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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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Live Blues & Jazz @ Shakers Cocktail Lounge

Jul 06 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live Jazz/Blues Wednesdays Relax in the stylish lounge and enjoy some cool beats with your beverage and treats. Location: Shakers Cocktail Lounge at Urban Distilleries & Winery 7-9pm on Wednesdays | $5 Cover...

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Live Blues & Jazz @ Shakers Cocktail Lounge

Jul 06 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live Music @ Ciao Bella

Jul 06 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Payas return to Ciao Bella Winery for a live event on Wednesday July 6th 3-5pm Everyone is welcome to come to enjoy a bottle of vino in the picnic area and...

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Live Music @ Ciao Bella

Jul 06 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music @ Off the Grid featuring Niki Martinus

Jul 07 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Book your table for Kelowna musician Niki Martinus. One of our most popular Niki is a Local singer and songwriter who preforms adult pop music. Live music runs from 5pm-7pm each...

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Live Music @ Off the Grid featuring Niki Martinus

Jul 07 @ 7:00 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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Canada Day Celebrations kick off at 11am on July 1st at Memorial Park! Other events taking place this weekend include:⁠ ⁠ 🍓 Opening day of the @westbankfarmersmarket ⁠ 🎶 Live Music at @grizzliwinery @lakesiderbeer and @crownthieves ⁠ 🧘🏽‍♀️ Yoga...
Rise and shine West Kelowna, summer is here! 😎⁠ ⁠ Looking for information on our beaches or parks? Flip through our digital Visitor Guide for some ideas, or stop by our Visitor Centre and pick up a...
Did you know that Mount Boucherie is a dormant volcano? It is the remnant of a stratovolcano that was created nearly 60 million years ago. ⁠ .⁠ It is estimated that it once had an elevation of...
‘Don’t worry, be happy’. The Gellatly Waterfront is a great place for some happiness. 😊 From waterfront parks and a playground to spots for birdwatching, swimming and volleyball, there is lots to do along our...
Humans aren't the only ones who like to visit vineyards. 🦌 Deer are not always the best for the vines but they sure are cute!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #WestKelowna #VisitWestside #nature #wildlife #okanaganlife #explorebc #deer #imagesofcanada #getoutside #slowdownseemore #thompsonokanagan...
Where are your taste buds leading you this weekend? ⁠ ⁠ Click on the #linkinbio for some #FoodieFriday suggestions on where to dine and get some great eats! 🍽️⁠ ⁠ Photo #1 @f.e.lphotos at @beaumontwinery⁠ Photo #2 @modestbutcher⁠ Photo #3 @lucyludoesfood...
What a stunning view! 😍⁠ ⁠ 📍 Carrot Mountain⁠ 📷 @ohcanadan - thank you for sharing with us!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ ⁠ ⁠ #explorebc #westkelowna #visitwestside #britishcolumbia #okanaganlake #okanaganviews #okanaganvalley #shannonlake #hikingokanagan #beautifulbritishcolumbia #adventurealways #greatnorthcollective #pnwbc #wanderlust #getoutside...
This week we are celebrating Tourism Week and how tourism contributes to the vibrancy and diversity of our community. We love hearing what our visitors and residents like to do and what makes our area...

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