Category - Festivals & Events

Celebrate in Kelowna: It's Time for Wine

Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:00 PM by Tourism Kelowna

With the snow gone from the vineyards and everyone excited about the first spring blossoms, it’s time to tip a glass and taste the promise of what more than 170 Okanagan wineries will be offering this summer.

Kelowna Record Store Throws Big Birthday Party

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 10:00 AM by Vince Jones

On April 22nd, the world celebrates Record Store Day. The 2017 edition of RSD is the 10th anniversary of the event which, according to the event’s website, was established to “celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store.”

Save the Date: Okanagan Craft Cider Festival

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:00 PM by Jennifer Schell

The foundation of the agriculture industry here in Kelowna began on lush orchards offering top quality tree fruits for the community. Cideries have found a way to promote the natural attributes of the Okanagan apple by transforming them into a delicious drink.

Mother Mother Comes To Kelowna

Monday, March 13, 2017 3:00 PM by Vince Jones


We’re lucky to have a thriving music scene in Kelowna. Not only does that mean that we have a healthy number of high-quality local bands and excellent live music venues, but we also get some big names hitting the stages to entertain local audiences.

Quails' Gate Table Setting
The tables at Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery are ready for holiday cheer.

We love visiting the local wineries at this time of year because the busy season and harvest are both over, so the winemakers have more time to visit. This time of year presents the best opportunity for an intimate or technical wine experience where you can learn about the wines from the people who are making them.

Arriving in Canada for the last week of September, the 2016 Royal Tour of Canada included a stop right here in Kelowna. We were honoured to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Kelowna this past week.