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Mile High Wine & Music Festival

Mile High Wine & Music Festival

Thank you for joining us for another SOLD OUT event this year. We look forward to seeing you again next year when we host the 2019 Mile High Wine Festival August 9-10

If you didn't get a chance to come to this year's event, here's a look at what you missed:

Sky HiMile High Wine & Music Festival, August 10-11, 2018

Welcome back to Mile High Wine & Music presented by Valley First, 5280 feet above sea level and only at SilverStar Mountain Resort. The Okanagan Wine Festivals and SilverStar are proud to bring back Canada’s highest outdoor wine tasting - with 30 different British Columbia wineries, wine pairings and live music to entertain you

Being a mile high above sea level heightens your senses - Experience exquisite wines and food amongst friends with live music while enjoying the serenity of being on a mountain away from the city and in touch with nature.

Summer in the Okanagan is renowned for its warmth, outdoor activities, longer days, and wineries. Add the spectacular views of the surrounding valleys and lakes that SilverStar Mountain Resort has to offer and you have yourself a one of a kind summer evening! Not only will you learn how these Okanagan wines are produced, but you will have a chance to sample them and discuss as well. Welcome to the Mile High Wine & Music Festival.

The SilverStar Summer Wine & Music Festival runs for two days at our resort featuring,

  • Mile High Wine & Music presented by Valley First
  • Wine Masters Dinner 
  • Wine & Food Seminars
  • Self-guided Alpine Flower Hikes
  • Live Music
  • Gallery Odin Art Showing


Gallery Odin Art Showing

Gallery Odin is happy to announce that for the 15 th time in the history of the gallery we are setting up an Art Exhibition and Sale for the Silver Star Wine Festival.

This year the show will be on the North side of the board walk in Isidore Bourgeaud’s  Swiss Restaurant. It will feature original art by Okanagan artist: oil, acrylic, mixed media paintings and sculptures and open Saturday.

Kal Molnar will be hosting the show in the village, while Maria Molnar will be welcoming the visitors to Gallery Odin, at 215 Odin Rd on the Knoll as it will be open at the same time. Please put it on your calendar and come for a visit weather you are a Wine Festival participant or a visitor to Silver Star Mountain. Hope we can make it a pleasant one.

Mile High Tasting Tickets 

Join us on Saturday, August 11th from 4:00 - 7:00 pm. The event is held rain or shine. Please wear comfortable shoes (heels not recommended due to the grass) and dress appropriately for mountain weather as you enjoy a unique outdoor event full of fun, wine and music

Sky High Bubbles and Cheese featuring David Beaudoin

Saturday, August 11
  from 12:00pm - 3:00pm. Get yourself in the mood for the Mile High Tasting with the Sky High Bubbles event.

Let the “Cheese Poet” David Beaudoin and Mt Boucherie Winery send you on a tasty ride while enjoying the best Gondola view in the Okanagan Valley paired with bubbles and cheese!!!  Riders can get off at the top of the mountain for a scenic view or choose to take the gondola right back down.  Purchase your seats early as limited space is available for this event.  

The Details
Date: Saturday, August 11
Cost: $40 plus tax
Location: GONDOLA
Time: Gondola rides accepted for this event from 12 to 3:00pm.  The ride is approximately 5 minutes. 
Ticket Pick Up: Tickets for this event will be picked up from the ticket office

Mile High Wine Festival Dinners

Friday Night; A Taste of Lake Country

Celebrating Local wines with Local cuisine.  This incredible meal is not to be missed as it will feature two of Lake Countries finest wineries, Ex Nihilo Vineyards and 50th Parallel Estate Winery, as SilverStar Mountain Resort’s Executive Chef Scott Sanderson pairs with locally sourced ingredients from the farmers he has met first hand.  

The Details
Date: Friday, August 10
Cost: $115 plus tax & gratuity
Location: The Den Bar & Bistro
Time: 7:00pm doors open, 7:30pm dinner

Heirloom Caprese Salad
Pilgrims Produce/Olive Us/Tanto Latte Burrata
50th Parallel 2017 Pinot Noir Rose

BC Halibut
Wild Moon Farm Pancetta/Wise Earth Farm Fava Beans/Basil Foam
50th Parallel 2016 Chardonnay

Sterling Farms Chicken and Sweet Corn Fritters
Rocket/Spiced Stella Bella Yogurt
Ex Nihilo 2015 Pinot Noir

Holmwood Farms Lamb Bolognese
Straccetta Pasta/Carmelis Goat Cheese
Ex Nihilo “The Night”

Surprise Dessert Course
Silver Star Welcomes Guest Pastry Chef
Julian Helman owner of Karat Chocolate
Ex Nihilo 2016 sX Tous Sparkling Rose

Prepared by Executive Chef Scott Sanderson and Guest Executive Sous Chef Christian Scott from 50th Parallel 

Saturday Night; Mile High Street Food Dinner

This fun and casual long table seated dinner will explore street food classics amped up with Executive Chef Scott Sanderson's contemporary style.  This food truck on steroids dinner will feature an array of Okanagan wines as well as an Okanagan cidery.  Purchase your seats early as this event sells out early every year. 

The Details
Date: Saturday, August 11
Cost: $80 plus tax & gratuity
Location: The Den Bar & Bistro
Time: 7:30pm doors open, 8:00pm dinner

Poutine with Squeaky Cheese/Irish Gravy 
From The Cheese Poet David Beaudoin
Orchard Hill, Red Roof Cider, 2017

Grilled Cheese with Peach/Jalapeno/Basil
Poplar Grove Blue & Upper Bench Brie
Liquidity Vineyards, Viognier, 2016 

Spicy BC Black Cod Butter Cups
Corn Salsa/Water Melon Radish/Lime Crema
Covert Farms, Rose, 2017

100 Mile Lamb Burger
Farm tomato/Red Onion/Rocket/Smoked House Tzatziki
Bartier Brothers, Cabernet Franc 2016

Home Made Ice Cream Sandwich
Okanagan Spirits Surprise Dessert Cocktail 

Mile High Wine Festival Shuttle.

Coming up just for the day and need a ride? We are pleased to once again offer a shuttle service from Vernon (and beyond for our Wine Festival guests).

Shuttle Prices:
Return Trip fares are $25/person plus GST (within Vernon City limits). For guests outside of Vernon, please contact Noble Adventures for shuttle options.
One-Way return fares are available from SSMR at a price of $15/person plus GST.  

Shuttle Times:
Pick up between 2:00 - 3:30pm.  Return Shuttle 7:30pm.

Please contact Noble Adventures for reservations:

Thank you to our event partners: