Cornucopia presented by BlueShore Financial

November 10 - 20, 2016

Discover the best food and drink from BC and beyond at Whistler's 11-day fall festival of food and drink, held every November. This year marks the event's 20th anniversary and will be the premiere for two exciting new events, The Cornucopia Wine Summit and Cornucopia Kids! Stay for the festival and truly tantalize your tastebuds at this culinary extravaganza.

Every day of Whistler Cornucopia is filled with events. Find an overview of the main events below, or browse the full event list and purchase tickets on the festival website.

The Picnic: Celebration of Whistler's Culinary Excellence

Thursday November 10, 2016

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Cornucopia with Whistler's visionaries and culinary talent at this picnic like no other.

Cellar Door

Friday November 11, 2016

Cellar Door is a small, intimate tasting featuring wines priced at $35 and over per bottle. Want a wine for that special occasion? This event is for you, with every booth featuring the best of the best.

Trade Only Tasting

Saturday November 12, 2016

Exclusive to industry professionals, Trade Only Tasting offers an opportunity to network with restaurants, bartenders, wine directors, sommeliers and more.

CRUSH Grand Tasting

Saturday November 12, 2016

Mingle with friends and discover your new favourite wine among the many red, white and sparkling glasses at this flagship tasting event, held in the Ballroom of the Whistler Conference Centre. Early access tickets available.

With a Twist

Sunday November 13, 2016

Choose your own cocktail adventure in a sophisticated setting. Wander “With a Twist,” and create your own mixed drink, listen to tips from mixologists, taste their unique concoctions, or try something completely new - neat or on the rocks!

House Party: Best of BC

Thursday November 17, 2016

Get the taste of British Columbia at this popular event featuring live music, food and drinks. Whistler producers take a starring role providing smokin’ hot BBQ, homegrown vodka, micro-brewed beer and more on offer.

Cornucopia Night Market: Taste of the World

Friday November 18, 2016

The hugely popular event returns with a mix of street cuisine and smart pairings. Think exotic beer, wine and liquors paired with international cuisine, set in a playful night market environment.

Brewed: The BC Craft Brewers Guild Winter Beer Market

Friday November 18, 2016

An opportunity for beer lovers to kick-start the winter season by sampling a sneak peek of local brewers’ winter recipes.


Saturday November 19, 2016

An intimate wine, cider, beer and food tasting event that allows you to explore your own taste and style. Think delectable bites in different styles and unique brews to set the tastebuds racing.

World Oyster: Oyster Invitational and Bloody Caesar Battle

Sunday November 20, 2016

The annual throw-down between the best oyster shuckers, bartenders and mixologists from around the globe is a don’t miss event!

The Cornucopia Wine Summit

New for 2016: This new event will bring wine industry experts together to share and debate on common interests and the changing landscape of the industry.

Cornucopia Kids!

New for 2016: This one-day program will bring excitement and wonder to the kitchen for kids and parents, focusing on the joys of cooking and learning about food, nutrition and healthy choices.

Winery Dinners

Expertly crafted multi-course menus paired with incredible wines. Select Whistler restaurants and their winery partners have prepared these one-off opportunities for you to experience and appreciate their culinary skills and wine pairings.

Nourish Health and Wellness

Back for the second year the Nourish series focuses on sustainable food and lifestyle choices, health, wellness and connection to the earth. Events include seminars, cooking workshops, yoga classes and meditation.

Seminars and Workshops

Dive into these seminars to learn more about your favourite drink, be it craft beer, Italian sparkling wine, whisky or bold cabernet sauvignon. Industry professionals will lead you on a delicious journey lwith some history, and insiders’ knowledge to round out your passion perfectly. Interactive workshops and lunch and learn sessions allow you to get hands-on and come away with new skills and ideas.

Culinary Stage Series

Local and national chefs, producers and beverage professionals take to the stage to reveal the secrets of their trade. This is your chance to learn from the best and gain insight into the intricacies of the kitchen. A casual, vivacious and fun environment that caters to all palates and interests.

Chef's Luncheons

These luncheons are multi-course extravaganzas, prepared carefully by acclaimed chefs and served paired with delicious local wines. These are exclusive affairs, held in the intimate settings of beautiful Whistler private residences.

Nightlife and After Parties

Every night of the festival choose from a plethora of exclusive after parties and check out Whistler’s famous bars, pubs and clubs.

Tickets for Cornucopia 2016 will go on sale shortly, book online at the event website.

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The exclusive Insider's guide to THE festival of the season, complete with tips, top events and planning info to help you survive and thrive.

Cornucopia encourages all guests to drink responsibly and to Sniff, Swirl, Sip & Spit! Please make sure to arrange a safe ride home from your event, or search for accommodation within walking distance of your event.

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