May 2015

Found 14 blog entries for May 2015.

Tours

Kelowna offers a number of sightseeing opportunities for you to take part in over the summer and warmer months. Whether you want an intimate getaway with your partner or something for the whole family, there is an extensive selection to consider. Here is just a brief rundown of some things you may be interested, and the best part is there is something for everyone.

Wine Country Tours

Okanagan Wine Country is a great consideration for the wine lover in you. Imagine taking a wine tour with no maps, no traffic and no worries. Imagine being able to unwind with just you and a few friends escaping to a beautiful wine tour that will allow you to uncork your day and discover wine at its finest. You can enjoy hours of relaxation on this tour and know

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Farmers Market - Image Credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Farmers_market-St_Paul-2006-08-12.jpg

The Kelowna Farmer's & Crafters' Market is now in its 20th year. This outdoor market opened for the season on April 1, 2015 and will remain open until November 14th, 2015. It is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 8am to 1pm.

This particular farmer's market is a huge part of the Kelowna culture and is considered to be one of the largest in all of BC. Here you will find close to 200 vendors showcasing what the Okanagan Valley has to offer. You will find everything from meats, fruits, and vegetables grown locally, to homemade goods , jewellery and so much more.

What will you Find at the Market?

If you are looking for a great place to stock up on all your favourite fruits and vegetables, head on down to the outdoor market. It is located right

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Thai Food - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/falovelykids-849881/

Looking for the best Thai food in Kelowna? If so you will find it at Zabb Thai Restaurant. The food is absolutely delicious and the service is fast and friendly.

Mon Chowchong, the owner of Zabb, is known for previously owning 3 very famous Thai restaurants in the Okanagan area. He decided to return for one reason, and that was to create the best Thai restaurant Kelowna has ever had. It took just one year for Zabb to become one of the most popular Thai restaurants in Kelowna.

In Thai the word Zabb means tasty and delicious. And when you eat here, that is exactly what you will get. Food that is both tasty and delicious. As a matter of fact, the food here is so authentic you will feel like you are in Thailand.

What's On The Menu?

The menu at

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Kayaking - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/NancyDi-931885/

Summer moths approaching means it’s time to get out the bathing suits and consider what to do with the extra time as well as making it fun for the entire family. Kelowna offers a slew of activities for the entire family as well as other things that you and your partner can  take advantage of if you are looking for a little alone time. Here is just a brief overview of things you can take advantage of.

Cruises and Boat Tours

Kelowna offers the ability to take a look at wineries in the area and this is something you and your honey can enjoy. Get a behind the scenes look into the wine industry with a beautiful and relaxing boat cruise to the Okanagan Valley as tours operate daily allowing you to catch one.

You can also have a little more fun on

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WildPlay Element Park - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/doughay/5778153403/

If you are looking for a huge thrill, amazing excitement, and just down right exhilaration, then you must make time to visit WildPlay Element Park in Kelowna. Adventure doesn’t begin to describe the experience.

In 2005, Gordon Ross and Tom Benson were eager to share their zest for awesome outdoor adventures. Both founders have over ten years of professional guiding experience.

What Activities You Can Expect

There are several intense, thrilling, amazing, fabulous adventures to choose from. Below are only some of the amazing WildPlay Elements you can experience.

There are three Monkido Aerial Adventures offered if you are age five and over and enjoy a nature adventure in the air! This activity involves some zip-lining, jumping, climbing, and

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Golf - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/Manfred_WW-212324/

For those who love the game of golf, Kelowna Springs Golf Club is a great place to check out. This Canadian designed course was designed by Les Furber and has seen visitors of all skill levels from beginners to the more experienced.

This course opened up in 1990 and has become a well-known course for golfers everywhere. If you’re looking to de-stress from a hard day or a way to enjoy the weekends, consider taking a day to brush up on your game at a pristine course.

This 18-hole course offers the Legends Classic Grill as well as other banquet facilities that offers a décor paying homage to some of the biggest legends in the game. This is appreciated by those who truly follow and love the game. This course is also part of the Golf Kelowna program

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Quail's Gate - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/pvsbond/510932091/

Quail's Gate is found in the Okanagan Valley and provides one of the top wineries in the area. The winery offers a wine shop, restaurant and more. Here's what you can expect when you visit Quail's Gate.

The Wine & Gift Shop

You will have the opportunity to shop for gifts and wine in the Wine & Gift Shop. It's the center piece of the estate and was created in 2007. You will find the tasting bar here, along with plenty of unique gifts.

The staff will help you find the perfect gift or wine for you. This is also the place to go if you want to take a tour of the winery.

The Wine & Gift Shop is open from 10am to 7pm daily from May 1st to June 26th. It will be open from 10am to 8pm daily from June 27th to September 6th. Tours will be held at

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Dining - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/stokpic-692575/

Located in Kelowna, British Columbia in an unpretentious, rustic building is a wonderfully unique restaurant and market known as Okanagan Street Food that appeals to the fine diner who enjoys a multi-course meal or the casual diner that enjoys the simple meal of meat and potatoes. Operating hours for Okanagan Street Food are Monday through Saturday 8pm to 3pm.  

The owner of Okanagan Street Food is Neil Schroeter. Customers will be inspired by the fresh and flavorful focus of the restaurant. Mr. Schroeter’s culinary education and experience is very impressive and is displayed by the magic he creates in the kitchen.

Market

Okanagan Street Food’s Market allows patrons to purchase delicious items and enjoy it in the comfort of their home. The

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Wine Tasting - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/comunicati/5629169957/

An internationally acclaimed distillery and winner of the 2014 Certificate of Excellence, Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery is located in Kelowna, British Columbia. Spring operating hours are daily 10 am to 6 pm.

Learn the Art of Craft Distilling

Visitors at Okanagan Spirits can observe the fine art of craft distilling.  Using traditional copper pot stills is how they create magic. Employees share the delicate process of making gin, whiskey, liquors, and vodka. Sit at the tasting bar and enjoy a taste of a hand-picked spirit selection at no charge. 

Farm to Table

The only distillery in the area that produces fruit spirits, Okanagan Spirits uses only carefully selected local fruits. This creates a wonderful farm to table experience for

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