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Thank you to everyone who attended the 2013 Banff Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival. This year's Festival was a huge success thanks to all of the participants and consumers who came out to celebrate, serve, and sample the best food, wine, beer, and premium spirits in Banff. We look forward to seeing you next year!
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|
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|
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 2013 Banff Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival was a delicious success. On May 10th & 11th, wine and food lovers were invited to escape to Banff for the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival at The Fairmont Banff Springs. Guests enjoyed 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 offered the unique opportunity to explore new products and menus, interact with experts, and savour tried and true favourites. Also available were special hotel packages, late night celebrations and wine and food-themed events held at Banff hotels and restaurants throughout the weekend.
The Grand Tasting Hall was overflowing with a wide selection of wine, beer and spirits while local restaurants tempted attendees with mini-main dishes and desserts. Browse the list of participating food exhibitors and wine and beverage samples offered at the 2013 Banff Festival:
Select Banff restaurants and hotels hosted a variety of special wine and food-themed dinners and other gourmet events throughout the weekend. Wine and food pairing dinners, themed parties and late night celebrations completed a fabulously indulgent weekend.
Over the Festival weekend visitors to Banff took advantage of special offers including discounted room rates, tickets to the Grand Tasting Hall and more!
Attendees had the opportunity to vote for the most delicious food samples at the Festival through a post-event survey. While indulging on the wide selection of gourmet bites, guests were encouraged to make note of their favourite restaurant's sample for a chance to win great prizes. Congratulations to The Bison Restaurant & Terrace - the winner of the 2013 Banff Grand Sample Search! 2nd place went to Balkan The Greek Restaurant, and runners-up included the Rimrock Resort Hotel, and Sunshine Mountain Lodge.
Tickets purchased before the Early Bird deadline of April 9, 2013 had the chance to win great prizes. Those who filled out their door prize ballot at the Festival were in the running for an all-inclusive weekend getaway at Sunshine Mountain Lodge, or tickets and coupons to our other wine and food events! Visit our contests page for more details.
Banff ROAM public transport provided an additional Charter Express Bus over the Festival weekend to meet the needs of consumers wishing to go to and from the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and the Banff town site.
Babysitting services were available at the Fairmont Banff Springs. Advance reservations with the hotel were required.
To receive exciting Festival updates please email us.
For information on our Industry & Trade session, click here.