A Major Winefest is Coming to Alberta This Month

Wine lovers take note: Alberta is about to host its biggest wine festival ever. From rosé to red, white and skin-contact wines, you’ll be able to try hundreds of different types of wines from around the world at Winefest. Plus, they’ll have non-alcoholic options if you’re choosing to go dry. Read on for everything to know about Winefest 2023.


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Where in Alberta is Winefest?

Both Calgary and Edmonton will be hosting Winefest.

When is Winefest?

Winefest in Calgary takes place from February 17-18, while Winefest Edmonton will be on from February 24-25.

What venues will Winefest be at?

You can find Winefest at the BMO Centre (Calgary) and the Edmonton Convention Centre (Edmonton).

Is there an age requirement?

Yes, this event is for guests 18+ older as per the Alberta legal drinking age. Infants, toddlers and any under age persons are not permitted to attend.

Will there be food?

Gourmet bites will be available throughout the show from critically-acclaimed chefs across Canada.

How much are tickets?

Ticket prices start at $115.

What does my ticket include?

Your ticket includes an all-inclusive sampling of wines from the world’s most celebrated regions, delicious hors d’oeuvres, and a complimentary wine glass!

For more information on Winefest, visit their website here.