'Tis the Season
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is set to be holiday headquarters and create a welcoming, fun-filled home for all. Literally steps from a wealth of shopping, parade routes and community celebrations, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is the ideal destination for a winter vacation (or stay-cation) filled with festive flare.
Four Seasons Exclusives
The Art Of Christmas Stollen
December 1 – December 24
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver serves up its famous stollen – a German cake rich with holiday spices and flavours. This Four Seasons Christmas tradition brings former Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Chef Gerhard Weitzel out of retirement to bake and share his decades-old secret recipe. Stollen is available for purchase at YEW seafood + bar for CAD 25 loaf. Stollen lovers can also call 604 692 4939 to place orders of four or more.
A Gift From Me To YEW
Giving the gift of sustainable and delicious food, drinks and fun with a YEW seafood + bar gift card provides a one-size-fits-all solution for everyone on the list. Executive Chef Weimar Gomez’s international talent, experience and flair are showcased in YEW’s irresistible new lunch and dinner menus. Gift card recipients will have a hard time choosing from so many delicious new menu items. Available in denominations up to CAD 500 at YEW.
Give the Gift of Relaxation
Enjoy a soothing massage in the luxurious privacy of the Hotel’s elegant RedCedar Boutique Massage Suite. The selection of massages are tailored to revitalize the body and promote well-being. Guests can choose their favourite treatments from Thermal Stix, Inner Peace, Dig Deep, Work It Out and Mellow Mamma. Massage gift certificates are available in denominations up to CAD 500 at the Front Desk.
Private Holiday Celebrations
The Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Catering team is ready to make the 2017 holiday season the best, and easiest, yet. With special booking offers, dedicated Chanukah dinners, a range of delicious holiday menus and great-value offers on room rates and exciting booking incentives, this is the place to celebrate the season. To book your holiday event, please contact us at +1 (604) 844-6737 or request more information.
Groups from 20 to 60 are invited to celebrate one of the eight special nights of Chanukah with a private dinner fully catered by the Four Seasons Vancouver culinary team. With their choice of two favourite private dining rooms – Chartwell or Seasons – guests will be welcomed with an array of canapés, hot spiced wine and a traditional four-course Chanukah meal paired with premium wines. Four Seasons' legendary service is included in every catering experience to ensure guests are delighted. Holiday inspired décor and a hosted three-hour premium bar are available add-ons to further enhance this special dining experience.
- Prices start at CAD 125 per adult and include two glasses of wine with dinner (CAD 45 for kids aged 12 and under)
HOLIDAY THEMED COFFEE BREAKS
Add some festive flare to holiday-timed meetings with some special seasonal coffee breaks. Chose from the customizable Hot Chocolate Station, which features House-Made Marshmallows, Whipped Creams and garnishes. Go all out with our selection of Wonderful Waffles with favourite toppings including Nutella, Crème Brulee, Peanut Butter, Fresh Berries, Speculoos Cookie Butter, Mascarpone, Whipped Cream and, of course, Chocolate Sprinkles.
Holiday Planning Group Offers
Ring in the holiday seasons with Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. The talented and experienced Catering team ensure that every holiday affair is delicious, memorable and meaningful. During the festive season, the Hotel is considered “holiday central” and is bursting with Christmas spirit, holiday music and dozens of decorated Christmas trees during the annual BC Children’s Hospital Foundation ‘Festival of Trees’ event.
Get things started by checking out the detailed holiday group menu offerings our culinary team has thoughtfully created. From plated and buffet lunches and dinners to stand up cocktail parties and receptions, there’s something on offer for every event, budget and vision.
A COUPLE OF MORE REASONS TO BOOK CORPORATE AND SOCIAL CELEBRATIONS
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver has some great dates available for holiday parties that include all kinds of services to make party planning a snap. We are thrilled to offer event planners the following offerings and incentives including:
• Complimentary event space based on minimum food and beverage spend
• In house holiday centerpieces
• Special "Take the elevator home rates" for guests rooms
• Four Seasons table scape to include china, glassware, silverware, silver chargers and votive candles
• In house stage, dance floor and podium
• All Four Seasons in house tables, chairs, napkins and linen
• All setup and breakdown
• All service staff and bartenders
• Custom printed menus and floor plan
• Complimentary set up time for additional décor or gift set up.
• A wealth of planning expertise with holiday cheer from our in house events team
EXPAND THE GUEST LIST AT ROCKY MOUNTAINEER STATION
As the exclusive venue manager and preferred caterer of Rocky Mountaineer Station’s premiere event space, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is a great place to go big and max out the guest list. This 20,000 square foot space boasts beautiful natural light, grand high ceilings and gorgeous architecture featuring natural timber and rustic brick elements. Guests enjoy custom menus prepared with classic Four Seasons flare and presented with exceptional service and elegant style. The beauty, quality and sophistication of this perfect partnership ensures that all guests enjoy personalized Four Seasons service levels.
