Holiday Daily Schedule of Events - The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
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Christmas Schedule of Events

With a stocking full of activities for all ages, below is a complete Schedule of Christmas Events and Activities.

Simply select a specific day from the list or scroll to view The Fairmont Chateau Whistler's holiday week of festivities.


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2014 

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm

LITTLE ELVES’ PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom

A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room.

2:00 pm to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom

The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, foosball and video games. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16. Parental attendance is required for younger children in this games room.

3:00 pm to
4:00 pm

KITCHEN MAGICIANS: SUGAR ART DEMONSTRATION
Hotel Lobby
Fine food and art go hand-in-hand during this inspirational culinary demonstration.

4:30 pm to
5:30 pm

FAIRMONT HOLIDAY HOT RODS | FAMILY ACTIVITY
Frontenac C Ballroom
Ready. Set. Go! Get your race hats on for a festive Fairmont 500 zucchini car race. If you’ve never raced a zucchini, this is the perfect chance to compete for the fastest and best decorated holiday hot rod.

7:30 pm to
9:00 pm

FESTIVE BONFIRE
Wildflower Patio
Gather around the fire nightly for hot chocolate, holiday treats and live entertainment.

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2014 

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm

LITTLE ELVES’ PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom

A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room. 

2:00 pm to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom
The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, foosball and video games. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16. Parental attendance is required for younger children in this games room.

3:00 pm to
3:45 pm

FIND FROSTY! A BEHIND THE SCENES HOTEL TOUR 
Hotel Lobby
While looking for holiday treats, Frosty The Snowman may have lost his way in the hallways of The Chateau, one of Whistler’s largest hotels. Follow his trail and go behind the scenes to see if you can help find him. Please sign up at the Concierge Desk as space is limited.

4:30 pm to
5:30 pm

THE WHIZ BANG SCIENCE SHOW | FAMILY ACTIVITY
Frontenac C Ballroom
Wild and wacky experiments, crazy chemical reactions and things that go whiz, bang and boom are just the tip of the iceberg during this fun and family-friendly science show. Hands-on activity stations will be available after the 30-minute show.

7:30 pm to
9:00 pm

FESTIVE BONFIRE
Wildflower Patio
Gather around the fire nightly for hot chocolate, holiday treats and live entertainment.

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2014

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm

LITTLE ELVES’ PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom 
A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room.

2:00 pm to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom 
The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, foosball and video games. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16. Parental attendance is required for younger children in this games room.

3:00 pm to
4:00 pm

HOLIDAY CRAFT: WREATH MAKING 101

Frontenac B Ballroom 
A hands-on workshop exploring various styles of wreath creation. Please sign up at the Concierge Desk as space is limited. This one hour
class starts at 3:00 p.m. (Ages 8 yrs & older)

4:30 pm to
5:30 pm
GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING | FAMILY ACTIVITY
Frontenac C Ballroom
Decorate your own tasty, one-of-a-kind gingerbread house.
5:30 pm to
6:30 pm

BUILD A FRIEND (fees apply)
Frontenac C Ballroom
 
Make and accessorize a cuddly toy animal to take home.

7:30 pm to
9:00 pm

FESTIVE BONFIRE
Wildflower Patio

Gather around the fire nightly for hot chocolate, holiday treats and live entertainment.

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2014

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm

LITTLE ELVES’ PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom
A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room.

2:00 pm to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom
The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, foosball and video games. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16. Parental attendance is required for younger children in this games room.
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
KITCHEN MAGICIANS: HOLIDAY COOKING 101
Frontenac B Ballroom
Learn festive tips and tricks ideal for your holiday kitchen at home.  Please sign up at the Concierge Desk as space is limited.

4:30 pm to
6:00 pm

HOLIDAY CRAFT: FESTIVE LANTERNS | FAMILY ACTIVITY

Frontenac C Ballroom

Decorate a holiday lantern especially for Santa.

5:30 pm

SANTA’S ARRIVAL AT THE FAIRMONT
Hotel Lobby
Bring your lantern and light the way for Santa’s jolly entrance!

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm MANAGING DIRECTOR’S YULETIDE RECEPTION
Macdonald Foyer
Share a toast with our Fairmont family and other guests as we celebrate the holiday season. Complimentary festive horsd’oeuvres and cocktails will be served. 

7:30 pm to
9:00 pm

FESTIVE BONFIRE
Wildflower Patio

Gather around the fire nightly for hot chocolate, holiday treats and live entertainment.

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2014 

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm

LITTLE ELVES’ PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom
A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room.

2:00 pm to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom
The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, foosball and video games. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16. Parental attendance is required for younger children in this games room.

