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

The first-ever BC Bacon & Cider Festival is a showcase for some of the Okanagan Valley’s greatest gifts: great-tasting apples and pears, creative cider crafting,... More
Enjoy an elegant evening featuring a six-course seasonal dinner, crafted by our winery chefs using only the freshest local ingredients, paired with our award-winning... More
Like food? This is the event for you! Introducing Okanagan Eats, the Okanagan’s very own food show. An event dedicated solely to all things appetizing and delicious.... More
Every night during the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival, let our award-winning culinary team delight your palate with the fresh flavours of the season. Enjoy a... More
The urban chic setting of the Rotary Centre for the Arts is your venue to taste over 250 wines all under one roof. Famous across Canada as one of the most fun wine... More
Come and sip BC Cider with us! The 3rd annual BC Cider Week is taking place April 28 - May 7, 2017. To celebrate we have cideries from around BC pouring their finest... More
The urban chic setting of the Rotary Centre for the Arts is your venue to taste over 250 wines all under one roof. Famous across Canada as one of the most fun wine... More
Bacaro's own Chef Mike Wilkins and MasterChef finalist, Derrick Fox, cook side by side to prepare a five-course tasting menu that encompasses some of their favourite... More
Join us at the beautiful Winfield Memorial Hall, with only 300 tickets available, for a once in a lifetime intimate venue concert experience with Ron Sexsmith! With... More
Gerard ADHD Entertainment Inc. presents actor and comedian, Gerry Dee, live on stage at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Though most familiar as the star, creator, and... More
Automotive time trial that runs 800 vertical meters over 3.5 km up Knox Mountain. 60+ cars compete for the title of king of the hill! 2017 marks the 60th running of... More
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
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
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

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Your best friend has decided to tie the knot and you’ve gleefully agreed to be her Maid of Honour. Now you’ve got a bachelorette to plan and you want the... More
Don’t get me wrong, I love popcorn shrimp and gourmet burgers, but sometimes I want to choose the location for family dinner out. With two small kids, my... More
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... More
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... More
Easter long weekend is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the many colours of spring in Kelowna!   A post shared by Laura Johnson (@okv_pix) on Feb... More
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... More
From golfing vibrant greens to grabbing an aprè round of craft beer with friends before hiking to favourite viewpoint - Kelowna's spring... More
Kelowna has the most dramatic sunsets in the winter, but the prettiest ones are in spring. Winter's chill is gone and the fresh smell of spring is in the... More
With so many golf courses within a short drive from each other it’s no surprise Kelowna has been referred to as the Palm Springs of Canada. Now that spring has... More
Kelowna is the birthplace of BC wine (if you want to find out how it all started, watch this video ), and with 40 wineries in and near Kelowna, West Kelowna and Lake... More
TripAdvisor’s annual Travellers’ Choice Awards were recently released and Kelowna was ranked in the ‘Top 10 Destinations in Canada.’ Touted... More
We have a love affair with food. More than just a means of feeding our bodies, food is an experience. It brings us together as families, friends and communities.... More
Get some greens in your spring diet, and with 18 golf courses in and around Kelowna , you can play for days.  Kelowna has many different types of courses... More
This Saturday, April 1st is when the Kelowna Farmers' and Crafters' Market  returns to their outdoor location at the corner of Springfield Rd and... More
Even though we are anxiously anticipating the burst of colourful blossoms to fill our orchards and kick off a new growing season, we are... More