August 4 - 13, 2017

Best of the West

Best of the West, sponsored by Grosvenor Americas, is a highly sought-after ticketed culinary event featuring an evening on the waterfront filled with masterfully curated food and wine pairings.

The Harmony Arts Festival is proud to present the 7th annual event that pairs 12 delectable restaurants with 12 local wineries in a competition that celebrates the best that BC has to offer.

Guests are encouraged to vote on their favourite pairing, with the winner being crowned Best of the West.

Get your tickets!

This year's event will be held on:

  • Wednesday, August 9, 2017
  • 7-9 p.m.
  • Ambleside Pier

Tickets are $100 + tax and can be purchased through can be purchased through Select Your Tickets by phone at 250-762-5050 or online 

Culinary Duo Package

Enjoy two culinary events for a discounted price. 

Best of the West and Mixology Night on the Pier can be purchased for a combined price of $150 (plus tax).

Purchase tickets by phone only at 250-762-5050 (this option is not available online).


Tickets have sold out months in advance in past years, so don’t miss out on your opportunity to experience Best of the West!

Participating Restaurants Participating Wineries
ARC Restaurant at the Fairmont Waterfront Blue Mountain Winery
Cactus Club Café Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
Feast -The Neighbourhood Table Culmina
Mangia E Bevi Harper's Trail
Milestones Haywire Winery
PARC Retirement Living Hester Creek Estate Winery
Terroir Kitchen Laughint Stock Vineyards
Temper Chocolate & Pastry Painted Rock
The Observatory Poplar Grove Winery
Thomas Haas Road 13 Vineyards
Vancouver Aquarium Tantalus Vineyards
Zen Japanese Restaurant  

Last year's winners

2016 Best of the West - Winning pairing
PARC Retirement Living + Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

  • Braised "black apron" angus beef topped with harissa spiced black tiger prawn served with fennel confit and local pureed organic yam potato
  • Paired with Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2013 Athene
Purchase Tickets

Join us Wednesday, August 9, 7–9 p.m. on Ambleside Pier

Tickets are $100 plus tax

Purchase by phone 250-762-5050
or get tickets online