Cornucopia: Celebrate Food & Drink in Whistler
It’s that time of year again, the days get shorter, the air is getting colder, and we’re all waiting for the opening day of Whistler Blackcomb to come. Luckily, Cornucopia is just around the corner to keep us busy while we wait for the snow to fall.
This November 9th, 2017, Cornucopia returns for its 21st consecutive year in Whistler. Come out and celebrate the best food and drink during this 11-day festival in the mountains. Cornucopia is truly a feast for the senses with all sorts events and activities for you to experience while you’re here. Take part in winemaker dinners, seminars, brunches, galas, health and wellness events, after parties, and more as you sample your way through delicious food and a vast selection of beer, wine, and spirits over 11 days.
Cornucopia has a massive schedule of events and activities happening throughout Whistler in November. Many of these events are fan favourites and tickets can sell out quickly so it’s important to move fast if you would like to attend a specific event. Take a look at the full schedule on the Whistler Cornucopia website or scroll down to check out some of the highly anticipated events coming up.
Most Anticipated Cornucopia Events & Activities
Get your Cornucopia started early with The Picnic. This event showcases Whistler’s culinary tradition with local creative talents preparing you an excellent evening of food and drinks.
Delve into the world of fine wines at the Cellar Door Grand Tasting. Discover and sample new wines at this intimate event that allows you to meet the producers and winemakers who make them. This is your chance to indulge in gourmet treats, uncork luxury wine, and live the highlife.
Crush Grand Tasting is Cornucopia’s flagship tasting event. Mingle with other attendees in Crush’s electric atmosphere while you sip on wine from British Columbia wineries and more. Get to know new wines and enjoy tasty snacks from multiple exciting food vendors.
Sip and sample amazing local food and drink at the House Party: Best of BC. This event includes delicious BBQ cooking, micro-brewed beer, home-grown spirits, and more from British Columbia’s best food and drink talents. House Party is a fan favourite and is known to always sell out, so you better get your tickets quickly!
Experience tastes from across the globe at Cornucopia’s Night Market. This refined yet casual event emulates street style cuisine from around the world where you can browse the market and explore a variety of food and beverages along the way.
Scotch, international wines, BC beers, ciders, anything you want, POURED Grand Tasting has it. POURED is Cornucopia’s final signature event and boasts an extensive amount of beverages for you to indulge in.
You won’t want to miss out on the annual World Oyster Invitational & Bloody Caesar Battle at the Bearfoot Bistro. Get dinner and a show with your tickets as you watch the best oyster shuckers compete against the clock at this widely popular event. You also have a chance to sample each caesar entered into the Bloody Caesar Battle competition.