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The Mayor’s Gala for the Arts, a fundraiser for the Nicola Valley Arts Council is happening September 28 at the Merritt Civic Centre. Enjoy dinner, displays, swing music, and dancing. Early bird tickets ($65) for the Mayor’s Gala are available only online until Aug. 20 Following that from Aug. 21 – Sept. 21 regular tickets […]

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The materials are elegantly arranged, so precisely placed next to and on top of one another that it looks, at first, like I’ve stepped into an off-kilter interior design display. Lush and contemplative. Yet, on a closer approach, the materials reveal themselves as foam, folded and draped. Mattress. Pipe. String. “I work with synthetic waste […]

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Fall WestJet Wine Tastings

In partnership with WestJet, and Carson Air, the Okanagan Wine Festivals’ ever-popular Fall WestJet Wine Tasting takes place at the Kelowna International Airport in one of the city’s most unique venues, the Carson Air hangar. With the largest capacity of any indoor wine tasting in the Okanagan, this venue design is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Join […]

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The British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards

Introducing our Province’s most prestigious wine competition – The 2nd annual British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards.  It is a merger of the province’s two premier judging competitions and is presided over by the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.  A celebration of the best wines from across our Province with Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals […]

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Okanagan Wine Festivals and Valley First present Sensation: The fall wine festival finale. A wine tasting for the senses.

Wine + Food + Culture. A wine tasting event for the senses, Sensation is a festival that pairs B.C. wine with only the very best in art, music, food, and culture. As you explore the beautiful Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre see how different wines of the region have been paired with equally elevated experiences; […]

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Friday, August 8, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Who: Davison Orchards What: Apple Harvest Festival When: Weekends (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays) in September, 2019 Where: 3111 Davison Road Vernon BC Apple Harvest Celebrated at Davison Orchards All the hard work of caring for thousands of Davison Orchards apple trees is coming to fruition now. September is by […]

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The Cahoot’s Kitchen is coming to town! The Cahoot’s Kitchen has partnered with the Harpur Family Farm to host two evenings of five course meals with local wine and beer pairings. Their sold-out event on August 22nd led them to setting up for a second open air affair on August 23rd. The evenings will have […]

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Hundreds of visitors beat the summer heat at Big White’s annual Ciderfest this past Saturday. The event, now in its fourth year, saw nine cideries from across the province pour 3,600 samples for roughly 1,000 festival goers. Cideries included Somersby, The BX Press Cidery, Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse and others. In addition to the cider […]

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The fourth annual Ryga Arts Festival will be held in Summerland from August 24th to September 1st, featuring a diverse blend of concerts, theatre, spoken word, and visual arts, totaling 19 unique events. The festival celebrates the legacy of George Ryga (1932-1987), the great Canadian author who lived and worked in Summerland. Ryga was one […]

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Sample five of our newly released wines and a delectable food pairing in the Great Estates Wine Experience Centre at the Penticton Lakeside Hotel. Our recent vintages have developed and evolved and are now ready for you to enjoy!  We’re pleased to feature: Inniskillin Okanagan Reserve Fume Blanc, Inniskillin Okanagan Discovery Series Zinfandel, Jackson-Triggs Grand […]

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For Immediate Release – July 26, 2019 Kelowna, British Columbia Feast of Fields is FarmFolk CityFolk’s annual local food celebration and fundraiser, highlighting the contribution local chefs, restaurants, farmers, ranchers, fishers, food artisans, vintners, brewers and distillers make to our local food economy. In 2019, the 11th Annual Okanagan Feast of Fields will be held at Caldwell […]

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Professional photos by Sarah Lauze Click the image to see the photos by Sarah Lauze. Video and drone video from Sarah and Adam will be coming soon. Perfect cycling weather for the 7th annual Okanagan Trestles Tour Click the image to watch a 3 minute video by Raquel Rodrigues of the 2019 Okanagan Trestles Tour. […]

