BC Wine Country Calendar of Events page

British Columbia Wine Country
Calendar of Events

(Last updated: 11/21/2014 )

 

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Okanagan/Similkameen Wine Regions

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Location

Nov 22 – 24
Fri – Sun
Times TBA
Winter in Wine Country.  As winter approaches celebrate the season with many of Canada’s top wineries from Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country.  The three days include special wine tastings, unusual gifts, beautiful Christmas light displays, and fun seasonal experiences. Oliver, BC
Sat
Nov 29
Times TBA
Snowflake Wine Festival.  In its 6th year, the Snowflake Wine Festival just keeps on growing!  As a fundraiser for the Revelstoke Ski Club, join some of the finest wineries in Southern BC for a great evening of wine tasting, savory appetizers, live entertainment, wonderful company and a great selection of items in their silent auction. Come and enjoy tastings from over 20 Award Winning BC Wineries and Begbie Brewery. 2950 Camozzi Rd,
Revelstoke, BC
Sat & Sun
Nov 29 & 30
11 am – 5 pm
Okanagan Falls Open House Weekend.  Join the wineries of Okanagan Falls this holiday season for their open house weekend in the “Heart of Wine Country”.  Come visit their 12 wineries for your holiday gifting ideas, food pairings and sample delicious wines.  The wine shops and vineyards will be decorated waiting for you to enjoy delicious holiday treats and exclusive features.  Admission is free. Okanagan Falls Wineries
Sat & Sun
Nov 29 & 30
11 am – 7 pm
4th Annual Light Up the Vines.  Join the Bottleneck Drive Wineries for a weekend of touring as they “Light Up The Vines” for two special evenings. Stop in for wine tasting, special holiday promotions, a weekend passport to win a prize valued at over $500 and of course see the vines lit up. This year there will once again be SELF-GUIDED and GUIDED tour options. Summerland Area Wineries
Sat & Sun
Dec. 6 & 7
Noon – 4 pm
Similkameen Valley Christmas Winey Open House Tour.  Wine tastings, food pairings, decorated wine shops, art, gift ideas and holiday joy and cheer await you in the fourth annual Similkameen Country Christmas Winery Open House Tour.  In traditional holiday open house style, you can meander through the beautiful Similkameen and visit the 9 member wineries.  Rumor has it that even Santa loves to give (and receive!) amazing, award-winning wines from the Similkameen Valley! Similkameen Valley Wineries
Sun
Dec 7
Noon – 4 pm
Sip into the Season.  This unique and one of a kind event will see visitors travel from winery to winery as they enjoy the works of the artisans and crafters at each location as well as award winning wines, gift packages, and holiday cheer.  This self-guided tour will have maps at each location. For added convenience, touring options are available.  Cost is complimentary. Kelowna Area Wineries
Fri
Dec 13
7 - 9:30 pm
Big Reds at Big White.  Big Reds at Big White is a celebration of Okanagan wine in the winter wonderland of Big White Ski Resort.  Sample wine from over 30 local wineries and enjoy tasty morsels of food from the mountain’s fantastic restaurants as you explore wines from across the region.

The intimate atmosphere allows you to interact with the winemakers and learn all about what makes their wines unique.  Some of the wineries will be sampling new releases, and others will be showcasing their tried and tested varieties.   The event features primarily red wines; however there are always a few white options and even some ice wine to try.  The festival extends over two nights (Saturday December 14th is sold out). Tickets cost $60.
Big White Ski Resort
Village Centre Mall
5315 Big White Rd
Kelowna, BC

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Jan 16 – 25
Times vary
Okanagan Wine Festival.  Dubbed one of the Best Winter Parties in Canada, the Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival is a delectable experience of wine, skiing, food and riding.  Embrace winter in the award winning alpine village of Sun Peaks and savor the wine culture of British Columbia.  With 20 memorable events spread out over nine days, it’s easy to find an event for you and your friends. Sun Peaks Resort
Kamloops, BC

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Sat
May 2
1 – 4 pm
Pig Out!  Celebrate this exciting time of year with 31 wineries of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country.  The 3rd Annual Pig Out is an outdoor, tented affair set at Covert Farms with the latest releases and fan favorites from the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country Wineries.  Interact with local chefs as they dare to impress you with their pig roasting and poultry plucking skills while enjoying the music of local artists throughout the afternoon. Covert Farms
107th St
Oliver, BC
Fri – Sun
May 22 – 24
Times TBA
Half Corked Marathon Weekend.  The Half Corked Marathon has become one of the most highly anticipated events in Canada.  This race is all about having fun.  If you are looking to set a record, this probably isn't the event for you, instead this event includes: a custom welcome bag (including exclusive offers from Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country Wineries), fine wines and cuisine from local restaurants on the route, a picnic at the finish line, an awards ceremony following the race, fantastic costumes, and an opportunity to meet the people behind the wines of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country.  Spend the weekend in this world-class scenery. Oliver, BC
Sat
Jul 11
5 – 9 pm
Similkameen BBQ King.  The 6th Annual Similkameen BBQ King event is a unique wine and food experience including a competition featuring chefs vying for the coveted title of Similkameen BBQ King or Queen. Grist Mill & Gardens
2691 Upper Bench Rd SS 4
Keremeos. BC

 

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