Cornucopia presented by BlueShore Financial

November 9 – 19, 2017

Discover the best food and drink from BC and beyond at Whistler's 11-day fall festival of food and drink with winery dinners, grand tastings, culinary workshops and more, Cornucopia's rich and wide-ranging program is sure to satisfy the senses. Take advantage of great accommodation deals for an unforgettable culinary stay in the mountains.

Details of the 2017 event will be posted here closer to the date.

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.

Cellar Door

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.


Cornucopia Sommelier Tours provided by Taste Whistler

New for 2016: Introducing guided tours lead by Whistler's top sommeliers. Explore the night's wine collection origins, backgrounds and more on this fun and interactive tasting experience.


Cornucopia Junior Chef

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.


Trade Only Tasting

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


Crush Grand Tasting

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.

Cornucopia Sommelier Tours provided by Taste Whistler

New for 2016: Introducing guided tours lead by Whistler's top sommeliers. Explore the night's wine collection origins, backgrounds and more on this fun and interactive tasting experience.


With a Twist Silent Disco and Tasting

Choose your own cocktail adventure in a sophisticated setting. Wander and create your own mixed drink, learning from master mixologists along the way. Then strut your stuff on the dance floor with a choice of three live DJ's beaming direct to your headset (supplied). Get out and get down.


House Party: Best of BC

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

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

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


Poured Grand Tasting: The Full Spectrum of Taste

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.


Bearfoot Bistro World Oyster Invitational & Bloody Caesar Battle

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

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


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.

The Whistler Insider Guides to Cornucopia 2016

Are you a wine buff or a whiskey drinker? Sweet tooth or health nut? The Whistler Insider Blog is releasing a series of guides to help all our food and drink fans navigate the 20th Anniversary schedule. Browse the published guides below and stay tuned for more.

Insider's Guide to Cornucopia

Insider’s Guide
for the New and Curious

If you're in the dark on all things Cornucopia, this post is for you - read on to find out what all the excitement is about.

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.

Fondue at Crystal Hut

Whistler Itinerary:
Food and Drink

Here every cocktail hour and meal is a special occasion. Take a journey through Whistler's culinary scene and calendar of food-tastic events.

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Photos & Video from Past Cornucopia Events