Fairmont Banff Springs
Conference Centre - President's Hall, President's Concourse & Van Horne Ballroom
|Friday, May 10, 2013||7-10pm|
|Evening Tasting Session|
|Saturday, May 11, 2013||2-5pm|
|Afternoon Tasting Session|
|Saturday May 11, 2013||7-10pm|
|Evening Tasting Session SOLD OUT|
Be sure to come early to beat the crowds!
Tickets are day specific and only valid for one session. Each session is the same. An entrance ticket brings you to the Grand Tasting Hall where you can purchase Festival sampling coupons (with cash only), enabling you to customize what you try and how much you spend.
|Early Bird||Regular Online||Door||Corp*||Group|
Please note GST will be added to the ticket prices listed above.
*Corporate tickets are no longer available for this year's festival. Please check back early next year to request your Corporate tickets for the 2014 Banff Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival.
Sampling coupons are available for $0.50 and can be purchased at the Grand Tasting Hall. Samples range from 1 to 20 or more coupons, depending on the item. Note that coupons can only be purchased with cash inside the hall and are non-refundable. There are ATMs onsite for consumer use.
If attendees want to add a little fresh air and exercise to their weekend away, we recommend partaking in spring skiing and boarding at the Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort. Visit www.skibanff.com for more information.
Visit LiquorConnect.com to find out where your favourite wine, beer or spirits are sold in Alberta!
Please note that this is an adult only event. All attendees must be 18 years or older. Minors (including infants and babies) are not permitted to attend. Please remember to enjoy your beverages responsibly.
May 10-11, 2013
The Saturday Evening Session is SOLD OUT! Don’t miss out on this year's event. Purchase your Friday Evening or Saturday Afternoon tickets TODAY! To purchase your tickets, please click on the corkscrew below or click here:
On May 10th & 11th wine and food lovers are invited to escape to Banff for the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival at the Fairmont Banff Springs. Guests can look forward to a fantastic weekend indulging in delectable cuisine from Banff’s most popular restaurants, as well as a wide selection of local and international wines, premium spirits, single malt and blended scotches, specialty liqueurs, and import and micro-brewed beer. The Grand Tasting Hall offers the unique opportunity to explore new products and menus, interact with experts, and savour tried and true favourites. Make it a gourmet getaway - take advantage of special hotel packages and participate in wine and food themed events held at Banff hotels and restaurants throughout the weekend.
Every year the Grand Tasting Hall overflows with an impressive variety of wine, beer and spirits while local restaurants tempt attendees with mini-main dishes and desserts. Browse the list of participating food exhibitors and wine and beverage samples being offered at the 2013 Banff Festival::
Why not make the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival into a luxurious weekend vacation in Banff? Select Banff restaurants and hotels are hosting a variety of special wine and food-themed dinners and other gourmet events throughout the weekend. Top off your indulgent weekend by attending a wine and food pairing dinner, themed party or other delicious celebration.
View the 2013 Banff Weekend Wine & Other Events Schedule.
Over the Festival weekend, visitors to Banff can take advantage of special offers including discounted room rates, tickets to the Grand Tasting Hall and more!
View details on the 2013 Banff Hotel Packages.
Again this year, attendees will have the opportunity to vote on the most delicious food samples at the Festival. While indulging in the wide selection of gourmet bites, guests can make note of their favourite restaurant's sample for a chance to win great prizes. Congratulations to the Rimrock Resort Hotel - the winner of the 2012 Banff Grand Sample Search - and all the runners-up including Balkan, The Greek Restaurant and the Juniper Hotel & Bistro. Don't miss out on supporting your favourite restaurant sample and the chance to win in 2013!
Purchase your tickets before the Early Bird Deadline for the chance to win great prizes. Also, be sure to fill out your door prize ballot in the Grand Tasting Hall at the Festival to be in the running for an all-inclusive weekend getaway at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge, or tickets and coupons to our other events! Visit our contests page for more details.
The Festival bus will arrive and depart from the Fairmont Banff Springs Conference Centre, providing transportation to and from downtown Banff on Friday, May 10th & Saturday, May 11th. View the Roam bus route map and schedule.
Bus fare will be charged at $2 per person. Please provide exact change only as the bus driver will not have change. Open alcohol or alcohol consumption will not be permitted on the bus.Towards the end of each Tasting Session, transportation is in high demand and longer than normal wait times can be expected. Please plan your departure accordingly and please try to be patient with slight wait times. The Festival has made efforts to recruit all possible taxi support and has recruited an extra Roam bus to support the demand during peak times. If the weather and conditions permit, walking to town from the Fairmont Banff Springs is also an option. Please plan ahead for a safe ride home.
Babysitting services will be available at the Fairmont Banff Springs. Advance reservations are required. Contact the Fairmont Banff Springs directly for more information at 403-762-2211 or toll free 1-866-540-4406.
For information on our Industry & Trade session, click here.