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Festive Celebrations

Celebrate the festive season in your home-away-from-home at Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Our team has curated delicious festive dining experiences for the whole family to enjoy. From December 15, 2023 to January 6, 2024 you can revel in the spirit of the season as our slope-side resort is transformed into a winter wonderland. Featuring decked halls, twinkling lights and a festive calendar filled with events and activities – there is no better place to celebrate the holidays in Whistler.

Cheers at Festive Dinner

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Celebrate the festive season in your home-away-from-home at Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Our team has curated delicious festive dining experiences for the whole family to enjoy.

Festive Activities December 15 - January 6

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Hot Chocolate by the Fire

Gather around the fire for hot chocolate, holiday treats and live entertainment.
Location: Wildflower Patio
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Marshmallows Roasting On An Open Fire Pit

AlpenGlow Après

Gather your loved ones and join us for an illuminating family après experience on the Woodlands Terrace. Savor delectable hors d’oeuvres, sip on warm beverages, and roast marshmallows while enjoying live entertainment.
Location: Woodlands Rooftop Terrace
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Bedtime Story with Mrs. Claus

Spend the evening with Mrs. Claus as she reads her favourite stories and shares some milk and cookies.
Location: Frontenac Ballroom
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Taffy Candy Apples

Candy Apple Decorating

Decorate your very own holiday candy apple and enjoy the “fruit” of your labour!
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
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Marshmallows Roasting On An Open Fire Pit

Merry Mingle Après

Join us for an unforgettable festive family après on the Woodlands Rooftop Terrace. Get ready to sing your heart out with the Whistler Singers and Whistler Children’s Chorus, while enjoying delectable hors d’oeuvres, warm beverages, and a marshmallow roast.
Location: Woodlands Rooftop Terrace
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Fairmont Whistler Festive Movie Lounge

Movie Lounge

Join us in our comfy movie room to watch some classics! Showings are daily at 4:00 PM, 6:30 PM, 9:00 PM
Location: Saskatchewan Room
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New Year’s Day Challenge

Dare to start the new year off with a splash? Celebrate Polar Plunge Day by taking a dip in Lost Lake.
Location: Hotel Lobby
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Whistler Family Feud with Ira Pettle

Does your family have what it takes to win? Join Ira Pettle to play this classic game show with a Whistler twist!
Location: Frontenac Ballroom
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Ventriloquist, Kellie Haines with her puppets

Journey to the North Pole with Ventriloquist Kellie Haines

Ventriloquist Kellie Haines and her puppets Magrau and Kamilla will fly you to the North Pole laughing and singing all the way. Journey to the North Pole is excellent for families, is a hit with all ages and is guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit.
Location: Frontenac Ballroom
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Build a Snow Buddy

Make and accessorize your very own snowman to take home with you.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
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Your Holiday Home in the Mountains

Experience the pure wonder of the festive season at Fairmont Chateau Whistler, where sparkling lights, fluffy snow, and cozy fireplaces create a magical atmosphere. From exploring the outdoor winter wonderland and indulging in heartwarming festivities to simply cozying up by the fireplace, let us be your home away from home for the holidays.

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Whistler Experience Guide

For a true local’s perspective on Whistler’s most sought-after activities, join daily outings led by our Whistler Experience Guides. Enjoy an array of excursions in every season and go off the tourist track to discover the true essence of Whistler. Let our expert guides be your hosts for the very best year-round mountain adventures. All Whistler Experience Guide activities are included in your $30 Resort Experience Fee. Some activities require you to purchase a lift ticket or ticket for entry.

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Best Resort Offers

There’s no time like the present to start planning your festive getaway. Visit our offers page to unwrap the magic of Fairmont Chateau Whistler this festive season.

More to Enjoy in Whistler

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Dining

Our seasonally inspired menus and dining experiences are sure to satisfy any craving, see what our chefs are preparing just for you. Fairmont Chateau Whistler presents a unique collection of Whistler restaurant options and family dining locations that capture the essence of the area’s vibrant lifestyle.

