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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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Golden Hour: Music in the Vineyard

May 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join Grizzli Winery for Golden Hour: Music in the Vineyard! Unwind, relax, and spend your evening at Grizzli Winery’s outdoor pavilion, surrounded by beautiful vineyards. Seating is first-come-first-serve. To ensure seating,...

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Golden Hour: Music in the Vineyard

May 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Happy Hour Live Music with Aaron Leowen

May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

When Friday comes, the Okanagan relaxes! And there’s no better way to spend it than inside Grizzli Winery’s estate wine lounge and art gallery, sipping wine and listening to local...

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Happy Hour Live Music with Aaron Leowen

May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Crush @ Lakesider Brewing

May 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for local craft beer, great food, and a lively evening of music with Crush! $5 cover charge for the artists. Reservations recommended to guarantee a seat! Event Date: Saturday May 21st @...

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Crush @ Lakesider Brewing

May 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 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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We have some ideas for exploring the Westside this long weekend. Did we miss anything off this list? What are your plans?⁠ See #LINKINBIO for more info!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #VisitWestside #WestKelowna #supportlocal #weekendexplorations #hiking #okanaganlife #weekendvibes #okanaganvalley...
Wheelin' fun 🌻. ⁠ ⁠ 📸: @bmccluskie and @court_rides_bikes - thanks for sharing with us!⁠ ⁠ #okanaganlife #borntoride #mtnbike #springvibes #okanaganvalley #visitwestside #getoutside #natureisgood #explorecanada #beautifulbritishcolumbia...
This weekend is a great weekend to get out and discover West Kelowna’s wineries and breweries! There are two different passport events you can participate in this weekend and both have some great prizes to...
Spring blossoms in the Casa Loma neighbourhood.⁠ ⁠ 📷 @ohcanadan - thank you for sharing this photo with us! ⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #springblossoms #orchardblossoms #lakeviews #westkelowna #visitwestside #okanaganlife #thompsonokanagan #natureisbeautiful #springvibes...
How are you celebrating or remembering the wonderful mothers in your lives? ⁠ ⁠ If you need some ideas, please visit our website where you will find special Mother's Day events as well as ideas for hiking...
We just can’t get enough of these brilliant Arrowleaf balsamroot flower photos! 🌻⁠ ⁠ Photo 1 @hikingtheokanagan ⁠ Photos 2&3 @westkwanderer⁠ Photo 4 @supernova_thevizsla⁠ ⁠ #visitwestside #westkelowna #explorebc #beautifulbritishcolumbia #outdoortones #springwildflowers #arrowleafbalsamroot #ilovebc #pnwonderland #explorecanada #getoutside #adventurealways #springvibes ⁠...
Can we just say wow! How amazing is it that we live in such a stunning place?⁠ ⁠ 📷 @stephenhui - thank you for sharing this photo with us!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #ExploreBC #explorecanadan #visitwestside #westkelowna #greatnorthcollective #wanderlust #bucketlist #pnwonderland #exploremore...
Some spring views from the vineyards and wineries of the Westside Wine Trail. Spring is a great time to visit the wineries as the tasting rooms are not as busy and the vineyards are changing...

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