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Shaw Conference Centre, Halls A - C

Check back for 2017 details and ticket prices!


An entrance ticket brings you into the Grand Tasting Hall to access the best wine, liquor, beer and food samples 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 23, 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 Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut/Cococo Chocolatiers Inc 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.

Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

The Great Big Taste Awards

The Festival is happy to announce the winners of the 2016 Great Big Taste Awards! Visit the Taste Awards page to checkout this year's top sips and samples.

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to those who voted in The Great Big Taste Awards!

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.

On November 4th & 5th, the Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival will return to the Shaw Conference Centre for its 15th year! The Grand Tasting Hall will fill with exhibitors 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 can 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 Edmonton 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, #407 for your taste of this rare and extravagant collector's item. 1/4 oz samples will be offered for $30 (60 coupons) and 1/2 oz samples will be offered for $60 (120 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, #1001 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.

Sunshine Village Grand Prize

This year's Grand Prize at the Edmonton 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 Central Social Hall 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!

2016 Edmonton Host Hotel

If you're travelling from out of town, or are thinking of staying downtown after the Festival is over, consider booking a room at this year's host hotel! The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival has partnered with The Westin to offer a limited number of rooms at a discounted rate for Festival attendees. Rooms in the guest block are subject to availability, and are only available for booking before Friday, October 21st, 2016.

Traditional rooms in the room block are available for $145.00 plus taxes and fees on Friday, November 4th and Saturday, November 5th. For reservations:

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.

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