Where to Go, Stay, and Eat in Whistler this Fall: Your Ultimate Guide

Are you ready for an unforgettable autumn adventure in Whistler? As the leaves change and the crisp mountain air sets in, it’s the perfect time to plan your fall getaway. At Whiski Jack Resorts, we have a range of cozy vacation properties waiting to welcome you. Whether you’re seeking a tranquil retreat or an action-packed escape, our Whistler accommodations have you covered. Join us as we explore the best of Whistler this fall, from events to dining and shopping, while showcasing our exceptional properties.


Lake Placid Lodge at Creekside, Whistler

Nestled in the charming Creekside Village, Lake Placid Lodge is your haven of tranquility just minutes away from the bustling main Village. As the seasons change, Creekside comes alive with its unique blend of local spots and dining options. Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the Southside Diner, known for its charming service and delicious comfort food. Or savor a slice of wood-fired heaven at Creekbread, where the pizzas are as fresh as the mountain air.


Creekside Village, Whistler BC | Credit: Callum Hayes & Whistler Creekside Village


For those seeking elevated dining experiences, consider indulging at Nita Lake Lodge’s new dining experience – The Den. If picturesque lake views are what you’re after, try the Cure Lounge & Patio for happy hour daily from 2 – 4pm. And don’t forget the timeless elegance of the Rimrock Café, where fine dining meets the heart of Whistler’s alpine wilderness.


Whistler Village: Tyndall Stone Lodge, Northstar, and Village Gate House

If you crave the energy of Whistler’s main Village, our Tyndall Stone Lodge, Northstar, and Village Gate House properties are your gateway to the heart of the action. Here, you’ll be surrounded by renowned dining establishments, boutique shopping, and lively events.

Start your day with a gourmet breakfast at one of the many cafes that line the Village Stroll. From artisanal coffee at Moguls to yummy delights at Crêpe Montagne, you’re spoiled for choice. For lunch, explore the diverse range of eateries at your doorstep, from the international flavors of Sachi Sushi to the newly reimagined Bar Oso.


Shopping on the Whistler Village Stroll | Credit: Tourism Whistler


As evening approaches, dive into Whistler’s vibrant nightlife scene. Sip on craft cocktails at the Raven Room, enjoy live music at Crystal Lounge, or experience the bustling atmosphere at Garfinkel’s. It’s all within walking distance from your Whiski Jack property.

Fall in Whistler also marks the excitement of Whistler Opening Day on November 23rd. Be there to witness the launch of the ski season, complete with festivities and a palpable sense of anticipation. And remember, the deals on winter gear are not limited to the famous Turkey Sale.


Cornucopia Whistler | Credit: Cornucopia Whistler


As for events, the last weekend of Cornucopia is a highlight not to be missed (the event runs from November 10 to 19). This celebration of food and drink brings together culinary experts and wine aficionados for a memorable weekend of tasting sessions and gourmet events. It’s the perfect way to dive into fall flavors and refine your palate.



Upper Village: Woodrun Lodge and The Aspens

For those looking to be close to nature and the Whistler Blackcomb slopes, our properties in the Upper Village, Woodrun Lodge, and The Aspens offer the perfect base. You’ll find yourself surrounded by stunning alpine scenery, with easy access to hiking and biking trails.


RMU Whistler | Credit: RMU


After a day of adventure, head to the Upper Village for some culinary delights. Dine at the Mallard Lounge, Portobello Christine’s on Blackcomb for a mountain-top gourmet experience, or grab a hearty après-ski meal at RMU. If you’re in the mood for international cuisine, the Japanese-inspired fare at Nagomi is a must-try.

For shopping, explore the Upper Village’s unique boutiques and stores. Be sure to check out Can-Ski for outdoor gear, then over to KABN and Snowflake for cozy apparel. It’s a shopper’s paradise with a mountain twist.


Thanksgiving and Beyond

As fall progresses, Canadian Thanksgiving (Oct 9) approaches. Imagine celebrating this special holiday surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of Whistler. Gather your loved ones and book one of our spacious condos to create cherished memories.

For a truly unforgettable Thanksgiving feast, consider dining at Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar. Their farm-to-table approach ensures a delectable and sustainable dining experience. Reservations are recommended for this popular holiday dining spot.


Araxi Restaurant & Oyster Bar, Whistler | Credit: Araxi


Come mid September, the Whistler Beer Festival adds another layer of excitement. Craft beer enthusiasts won’t want to miss this celebration of local and international brews at Olympic Plaza near Tyndall Stone and Northstar. Sip on your favorite brews while enjoying live music and the company of fellow beer lovers.


Shopping and Beyond

While you’re in Whistler, shopping is a must. The Village offers a diverse range of shops, from high-end boutiques to unique artisanal stores. Explore the works of local artists at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre’s gift shop or find your perfect outdoor gear at Escape Route.


Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre Gallery & Gift Shop | Credit: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre


And if you’re seeking more deals on winter gear, keep your eyes open. Local shops start offering discounts early in the season, so you can snag great deals without the crowds.

Fall in Whistler is a magical season that combines natural beauty, culinary delights, exciting events, and unbeatable shopping. With Whiski Jack Resorts, you can experience it all from the comfort of our well-appointed vacation properties. Whether you choose Lake Placid Lodge in Creekside, our properties in the main Village, or our Upper Village offerings, you’ll have the perfect base for your autumn adventure. Book your stay today and embrace the vibrant spirit of Whistler this fall. We look forward to welcoming you!