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Our local chefs are thrilled to welcome the bounty that summertime brings to the Okanagan and can’t wait to integrate the newest seasonal ingredients into their menus.

5 Best Places for Brunch in Kelowna

Thursday, July 20, 2017 2:00 PM by Tourism Kelowna

If you’re thinking of soaking up the sun this summer in beautiful Kelowna, you’re going to need a place to start your day. Make the most of your visit by heading to one of these restaurants noted for serving up a superior late-morning dining experience.

Some of the Best Patios in Kelowna

Thursday, July 13, 2017 4:00 PM by Tourism Kelowna

In the summer, we all love to escape indoor spaces and enjoy the fresh air and warm sunshine. Sitting down with a glass of Okanagan wine enhances that experience. Visit one of these friendly establishments and heighten the occasion with the company of good friends—or the opportunity to make new ones.

There are endless beautiful locations to picnic around the Kelowna area. Wineries, parks, farms, hikes… so why not add to that local experience by tasting the terroir of where you are? Make it fun by planning your shop like a scavenger hunt, start with an empty picnic basket or cooler then plan your route. It’s so easy to do in Kelowna; here are some ideas on where to go:

A haze of purple, waves of intoxicating aromas…oh the rapture of standing in a field of lavender!

In Kelowna, Andrea McFadden of the Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm has created a work of art worthy of Provence through her garden.

Love wine? Me, too! Here’s a local tip: wineries are always introducing new wines and some of them are exclusive, have limited numbers or sell out quickly, so you have to visit the winery to get it