The Kelowna Art Gallery is located in the heart of Kelowna's Cultural District. One of Canada's most respected public art galleries, this expansive facility offers four exhibition spaces as well as two classrooms. While the gallery serves the Central Okanagan Valley with a variety of local, national and international exhibitions, it also offers a wide selection of public programs for all ages.
Set on the western shore of Okanogan Lake, Fintry is a breathtaking park that charms history buffs along with those looking for outdoor recreation. The estate on the property was built in the early 1900s by Scotsman James Cameron Dun-Waters, who is said to have fallen in love with the area at first sight. Today, Fintry's original structures have been mended and the park now provides a look into early-20th-century life, as well as hiking, boating, swimming and camping opportunities.
In Kelowna, you'll marvel at the scenery as you tee off amongst tall groves of ponderosa pine and alongside forested mountains and rocky bluffs. Located in the Okanagan Valley, the arid climate and beautiful sunny days common to this region frequently serve up ideal conditions for a great day of golf.
The Monashee Mountains are a short drive from town and situated amid the alpine landscape are four ski areas - Apex, Big White, Crystal Mountain and Silver Star. The weather conditions in this part of British Columbia are known to produce light, dry snow, providing some of the most optimum skiing and snowboarding terrain in Canada.
The original inhabitants of the Okanogan Valley, in which Kelowna is set, are known as the Okanogan people. The Nk'Mip Desert and Heritage Centre's mission is to bring their culture and the terrain in which they lived to the forefront. Attractions include interpretive sites, hiking trails, various cultural events and even rattlesnake research and tagging programs.
Hop aboard a reconstructed 1912 steam locomotive that runs along ten miles of original track. Originally used to transport fruit and laborers to and from the fields, the route still runs past orchards and vineyards as well as over a 238-foot trestle that spans Trout Creek.
Learn about the wine making process, dine on locally sourced cuisine and enjoy southern views of Lake Okanagan. This winery is a great place to bring cherished friends together with exceptional wine and regional British Columbia fare.
Featuring authentic Italian cuisine in a casual warm setting with impeccable service and attention to detail.
At Chop they bring together all the elements that discerning guests love about the fine dining experience (extraordinary food, a notable wine list, quality spirits and service and surroundings that pamper) with the energy, comfort and value of the casual dining experience. The color palette, of dark chocolate and rich vanilla accented by rich olive green, feels opulent yet relaxing. It all adds up to a room just right for moments that rise far above the ordinary. A luxurious taste experience for lovers of classic recipes and food adventurers alike, Chop offers a menu that will tantalize and delight. At the heart of all our presentations are the finest ingredients, the choicest cuts of beef, the freshest seafood, an array of sides and accompaniments that showcase our creativity.
Bonfire Restaurant & Bar is located within The Cove Lakeside Resort in West Kelowna. The 90 seat restaurant offers an upscale casual dining menu that features "Cuisine of the Sun". Exotic and local ingredients combine through classical and rustic cookery techniques to create refreshing, bright, colorful dishes.
Nineteen Steakhouse & Lounge is located in West Kelowna overlooking Okanagan Lake and Two Eagles Golf Course. Nineteen is known for its fine food and friendly staff that will keep you coming back for hearty breakfasts, amazing lunches, romantic dinners or a quick appy and drink with a friend - it is West Kelowna's gem! Featuring the Okanagan's largest patio with live jazz under the stars every Friday night in July and August. The menu philosophy is premium casual, featuring certified angus beef steaks, fresh catch features, ahi tuna sashimi, west coast crab cakes, pita and tzatziki and salt n pepper prawns to name a few. Nineteen is open all year round for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You don't need to be a golfer to love Nineteen!