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The 5th Annual Giants Head Grind – Christopher Walker Memorial Race, returns to Summerland, BC on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Runners, Walkers, Crawlers… and again this year Cyclists are invited To “Climb The Giant” in Summerland, BC from Peach Orchard Park to Giants Head Peak. The Summerland Rotary Club utilizes the funds raised for Colon […]

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This lively industry-insider event is your opportunity to stand in the spotlight and tell hundreds of local tourism professionals and the community about the new and exciting things that are happening within your business this season. Get some valuable face time with the people that are the go-to source for the best spots to stay, […]

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Craft beer and cider enthusiasts from BC and beyond gathered in Penticton to celebrate this past weekend.  A hopping good time was had by all who attended the 23rd Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale and organizers are calling it the best event to date. “We are always very fortunate to attract some of the best […]

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Courtyard Gallery will be celebrating its Fifth Anniversary on Saturday, April 28 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.  In gratitude for the support of our community, an invitation is being extended to you to come out and share in the birthday cake and celebrate with the artists. Focusing on the work of local artists only, […]

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Mother’s day brunch at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf Club is the perfect way to show the amazing mothers in your life just how special they are! Chef Tim has designed a mouth watering menu drawing inspiration from fresh, local ingredients.  Our brunch offers a great variety of items, it’s sure to please everyone in your group! […]

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Extreme Rodeo… Not to be missed! Featuring 10 of Canada’s top bronc riders and stock competing for thousands in prizes in beautiful Armstrong, British Columbia. Also showcasing the jaw dropping 6 man Ring of Fear and 4 man Mexican Bull Poker special events. This professional Extreme Rodeo will highlight 35 of Canada’s top bull riders […]

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Wine lovers will get the opportunity to taste a variety of vino in just a few weeks time. The 20th annual Kamloops Wine Festival runs from May 5 to May 12, and will offer an array of wine-related activities at restaurants all over the city, with funds raised going directly to the Kamloops Art Gallery. […]

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Spring is now in the air here in Sun Peaks! The long days of spring sunshine will soon be uncovering our beloved dirt trails from their snowy hibernation, and we can’t stop daydreaming about the upcoming summer of biking ahead. Speaking of summer, mark your calendars for opening day of the Sun Peaks Bike Park on […]

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Spring is in the air and the Vernon Farmer’s Market is getting ready to return for the year. The popular market will once again set up in the parking lot of Kal Tire Place starting Thursday, April 19. The 2018 season will mark the 39th year for the market that features numerous items from local […]

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Experience the thrill and total exhilaration of studying and performing Improv Theatre in the Rocky Mountains combined with a historic town tour. This 3 day course (April 27-29, 2018) is set in a majestic mountain setting that is guaranteed to keep you feeling inspired the entire time. Start your weekend off with a bus tour […]

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A unique tasting event featuring local food, wine & live music in a beautiful outdoor setting at the Kettle Valley Railway Station in Summerland, BC. A stand-up grazing reception with food, wine, cider and beer stations. Each guest will also receive a monogramed wine glass to take home. Experience the offerings of Bottleneck Drive’s diverse collective […]

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The World Mixed Curling Championship 2018 will head to Canada for the first time, in October. Kelowna Curling Club, in Kelowna, British Columbia will host the fourth edition of this open entry event from Saturday 13 October to Saturday 20 October 2018. In its first few years this event has attracted 37 of the World Curling […]

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The RCMP’s famed Musical Ride is coming to Kelowna. Prospera Place announced the horseback spectacle will perform at the arena on Aug. 9 in support of Cops for Kids. The troop of 32 riders in red serge and their horses performs intricate figures and drills choreographed to music, and is a Canadian cultural icon. The Musical Ride […]

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Jul 28, 2018 9:00am to 5:00pm The Rotary Club of Sun Peaks is proud to present the first Annual Sun Peaks Art Summit. A premiere artist show and sale held outdoors throughout our village stroll on July 28 in beautiful Sun Peaks, as part of the Alpine Blossom Festival. Applications are JURIED and based on the […]

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You’re invited to the third annual BC Hospitality Summit: a conference for hoteliers, liquor retailers, and publicans April 22-24 in Whistler. Summit brings together owners and managers who want to get ahead of the competition, learn new skills and trends, make profitable business relationships, and play a part in shaping the future of our industry. […]

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April 13th and 27th – Join CedarCreek Winemaker Taylor Whelan for an intimate cellar experience and 3-course dinner at CedarCreek. A canapé reception will begin at 6pm, followed by a behind-the-scenes cellar tour and barrel sampling of our upcoming Platinum release wines. The evening will culminate with a 3-course dinner in our intimate wine shop, […]

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More twists than a corkscrew! That’s Joe DiPietro’s superbly suspenseful and comedic murder mystery “Art of Murder”, which opens on the Cannery Stage on April 12! This 2nd show in Many Hats’ 11th season will keep you on the edge of your seat trying to figure out who gets killed, why, and of course … […]

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Join us at Sparkling Hill Resort on Sunday April 01st, 2018 for an Easter Brunch. PeakFine’s farm to table Easter Brunch menu draws ingredients from the finest farms and gardens of the Okanagan. Enjoy this brunch buffet with a cold station, hot station and pastry presentation in a luminous location, surrounding you with Swarovski crystals […]

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The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society announces the 24th British Columbia Best of Varietal Wine Competition (BOV) presented by Farm Credit Canada, ContainerWorld and TricorBraun Winepak. This provincial wine competition is held to recognize the top British Columbia wine varietals and kicks off the 2018 Annual Spring Okanagan Wine Festival. Registration is open to all licensed […]

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For the first time the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) will be shown at the National Altitude Training Centre at SilverStar Mountain Resort March 10. VIMFF provides communities from around the world with an award-winning and critically acclaimed selection of films: featuring adventure, mountain culture and mountain sport. Robin Baycroft will MC the evening. […]

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Planning for the 2018 vALEmount Craft Beer Experience (VCBE) June 15-16 is well underway with tickets now on sale. Last year’s inaugural event drew roughly 430 people; the 500 tickets sold out weeks in advance and drew many out-of-town visitors. This year organizer and Three Ranges Brewing Co co-owner Michael Lewis expects tickets to sell […]

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Penticton, BC: The team at Hoodoo Adventures is looking forward to welcoming sports enthusiasts to its Elevation Series, two upcoming races taking place in the Okanagan in March: the Ski2Tree in Kelowna on March 18 and the Elevator Race in Penticton on March 24. Designed to appeal to a range of athletes, including competitive men […]

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Back for its 3rd year, this highly-anticipated festival celebrates the best in innovative regional cuisine and mouth-watering movies. Founding sponsor, Watermark Beach Resort, is joined this year by Similkameen Independent Winegrowers & Devour! to bring the largest Food, Film, Wine and fun festival to the Okanagan Valley. Visit the Watermark website to learn more about […]

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