Dates are transferable depending on availability, also 48hrs in advance. Bookings are only available for up to 5pm 48hrs before the Feast or until sold out. For more information, please email banquets@slcc.ca.

Private Feast Booking Inquiries

    Name (first and last)*
    Email*
    Phone number*
    Cultural Performance*
    Group Size*
    Type of Event*
    Preferred Date*
    Alternative Date*
    Additional Comments:
    Location

    The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre is located in Whistler, BC Canada, on Blackcomb Way (4584) and Lorimer Road right across from the Fairmont Chateau Whistler in the Upper Village.

    Directions

    From Vancouver: cross the Lion’s Gate Bridge, take the West Vancouver exit, turn right on Taylor Way, take Highway 1 exit west, take Highway 99 (Sea to Sky) exit north to Whistler, British Columbia. Turn right off Hwy 99 at Lorimer Road exit into Whistler Village. The Centre is located at the “T” intersection of Lorimer Road and Blackcomb Way across from Lost Lake Park in Whistler’s upper village (approximate driving time: 2 hours).

    Please note: For groups or scheduled programs please contact: 604 964 0997.

    Parking

    Once you arrive in Whistler British Columbia, drive to Lorimer Road and, before approaching the Cultural Centre, turn right into Skiers Lot #4. The Centre is just east, across the bridge from the parking lot. There is a designated loading and unloading area, several handicap spaces and bus drop-off.

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    Tours

    Knowledgeable Cultural Ambassadors share their cultural teachings with guests during our hourly guided tour; for additional group tour options, visit our Group Tours page.

    Thunderbird Cafe

    Thunderbird Café

    Discover our unique style of modern First Nation’s cuisine such as bannock, salmon and venison. Visit the Thunderbird Café.

    Gift Shop

    Gallery & Gift Shop

    Discover our unique selection of First Nations merchandise ranging from handcrafted works of art, to home accents, clothing and accessories, jewellery, pottery, baskets, books and souvenir merchandise. Visit the Gallery & Gift Shop.

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