|Whistler, B.C. – Tickets for Whistler’s favourite fall festival – Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial – are now on sale!
Located in the resort town of Whistler, B.C., this 11-day showcase fulfills its mission to put Whistler on the map as the must-experience food and drink mountain event, annually attracting more than 15,000 attendees and hundreds of key industry members and media.
Now in its 22nd year, Cornucopia 2018 will continue to be a celebration of the senses.
Taking place from November 8 – 18, 2018 the festival will offer food and drink tastings, intimate wine dinners, educational and entertaining luncheons, craft beer celebrations, spirited parties and over 35 seminars. The festival’s name implies abundance, and the range of seminars is a great example that there is something for everyone.
Cornucopia signature tastings – The Picnic, Crush Grand Tasting, Cellar Door, Poured, With a Twist and House Party are set to return and round out the festival schedule.
Visit www.whistlercornucopia.com for event schedule, news and ticket information.
The Whistler Public Library Association was formed in December 1985 by a dedicated group of community minded citizens. From humble beginnings in the basement of Municipal Hall in 1986 to doubling its space in 1994 in Village North, the library made its final move in 2008. The new Whistler Public Library opened the doors of its spectacular new permanent home on January 26, 2008.
The Whistler Public Library is one of the busiest in the province and serves as a community hub for locals, seasonals, and visitors. Various programs are offered to the community such as weekly story times for preschoolers, summer reading clubs, free legal seminars, monthly movie night, slide shows and author readings. Well-known authors who have visited the Library include W.P. Kinsella, L.R. Wright, George Bowering, Crawford Kilian, Anne Cameron, Susan Musgrave, Andreas Schroeder, Stephen Reid, Spider and Jeanne Robinson, Laurence Gough and Paul Tennant.
|Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial is Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink. The dazzling eleven-day display of gourmet food and drink attracts over 15,000 visitors to the resort and caters to everyone from amateur enthusiasts to aficionados. Respected industry professionals, judges and presenters headline each event, seminar and tasting, offering the best possible opportunity to garner as much information and insight as possible. Held on the cusp of the opening of each ski season in beautiful Whistler, British Columbia, Cornucopia was designed to showcase and support local restaurants, restaurateurs and the food and wine industry. With wide-spread appeal through the immense variety of events available, the festival is truly a food and drink festival with a Whistler attitude.
Whistler is Canada’s premier year-round leisure and meeting destination located in the Coast Mountains 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Consistently rated the top ski resort in North America for the past 12 years in a row, Whistler was the Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The resort offers an extensive range of accommodations totaling 10,000 bedrooms among 24 hotels as well as townhomes, condos, B&Bs and chalets. Whistler also boasts more than 100 restaurants and bars, 200 retail shops, 25 spas and countless activity options from world-renowned skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking and golf, to hiking, rock climbing, and watersports. The Resort Municipality of Whistler is home to a diverse community of more than 9,000 permanent residents.
Tourism Whistler is the member-based marketing and sales organization representing Whistler, operating the Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler Golf Club, Whistler Visitor Centre, as well as 1.800.WHISTLER and whistler.com – Whistler’s official source for visitor bookings and information. As the convention and visitors bureau for the Resort Municipality of Whistler, Tourism Whistler represents more than 7,000 members who own, manage and operate properties or businesses on resort lands including hotels, restaurants, activity operators and retail shops.
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