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Holidays & Special Events

Make Fairmont Chateau Whistler your holiday home-away-from-home in the mountains. Bask in the warm glow of a crackling fire. Gather under twinkling lights as the sweet scents of holiday treats mingle with the soft melodies of the festive season. Our holiday activities and events set the perfect stage for an unforgettable Whistler vacation.

Festive Events

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Christmas Eve Dinner in The Grill Room

Warmed by a crackling fire, a romantic evening in the Grill Room awaits, featuring a five-course gourmet dining experience.
Location: The Grill Room
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Family Christmas Gala Dinner

Enjoy an elegant and lavish Christmas buffet dinner accompanied by the vibrant sounds of the Tony Barton Orchestra.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
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Hot Chocolate By the Fire

Gather around the fire for hot chocolate, holiday treats and live entertainment.
Location: Mallard Patio
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Ice Skating at Olympic Plaza

Glide along skating paths at Whistler Olympic Plaza beneath the twinkle of lights and glowing Olympic rings.
Location: Hotel Lobby
Time: January 29th: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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Christmas Gala Dinner

Enjoy an elegant and lavish Christmas buffet dinner accompanied by the vibrant sounds of the Tony Barton Orchestra.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
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New Year’s Eve Gala

Join us for a gala affair of pure indulgence when Macdonald Ballroom is transformed into a sparkling winter wonderland for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve Gala.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
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Holiday Activities

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Craft: Festive Lanterns

It’s the winter solstice. Create a magical lantern to help illuminate your way on the longest night of the year.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
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Craft: Build a Snow Buddy

Make and accessorize your very own snowman to take home with you.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
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Craft: Nutcracker Ornament Painting

Paint a wooden nutcracker for the tree!
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
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Craft: Winter Globes

Create a wintery scene straight out of your own imagination.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
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Craft: Wreath Making

Make and decorate a cedar wreath to hang on your guest room door.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
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Find Fitzjingle

Throughout your stay, try to find Fitzjingle, our festive gnome, to see what they're up to that day and take a photo of them.
Location: Hotel Lobby
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Homemade Christmas Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookie Decorating

Sugar, spice and everything nice.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
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Interactive Virtual Adventure in the Outdoors: Escape The Blizzard

Your family and group have been stranded by an epic winter blizzard. Do you have the skills required to escape!?
Location: Hotel Lobby
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Interactive Virtual Adventure in the Outdoors: Reindeer Rally

This 'Reindeer Rally' game by Eventology is in the style of 'Pokemon Go'.
Location: Hotel Lobby
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Bed Time Stories with Mrs. Claus

Spend the evening with Mrs. Claus as she reads her favourite stories and shares some milk and cookies.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
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Delightful Holiday Dining

Fairmont Chateau Whistler offers the ideal backdrop for memorable meals and celebrations. Enjoy a magical evening of fondue at The Chalet. Pick up a Festive Feast from Portobello. Gather for a cheerful brunch at The Wildflower. Discover all our festive dining experiences taking place from December 17, 2022 to January 1, 2023.

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Portobello

This elevated casual dining experience is perfect at any time of day and features an animated open kitchen, made-to-order sandwiches, gourmet pastry, and delightful coffee. Discover a delectable menu of open-flame rotisserie chicken, pork ribs, and delectable smoked brisket.
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The Wildflower

Signature warmth and inviting ambiance make this the ideal casual resort setting for breakfast and dinner. The Wildflower showcases locally inspired dishes and innovative classics in a family-friendly setting.
Bars & Lounges
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The Mallard Lounge & Terrace

Combine a spectacular setting with master mixologists, signature blends of house-infused spirits, Canadian and West Coast classics, and live entertainment. Discover why this place-to-be has a legendary following among visitors and locals alike.
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The Clubhouse

Take in picturesque views of the 18th hole at this scenic spot for a casual lunch or dinner. Enjoy a classic patio atmosphere and memorable meals at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Clubhouse.
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The Grill Room

Enjoy an unforgettable meal at Whistler’s AAA/CAA Four Diamond-rated restaurant. This is your destination for chops, steak, seafood, and an incredibly diverse wine list.

Holiday Offers

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Embrace The Season

Looking to set off on our next adventure? Experience the great outdoors, stay longer, and save on your next Whistler getaway.
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Private: Trees Of Hope

Save 15% and receive a $25 food and beverage credit while also making a donation to Canuck Place.
Seasonal Offers
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The Grill Room Dinner – Christmas Eve

Warmed by a crackling fire, a romantic evening in the Grill Room awaits, featuring a five-course gourmet dining experience.
Seasonal Offers
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The Wildflower Dinner – Christmas Eve

Fairmont’s culinary team invites you to enjoy a tantalizing four-course dinner featuring traditional favourites.
Seasonal Offers
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The Grill Room Dinner – Christmas Day

Celebrate Christmas Day by crackling fire in the Grill Room. Savour a five-course gourmet dining experience
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The Wildflower Dinner – Christmas Day

The Wildflower is serving up a fun and festive four-course Christmas feast.
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Something for Every Season

Every season in Whistler unlocks new opportunities to make memories with friends and family. Discover year-round fun and adventure here.