okanagan Events

Monday April 22nd, 2019

Vernon Farmers Market

Apr 18 - Oct 31

The Vernon Farmers Market is thrilled to be embarking on its 40th season on Thursday April 18. And every Monday & Thursday until Oct 31. Again we are offering everything from local fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, crafts, art, gourmet foods, plants, flowers, gifts, liquor, and delicious baking. Entertainment and children’s activities often add to the… Full details 

Kelowna Speakers League

Apr 23

This is a casual (beer friendly) networking opportunity for speakers of all skill levels to meet and workshop/practice your presentations, speeches while developing your public speaking skills in a safe and welcoming environment. Every major sports league has a development league. Why not one for speakers… We are the burnt toast, rebellious, rule breaking group… Full details 

Enterprize Challenge Finale and Showcase

Apr 24

This is the final round of judging for seven finalists who have competed in the Enterprize Challenge program. This program is for budding entrepreneurs or owners of a new startup business in the N. Okanagan who want to pitch their idea to a panel of local business leaders…yes kind of like Dragons Den. We are… Full details 

Enterprize Challenge Finale and Showcase

Apr 24

This is the final round of judging for seven finalists who have competed in the Enterprize Challenge program. This program is for budding entrepreneurs or owners of a new startup business in the N. Okanagan who want to pitch their idea to a panel of local business leaders…yes kind of like Dragons Den. We are… Full details 

Let’s Dance Kelowna – Spring Soirée

Apr 26

Dress in your best formal or semi-formal wear and join us for an elegant evening of dancing and showcase dances. Join us on the dance floor upstairs at the German Canadian Club, 1696 Cary Road. Group lesson from 7:30 to 8 PM followed by dancing from 8 to 10 PM. Members – $5, non-members –… Full details 

Peachland Sip and Savour Wine Festival

Apr 27

Peachland Rotary is excited to hold our first event of the year – a new event that we are certain will become an annual one. The Sip and Savour Wine Festival is happening on Saturday April 27th at the Peachland Community Centre. Wineries from Summerland, Peachland and West Kelowna will be featured as well as… Full details 

Kelowna City Concert Band SPRING CONCERT

Apr 27

“SPRING CONCERT” presented by the Kelowna City Concert Band. This group consists of 70-plus Kelowna-area musicians from all ages, skills, and walks of life. They are passionate about playing excellent music, bringing joy to their enthusiastic audiences throughout the year. Under the inspiring leadership of Dennis Colpitts, the band has grown in numbers and excellence… Full details 

Presentation by The Jealous Curator, Danielle Krysa

May 2

The Summerland Art Gallery is hosting an entertaining evening of art education and fun on Thursday, May 2 at 7:00. The guest speaker is Danielle Krysa, a Summerland resident who is known around the world, as the Jealous Curator, for her connections with artists and her encouraging teaching about creativity. In the course of the… Full details 

An Arts Evening with The Jealous Curator

May 2

The Summerland Art Gallery is hosting an entertaining evening of art education and fun on Thursday, May 2 at 7:00. The guest of honor is Danielle Krysa, a Summerland resident who is known around the world for her connections with artists and her encouraging teaching about creativity. Krysa is the writer/curator behind the contemporary art… Full details 

Pro D Day Art Camps

May 3

Are you looking for something fun and educational for your kids to do on Pro-D Days this year? The Summerland Arts Council will be holding Pro D-Day Art Camps on February 15th, April 15th and May 3rd at the Summerland Arts & Cultural Centre. 9525 Wharton Street from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Experienced and… Full details 

Underground Blues Evenings at The Vibrant Vine

May 3

The Vibrant Vine presents An Underground Blues Evening, hosted by Poppa Dawg. Join us May 3rd from 5.30pm – 8pm for a speakeasy style evening of Blues, wine and good vibes! We will have our fully serviced bar open all evening for you to enjoy whilst listening to these incredibly talented musicians. Tickets $20 plus… Full details 

The Spring WestJet Wine Tastings

May 3

Taste over 200 British Columbian wines all under one roof, at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. With wineries organized by their different regions, you can tour throughout Okanagan Wine Country without having to drive! This event is famous across Canada, with delicious appetizers, live music, a photobooth and more! Full details 

SING!

