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Fall in Whistler

Between the kaleidoscope of changing leaves and magical late-season snowfalls, Whistler’s autumn splendour is the ideal backdrop for your next holiday. Cozy up for an evening bonfire. Enjoy the crisp alpine air on a scenic hike. Taste the seasonally inspired flavours of local menus. From romantic escapes and fun-filled family getaways to special events and spa retreats, Fairmont Chateau Whistler is the perfect place to fall for Whistler’s breathtaking beauty.

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Fall Activities

Wilderness, wildlife, and wonderment—it must be fall in Whistler. Take advantage of the crisp weather and get outside on a hike, tour Whistler Village, or go off the beaten track on your own thrill-seeking adventure.

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Vallea Lumina

Explore a hidden valley that’s filled with unexpected enchantment.
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Disc Golf

Take your golf game to the forest with a round of disc golf. All you need is a disc and to get to the course at Lost Lake.
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Yoga – Whistler Experience Guide

Take time to stretch, recover and calm your mind in an onsite yoga class. These guided classes will leave you feeling energized and rebalanced. All levels are welcome and all equipment is provided. For best results, arrive with an empty stomach.
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Audain Art Museum

Discover artworks from British Columbia, and hosts exhibitions from leading museums around the world.
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Peak to peak gondola

PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola

Soar between mountains on the World Record Breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola
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Whistler Museum

Located in the heart of the resort, the Whistler Museum is the place to discover Whistler's history and unique mountain culture.
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Biking

Rent a bike to explore the local area on Whistler’s vast network
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Waterfalls

Whistler is home to many incredible waterfalls within a short distance. If you are travelling with a car they are a great day trip activity for all ages.
Private Tours
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Golf Course Cart Tour

The golf cart tour is an experience that takes you around our incredible Robert Trent Jones Jr designed golf course. Carved out of the slopes of the Coast Mountain range in British Colombia this masterpiece of golf architecture allows nature to dictate the path without the constraints of commercial influence.​
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Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

Connet with Whistler's Sk̲wxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation, Coast Salish) and Líl̓wat7ul (Lil’wat Nation, Interior Salish) Nations culture and heritage.
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Ziplining

Soar through the air and be surrounded by breathtaking views of the Whistler area.
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ATV

Perfect for thrill seekers, enjoy some off road areas of Whistler’s surrounding mountains and valleys.
Private Tours

Ancient Cedars Tour

Get lost among the awe-inspiring giants, some of the oldest trees in Whistler, and discover a world of natural wonder. Take your time as you work your way along the path – there are climbable trees and photo ops galore. Lace up your hiking boots and let's embark on this unforgettable journey together with our Whistler Experience Guides.​
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Shopping

Whistler is a shopper’s paradise. Spend days browsing the shops in the Village, Function Junction and the hotel itself for fine artwork and fashion, jewelry, the latest outdoor sportswear, equipment, gifts, and luxury items.
Private Tours
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Sunset Paddleboard Tour

Embark on a tranquil journey with our sunset paddle board tour, where you’ll gracefully glide across the water as the sun sets in a breathtaking display of colours.​
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Lakes Beaches & Parks

Make a splash! Travel by car, bike, or on foot to Whistler’s nearby and breath-taking lakes.
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Hiking

Explore the wonderful wilderness of Whistler via the km of hiking trails in Whistler.

Fall Events

Kick off the festive season. Celebrate the joys of fall at Fairmont Chateau Whistler with our unmatched calendar of exclusive seasonal events, festivals, and more.

Race Event
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RBC GranFondo

The RBC GranFondo Whistler is a stunning point-to-point cycling journey along the famous Sea to Sky corridor between Vancouver and Whistler.
Location: Whistler
Time: September 7th:

Stretch and Mobility

This Stretch and Mobility class is designed to help you improve your flexibility and increase your range of motion (mobility).
Location: Croquet Lawn
Time: May 23rd:
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Mountain Mobility

This Stretch and Mobility class is designed to help you improve your flexibility and increase your range of motion (mobility).
Location: Yoga Suite
Time: May 23rd:
Thanksgiving
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Pumpkin Carving

Join us at either 9:30 AM or 11:15 AM and transform a simple pumpkin into a festive thanksgiving work-of-art!
Location: Woodlands Rooftop Terrace
Time: May 23rd:
Thanksgiving

Little Pumpkin Playroom

A special place for our youngest guests filled with games, toys, colouring books and a bouncy castle. Suitable for children ages 7 and under. Supervision is not provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult guardian.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
Time: May 23rd:
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Pilates

Focus on improving flexibility, strength, stability and body awareness through a series of core exercises. Perfect for preparing your core muscles for a big day on the slopes.
Location: Yoga Suite
Time: May 24th:
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Ultra Trail Whistler by UTMB

Conquer the Fitzsimmons Mountain Range in this epic trail running event with distances of 100K, 50K and 25K.
Location: Whistler
Time: September 28th:
Thanksgiving
Taffy Candy Apples

