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Local Kelowna Events

See What’s Happening During Your Stay

The tranquil lakefront setting and diverse amenities of The Cove Lakeside Resort certainly offer plenty of reasons to stick close to the resort. But if you want to sample a little Okanagan flavor, some of the most popular events in West Kelowna & Kelowna are taking place just moments away. Below you will find just a few of the most popular happenings on the local events calendar. When planning your visit to The Cove Lakeside Resort, our staff will be happy to offer additional recommendations and assist with arrangements. Check out the Visit Westside & Tourism Kelowna Events Calendars for more events happening in the area during your stay!

Kelowna Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market

Kelowna Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market is a market that features farm, food and craft vendors. We draw our vendors from between our boundaries of Armstrong and Summerland and focus on handmade, locally-grown, and artisanal products.

Open April 6, 2019 through to October, every Wednesday & Saturday from 8:00am to 1:00pm.

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K9s and Wine Fundraiser for Pets and People Visiting Society

Join us on Sunday, June 9, 2019 for the 2nd Annual K9s & Wine Fundraiser, hosted by St. Hubertus Winery and Okanagan Bernese & Meet Ups. Bring your pup(s) for a vineyard walk and enjoy a BBQ mix 'n' mingle afterwards. There will be a raffle to win some great prizes as well!! All friendly dogs are welcome. They can be off-leash during the vineyard walk, however, they must be leashed around the winery.

Enjoy a smokey and beverage of your choice while helping to support a great cause! Proceeds will go towards the Pets and People Visiting Society, who will be present to share their stories and educate to help raise awareness of their charity's mission & purpose! Raffle tickets to be purchased separately at the event.

The Cove Lakeside Resort has partnered with Uncorked Okanagan Wine Tours to giveaway a "K9 & Wine" prize for the raffle. This will include a one night pet friendly stay at The Cove Lakeside Resort and a Cheap and Cheerful Sip and Laugh Out Loud Wine Tour from Uncorked Okanagan (wine tour is not pet-friendly).

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Mission Hill Concert Series

Enjoy an unforgettable live musical performance under the stars at the Mission Hill Amphitheatre. Past performers include Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, Tony Bennett, Martina McBride, Gipsy Kings, The Wallflowers, Chris Isaak, Lyle Lovett, The Canadian Tenors and more.

RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles, June 16th
DAVID FOSTER: Privilege Member Exclusive, July 9th

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Bottleneck Drive Grand Sommelier Express

The Okanagan’s only heritage steam train, wine & food tasting! Be transported to an era of old world elegance, while enjoying breath-taking scenery aboard the heritage steam train. While onboard our collective of local vintners share (and pour) their passion for the art of winemaking. Then step off the train at the Kettle Valley Rail Station to enjoy a gourmet reception paired with local wines, ciders, beer and spirits with live music.

Choose from 2 event times, the Afternoon Event starts at 1:00pm. The Evening Event starts at 5:00pm.

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Westbank Farmer's Market

Head to the Westridge Shopping Centre to browse locally produced foods, goods, crafts and other great items. Find everything ranging from handmade soaps and mini donuts to farm fresh fruits and veggies.

Every Saturday from June 29, 2019 to September 21, 2019 from 9:00am until 1:00pm.

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Westside Daze

Voted the best annual community event in the Central Okanagan, this family-friendly festival features a kid’s fair, a car, truck and motorcycle show, live concerts, a parade, cultural performances and plenty of great food and drink.

Westside Daze Entertainment Schedule
July 12 
7-8 Cover to cover 
8-10 Supernatural Experience Tribute to Santana 
10 pm Kinshira Fire Troupe

July 13
7-8. Timbre wolves 
8-10 Ben Klick

July 14
12-3 pm Car show Timbre Wolves

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Bottleneck Drive Light Up The Vines

Get into the holiday spirit, Okanagan Wine Country-style! Visitors will enjoy tastings, food pairings, holiday decorations, seasonal refreshments, festive food for purchase, outdoor fires and music, as well as special offers on some of the region’s best wines, ciders and beer; just in time for holiday entertaining and gift-giving.

Collect five stamps from members to complete a ‘Light up the Vines’ passport and be entered to win a prize package valued at over $500.

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Sip into the Season – Wine & Craft Tour

Sip some wine. See some crafts. Cross some holiday shopping off your list while enjoying an easy afternoon touring the wineries of the Westside Wine Trail. During our Sip into the Season event, which takes place the first Sunday in December, visitors travel from winery to winery as they enjoy the works of the artisans and crafters at each locations as well as tasty bites and sips.

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