In 2021, Cornucopia will kick off on November 4 and run until November 28. Programming is concentrated on extended weekends, Thursdays to Sundays, and will include modified versions of Cornucopia’s flagship events, special dinners, the culinary stage series, drink seminars, and events hosted by Whistler’s restaurants and bars.
Cornucopia's Flagship Events and Special Dinners
2021 features modified versions of some of Cornucopia’s flagship tasting events, plus new programming. Events include Taste of the World, Winery Speed Dating, Regional House Parties, Poured 2.0, a Murder Mystery Dinner, an Anniversary Dinner to celebrate 25 years of Cornucopia, and more.
Culinary Stage Series
The Culinary Stage Series gives you the chance to see talented chefs create mouthwatering dishes, presented to you to enjoy with a perfectly paired drink.
Cornucopia’s popular drink seminars return in a modified way, with your safety and enjoyment top priority. Sit down and enjoy the experience of tasting and learning about wine, spirits, beer and more with world-class experts in their fields. With over 48 different drink seminars to choose from, this is the perfect place to deepen your knowledge and refine your palate with experts to guide you through each one.
Bar and Restaurant Experiences
Cornucopia celebrates Whistler’s word-class culinary scene with food and drink experiences hosted by local restaurants and bars. Winemaker dinners, cocktail pairings, brunches, multi-course menus and more are presented with safety protocols in place. Events are regularly added to the schedule.
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.
Sip, Savour and Stay Packages
Book 3+ Nights + Event Tickets starting from per person, per night
Packages combine exclusive accommodation and ticket rates to provide the best possible value. Customize your festival experience by adding your favourite drink seminars for the weekend – all in one exclusive Cornucopia package.
To book online, choose your weekend, search your dates below, select your accommodation and add tickets to your preferred events. Our agents are also happy to assist over the phone. Call to book: 1.800.944.7853
Insider Tip: Book 3+ nights and enter promo code FALL100 to receive a FREE $100 Dining Voucher.
Available on select Whistler accommodation. pp/pn is based on 3 nights and 2 adults sharing a hotel room, plus event tickets for 2. Subject to availability, blackout dates, weekends rates and other restrictions. Choose the dates of your lodging and then select your event tickets, plus add optional drink seminars to your package to achieve the best savings. Enter promo code FALL100 at check-out to receive a free $100 CAD Dining Voucher. Valid at participating restaurants only. Vouchers cannot be redeemed towards event tickets.
During our exclusive pre-sale (September 21 - 27), tickets are available when packaged with accommodation. Secure your Cornucopia lodging with discounted event tickets to receive the best savings. Regular priced tickets will go on sale September 28, 2021.
Cornucopia 2021 Event Programming
Taste Of The World
Thursday, Nov 4 | 7:30 - 10 PM
Prepare to be taken on a unique culinary journey, as you sample 10 signature tapas from all over the world. Work with your server to pair the sweet, spicy, and bold flavours with a selection of exotic beverages, including wines, beers and liquors. This seated event will allow guests to experience a night of the most divine, global flavours. Your tastebuds will be dancing all the way home. Tables will consist of 4 - 8 guests, please notify organizers if there are specific groupings that you would like to be made.
Friday, Nov 5 | 7:30 - 10 PM
Journey through the breathtaking wine regions of British Columbia during this dynamic tasting. A Regional Tasting is unlike any wine tasting you have enjoyed in the past. Representatives from the six different wine regions in BC will lead tastings and introduce you to their favourite wines. And the best part – you don’t have to move! This seated tasting will incorporate multimedia elements and a few delicious palate cleansers along the way. Please note that this is a beverage event and food will be limited. It is recommended you eat prior to arrival.
Winery Speed Dating
Saturday, Nov 6 | 7:30 - 10 PM
Have you been eyeing a particular Merlot at the store? Or maybe heard about a new Pinot that just came to town? Or do you just want to get out there and try something new? Well, you have come to the right place. This seminar-style evening allows guests to enjoy wines from ten different wineries. The fast-paced and dynamic event will introduce you to some steamy, new tall glasses of water . . . we mean wine! And although this is not a culinary event, guests will also be given two different tapas during the evening. Please note that this is a beverage event and food will be limited. It is recommended you eat prior to arrival.
BC House Party
Thursday, Nov 11 | 7:30 - 10 PM
Immerse yourself in British Columbia’s delicious food and drink culture. This buffet-style dinner will introduce you to some of the most magnificent dishes BC chefs have to offer. Enjoy your decadent meal as servers pour a selection of BC's favourite wines at your table. Tables will consist of 4 - 8 guests, please notify organizers if there are specific groupings that you would like to be made.
25th Anniversary Dinner
Saturday, Nov 13 | 7:30 - 11 PM
Join us as we celebrate Cornucopia’s 25th anniversary! This extravagant evening will be accompanied by five premier, executive chefs from all over the Sea to Sky. Each chef has partnered with a winery of their choice, to present the most delicious food and drink pairing for you to enjoy. This incredible evening will make you wish that Cornucopia’s 25th anniversary could happen every year! Prepare yourself for everything from delicious cocktails, to mouth-watering meals and magnificent prizes.
Friday, Nov 19 | 7:30 - 10 PM
Italy, Oregon, California, Ontario, South Africa, Spain? We can assure you that the theme location of this secret house party is one that will have your taste buds watering. Join us for an evening of culture and cuisine. The buffet-style dinner and table service drinks will be truly magnificent. Tables will consist of 4 - 8 guests, please notify organizers if there are specific groupings that you would like to be made.
Saturday, Nov 20 | 7:30 - 10 PM
The year is 1979 and you have just entered the most star-studded nightclub in North America, Studio 54. Famous actors, politicians, and social royalty flock towards the delicious food and drinks being served during this glamourous event. As you are enjoying your four-course paired meal in this Broadway theatre turned disco club, you look around and can’t shake the ominous feeling that something is about to happen. Prepare yourself for a night of theatrics, fun, music and with any luck . . . dancing. Dig out your most decadent sequins and dust off your dancing shoes, this is going to be a night to remember! Tables will consist of 4 - 8 guests, please notify organizers if there are specific groupings that you would like to be made.
Thursday, Nov 25 | 7:30 - 10:30 PM
The traditional Thanksgiving dinner we all know and love is here. This all-you-can-eat, buffet-style evening will be full of everyone’s favourite Thanksgiving food and drinks. Tables will consist of 4 - 8 guests, please notify organizers if there are specific groupings that you would like to be made.
Friday, Nov 26 & Saturday, Nov 27 | 8 PM
Anything that can be poured (with alcohol in it), is what you can expect during this lively event. Enjoy the mixings from the fantastic DJ as you are poured a variety of delicious mixes from the outstanding servers. Beer, spirits, wine, cider, you name it, they have it!