Alpine Autumn Fest

Join us for face painting, crafts, candy apple decorating and more! Fun for all ages.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
Time: May 23rd:
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Lost Lake Bike

A local favourite, Lost lake, is just a short ride from the front door of the hotel, and is a must-see for anyone visiting Whistler. Rain or shine, Lost lake always delivers stunning scenery.
Location: Mountain Adventure Centre
Time: May 24th:
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Village Stroll

Join one of our Whistler Experience Guides as they take you through the Winter Wonderland of the North Village, Village Centre and back to the Upper Village.
Location: Frontenac Foyer
Time: May 30th:
Thanksgiving
A handmade scarecrow enjoying the sunny days of fall.

Scarecrow Scramble

Ready, set, style! You have 30 minutes to style a scarecrow. We provide the materials, you provide the design inspiration.
Location: Macdonald Ballroom
Time: May 23rd:
Thanksgiving

Turkey Derby by Eventology

Gear up for an epic Thanksgiving adventure at Fairmont Chateau Whistler as mischievous Fairmont turkeys run amok in Blackcomb! Brace yourself for a thrilling fusion of Pokemon Go and Amazing Race, where you must locate these elusive birds while conquering exciting Thanksgiving-themed challenges!
Location: Hotel Lobby
Time: May 23rd:
Food & Beverage
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Black Bears, Grizzly Bears and Mountain Lions

Enjoy your morning coffee or orange juice while taking a fascinating peek into the life of Whistler and Squamish black bears, grizzly bears, and mountain lions with host Michael Allen, renowned local Wildlife Researcher.
Location: Frontenac Ballroom
Time: June 29th:
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Forest Bathing & Foraging

Connect with nature on this guided forest bathing and foraging experience.
Location: Whistler
Time: May 23rd:
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Forged Axe Throwing

Join us for a trip to Forged Axe Throwing - Whistler’s only indoor axe throwing venue. Learn the techniques behind Axe throwing and play some fun games with our Whistler Experience Guide.
Location: Frontenac Foyer
Time: May 28th:
Thanksgiving

Family Survive-Fall Games by Eventology

Join our thrilling family friendly Survive-Fall activity and put your skills to the test! Explore Whistler & Blackcomb village and trails with craft fishing flies, identifying animal footprints and knot-tying tasks.
Location: Hotel Lobby
Time: May 23rd:
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Valley Trail Walk

Join one of our Whistler Experience Guides for a relaxing snowy hike along Whistler’s Valley Trail. Hike along beautiful icy creeks and across snowy forest beds on this intertwined trail.
Location: Whistler
Time: May 29th:
Food & Beverage
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Whistler Wine Walk

Explore Whistler’s bustling gallery scene while sampling hors d’oeuvres and wines from BC wineries every Friday night in October.
Location: Whistler
Time: May 23rd:
Food & Beverage
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Whistler Farmers’ Market

A feast for your senses, the Whistler Farmers' Market features local produce, tasty food, local artisans, live entertainment and family activities.
Location: Upper Village Stroll
Time: May 23rd:
Thanksgiving
Turkey dinner at Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Turkey Dinner To-Go – Portobello

It’s a holiday dream come true. Portobello in Whistler’s Upper Village takes all the hassle out of preparing a scrumptious Thanksgiving feast by doing all the hard work for you. Our Chefs will prepare your Thanksgiving turkey, you just take it home.
Location: Portobello
Time: May 23rd:
Thanksgiving
Roasted turkey at Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Ultimate Hot Turkey Dinner – Portobello

Enjoy our Thanksgiving signature carved-to-order turkey sandwich. Open-faced, home-style bread, stuffing, hot turkey breast, gravy, and cranberry.
Location: Portobello
Time: May 23rd:
Sip & Savour
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Whistler Wine Walk

Explore Whistler’s vibrant art gallery scene while sampling hors d’oeuvres and BC wines every Friday night in October.
Location: Whistler
Time: October 4th:
Food & Beverage
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Cornucopia Whistler

Open your palate to a month of bold tastes with lively food and drink tastings, intimate chef luncheons and winemaker dinners.
Location: Whistler
Time: November 7th:
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Scenic Bike Ride

A local favourite, Lost lake, is just a short ride from the front door of the hotel, and is a must-see for anyone visiting Whistler. Rain or shine, Lost lake always delivers stunning scenery.
Location: Mountain Adventure Centre
Time: May 23rd:
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Aquatic Fitness Class

Enjoy a full-body workout that is also easy on joints. Our on-site instructor is here to guide you through this refreshing and invigorating class.
Location: Health Club
Time: May 24th:
Private Experience
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Lake Loop E-Bike

Visit Alta Lake, Nita Lake and Alpha Lake, all in one tour, and don’t forget your bathing suit as the water might tempt you for a dip!
Location: Mountain Adventure Centre
Time: May 31st:
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Games Room

