Dive into Outdoor Fun

Family at the Beach

Splash Away

With over 30 beaches around Kelowna, there are many opportunities to have a water fight or soak up the sun. Relax by the beach or go for a swim in the lovely Okanagan Lake.

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Mill Creek Hike

Hike in Natural Beauty

There are many different options for hiking around Kelowna, that are suitable for all experience levels. Take a stroll along the downtown boardwalk or climb to the top of a mountain, the choices are endless.

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Girl with icecream cone, downtown

Take a Break and Grab a Bite

Grab a cone, a slice of pizza, or try some of the delicious fruit grown right in our backyard. With so many different options to choose from you'll never eat the same thing twice.

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U-Pick Strawberries

Pick Your Own Fruit

Feel the joy of picking your own fruit right off the tree or out of the garden. From cherries to plums, and strawberries to raspberries there's fruit that everyone will enjoy.

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Myra Canyon

Choose Your Own Adventure

Adventure options are endless in Kelowna, head up to the Myra Canyon trestles for a bike or hike, or go for a zip on one of the zip line adventure parks. 

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Wibit water park

Many, Many Water Activities

If you love being on the water, you have come to the right place. Kelowna has tons of different water activities. From the downtown Wibit water park to parasailing, flying high above Okanagan Lake. Kayak from beach to beach and explore every bit of the beautiful Okanagan Valley.

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Summerhill Sunset Bistro view

Take in the View

Enjoy the sunset at one of the many lake view restaurants. Rest, relax, and take in the warm glow of the setting sun. Sit by the vineyard or dockside, grab a glass of wine and think about the fun adventures to come.

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Upcoming Events in Kelowna

Join the Kelowna Kasugai Sister City Association in an afternoon full of Japanese entertainment, paired with Kelowna's best Sushi & Sake.Over 10 restaurants in... More
The Great Gatsby follows Nick Carraway as he comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz, and bootleg kings. Chasing... More
Fat Cat is super excited about the 2017 edition of the Interior Savings Fat Cat Children's Festival. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canada's... More
Akon's shimmering, soulful voice has propelled countless hits across genres—from pop and R&B to hip-hop and dance. In addition to his own chart-­‐dominating... More
The Dirty Phil. is Canada's premier gravel fondo. A throw-back to the days when you rode your bike for the pure joy of...riding your bike. This is a chance to test... More
Victoria musician, Syl Thompson, and his band have been paying tribute to the musical works of David Bowie for more than three decades. Thompson embodies Bowie’s... More
This year marks Big White's 3rd Annual Craft and Country Mountain Festival, and you know what they say - third time's the charm! We are going bigger than ever with... More
The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for live concerts. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn... More
Hey, Baby Boomers...remember the '80s? Dance clubs open 6 nights a week, the birth of MTV, and that distinctive one-of-a-kind '80s sound... The producers of... More
"Celebrate Canada Day - Kelowna" is our annual, free community festival held in Waterfront Park, Jim Stuart Park and Kerry Park, as well as Prospera Place for... More
Bob Dylan is one of the most influential singer-songwriters of the 20th century whose career began in the early 1960s with songs that chronicled social issues like... More
Presented at Kelowna Community Theatre July 27 to August 5, 2017. Set in a northern English mining town, against the background of the 1984 miners' strike, Billy... More
ROCK THE LAKE has again partnered with Kelowna’s local classic rock station K96.3 to bring back this one-of-a-kind festival to the city on August 11, 12, & 13. 3... More
In honor of Giacomo Puccini’ immortal opera, this season will celebrate the art, the eccentricity, and the romance of the Bohemian lifestyle. Opera Kelowna is... More
The Kelowna Wine Country Half Marathon is the first event in the popular series produced by Destination Races held outside of the United States. Kelowna is the... More

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This time of year is exciting for foragers, farmers, gardeners, and all enthusiasts of locally grown products as the Okanagan growing season kicks in for another... More
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... More
Asparagus season is here! This means you can find fresh, local asparagus just about anywhere including, the Kelowna Farmers' & Crafters' Market... More
Lush vineyards, stunning wineries, endless hiking, orchards in full bloom, and so much more... Kelowna has a bit of everything for a great spring getaway.... More
We are a city with bountiful agritourism and gastronomic adventures so go ahead and savour Kelowna from the ground up. If you are in the downtown area, one of the... More
With warmer days and bursts of colour now a regular fixture, we’re deep into spring here in Kelowna, and with that in mind, here are some local tracks sure to... More
Kelowna orchards are in full bloom so the trees are bursting with colour and fragrance. The timing right now creates a 'sweet spot' where the variety of... More
A sure sign of spring is when the Kelowna Farmers' and Crafters' Market is selling fresh, local rhubarb! This easy rhubarb pie is absolutely... More
One of Kelowna's many charms is its proximity to rural landscapes and activities. When you're out for a short drive, it's surprising how quickly you... More
Every  golf course  in Kelowna has an amazing view of the mountains, the canyons, lakes, vineyards, and/or orchards because the entire area is... More
Excitement builds as the 3rd annual Great Okanagan Beer Festival (GOBF) approaches. video: by Meghan Reading GOBF 2016 The festival takes place May 11-13 and... More
Every fall, the picturesque community of Lake Country bustles with activities and performances as they host 300+ artists from all over British... More
If you only had one, just one day to spend in Kelowna here are a few of the many must-see attractions and venues.  (You really should stay longer or start... More
Warm weather and cold beers are a perfect date combo. And with three breweries (and a forth on the way) all within walking distance of each other in the heart of... More
Be it a selfie captured with your new cell phone or a more sophisticated image thoughtfully crafted on a digital SLR, recording a visit to Kelowna means you’ve... More