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Big Kids LEGO Competition 2016

Our annual Big Kids LEGO Building Competition is back!  This year’s theme (Creative Solutions to Whistler Living) is sure to inspire some fascinating creations.  There are only 25 spots for competitors so be sure to register soon by dropping by the museum or giving us a call at 604-932-2019.  Building begins at 6:30 pm and spectators are encouraged!


A huge thanks to our sponsors for the amazing prizes:

  • Scandinave Spa Whistler
  • Nesters Market
  • Peaked Pies

Big Kids LEGO 2014

On October 16th the museum held its Big Kids LEGO Building Competition. It was an evening full of childlike imagination and adult beverages, as 16 competitors built their best interpretations of the theme “What is Whistler missing?”

Although not all final creations are included in the slideshow below (some were destroyed before we had a chance to snap a picture), everyone did an amazing job. This was our most creative and inspiring year yet! Thanks so much to all our participants and spectators. Until next year!

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Big Kids LEGO 2014

Dear adults: Come be kids again! The Whistler Museum is excited to announce our third ever adult LEGO building competition, happening Thursday, October 16th. Come by the Museum from 6-9pm to stretch your imagination and test your building skills in the coolest 19+ event to happen in Whistler, ever! I’m pretty sure that’s an accurate claim, anyhow. Competitors begin building at 6pm, and the museum is open to the public at 7pm.

This year’s theme is “What is Whistler missing?” Personally, I think Whistler could use some candy mountains and a hot tub time machine, but you will build what you will. Whistler could be missing something touristy or perhaps something personal to you, like a special someone to love… Anything goes.

There are great prizes to be won from Scandinave Spa, Purebread, Splitz Grill, Nesters Market, Prior, and more!

LEGO Hamburger, 2014.

LEGO Hamburger, 2014. Whistler Museum.

While you’re at the Museum make sure to take a guess at the contents of our LEGO jar. The guess that comes closest to the total number of LEGO pieces wins a year-long family membership to the Whistler Museum.

To register, you can drop by the museum or give us a call at 604-932-2019. There are only 20 spots for competitors (friends are encouraged to come watch, have some drinks and wander the museum) so be sure to register ASAP. Teams are fine, but there will still be only one prize awarded for first, second and third place. You are welcome to bring up to three of your own LEGO pieces. Happy building!

A look at the 2012 Big Kids LEGO Building Competition:

2nd Annual Big Kids LEGO Competition

Check out this great video that the Whistler Question produced of the event:


Last year’s event was so much fun, you knew it was coming back. That’s right, the 2nd  Annual Big Kids LEGO Competition is happening tomorrow night!

Twenty adult competitors will piece together their masterpiece best representing the theme, “Whistler’s Secrets” for the glory of reigning as Whistler’s master builder of this iconic children’s toy.

Interested LEGO competitors need to sign up through the Whistler Museum by by calling 604-932-2019. Entry to compete is $10 and includes one drink while spectators are welcome to join in the party and cast their votes for the winning submission for a suggested donation of $5.

There will be a cash bar and everyone is welcome to mix, mingle and explore the Whistler Museum. For the less competitive big kids out there we will have plenty of spare LEGO set up for you to play with.

Doors open to competitors at 6pm, and general admission starts qt 7pm.

Big thanks to event partners Whistler Blackcomb, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Dubh Linn Gate Irish Pub,Scandinave Spa Whistler, Purebread Whistler and Prior Snowboards for donating some great door prizes as well as booty for first, second and third place.