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West Kelowna is quintessential Okanagan with its roadside fruit stands, wineries, beaches and fun family attractions. The area also offers a rich history with museums devoted to First Nation history and local agriculture and exploration.

Agriculture is celebrated and is a way of life here with farmgate operations and wineries dotting the rural roads. Cultural pursuits are enjoyed year round through live music performances, art showings and studio tours.

Our landscapes are the most photographed in the Okanagan Valley. Explore West Kelowna through the lens of local photographer/videographer Darren Hull. Check out the video and scroll below to learn more about what there is to do and see!

 

 

Must Do's

There are three must dos when visiting West Kelowna. If you want to take in spectacular views of our city and Lake Okanagan you have to do the Boucherie Rush Trail. No...

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Must Do's

Arts & Entertainment

Creative Culture Painters, potters, musicians and other creative types have all drawn their inspiration from the beautiful natural surroundings. Here in West Kelowna lies a cultural community that showcases their works...

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Arts & Entertainment

Beaches & Parks

Naturally Inviting We have a naturally inviting playground here in West Kelowna. The lake landscape is welcoming while our pine forests beckon you to explore them. ...

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Beaches & Parks

Hiking & Biking

Westside Hiking & Biking Activities & Locations Hiking We have a trail for every explorer and you don’t need to trek deep into the wilderness to reconnect with nature when you do some...

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Hiking & Biking

Heritage & Culture

A Rich Past… Historical Overview of the Westside (West Kelowna & Westbank, BC)   The area is steeped in history with stories from the nsyilxcen speaking people as well as the European settlers...

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Heritage & Culture

Indigenous Culture

INDIGENOUS CULTURE Westbank First Nation is one of eight bands comprising the Okanagan Nation – nqilxʷcn / nsyilxcen speaking people whose territory runs into Washington State. They have lived in the...

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Indigenous Culture

Shopping & Services

Retail Therapy While lying on the beaches or touring the wineries are highlights for many visitors, there is always time for a little retail therapy. Governor’s Landing, the Hub, Snyatan Centre, and...

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Shopping & Services

Winter Fun

When the snowflakes start to appear, the outdoor enthusiasts start to cheer! Our powder filled valleys and mountains beckon snowboarders, skaters, skiers and snowshoers to come out and play.   Cross Country...

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Winter Fun