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Spa & Wellness

From rejuvenating spa treatments, to slope-view strength training, immerse yourself in a world of wellness and discover the true gift of well-being.

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Ski

Treat yourself to twice the terrain at Whistler Blackcomb this holiday season. Staying slopeside at our true ski-in ski-out location makes going from dashing through the snow to warming yourself by the après yule log easy for all ages.

  • The Grill Room Christmas Eve Dinner

    $199 Per Person • Advance Reservations Required
    • Warmed by a crackling fire, a romantic evening in the Grill Room awaits, featuring a five-course gourmet dining experience. Applicable taxes and 20% service fee applies.
  • Amuse Bouche

    • Mushroom Tartelette
      Spruce Tips Cream, Salted Hazelnut, Tomato Jam
  • Soup

    • Roasted Parsnip Velouté
      Foie Gras, Blood Orange Oil, Parsnip Chips, Winter Truffle
  • Salad

    • Beetroot Salad
      Marinated Heirloom Beets, Home-made Cashew Cheese, Chimichurri, Parma Ham
  • Intermezzo

    • Chef’s Seasonal Palette Cleanser
  • Choice Of Entrée

    • Traditional Roast Turkey
      Buttermilk Whipped Potatoes, Roasted Vegetables, Stuffing, Sage Scented Gravy, Cranberry Compote
    • Grilled Black Cod
      Smoked Eggplant Purée, Crispy Kale, Rhubarb Beurre Blanc
    • Slow Roasted Beef Tenderloin
      Asparagus, Roasted Potato, Cipollini Onions, Bordelaise Sauce
    • Vegan Kibbeh
      Roasted Walnut Cream, Maple Glazed Carrots, Rooftop Grape Gastrique, Mushrooms
  • Dessert

    • Warm Sticky Toffee Pudding
      Muscovado Toffee Sauce, Vanilla Bean Gelato
    • Chocolate Caramel Hazelnut Choux
      Cranberry Crémeux, Hazelnut Streusel, Dulce Whipped Ganache
  • The Wildflower Christmas Eve Dinner

    $179 Per Person • $59 Children • Advance Reservations Required
    • Fairmont’s culinary team invites you to enjoy a tantalizing four-course dinner featuring traditional favourites. Applicable taxes and 20% service fee applies
  • Soup

    • Roasted Parsnip Velouté
      Foie Gras, Blood Orange Oil, Parsnip Chips, Winter Truffle
  • Salad

    • Beetroot Salad
      Marinated Heirloom Beets, Home-made Cashew Cheese, Chimichurri, Parma Ham
  • Choice Of Entrée

    • Traditional Roast Turkey
      Buttermilk Whipped Potatoes, Roasted Vegetables, Stuffing, Sage Scented Gravy, Cranberry Compote
    • Grilled Black Cod
      Smoked Eggplant Purée, Crispy Kale, Rhubarb Beurre Blanc
    • Slow Roasted Beef Tenderloin
      Asparagus, Roasted Potato, Cipollini Onions, Bordelaise Sauce
    • Vegan Kibbeh
      Roasted Walnut Cream, Maple Glazed Carrots, Rooftop Grape Gastrique, Mushrooms
  • Dessert

    • Warm Sticky Toffee Pudding
      Muscovado Toffee Sauce, Vanilla Bean Gelato
    • Chocolate Caramel Hazelnut Choux
      Cranberry Crémeux, Hazelnut Streusel, Dulce Whipped Ganache
  • The Grill Room Christmas Day Dinner

    $199 Per Person • Advance Reservations Required
    • Warmed by a crackling fire, a romantic evening in the Grill Room awaits, featuring a five-course gourmet dining experience. Applicable taxes and 20% service fee applies.
  • Amuse Bouche

    • Furikake Meringue
      Scallop Sashimi, Persevered Umami Mushroom, Caviar
  • Soup

    • Lobster Bisque
      Smoked Pork Belly, Crème Fraîche, Scallop, Sourdough
  • Salad

