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Horrorfest and Axe-Throwing in Whistler

by Debra Bokur

Oct 16, 2018

Whistler, BC; Oct. 30, 2015: The hugely popular Heavy Hitting B-Grade HorrorFest took place at the Rainbow Theatre with a simulcast at Garfinkles Nightclub. © Joern Rohde, JoernRohde.com

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Looking for a Halloween destination? Head to Whistler, British Columbia, where the annual Heavy Hitting Horrorfest takes place Oct. 30. Western Canada’s largest and most enduring independent horror film festival showcases horror films, ranging from hilarious to scary cinematic creations soaked in fake blood. Filmmakers compete for the Silver Skull Trophy, while costumed horror fans enjoy films, music and fun, including a red carpet pre-party.

Forged Axe Throwing

© Forged Axe Throwing

Another edgy option stay in Whistler: forged axe throwing. A surprisingly popular activity, considered a sport by many, Forged Axe Throwing takes place in an indoor venue and makes for a unique team-building event or friendly family competition. Experienced coaches lead participants through the finer points of embedding an axe in a wooden wall; sessions range from hour-long drop-ins to private lessons. Forged Axe Throwing even brings an event to you via its Mobile Axe Throwing Trailer, accompanied by two staff members who provide a safety briefing and coaching. When you’re ready for the big time, join the Axe Throwing League in Whistler, hosting weekly Monday-night sessions, nightly tournaments and a final Throw-Down extravaganza.

Forged Axe Throwing

© Forged Axe Throwing

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