Best ways to spend Easter 2022 at Fairmont Empress Victoria. Learn about activities & how to save money on nightly rates.

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The Fairmont Empress Hotel is Canada’s Castle on the Coast. The hotel’s location is at the center of history and culture in Victoria, British Columbia. The Fairmont Empress is an award winning hotel and a National Historic Site with its delightful blend of classic and contemporary. This is where vintage meets cutting edge and iconic meets modern.

This magnificent hotel’s spacious 464 rooms and suites feature classic decor with modern amenities. Many rooms offer stunning views of the harbour, the city and gardens.

The hotel’s Willow Stream Spa is a serene oasis in the heart of Victoria. It was recognized by Conde Nast as a Top Resort Spa in Canada and Spas of America Top 100 Spas of the Americas.

Fairmont Empress Fitness Center is open 24 hours a day. Their pool and whirlpool are open from 5 am to 1 am.

Family fun at the Fairmont Empress includes

  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Children’s Scavenger Hunt
  • Prince & Princess Afternoon Tea
  • Honey Bee Watching
  • BMW Cruiser Bike Rentals
  • On Demand Film Selection

Celebrate Easter with an Empress-ive Buffet Brunch under the glittering crystals of Fairmont Empress’ legendary Crystal Ballroom. Brunch attendees can join in the Easter Egg Hunt with a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. This will be happening on Sunday, April 17, 2022, from 10 am to 2 pm.

Fairmont Empress’ Crystal Ballroom Easter Buffet Brunch

Juices & Smoothies

  • Fresh Orange, Grapefruit and Apple Juice
  • Just Juiced Carrot-Apple and Beet-Celery
  • Strawberry Banana

Fresh From The Oven

  • Croissants
  • Pain au Chocolate
  • Almond Croissant
  • Danish Pastries

Griddle Greats

  • Cinnamon Brioche French Toast
  • Belgian Waffles
  • Silver Dollar Buttermilk Pancakes

Chef Attended Eggs Benedict

  • Carved Maple Roasted Peameal Bacon
  • Sauteed Spinach
  • Roasted Mushrooms
  • Local Smoked Sockeye with Poached to Order Free Run Eggs
  • Warm English Muffin
  • Classic Hollandaise
  • Citrus, Dill and Chive Hollandaise
  • Vegan Oat Bechamel

Fisherman’s Wharf Seafood Station

  • Vancouver Island Oysters
  • Cold Smoked Seafood
  • Sesame Seared Albacore
  • Candied Salmon
  • Whole Steamed Coho
  • House Made Terrines

Chef Attended Station

  • Slow Roasted Alberta Prime Rib with Mini Yorkshire Pudding, Red Wine Jus and Horseradish
  • Clove Studded and Honey Glazed Easter Ham with House Made Apple Sauce, Dijon and English Mustards
  • Whole Roasted Cowichan Valley Chicken with Rosemary Roasted Mushrooms and Vinegar Jus
  • Shellfish Cioppino with Salt Spring Island Mussels, Clams, Prawns and Spicy Tomato Broth
  • Cedar Roasted Salmon with Preserved Lemon-Caper Relish
  • Spring Vegetables and Whipped Potatoes


  • Steamed Har Gaw
  • Vegetable Dumplings
  • Siu Mai
  • BBQ Pork Sticky Buns

Fresh Fruit

  • Melons
  • Pineapple
  • Strawberry
  • Peaches
  • Mango Blueberry
  • Orange
  • Blackberry
  • Raspberry
  • Grapefruit

Individual Jars

  • Greek
  • Fruit and Vegan Yogurts
  • Almond Granola Parfait

Chef Attended Farm Fresh Egg Station

  • Free Range Eggs
  • Egg Whites
  • Wilted Spinach, Roasted Peppers, Sauteed Mushrooms, Grape Tomato, Honey Ham, Shrimp, Spring Onions, Cheddar, Feta and Mozzarella


  • Mason Street Organic Greens, Shaved Carrot, Rainbow Radish and Baby Cucumber
  • Classic Caesar Salad with Brioche Croutons and Parmesan
  • Baby Potato Salad with Pickled Mustard Seed and Chive
  • Spring Asparagus and Green Peas, Spring Radish, Pickled Red Onion and Orange Citronnade
  • Rustic Sourdough Panzanella, Vine Ripened Tomato and Torn Baby Lettuce

Just For The Kids

  • Grilled Cheese
  • Gf Breaded Fraser Valley Chicken Fingers
  • Baked Three Cheese Tortellini with Tomato Ragu
  • Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin
  • Individual Crudite Jars
  • Easter Chocolates

Dessert Table

  • Devil’s Chocolate Truffle Cake with Moist Chocolate Cake Layered with Dark Chocolate Mousse
  • Blackberry-Vanilla Cheesecake with Vancouver Island Fomage Frais and Preserved Summer Blackberries
  • Salt Spring Island Goat Cheese Mousse Tart Preserved Blackberries
  • Salted Caramel Budino Verrine
  • Assorted Macaroons
  • Financiers
  • Fresh Citrus Madeleines

Pricing is $119 for Adults (13+), $60 for children aged 6 to 12 and children 5 and under are free.

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