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2016 Dates & Times

Friday, October 14, 20165-10pm
Saturday, October 15, 201612-4pm
Saturday, October 15, 20166-10pm

Stampede Park BMO Centre, Halls D & E


An entrance ticket brings you into the Grand Tasting Hall to access the best wine, liquor, beer and food in Alberta. Upon entry you can purchase sampling coupons, allowing you to customize what you try and how much you spend. Please note tickets are day specific and only valid for one session.

Early Bird Regular Online Front of the Line (Online) Door
Fri Eve $23 $28 $34 $33
Sat Aft $18 $20 N/A $24
Sat Eve $27 $32 $37 $37
Fri Groups $19/pp $24/pp N/A N/A
Sat Aft Groups $15/pp $17/pp N/A N/A

*Early Bird Deadline is September 9, 2016

Please note GST will be added to prices shown above.


Early Bird Tickets

Early Bird ticket purchasers will be automatically entered to win a Little Taste of the Festival! For details or to enter the contest, click here.


A Front of the Line ticket grants speedy entrance into the Grand Tasting Hall through an exclusive entrance, and includes a sample of Giusti Rosalia Prosecco*, a gourmet chocolate from Cococo Chocolatiers and private coat check (fees apply)! Until the Festival, $2 of every Front of the Line ticket purchased will be donated in support of Fort McMurray's Wood Buffalo Food Bank - $1 from the Festival and $1 from our generous sponsor, Liquor Connect.

*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 groups of 20+).

For details on 2016 corporate tickets, contact [email protected].


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


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.

Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

Tickets Now on Sale!

Purchase tickets to the Calgary Festival here or click on the corkscrew below!

Through Early Bird and Front of the Line ticket purchases between May 25 – June 1, the Festival proudly donated a portion of sales to the Canadian Red Cross!

Continue to support Fort McMurray evacuees! $2 from every Front of the Line ticket sold will be donated to the Wood Buffalo Food Bank, with the support of our generous sponsor Liquor Connect.

Buy Tickets

On October 14th & 15th, wine and food lovers are invited to indulge at the 19th annual Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival! The Stampede Park BMO Centre will host Calgary's 2016 Grand Tasting Hall, featuring the latest adult beverage products and local menu items. Guests will enjoy a distinguished collection of wines from around the globe, along with premium spirits, single malt and blended scotches, ports, specialty liqueurs, and import and micro-brewed beers. Guests will pair beverages with a delicious selection of nibbles from local restaurants, hotels and food purveyors. Samples range from value based to ultra-exclusive, offering something for everyone!

Festival Guide

Help plan your visit by getting a sneak peek into this year's Festival Guide! Checkout the exhibitor and product listings, the floor plan and what’s on the menu at this year’s Festival!

Check out the list of wine and beverage products that will be tempting taste buds at the 2016 Calgary Festival:

We've put together the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival Staff Picks to help you out – checkout our recommended top sips and must tries!

Meet the Chefs, Winemakers, Brewmasters and Distillers

Learn more about the Talent Behind your Favourite Sips and Samples that will be at this year's Festivals! Find out how these Winemakers, Brewmasters, Distillers and Chefs have been inspired, their favourite food and beverage pairings, and which exciting sips and bites they're offering at the 2016 Festivals.

2016 Premium Products

Alberta's most exciting wine & food event is bringing Festival attendees the limited edition Taylor Fladgate 1863 Single Harvest Port, worth nearly $4,000! Tantalize your taste buds with a port that has been aged for more than a century and a half in old oak barrels.

Visit the Pacific Wine & Spirits booth, #511 for your taste of this rare and extravagant collector's item. 1/2 oz samples will be offered for $70 (140 coupons). A limited number of samples will be available at each session; first come, first served.

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival is also bringing scotch lovers a tasty opportunity: the Ledaig 42 Year Old, worth over $7,000! With only 500 bottles in the world, this vintage scotch celebrates the release of the first Ledaig spirit distilled back in 1972.

Visit the Burn Stewart Distillers booth, #314 for your taste of this robust, malt whisky. 1/4 oz sample will be offered for $60 (120 coupons) and 1/2 oz sample for $120 (240 coupons.) A limited number of samples will be available at each session in Calgary and Edmonton. First come, first served.

Sobeys Liquor and Safeway Wine & Spirits

While at the Festival, don't forget to stop by the on-site Sobeys Liquor and Safeway Wine & Spirits store to pick up new, exciting products and old favourites to enjoy at home. Sign up today to receive great deals on the wines you love with eflyers from Sobeys Liquor or Safeway Wine & Spirits.

Giving Back

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival is proud to support various organizations, and offer attendees unique opportunities to give back to the community while they enjoy the Festival. This year, we encourage attendees to once again bring a non-perishable food item or monetary donation to the Festival, to continue assisting those in need. All donors will receive a special Food Bank prize ballot, for their chance to win a fantastic prize package! For additional information on the organizations the Festival supports, click here.

The Great Big Taste Awards

The Great Big Taste Awards are back – with brand new categories to help you find the top sips and samples at this year's Festival! Attendees will be invited to complete a post-event survey to let us know their favourites. Winners will be announced here, via email and on social media a few weeks after the Festival. Visit the Taste Awards page to checkout the new categories and to see last year's winners!

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! Visit our contests page for more exciting details.

Liquor Connect

Liquor Connect makes finding your favourite beverages a breeze. Visit LiquorConnect.com to find out where your favourite wine, beer or spirits are sold in Alberta and stop by their booth at the Festival to enter to win a $150 gift card to Rodney's Oyster House and two tickets to the 2017 Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival Saturday Afternoon session!

Wine Slings

Keep your hands free for sipping and sampling with a Liquor Connect Wine Sling! Get yours for 2 coupons ($1 worth) by visiting the LiquorConnect.com booth. Available while quantities last. The first 50 Regular and Front of the Line consumers at each session will receive a Wine Sling for FREE, courtesy of Liquor Connect!

Lincoln Motor Company of Canada

Lincoln Motor Company

As the official automotive sponsor of the 2016 Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine and Food Festival, the Lincoln Motor Company of Canada invites attendees to experience the Lincoln lineup through a personalized test drive. Visitors can experience a variety of vehicles including the all-new 2017 Lincoln Continental, offering features that deliver quiet luxury, providing an elegant, effortlessly powerful and serene experience. Partnering with Saltlik Calgary, each attendee will receive a complimentary gift after participating in this exclusive opportunity.

Be Social!

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and use the hashtag #RMWFF to join the conversation!

Festival App

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival App will not be available in 2016. We recommend deleting the App if you currently have it downloaded on your phone as the information will no longer be up-to-date.

Stay in Touch!

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