4:00 pm to 8:00 pmGIFT WRAPPING (fees apply)
Hotel Lobby
A holiday gift wrapping service located by the windows of the Frontenac Ballroom foyer.
4:40 pm to 5:30 pm PARTY BINGO | FAMILY ACTIVITY
Frontenac Foyer Windows
Party Bingo will have you dancing, cheering and even calling your own numbers during this high-energy version of the popular game.

5:00 pm to
10:00 pm

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER

 The Wildflower

Fairmont’s culinary team invites you to enjoy a tantalizing four course dinner featuring traditional favourites. For children 12 and under, the Chef has prepared a special holiday buffet. Complete menu details are available at the Concierge Desk and reservations are recommended.

$89 Adults, $45 Children 6-12 years*

6:00 pm to
9:00 pm

CHRISTMAS DINNER & DANCE
Macdonald Ballroom
The Grill Room is the perfect destination for an intimate evening of fine dining. The five-course dinner will feature gourmet twists on your festive holiday dinner. For complete menu details visit the Concierge Desk. Reservations recommended.

$129 Adults*

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

CHRISTMAS EVE CHURCH SERVICE
Macdonald Ballroom
Join the congregation of the Whistler Community Church for a nondenominational celebration of Christmas.

7:30 pm to
9:00 pm

FESTIVE BONFIRE
Wildflower Patio
Gather around the fire nightly for hot chocolate, holiday treats and live entertainment.

8:00 pm  8:30 pm

BEDTIME STORIES WITH MRS. CLAUS
Mallard Too Lounge
Spend the evening with Mrs. Claus as she reads her favourite stories and shares some milk and cookies. Children must be accompanied by
a guardian.

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2014 

8:00 amFAMILY TREASURE HUNT
Guest Services Desk
Put your detective hats on for a family adventure that explores Whistler Village. Pick up your clues at the Guest Services Desk.
11:30 am to 2:00 pmCHRISTMAS DAY BRUNCH
The Wildflower
Begin your Christmas day celebrations with brunch featuring a chef-attended carving station and a visit from holiday carolers. Reservations recommended. $99 Adults, $49 Children 6-12 years*

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm

LITTLE ELVES’ PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom

A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room.

2:00 pm to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom

The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, foosball and video games. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16. Parental attendance is required for younger children in this games room.

4:30 pm to
10:00 pm

CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER

The Wildflower

The Wildflower offers a relaxed and casual setting for a four course menu and dedicated children’s buffet. Reservations are recommended. $89 Adults, $45 Children 6-12 years*

5:00 pm to
10:00 pm

CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER
The Grill Room

Warmed by a crackling re, a romantic evening awaits featuring a five-course gourmet feast. For complete menu details, visit the Concierge Desk. Reservations are recommended. $129 Adults*

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

FAMILY DINNER & DANCE
Macdonald Ballroom
Enjoy an elegant and lavish Christmas buffet dinner and dance accompanied by the sounds of the Tony Barton Orchestra. $169 Adults, $79 Children 6-12 years*

6:30 pm to
6:45 pm 

THE CHEF’S PARADE
Hotel Lobby
Get your cameras ready! The annual Chef’s Parade of holiday fare will tour through the Macdonald Ballroom and The Wildflower, and end with a grand finale in the Lobby.

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2014  

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm

LITTLE ELVES’ PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom  

A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room.

2:00 pm to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom

The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, foosball and video games. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16. Parental attendance is required for younger children in this games room.

3:00 pm to
4:00 pm

KITCHEN MAGICIANS: EDIBLE GIFTS

Frontenac B Ballroom
Tasty gifts are always a welcome treat. During this interactive food demonstration, members of Fairmont’s culinary team will share
delicious gift ideas. Sign up at the Concierge Desk as space is limited. This one-hour class starts at 3:00 p.m.

4:30 pm to
5:30 pm

CANDY APPLE DECORATING
Frontenac C Ballroom

Decorate your very own holiday candy apple and enjoy the “fruit” of your labour.

7:30 pm to
9:00 pm

FESTIVE BONFIRE
Wildflower Patio

Gather around the fire nightly for hot chocolate, holiday treats and live entertainment.

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2014  

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm

LITTLE ELVES’ PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom  

A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room.

2:00 pm to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom

The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, foosball and video games. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16. Parental attendance is required for younger children in this games room.

3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
SECRETS OF THE CHATEAU TOUR
Take a behind-the-scenes look at one of Canada’s great resort destinations. With 550 rooms, multiple kitchens and over 600 staff, the Chateau is its own special environment. Come discover the secrets of the Chateau! Space is limited so be sure to sign up at the Concierge Desk early.

4:30 pm to
5:30 pm

PARTY BINGO | FAMILY ACTIVITY
Party Bingo will have you dancing, cheering and even calling your own numbers during this high-energy spin on the most traditional of
games.

7:30 pm to
9:00 pm

FESTIVE BONFIRE
Wildflower Patio

Gather around the fire nightly for hot chocolate, holiday treats and live entertainment.


SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2014 

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm

LITTLE ELVES’ PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom  

A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room.

2:00 pm to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom

The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, foosball and video games. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16. Parental attendance is required for younger children in this games room.

3:00 pm to
4:00 pm

WINE WIZARDS: FOOD & WINE PAIRING SECRETS | AGES 19 AND UP

Learn how to pair wine and food like a professional. Please sign up at the Concierge Desk as space is limited.

4:30 pm to
5:30 pm

COOKIE DECORATING
Frontenac C Ballroom

Sugar, spice and everything nice!

7:30 pm to
9:00 pm

FESTIVE BONFIRE
Wildflower Patio

Gather around the fire nightly for hot chocolate, holiday treats and live entertainment.

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2014 

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm

LITTLE ELVES’ PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom

A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room.

2:00 pm to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom

The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, foosball and video games. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16. Parental attendance is required for younger children in this games room.

3:00 pm to
4:00 pm

KITCHEN MAGICIANS: STRAWBERRY DECORATING | AGES 8 AND UP
Frontenac B Ballroom

During this hands-on presentation, you will learn how to transform a plump, juicy strawberry into a delectable chocolate reindeer or teddy
bear. Please sign up at the Concierge Desk as space is limited.

4:30 pm to
5:30 pm

HOLIDAY CRAFT: CRAZY CRITTERS | FAMILY ACTIVITY

Frontenac C Ballroom
Let your imagination run wild as we create unique characters using recycled materials. Supplies will be provided.

7:30 pm to
9:00 pm

FESTIVE BONFIRE
Wildflower Patio

Gather around the fire nightly for hot chocolate, holiday treats and live entertainment.

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2014 

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm

LITTLE ELVES' PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom

A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room.

2:00 am to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom

The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, ping pong, foosball, dancing and more. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16.

3:00 pm to
4:00 pm

INTRODUCTION TO WHISTLER BEER | AGES 19 AND OLDER

Frontenac B Ballroom
Established in 1989, the Whistler Brewing Company is a pioneer in the craft brewing movement in British Columbia. Come learn more
about the art behind beer styles during this refreshing presentation. Please sign up at the Concierge Desk as space is limited.

4:30 pm to
5:30 pm

FAMILY CRAFT: NOISE MAKERS | FAMILY ACTIVITY
Frontenac C Ballroom

Create a fun and festive noise maker for your New Year’s Eve celebrations!

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm 

MANAGING DIRECTOR’S RECEPTION
Macdonald Foyer

Bring your family to share a toast with other guests and members of our Fairmont team as we prepare for the arrival of the New Year. Complimentary festive hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served.

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2014 

From 8:00 am

FAMILY TREASURE HUNT
Guest Services Desk

Put your detective hats on for a family adventure that explores Whistler Village. Pick up your clues at the Guest Services Desk.

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm

LITTLE ELVES' PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom

A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room.

2:00 am to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom

The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, ping pong, foosball, dancing and more. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16.

4:30 pm to 6:00 pm 

EARLY NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER

The Wildflower
An early buffet dinner is ideal for families or those celebrating the New Year in Whistler Village. Reservations are recommended.  $79 Adults, $39 Children 6-12 years*

8:30 pm

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER & DANCE
Macdonald Ballroom

Welcome the New Year and celebrate The Fairmont Chateau Whistler’s 25th Anniversary! Featuring the irresistible party music of the Famous
Players Band and a legendary New Year’s Eve buffet, this will truly be a night to remember. Reservations are recommended.  $199 per person*

7:30 pm to
8:30 pm

LATE NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER
The Wildflower

For a more intimate setting to celebrate the arrival of the New Year, join us in The Wildflower restaurant for a multi-course gourmet dinner. Reservations recommended. $149 Adults*

 


DAILY ACTIVITIES DECEMBER 20 TO JANUARY 3, 2015  

 

2:00 pm to
9:00 pm
LITTLE ELVES' PLAYROOM
Frontenac A Ballroom  

A fun playroom with games tailored to guests aged 7 and under. Parental attendance is required in this fun and games room.

2:00 am to
10:00 pm

BASE CAMP
Empress Ballroom

The lounge-style Base Camp is ideal for older children and hosts an internet café, billiards, ping pong, foosball, dancing and more. This entertaining, non-supervised environment is designed for tweens and teens, ages 8 to 16.

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

FESTIVE BONFIRE
The Wildflower

Gather around the fire nightly for hot chocolate, holiday treats and live entertainment. Available nightly excluding Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.

Daily

LENDING LIBRARY
The Health Club

A variety of complimentary board games and books are available for your enjoyment during your stay. Please visit the Health Club for details.

 *All prices are subject to tax and 15% gratuity.

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For more details, contact the Concierge Desk by calling 604 938 2006 or e-mail whistler.restaurants@fairmont.com

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