Kelowna Story Ideas

Situated in the heart of British Columbia, Kelowna is the hub and largest city in the Okanagan Valley. With breathtaking views overlooking Okanagan Lake and an endless number of year-round adventures available, visitors to the region are spoilt for choice when looking for rest and relaxation, high adrenaline activities, family time or a mix of all three. 

In addition, Kelowna continues to live up to its renowned reputation as a must visit destination with impressive new restaurants opening, the wine scene continuing to thrive and several cideries and breweries popping up. Below are a variety of story ideas, itineraries and updates on what's new or coming soon.

Summer & Fall

Industries of Kelowna

People Perspectives

Food & Drink


What's New


Coming Soon

Revelry Food + Music Hub | Summer

Chilango | Summer

Buffalo Rouge Brewery | Summer

Now Open

Craft 42 Roasters | April
Small batches, roasted in Kelowna. Committed to ethical sourcing, climate action and quality coffee.

Humo Izakaya | April
A contemporary Asian | Latin dining experience offering a wide range of globally inspired tapas & larger sharing plates.

Coop Wicked Chicken | July
An 80's & 90's inspired nostalgia-loving restaurant open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunches.

Ricco Room | July
A bespoke dining and cocktail bar, with a modern tropical-inspired interior and high-end, uniquely presented beverages.

Black Sheep Coffee Bar | June
An independent coffee shop, rooted in the heart of downtown Kelowna.

La Diperie | June
Award-winning ice cream with over 30 different dips made with real chocolate.

Pretty Not Bad | June
An unconventional sports bar and eatery focused on providing exceptional hospitality experiences.

Catelowna | June
the Interior's first and only cat café.

Born to Shake Cocktail Bar | June
Now serving craft cocktails along with retailing bartending goods to make the perfect drink. 

BNA Burger | June
The newest offering at the BNA Tasting room serving classic burgers and craft beers.

Kelowna Food Bike Tours | May
Sustainable Food Tours adventures by connecting with local food establishments, artists and business associations with the spirit of active living. 

Erica Jane | March
Located at the One Water building in downtown Kelowna, Erica Jane will offer an elevated dine experience unlike any other in the Okanagan, with seasonal menus, exceptional service, and the highest quality wines and cocktails available in the Okanagan and beyond.

Empire Crepe | March
A Parisian-style creperie in the heart of Kelowna.

Tiffin | January
An Indian cuisine, fast casual dining experience for those craving a healthy yet flavourful meal.


Lakehouse Kitchens Cooking School 
Cooking classes now available at Lakehouse home store from demo and diner to hands-on experiences. 

Grey Fox Brewing
Gluten-free beer crafted by carefully sourcing ingredients and brewing in a dedicated facility to provide the full craft beer experience without the gluten content.
​Opened December

KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence
To celebrate the incredible history and achievement of Canadian aerospace in the Okanagan, the centre will be a state-of-the-art museum and conference facility
Opening late summer 2022

Maestro's Kelowna
Carefully selected BC ingredients will be used to create Mediterranean inspired dishes at the Eldorado Resort - Manteo.
Now open - summer 2022

Bernie's Supper Club & Cinema
From the group behind BNA and Skinny Duke's comes a new and unique experience on Bernard Avene.
Now open - summer 2022

Leopold's Tavern
Your friendly, neighbourhood bar servicing up classic comfort food and good beer.
Now open - February 2022

The Gallery Winery
Family-owned winery and event space celebrating all things wine and art in West Kelowna.
Now open - winter 2022

Red Bird Brewing Expansion
Newly opened indoor and outdoor space built for the community to gather, hear live music, eat good food & drink good beer
Now open - spring 2022

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