Wine Festival

The East Kootenay Wine Festival, November 7- 8, 2014 celebrates the very best wines from British Columbia, and the 13th annual event promises to be even better than last year.

Package guests will enjoy a gourmet wine-paired dinner featuring winning wines from the 2013 Festival. They also experience an exclusive opportunity to be part of the “People's Choice” Judging panel and choose the winners of the Festival competition.


  • 2 nights of standard accommodation with 2 queen beds in the mountain lodge.
  • 2 tickets to the Friday November 7 evening gourmet wine paired dinner, featuring winning wines from the  2013 Wine Festival expertly paired to the delicious creations of our Executive Resort Chef and his culinary team.
  • 2 Judging Ribbons and exclusive access to the 2014 “People’s Choice” Festival Judging Panel. The judging session takes place on the afternoon of Saturday November 8, before the main Festival event that takes place later that same evening.
  • 2 tickets to the Saturday November 8 evening East Kootenay Wine Festival event, where the winning wines will be announced. Hors d’oeuvres and fine cheeses will be served. Packaged guests will be welcomed into the event 30 minutes prior to opening.
  • A bottle of BC wine in your room, your choice of red or white.

Click here to see our fabulous Wine Paired Menu!

And to make sure your stay is even more comfortable, every room comes with two cozy, white fluffy robes to use during your stay, plus the resort offers free parking and free wireless internet.,

Package price is $289.00 per person ($144.45 per person per night)

* Weekend Festival Package price based on double occupancy in a standard room with 2 queen beds. Room upgrades are available; please ask our reservations team. Package price includes gratuities. Price does not include applicable tax.

Tickets Only  - Wine Festival on November 8

  • Winning wines will be announced. Hors d’oeuvres and fine cheeses will be served.
  • Live Music in the Bear's Paw Bar & Grill AND Mountain Flowers Restaurant from 9:00pm to 1:00am
  • Shuttle service from Invermere and through the Valley

$49 + tax
*Event tickets are non-refundable. Not available online.

Buy now before they sell out! Call 250.345.6070 or 1.800.663.4979

Info box 

The East Kootenay Wine Festival has a limited number of packages available and sells out annually. Make sure you reserve your package early. Call 1.800.663.4979 to book!


Wine Festival packages and individual tickets are only available for guests aged 19 and over. Fairmont Hot Springs Resort requires a one night deposit plus applicable taxes at the time of booking.  The remainder of your stay is payable upon check-in with presentation of photo identification. Cancellation before 72 hours of your arrival is 100% refundable. The initial one night deposit will be charged if cancellation is made within 72 hours of your arrival.

Rates are subject to applicable tax . All rates are quoted in Canadian funds and are subject to change. Lodge guests enjoy unlimited access to our hot mineral pools during pool hours . Conditions may apply to all packages and programs. Rates and offer subject to availability, cancellation and change without notice. All facilities and programs subject to seasonality and change without notice. Available for new reservations only.