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Stampede Park BMO Centre, Halls D & E

Dates & Times

Friday, October 17 5-10pm
Saturday, October 18 12-4pm
Saturday, October 18 6-10pm


Tickets are day specific and only valid for one session. An entrance ticket brings you into the Grand Tasting Hall where you can purchase Festival sampling coupons (with cash only), allowing you to customize what you try and how much you spend.

Early Bird Regular Online Front of the Line (Online) Door
Fri Eve $25 $30 $36.50 $35
Sat Aft $18 $20 N/A $24
Sat Eve $26 $31 $37.50 $36
Fri Groups $23/pp $27/pp N/A N/A
Sat Aft Groups $16/pp $18/pp N/A N/A

*Early Bird Deadline is September 19, 2014

Please note GST will be added to prices shown above.



Take the fast-track to flavour with a Front of the Line ticket. Gain speedy entrance into the Grand Tasting Hall through an exclusive entrance, convenient access to a sampling coupon booth, a sample of Giusti Prosecco, a bottle of water voucher, and access to a private coat check (additional fees apply). In addition, for every Front of the Line ticket purchased, a meal will be donated to someone in need via Mealshare.

*Prosecco provided by Giusti Wine


Enjoy a company outing, client event, or social club gathering at the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival with a corporate ticket package (available for corporate of 20 or more on Friday or Saturday). Contact nicole@rockymountainwine.com for more information.


Sampling coupons are $0.50 each and can be purchased at the Grand Tasting Hall. Samples range from 1 to 20 or more coupons, depending on the item. Prices per sample are set by exhibitors.


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.


Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

October 17-18, 2014

Buy Tickets

Tickets are now on sale! To purchase your tickets today, please click on the corkscrew above, or click here.

On October 17th and 18th wine and food lovers are invited to indulge at the 17th annual Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival. The Festival will feature a wide array of world-class wine, premium spirits, import and micro-brewed beer, and an assortment of local culinary creations in a fun, social, and relaxed atmosphere. This year, the Festival will once again feature a Saturday Afternoon Session, providing even more opportunity to sip and sample.

The Grand Tasting Hall

The Stampede Park BMO Centre will host Calgary's 2014 Grand Tasting Hall, where over 200 exhibitor booths will showcase the latest adult beverage products, including a distinguished collection of wines from around the globe, premium spirits, single malt and blended scotches, port, specialty liqueurs, and import and micro-brewed beer. Guests can pair beverages with a delicious selection of nibbles from local restaurants, hotel and food purveyors. Offering something for everyone, products will range from value based to ultra-exclusive. The Grand Tasting Hall offers a unique opportunity to explore new products, interact with experts and discover new finds.

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival is excited to welcome Sobeys Liquor as the 2014 Title Sponsor! While at the Festival, stop by the on-site Sobeys Liquor store to purchase your favourite finds to enjoy at home. Also be sure to sign up for Sobeys Liquor eFlyer for great deals on the wines you love by clicking here, and take advantage of this printable 10% off coupon today for savings at the Sobeys Liquor store nearest you!

Check out the wine and beverage samples being offered at the 2014 Calgary Festival!

Personality Behind the Food

Learn more about the Personalities Behind the Food in this year's Festival. Find out how these top chefs entered the culinary scene, what inspires them and how they continue to stay fresh in an ever-changing industry.

Festival App

Phone App

Download the FREE Festival Mobile App to your smartphone! This mouth watering App will help you make the most of your Festival experience - before, during and after the event.


What can you do with your Festival App?

  • Check out the exhibitor list, plus food and beverage samples
  • Take notes and 'favourite' the samples you love
  • Search for specific samples - food, wines, beer and more
  • Find general event information
  • Locate exhibitors using the interactive map
  • Share your experiences on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube
  • Find information about future events and tickets

Download the Phone App!

Dairy Farmers of Canada Cheese Seminars

Throughout the tasting sessions, guests are invited to attend complimentary Cheese Tasting Seminars hosted by the Dairy Farmers of Canada. Reg Hendrickson, cheese expert for Dairy Farmers of Canada, will guide you through a 'sensing' of 6 varieties of cheese, sharing his knowledge of the characteristics of soft, semi-soft, firm, and delicious blue cheeses. Reg will also provide tips on caring for your cheese and advice on tasty pairings with wine and beer. View the 2014 Seminar Schedule.

All You Need is Cheese

Sunshine Village Grand Prize

This year's Grand Prize at the Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival is an All-Inclusive Alpine Getaway for two at the beautiful Sunshine Mountain Lodge! The winner and their guest will escape for a weekend away at Banff’s only ski-in, ski-out hotel in the heart of the Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort. They will enjoy two night's accommodation, VIP parking, dinner for two, full mid-mountain rental packages for two, and next day lift tickets. Visit our contests page for more information and details about 2014 prizes.

The Great Big Taste Awards

YOU BE THE JUDGE! Help determine the top sips and samples at this year's Festival, by using your App.

Taste Awards
  • STAR your favourite food and beverage samples in the App
  • VOTE from a list of semi-finalists in the email survey you'll receive after the Festival
  • WIN - The Taste Awards winners will be announced and a handful of lucky voters will be awarded with great prizes!

More information on The Great Big Taste Awards can be found here. Be sure to mention the Great Big Taste Awards on social media using #tasteawards!

Liquor Connect

Liquor Connect makes finding and sampling your favourite beverages a breeze. Visit LiquorConnect.com to find out where your favourite wine, beer or spirits are sold in Alberta, and be sure to visit the Liquor Connect booth at the Festival to enter to win a 2015 Banff Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival prize package! Visit our contests page for more information and details about 2014 prizes.

Wine Slings

New this year, keep your hands free for more sipping, sampling (and using the upgraded Festival App with the new Liquor Connect Wine Sling! Get yours for 2 coupons ($1 worth) at the LiquorConnect.com booth. The first 100 people to arrive at the Festival for each session will receive a wine sling for FREE, courtesy of Liquor Connect!

Wine Plates

Pick up a convenient Liquor Connect/Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival Wine Holder Plate at this year's Festival. Plates are available for purchase at the water booths located inside the Grand Tasting Hall for $1.50 (3 coupons) per plate, or $2.50 (5 coupons) for two plates. Sampling coupons or exact change will be accepted.


A portion of the proceeds from bottled water sales at the Festival are donated to Canadian Tire Jumpstart, a charity that helps disadvantaged youth participate in sport and recreation activities.


Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine and Food Festival

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