May 3 - May 4 Music event Music

Spectrum Singers are pleased to announce their 2019 Spring concert series “SING!”. Join us on the 3rd or 4th of May at 7:30 pm in St. Michael’s Cathedral, 608 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna. Come celebrate the best of choral music with special selections bound to get you into the spring spirit! Kim Kleineberg and the Spectrum… Full details 

Ballet Kelowna Presents Spring — May 3 & 4, 2019

May 3 - May 4

Ballet Kelowna closes its 2018/19 Season with Spring, at the Kelowna Community Theatre on May 3 & 4, 2019 at 7:30pm. This rejuvenating mixed program introduces three world premieres from a trio of esteemed Canadian female choreographers, offering refreshing takes on works by Igor Stravinsky, originally commissioned for Paris’ Ballet Russes between 1910 and 1913…. Full details 

Kids fishing weekend

May 4 - May 5

Kalamalka Flyfishers 16th annual Kids fishing weekend where children 4 to 14 are invited to come try their hand at catching a limit of 2 trout per day. Rods and reels are available to those who do not have their own. Children under 11 must me accompanied by an adult. Join us Wed May 1st… Full details 

3rd Annual Okanagan Cider Festival

May 4

*3rd Annual Okanagan Cider Festival *Hosted by Truck 59 Ciderhouse *3887 Brown Road, West Kelowna, BC *May 4th, 2019 4pm – 8pm *In celebration of BC CiderWeek *Email: events@truck59cider.com *Tickets are $45 each and include: – Entry to Okanagan Cider Festival – Keepsake Truck 59 cider glass – Samples from 20+ craft cideries – Cider-inspired… Full details 

The Spring WestJet Wine Tastings

May 4

Taste over 200 British Columbian wines all under one roof, at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. With wineries organized by their different regions, you can tour throughout Okanagan Wine Country without having to drive! This event is famous across Canada, with delicious appetizers, live music, a photobooth and more! Full details 

Galaxy Fundraiser

May 4

Willowstone Academy invites you to our Galaxy Fundraiser event at The Innovation Centre on Saturday, May the 4th, starting at 7:00 p.m. We are raising funds to support technological advancement and personalized learning at Willowstone Academy. Technology empowers its users. At Willowstone Academy, we are nurturing change-makers who are attuned to their environment and prepared… Full details 

Okanagan Festival Singers — Into the Light

May 4

Join the Okanagan Festival Singers as they celebrate the bright days of spring with their concert ‘Into the Light’! The Okanagan Festival Singers and the Kelowna Secondary School Chamber Choir will blend their talents in a dynamic performance of 20th-century classic choral works, joined by celebrated guest conductor Erick Lichte. Full details 

Moving for Independence

May 5

Come cycle, run, walk etc for $20.00 All proceeds stay local to support youth with disabilities to maintain or increase independent living skills. Fee includes lunch, massage and a great gift bag with donations and random mystery prizes, Fee is waived with $100.00 in pledges and all children / youth 12 and under are free…. Full details 

Children’s May Faire Festival

May 5

Join us for a magical, mythical, medieval spring festival! Lakeside School warmly invites you to our Children’s May Faire Festival on Sunday, May 5 from 11am to 3pm at 429 Collett Road. At 11:00 am we begin with our traditional Maypole dance. General Admission is free! Children’s activities vary from $2 – $10. Activities: ~Flower… Full details 

