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Fairmont Empress Night

Whiskey Weekend


For the first time ever, Fairmont Empress has joined forces with world renowned Scotch makers Dalmore for an unforgettably spirited weekend of exceptional cuisine, sublime cocktails, behind-the-scenes Chef experiences, luxury accommodation and of course, the showcase event – Dalmore Royal Sunday Feast. Whisky Weekend takes place inside the iconic Fairmont Empress. 

Package Includes:

Book the Whisky Weekend package for one, two or three nights at Fairmont Empress

Daily breakfast is included (up to $30 per person, per day). All special events listed below – except for afternoon tea – are included in the package:

 **Saturday November 16, 2019**

Q CRAWL | 2:00PM – Hop into an LA Limo bus and visit local food producers who partner with Q at the Empress Restaurant for Pacific Northwest ingredients including Finest at Sea, The Whole Beast and Victoria Distillers – with light meal catered at Victoria Distillers. Advance RSVP required. 

NIGHT CAP & S’MORES | 9:00PM – Join us for “roast your own dessert” over a toasty warm fire and savour a seasonal night cap on the Empress veranda overlooking the twinkling night lights of Victoria’s stunning inner harbour. Blankets provided. Advance RSVP required. 

 **Sunday November 17, 2019**

VIP RECEPTION | 6:30PM – Hosted in the historic Library of Fairmont Empress, get to know your dinner hosts and fellow feasters – join us for canapes, Dalmore scotch and Unsworth wine. Dinner attire. Advance RSVP required. 

DALMORE ROYAL SUNDAY FEAST | 7:30PM – The showcase event of the weekend takes place in Q at the Empress Restaurant. Experience a 5-course dinner with Scotch and wine pairings. Dinner attire. Advance RSVP required. 

 **Monday November 18, 2019**

BEHIND THE SCENES | 12:00PM – Hotel tour with Tracey Drake, Director of Public Relations followed by an exclusive take on iconic Tea at the Empress with a special table hosted by Tea Sommelier and Lobby Lounge Manager Christian Elsing. Tour is complementary with advance RSVP required. Additional charge for afternoon tea of $82 plus tax and gratuity. Smart casual attire. 

IN CONVERSATION WITH | 3:00PM – Join us in the stunning Royal Suite for a chance to talk to Fairmont Empress Executive Chef Morgan Wilson, Dalmore Scotch expert Louis-Jerome Doise and Unsworth winemaker Dan Wright. Advance RSVP required. 

QUEEN & COUNTRY | 6:30PM – Don’t miss this curated cocktail experience, hosted by Q Bar Manager Rob Williams Advance RSVP required. 


Between Saturday, November 16, 2019 and Monday, November 18, 2019


Rates from $569 based on double occupancy in a Fairmont room for a 1-night stay. Additional nights available from $311.

Please Note:

Stay must include the night of November 17. Offer does not apply to existing bookings. Offer cannot be combined with other Fairmont promotions or offers. Rates listed are per room, per night based on double occupancy, taxes are not included . Offer is subject to availability

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