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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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Father's Day Big Reds Dinner

Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate Father’s Day with our biggest and boldest dinner yet. Our culinary team will prepare a four-course dinner featuring a main course of mouth-watering meats straight from the BBQ. Each...

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Father's Day Big Reds Dinner

Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Father's Day BBQ @ Grizzli

Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Father's Day BBQ featuring The Harshmellows + Meat the Neighbours BBQ Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with the whole family and join us for a fun, relaxed outdoor BBQ. Slap on...

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Father's Day BBQ @ Grizzli

Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Grizzli Art Gallery: Tmixw - That Which Gives Life

Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, June 24th from 5:00pm-7:00pm for the official opening of the exhibition ‘Tmixw- That Which Gives Life’, a Syilx Okanagan art instalment showcasing works from Suknaqinx artists...

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Grizzli Art Gallery: Tmixw - That Which Gives Life

Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 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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Another inspiring view and hike! This capture was taken from Carrot Mountain which is a very challenging but rewarding hike. Is the outdoors calling you this weekend? If so where are you going?⁠ .⁠ .⁠ 📷: @markantturi -...
We just have to share some more Arrowleaf balsamroot flowers before they disappear!⁠ ⁠ If you are out hiking and see these cheerful flowers, be sure to snap a pic of them and tag us!⁠ ,⁠ 📷: @adventurejunkieoutside -...
Views from 830 meters ⛰️🚵⁠ .⁠ A great capture of both Shannon Lake and Okanagan Lake by @flaviocanelada. Thank you for sharing with us!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #VisitWestside #Westkelowna #trails #explorelocal #beautifulbritishcolumbia #bikeride #spring #mountains #morningvibes #mountainlife #exploreokanagan #okanaganlife #trails...
Did you know that May is one of the best months for bird watching? During the spring, many different species of birds make a stop in our area as they continue with their migration north....
The trails have been busy this spring with mountain bikers and hikers. Just a friendly reminder that our trails are multi-use trails so hikers and bikers please be aware of each other, particularly on trails...
Sending you into the weekend with some gorgeous blossom photos. 🌸⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Blossom season ends quickly and @payntersfruitmarket has been generous to invite people onto their orchard to take photos. If wanting to take photos at another...
“Love the earth as you would love yourself.” — John Denver | #EarthDay⁠ .⁠ 📷: @dahul⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #VisitWestside #WestKelowna #mothernature #natureisgood #naturelovers #gratitude #environment #beautiful #okanaganvalley #beautifulbritishcolumbia #sunrise #springvibes...
We love💕 all these blossom photos that have been showing up on our feed! 😍 Here are just a few of the many captures.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Thank you @payntersfruitmarket for welcoming people to take some spring blossom shots!⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ 📷...

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