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Fall Long Weekend Getaway | Autumn at Fairmont Chateau Whistler | Thanksgiving In Whistler


Publish Date: 05-Sep-2018

Fairmont Chateau Whistler Wednesday, September 05, 2018

- Fairmont Welcomes Families, Foodies, and Fierce Females for Fall Long Weekend Getaways -


WHISTLER, September 4, 2018 – Enjoy Whistler’s beautiful autumn weather and an abundance of events and activities at Fairmont Chateau Whistler, perfectly suited for families, foodies, and fierce females.


Celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving and Columbus Day in Whistler

From October 5 to 8, guests can perfect their Instagram-worthy pics with family photos in the pumpkin patch, rev their engines at the Fairmont 500 zucchini car races, or get styling with the scarecrow scramble. Harvest themed dining includes Chateau Whistler’s fabulous turkey feasts and legendary Sunday Brunch. Right next door, the Whistler Farmer's Market and Whistler Blackcomb's ‘Turkey Sale’ offer serious retail therapy. Further information can be found online here.


Turkey to Go

Portobello Market takes the hassle out of Thanksgiving dinner by preparing a scrumptious feast for you. Turkey to Go featured items include slow roasted free-run turkey, traditional stuffing, baked yams and buttermilk whipped potatoes, roasted BC root vegetables with thyme and maple syrup, pan gravy and of course, Chef’s famous Spiced Pumpkin Pie. Portobello’s Turkey to Go serves approximately six to eight adults and costs $249 CAD plus tax and gratuity. A minimum 24 hours’ notice and a full, non-refundable prepayment required at time of booking. Reserve your Turkey to Go from September 1, 2018 onwards.


Inspiring Hope with Artist Weekend

This October 6-7, Fairmont Chateau Whistler and Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont are collaborating to create ‘Trees of Hope’, a unique weekend for artists and art aficionados alike. The two-day event sees renowned Canadian artists come together, donating their time and talent for a cause. Guests can watch and interact with artists during the weekend, then bid on the work between December 1 and January 7 with proceeds going to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.

Young Guns Get Cooking

On Friday, October 12, young cooks from each of the six Fairmont Hotels in British Columbia will descend on Chateau Whistler for the 13th Annual Culinary Apprenticeship dinner. This year’s theme, World Class Wild, will challenge the apprentices to showcase their hotel’s ‘travel personality’ through key ingredients. Details to come so save the date!


Put the “ME” in this Women’s Whistler Getaway

The “All About Me” package, from October 12-14, invites you on a rejuvenating journey in a sophisticated sanctuary. With inspiring and uplifting workshops, fun activities, and empowering presentations, plus luxurious accommodation and award-winning cuisine, Fairmont Chateau Whistler provides an opportunity for personal transformation, inside and out. Rates start from $689 CAD per person.


Celebrate Being Young at Heart

Fairmont Chateau Whistler’s semi-annual "Seniors'Winter Celebration” is a three-day getaway tailored to guests aged 55 years and beyond, with fully escorted departures from Vancouver and Victoria. A festive collection of entertaining activities, seniors' games, gourmet dining and unique presentations, the ‘young at heart’ will be inspired and invigorated. Running from November 19 to 22, 2018, prices start from $799 CAD per person.


More information about these offers and others can be found online at




About Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, discover a chateau-style hotel with luxurious rooms, a wide array of dining options, award winning golf and a full-service spa. Opened in 1989 with 539 guestrooms and 32,000 square feet of meeting space, this mountain resort is the ideal location for a leisure stay as well as meetings and incentive programs. For more information on luxury Whistler getaways and special offers, please call Fairmont Chateau Whistler at 1-800 606-8244 or visit online at


About Fairmont

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is where occasions are celebrated and history is made. Landmark hotels with unrivalled presence, authentic experiences and unforgettable moments have attracted visitors to Fairmont and its destinations since 1907. The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai are but a few of these iconic luxury hotels, forever linked to the special places where they reside. Famous for its engaging service, grand public spaces, locally inspired cuisine and celebrated bars and lounges, Fairmont promises a special brand of thoughtful luxury that will be remembered long after any visit. With a worldwide portfolio of more than 75 hotels, Fairmont also takes great pride in its deep community roots and leadership in sustainability. Fairmont is part of AccorHotels, a world-leading travel and lifestyle group which invites travelers to feel welcome at more than 4,500 hotels, resorts and residences, along with some 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe.


For further information contact:

Lynn Gervais

Fairmont Chateau Whistler

T +1 604 938 2064  

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