Best of Varietal Awards and Reception

May 8

Enjoy the 2019 Okanagan wine tourism season with an exclusive tasting of the best varietals in British Columbia. The evening starts with the announcement of the Best of Varietals and is followed by an exclusive wine tasting with winemakers and winery owners. The winning wines have been chosen from over 600 entries by an esteemed… Full details 

Okanagan Mascot Games – Mascot Mingle

May 10

The Okanagan Mascot Games bring some of your favourite mascots head to head in challenging battles to see who will come out the ultimate champion! Mascot Week ends with a VIP Mascot Mingle on May 10, 2019 where you can meet and greet your favourite mascots, catch some fist bumps, high fives and hugs along… Full details 

Axé Capoeira

May 10

Friday May 10, 2019 – 6:30 AXÉ CAPOEIRA Family ShowTime Series Axé Capoeira has performed worldwide since its conception in Brazil, making its Canadian debut at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival in 1990. Featuring traditional capoeira music as well as upbeat Brazilian vocals and instrumentals, performances showcase professional capoeiristas and dancers at the height of… Full details 

MOTHER’S DAY RENEWAL

May 10 - May 12

This retreat is for anyone who is drawn to care for living beings, whether your own children, others in your community, or the Earth itself. Take time to nourish yourself with compassion and be taken care of with wholesome food, time alone and healthy interaction with others. Relax, renew. Tap into your own creative spirit… Full details 

Iron Sommelier

May 10

Three sommeliers who are experts on B.C. wine will battle it out by pairing wines with five gourmet courses. Each sommelier will present their pairings to convince you they are right and the other sommeliers are out to lunch! After each round, you vote using text to vote (don’t forget to bring your cell phones)… Full details 

Kaleden Volunteer Fire Department Yard Sale

May 11

The Kaleden Fire Department is hosting its 44th Annual Yard Sale. Contribute towards an environmentally-friendly society by donating gently used items to this worthy cause. Smaller items or medium size items (in boxes) can be dropped off at Kaleden Fire Hall by the two shipping containers in the back. Pick up for larger items –… Full details 

Okanagan Mascot Games – Game Day 1

May 11

The Okanagan Mascot Games bring some of your favourite mascots head to head in challenging battles to see who will come out the ultimate champion! Mascot Week ends with a VIP Mascot Mingle on May 10, 2019 where you can meet and greet your favourite mascots, catch some fist bumps, high fives and hugs along… Full details 

TASTE OF THE ASHRAM

May 11 Other event Events

You are invited to be part of the Ashram for this program that gives a taste of this special community. Join us for this day program which includes a yoga class, lunch and a guided tour of the gardens & new Temple of Light. Extend your stay overnight and participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service)… Full details 

Putting & Bubbles

May 11

What better way to celebrate spring in the Okanagan than with a variety of the region’s best bubbly, rosé, and whites? How about doing so while out on the green, collecting a prize for the highest putting score? Whether you’re looking to enhance your game after the winter or are new to the sport and… Full details 

The Shoppers LOVE. YOU. Run for Women

May 12

The SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Run for Women is back in Kelowna on May 12, 2019 in support of women’s mental health initiatives in our community. It is a 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run and Little Steps 1K taking place in 17 cities across Canada. Living with mental health challenges is hard but we can come together… Full details 

Okanagan Mascot Games – Game Day 1

May 12

The Okanagan Mascot Games bring some of your favourite mascots head to head in challenging battles to see who will come out the ultimate champion! Mascot Week ends with a VIP Mascot Mingle on May 10, 2019 where you can meet and greet your favourite mascots, catch some fist bumps, high fives and hugs along… Full details 

Mother’s Day Tea at Mackie Lake House

May 12

Celebrate the special women in your life! You’ll love our selection of teas, delicious finger sandwiches, fluffy scones with Devonshire cream and preserves, and delicate desserts. Tea is served in elegant fine bone China on the beautiful verandah that overlooks Kalamalka Lake and Mackie’s scenic gardens. All guests have the option of touring through the… Full details 

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