    • Kale Salad
      Baby Carrots, Quinoa, Feta, Orange, Cured Spot Prawns, Truffle Vinaigrette
  • Intermezzo

    • Chef’s Seasonal Palette Cleanser
  • Choice Of Entrée

    • Traditional Roast Turkey
      Buttermilk Whipped Potatoes, Roasted Vegetables, Stuffing, Sage Scented Gravy, Cranberry Compote
    • Pan Seared Lingcod
      Fermented Jalapeño, Spruce Tips, Parsnip, Kumquat, Chaga Jus Roasted Turnip, Seaweed Crackers
    • Venison Tenderloin
      Guanciale, Artichoke, Broccolini, Hibiscus Sauce
    • Herb Lentils Croquettes
      Black Lentil Ragu, Spinach, Mushroom, Crispy Tofu
  • Dessert

    • Christmas Pudding
      Bourbon Toffee Sauce, Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream
    • Pistachio Cherry Milk Chocolate Petit Gâteau
      Caramel Pistachio, Kirsch Gel, Pistachio Whipped Ganache
  • The Wildflower Christmas Day Dinner

    $179 Per Person • $59 Children • Advance Reservations Required
    • Fairmont’s culinary team invites you to enjoy a tantalizing four-course dinner featuring traditional favourites. Applicable taxes and 20% service fee applies
  • Soup

    • Lobster Bisque
      Smoked Pork Belly, Crème Fraîche, Scallop, Sourdough
  • Salad

    • Kale Salad
      Baby Carrots, Truffle Vinaigrette, Feta, Orange, Cured Spot Prawns
  • Choice Of Entrée

    • Traditional Roast Turkey
      Buttermilk Whipped Potatoes, Roasted Vegetables, Stuffing, Sage Scented Gravy, Cranberry Compote
    • Pan Seared Lingcod
      Fermented Jalapeño, Spruce Tips, Parsnip Cream, Kumquat, Seaweed Crackers
    • Venison Tenderloin
      Guanciale, Artichoke, Broccolini, Hibiscus Sauce
    • Herb Lentils Croquettes
      Black Lentil Ragu, Spinach, Mushroom, Crispy Tofu
  • Dessert

    • Christmas Pudding
      Bourbon Toffee Sauce, Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream
    • Pistachio Cherry Milk Chocolate Petit Gâteau
      Caramel Pistachio, Kirsch Gel, Pistachio Whipped Ganache
  • The Wildflower & The Grill Room - New Year's Eve

    $220 Per Person • Advance Reservations Required
    • The Wildflower and the Grill Room are serving up a festive New Year with a five-course dinner.
  • AMUSE BOUCHE

    • Foie Gras Parfait
      Canelé, Rooftop Grapes Gastrique, Champagne Cream
  • Choice of Soup

    • Purée Of Jerusalem Artichoke
      Hon-shimeji Mushrooms, Fried Sage, Blood Orange
    • West Coast Seafood Chowder
      Scallops, Shrimp, Clams, Salmon
  • Salad

    • Smoked Scallop Niçoise
      Cured Egg Yolk, Preserved Tomato, Green Peas, Kalamata, Cream Fresh, Seaweed Oil
  • Intermezzo

    • Chef’s Seasonal Palette Cleanser
  • Choice Of Entrée

    • Slow Roasted Beef Tenderloin
      Parsnip Cream, Foie Gras Parfait, Wilted Greens
    • Black Cod
      Scallop, Mushroom, Trout Roe, Charcoal Oil, Beurre Blanc
    • Cherry Glazed Quail
      Sweetbread, Mushroom A La Grecque, Roasted Garlic Cream, Preserved Bc Cherries
    • Pumpkin Risotto
      Aged Acquerello Rice, Pecorino, Mascarpone, Bitter Greens
  • Dessert

    • Vanilla Strawberry Petit Gâteau
      Strawberry Foam, Pink Champagne Jelly, Meringue Crisp
    • Chocolate Ginger Pear Mousse
      Honey Poached Pear, White Chocolate Snow, Yuzu Gel