Open Wide and Let Your Taste Buds Run Wild!
Cornucopia is the True North of food and drink festivals – a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets the refined, and the epic and the epicurious come together. From November 8 – 18, Cornucopia pays homage to this rugged land of plenty, and there’s plenty on offer indeed.
Cornucopia has so much to offer, so we’ve rounded up a few picks to get you into the culinary groove of this delicious festival.
November 8 | 8pm-11pm | Buffalo Bills, Whistler
Why not kick off the incredible Cornucopia festival with some laughs!
Top off your evening of entertainment by consuming some killer comedy from three hilarious comedians!
This is the fourth year for the Comedy Kitchen show and it always sells out so get your tickets!
Signature Event: Cellar Door Grand Tasting
November 9 | 8pm-11pm | Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler
Cellar Door unlocks the gates to the world of luxury fine wines and champagnes by uncorking top-shelf bottles ($25 and up) to sip, savour and salivate over. Discover new wines and meet the producers and winemakers behind them. Browse the wineries and indulge in gourmet treats. Everyone will be living the high-life, when Cornucopia opens the Cellar Doors.
Signature Event: Crush Grand Tasting
November 10 | 8pm-11pm | Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler
Do you ever look at a wine list and wish you could have it all? At Crush, you can do just that. As the renowned flagship grand tasting event of Cornucopia, Crush creates a vibrant atmosphere for attendees to sip, savour and sample their way through the night. It is an opportunity for guests to discover a new gem, or ten! Meet wineries from BC and beyond and enjoy bites from a selection of BC purveyors. Crush is dynamic, lively, sensational and a feast for the senses.
Signature Event: With a Twist
November 11 | 7:30pm-10:30pm | Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler
Celebrate Cornucopia with a Silent Disco! What is a Silent Disco? It’s a party like no other! Each attendee receives a pair of headphones (supplied at the door), and three different DJs play on three different channels. Switch it up, mix it up, dance all night – it’s three parties at once! Take a break from the dancing to browse, taste and learn about the world of beer, spirits and cocktails as world-class mixologists and producers showcase their favourite liquids.
The French Rendezvous
November 14 | 6pm-11pm | Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler
Immerse yourself in a truly French dining experience by enjoying a delicious, harmonious food and wine pairing to enlighten your senses. A night of true French culture, you’ll be taken away to Provence with the scent of blooming lavender fields in this warm setting, listening to modern French music, all the while enjoying a three course delectable meal of traditional French cuisine paired with BC’s finest wines. Throughout the night you will experience live painting from a talented local artist, the chance to win dozens of sought after silent auction items and a dance party with a live DJ to close the evening.
Signature Event: Abstract: Future: From Now to Eternity
November 17 | 9pm – Late | Audain Art Museum, Whistler
Experience an unforgettable evening of art, entertainment, food and drink at the inaugural edition of Cornucopia’s newest signature party event. Presented in partnership with Whistler Cornucopia and the Audain Art Museum. The Museum will be transformed into an ephemeral space exploring the possibilities of the near and distant future.
This collection of events is just a few of the many events that Cornucopia has to offer, so be sure to check out the full schedule.