Kick back and enjoy some fun with friends. We’ve got you covered with video games, table tennis and board games. Supervision is not provided. Adult guardian accompaniment is recommended.
Location: Empress Ballroom
Time: May 23rd:
Thanksgiving
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Ultimate Hot Turkey Sandwich – Portobello

Enjoy our Thanksgiving signature carved-to-order turkey sandwich. Open-faced, home-style bread, stuffing, hot turkey breast, gravy, and cranberry.
Location: Portobello
Time: May 23rd:
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Valley Trail Bike

Join one of our Whistler Experience Guides for a relaxing bike ride along Whistler’s Valley Trail. Bike along beautiful creeks and across forest beds on this intertwined trail.
Location: Whistler
Time: May 25th:
Year-Round

Aquatic Stretch Class

This class is especially helpful for when your muscles have been overworked during the sport you like doing.
Location: Health Club
Time: May 29th:
Health & Wellness
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Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra

This annual fall event in Whistler is open to teams of 4 or 8 members with distances ranging from 10K to 50K, with competitive and recreational categories.
Location: Whistler
Time: October 5th:
Arts & Culture
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Whistler Writers Festival

Celebrate the literary arts at this annual fall event with workshops, readings, speaker panels, musical events and more.
Location: Whistler
Time: October 17th:
Cornucopia
Cornucopia tasteful table event

Tasteful Table | Cornucopia

Featuring the best of BC’s food and wine offerings and plenty of table talk, this multi-course intimate affair is sure to set the table for an unforgettable Cornucopia experience. 
Location: The Chalet
Time: May 23rd:
Food & Beverage
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Whistler Farmers’ Market

A feast for your senses, the Whistler Farmers' Market features local produce, tasty food, local artisans, live entertainment and family activities.
Location: Upper Village Stroll
Time: June 29th:
Beer Festival Whistler Main Event

Whistler Beer Festival Main Event

The main event features over 100 varieties of craft beverages, plus food trucks, games, and live music.
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Time: May 23rd:
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Fall Excursions

Capture the true essence of Whistler. Get an unforgettable backstage pass to the area’s best hiking, pumpkin picking, breweries, and fall fun with our exclusive Whistler Experience Guides.

The hotel at sunset in the Fall

Fall Offers

Make more memories for less. Choose from our selection of popular resort, well-being, golf, special event and dining offers to make your next stay even more memorable.

Year-Round

AAA / CAA Members Rate

CAA/AAA members save 15% on 2-night stays + $50 Dining Credit.
Golf
Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Course Aerial

Whistler Golf Resort Vacation

Save on a classic 'stay & play golf' package at Whistler's only golf resort.
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Bed and Breakfast Offer

Comfort and luxury makes this B&B package the ideal carefree getaway.
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Multi-Room Family Offer

Vacation is family time. Bring everyone together and save on multiple rooms.
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Grand Romance Offer

Connect with that special someone amidst the beauty of the mountains.
Year-Round
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Suite Experience Offer

Take your stay to the next level with our Suite Experience Package.
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Whistler Wellness Package

A complete retreat including luxury accommodation and a choice of select 60-minute treatment at in-house Vida Spa allows you to lose yourself amid the natural and romantic beauty of Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort.
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Inspiration Guide

Find inspiration for your stay. Explore seasonal activities, experience autumn alpine adventures, and taste the best of Whistler with the help of our Inspiration Guide.

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The hotel at sunset in the Fall

All Time, Fall Time – The Benefits Of Visiting Whistler In The Fall

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Thanksgiving Dining Guide at Fairmont Chateau Whistler

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Mirror Mirror in the Fall: Whistler’s Top 5 Fall Photo Spots

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The Perfect 5 Day Whistler Fall Itinerary

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A man holds a glass of the Signature Baklava Sour

Fairmont Gold’s Can’t Miss Cocktails

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A man holds a glass of the Signature Baklava Sour

National Cocktail Day – Signature Baklava Sour Recipe

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Fore the Love of Golf

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6 Golden Reasons Why Fairmont Gold is Truly the Next Level

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6 Ways To Pamper Your Pooches At Fairmont Chateau Whistler

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Get first tracks at Fairmont Chateau Whistler – Discover our newly renovated rooms this winter

Explore Every Season

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Winter

From play to après. A variable winter wonderland, Fairmont Chateau
Whistler delivers Olympic-level ski terrain, alpine adventure, and unmatched luxury from the iconic base of Whistler Blackcomb.

Paddleboarding Whistler Lake

Spring

Experience it all this spring. Snowy evenings, warm sun, and plenty of bluebird days for skiing give Fairmont Chateau Whistler an enviable advantage for dreamy spring break getaways.

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Summer

Summer in Whistler—our best-kept secret. Verdant valleys, sparkling lakes, and an abundance of seasonal flavors offer a different perspective on our world-renowned destination.