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DINNER AMONG THE VINEYARDS WITH MARGIT SKY PROJECT Enjoy Margit’s vocals and Rod’s jaw-dropping lead guitar against the spectacular backdrop of twilight overlooking the Thompson River. Dine outdoors on a four-course winery dinner menu by Uptown Chefs created to highlight some of Monte Creek Ranch’s most acclaimed wines. BUY NOW 1st course Seared Seabream, Billi Bi, Parsley Sauce & […]

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It’s that time of year when outdoor markets are a plenty and filling up your house with local food and goods becomes easier. The Sun Peaks Market Day is in full swing for the summer and will run right until September 29. Our market is famed for having a variety of vendors lining the village […]

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Wine+ Culture + Food. A celebration that delights all your senses, Sensation is a festival that pairs B.C. wine with only the very best in art, music, food, and culture. As attendees explore the beautiful Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre they’ll see how different wines of the region have been paired with equally elevated […]

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In partnership with WestJet, and Carson Air, the Okanagan Wine Festivals’ ever-popular Fall WestJet Wine Tasting takes place at the Kelowna International Airport in one of the city’s most unique venues, the Carson Air hangar. With the largest capacity of any indoor wine tasting in the Okanagan, this venue design is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Join […]

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It’s a face-off like no other! Presented by Valley First is the B.C. Wine and Food Truck Face-Off! Enjoy Okanagan wines paired with custom-made bites from seven different local food trucks at this one-of-a-kind, festival-feeling event. Everything from locally-inspired cuisine to samplings from far-off places have been paired with unique local wines for guests to […]

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Join Laughing Stock Vineyard’s winemaker Nikki Callaway on a journey exploring different Merlot sites through the South Okanagan. Merlot is a key investment component in LFNG’s Flagship wine Portfolio. The  virtual journey will extend from the Naramata Bench, Laughing Stock Vineyards, to the South finishing in Osoyoos with the Perfect Hedge Vineyard. Your tasting will […]

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The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association, in partnership with Fairview Mountain Golf Club, is thrilled to invite you to their 28th Annual Golf Tournament on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at Fairview Mountain Golf Club in Oliver, BC. We’re thrilled to announce for this year’s golf tournament we are partnering with the Central Okanagan Food Bank. They […]

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This summer journey into the zany world of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten whose ‘Christmas Belles’ and ‘Dashing Through the Snow’ were huge hits with our audiences in past seasons. This time Many Hats Theatre company presents ‘The Savannah Sipping Society’ a comedy set in Savannah, Georgia, the gracious bastion of Southern Society. An inimitable cast of ladies come […]

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Hello Summer Artwalk – Penticton, BC Thursday, June 20th from 5pm to 8pm Twelve (12!) Gallery openings in one night, all in downtown Penticton. Tour the galleries, all within a few minutes from each other. Meet the artists and enjoy the summer evening. Mix and mingle, share stories and learn what inspires them. Admission is […]

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Oliver, B.C. (June 13, 2019): The South Okanagan dazzles in summertime with lush vineyards, sun-soaked patios and Instagram-ready views – and Covert Farms Family Estate’s idyllic oasis showcases some of the region’s best attributes. Visitors to the charming estate can look forward to immersive farm tours and family-friendly events, while wedding parties and meetings attendees will be […]

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The seventh annual Okanagan Trestles Tour invites you to explore the historic Kettle Valley Rail Trail and Myra Canyon’s iconic trestle bridges. The family friendly ride takes place July 7, taking in sweeping vistas and deep gorges from the former rail line, and winds up with live music, a barbecue and bevvies. ”This event attracts hundreds of people from […]

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6:00 PM     Fri, Jun 21, 2019  Venue: Great Estates Wine Experience Centre | 21 Lakeshore Drive, Penticton Contact: Great Estates Okanagan 236-422-2466, info@greatestatesokanagan.com Date: June 21 Time: 6:00pm Price: $99 per person + tax Please join us for a unique and fascinating Riedel wine glass tasting In an educational wine glass seminar, Riedel will demonstrate the relationship between […]

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