Extend the Celebration
Make a Night of it
Make the Hotel home base for pre-party primping, post-event relaxing and enjoy all the Hotel has to offer from Festival of Trees to holiday-shopping headquarters.
Holiday Winter Packages
Fall Into Winter Package – Save 25% Off With Advance Purchase
As autumn fades and the festive season arrives, the Fall into Winter accommodation offer provides guests with savings that both Santa and Scrooge would approve. Available through April 30, 2018, guests will receive 25% off their stay in a luxurious guest room when they book and prepay for this offer at least seven days in advance. This special winter offer is an ideal way to spend extra time exploring the city. Guests can take advantage of Canada's favourable exchange rate and the Hotel's convenient location in the heart of downtown Vancouver and leisurely take in a day of holiday shopping before treating themselves to dinner and a festive cocktail at YEW seafood + bar. Rates for this offer are based on the best available room rate for the dates chosen.
Kids in the City Package – Save 30% on the Second Room
The Hotel's Kids in the City package takes the stress out of finding a hotel that fits the whole family. The package provides particular value during the holiday season when reserving one guest room at full price and access to a second guest room at 30% off, making space for everyone to stretch out and relax. Specially designed for guests aged five to 12 years, kids receive a treat upon arrival as well as a seasonal, in-room snack. Kids are invited to slip into their cosy, child-sized robes and head down to the Hotel's pool, a hidden oasis in the heart of Vancouver.
YEW Holiday Dining
YEW seafood + bar is set to celebrate the holidays with creative cocktails and new menus. Whether guests are sharing the season with family, friends or colleagues, now is the time to plan holiday parties and dinners.
Christmas Eve Dinner
There are a lot of amazing things about the holiday season, and there’s also some additional stress and pressure. Don’t let your special family dinner be one of them! YEW has a suggestion for making Christmas enjoyable for the whole family. Let us prepare a wonderful, festive dinner for you and your family this holiday season!
Christmas Day Brunch Buffet
Christmas morning is all about family and fun, so guests are encouraged to leave the wrapping paper on the floor and come in to YEW for a decadent Christmas Day Brunch Buffet. Enjoy an impressive spread of pastries, seafood raw bar, carvery station, seasonal sweets and so much more.
Christmas Day Dinner
Christmas Day Dinner is a meal anticipated as soon as the first holiday commercials hit the television. The warm and cozy feeling of traditional holiday flavours surrounded by loved ones makes Christmas Day Dinner extra special, and this year YEW is inviting the whole city to share in the celebration. Join us for a friendly and relaxed holiday meal that is sure to have you smiling through New Years!
Ring in the New Year
YEW seafood + bar is back at it this New Year’s Eve! Wine and dine away the last moments of 2017 and ring in 2018 with stellar music and delicious fare.
Local Holiday Events
Festival of Trees
November 30, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Every year for the past three decades, the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver has been transformed into a forest of beautifully decorated trees, all in support of BC Children's Hospital. The trees are generously sponsored and decorated by individuals and corporations who are committed to supporting child health in BC. You are invited to browse through the holiday display and cast a ballot for your favourite tree!
Ice Skating at Robson Square
December 1, 2017 – February 28, 2018
Located just steps away from Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, this outdoor rink is making a name for itself as a Vancouver tradition. Old-fashioned, festive and so much fun so come skate in the heart of the city and enjoy the magic of the holidays with friends and family. Rentals are available.
Vancouver Christmas Market
November 22, 2017 – December 24, 2017
A German Christmas Village right in downtown Vancouver at the Jack Poole Plaza centred around our Olympic cauldron! Wander through the village with more than 70 illuminated wooden huts and thousands of sparkling Christmas lights. Enjoy trumpeters, a piping hot mug of mulled wine, a ride on the carousel or spicy gingerbread from one of the local vendors from Germany. Browse through the traditional handmade arts and crafts while enjoying some Bavarian and German-style food and drinks.
Bright Nights at Stanley Park
November 30, 2017 – January 6, 2018
More than two million twinkling lights transform the forest and train areas in the middle of Stanley Park. It's great entertainment for the whole family with dozens of delightful animated displays. We strongly recommend purchasing tickets in advance on line.
Canyon Light at Capilano Suspension Bridge
November 23, 2017 – January 28, 2017 (closed December 25)
The bridge and park are decorated with hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights. This year the 30-ton Douglas firs of Treetops Adventure receive star treatment. Treetops Adventure is a series of seven suspension bridges attached to eight 250 years old Douglas-firs with viewing platforms, reaching up to 110 feet above the forest floor. These magnificent Douglas firs will be lit above and below the collars, making these trees the eight tallest Christmas trees in the world!
POST-HOLIDAY PARTY BOOKING INCENTIVES
Party organizers looking for the perfect date may want to consider a January celebration. In addition to having less calendar competition, events will also enjoy a 10 percent discount. All catering group events receive ten percent off food for bookings happening between January 1 to 31, 2018.