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Discover Westside
Whether it’s for a week, a day, or a glass of wine, it’s time to explore the beauty of West Kelowna and Westbank First Nation!

Our Roots Run Deep

The Westside (as the locals like to call it) has always been appreciated for its quiet beaches, rolling hills of orchards, and fantastic outdoor activities. The people here are proud of their rich history in agriculture, of the feisty Fur Brigade Traders and of their relationship with the Syilx/Okanagan People. The small sleepy town that once was, has grown into a thriving independent city that has a ‘rural sophistication’ feel to it with vineyards, wineries, summer concerts, trails, agricultural pursuits, along with shops that offer the familiar comforts of home. Read more…

Top 10 Highlights

Swirl and sip your way along the Westside Wine Trail, bring out the geologist in yourself with some volcanic exploration, and Savour local flavours while you explore our Top 10 Highlights!

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Upcoming Events

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Icewine Discovery Tours

Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free Icewine Discovery Tours: Learn about the process behind Icewine making. Grizzli will be providing FREE Icewine Tours Friday, January 22 to Sunday, January 24 for three slots, 1 PM,...

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Icewine Discovery Tours

Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Icewine Gala

Jan 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for a decadent weekend of Icewine. From vine to bottle, enjoy an intimate guided tour of the Icewine process and its pairings with both sweet and savoury delights...

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Icewine Gala

Jan 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Paint with your Sweetheart

Feb 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

This Valentines Day, paint with your sweetheart and join us at Grizzli Winery for an afternoon painting workshop led by local Okanagan artist Randall Young. In this small and intimate 3.5...

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Paint with your Sweetheart

Feb 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Maps

When you visit West Kelowna & Westbank, there’s lots to see and do; from our beautiful waterfront beaches and parks, to running and cycling routes, to hiking in the mountains.

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What a capture! his is the Lakeview Heights neighbourhood on a sunny winter morning. We spy @rollingdale and @blackswiftvineyards in the photo, can you?⁠ 📷 @pacifico_drone⁠ ⁠ #Visitwestside #westkelowna #westsidewinetrail #exploringokanagan #explorelocal #okanagan #okanaganvalley #okanaganlife #okanaganlifestyle⁠ #exploreokanagan #kelownaphotography #okanaganviews...
We have four ❄️Winter Wine Experiences❄️ that you have to try this winter! Explore local and discover some amazing winter experiences right here in the Okanagan. Find out more about these experiences by clicking the...
Spectacular is just a short hike away! 🥾 Have you done any winter treks? ⁠ •⁠ 📷 @markantturi - thank you for sharing this great capture with us! ⁠ •⁠ #VisitWestside #WestKelowna #ExploreBC #ExploreLocal #beautifulbritishcolumbia #okanaganlife #stayandwnader #peoplewhoadventure...
Weekend Challenge: Get outside, enjoy this awesome January weather, and snap some photos of wildlife or birds! ⁠⠀ .⁠⠀ Where is the best place to see wildlife? A drive up Westside Road is a great place to...
The lights are still on at @rollingdale. If you missed them over the holidays these dazzling lights will continue to shine until Jan 15th from 4-11pm. Wine shop is open for sales until 5pm. Thank...
We do love a good sunset photo. This capture was taken on the shores of Lake Okanagan next to the @Covelakesideresort.⁠ ⁠ -📷 @covelakesideresort - thank you for sharing this gorgeous photo with us!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #VisitWestside #WestKelowna #okanaganlake #explorekelownalocal...
What adventures are you looking forward to in 2021? ⛰️⁠ ⁠ 📷 @thatsrichphotography - thank you for sharing this stunning capture with us!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #visitwestside #westkelowna #explorebc #mountainstories #folkgood #peoplewhoadventure #stayandwander #visitokanagan #mtnfolk⁠ ⁠...
❄️Want to know what our top picks for winter fun in #WestKelowna are? ❄️Click on the link in the bio to find out! Happy wintering!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #VisitWestside #WestKelowna #Okanaganlife #Okanganliving #ExploreBc #Explorelocal #StayLocal #wintertime #⁠ ⁠...

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