Friends

Tourist Information

Upcoming events in the Okanagan Falls area - the Okanagan Falls Event Society calendar is a great reference!

Thompson Okanagan Tourist Association - listings for accommodations, tour operators and many other ideas for what to do in the region

Regional District of Okanagan & Similkameen - the official political body in the Okanagan Falls area, with references for communities

BC Wine Institute - great information on the BC VQA wine program and its member wineries. Also lots of wine education!

BC Wine & Food Trails Magazine - a seasonal magazine featuring the latest news from many of the wine and food companies in BC

Similkameen Wineries Association - one of our neighbouring wine associations, with many hidden gems – only 40 minutes away!

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country - our wine association neighbor to the south, with many well-known members and fun new ones too!

Bottleneck Drive Wine Route - the happening Summerland wine association, only 30 minutes to the north!

Naramata Bench Wineries Association - you may have heard of this group of wineries near Penticton who were the first winery association in the region

Westside Wine Trail - this group of wineries on the west side of the lake near Kelowna has members large and small with much to see and do!

Accommodation

We are fortunate to have wonderful guest houses and hotels in our area – treat yourself to a special stay!

Bighorn Ridge - an elegant guest house on the Peach Cliffs of Okanagan Falls

Days Inn Penticton – traditional hospitality in the heart of wine country, with “Wine and Dine and Stay” packages.

Deerpath Lookout B & B – a private retreat in the hills above Okanagan Falls

Eden House B & B – a 4 star log home in Kaleden

God’s Mountain Estate  Bed & Breakfast - a truly unique experience in the heart of wine country, between Penticton & Okanagan Falls

Holiday Beach Resort Motel – newly decorated rooms in the Heart of Wine Country (Okanagan Falls), the perfect atmosphere for families wanting fun in the sun!

Ramada Penticton – a great conference hotel with rooms and suites, also good for families. Centrally located in Penticton

The Lakeside Resort - a classic resort near Oliver, with camping and motel facilities

Walnut Beach Resort – the only resort in Osoyoos with a private beach

Watermark Beach Resort -an all-suite facility in Osoyoos, right on the water and close to downtown

Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa –  full service wine country resort with spa in Osoyoos

Wine Tour Companies

Grape Escapes – the official touring partner of the Okanagan Falls Winery Association

Grape Friends - a friendly local company, based in the Penticton area

Landsea Okanagan – another friendly local company, based in the Oliver-Osoyoos area

Top Cat Tours – one of the oldest established wine touring companies in the Okanagan, with scheduled & private tours

Ambrosia Tours – numerous tour itineraries and themes available throughout the summer

Divine Valley Tours - tutored wine tours for small groups

Distinctly Kelowna Tours – scheduled and private tours offered throughout the Okanagan, based in Kelowna

Other Attractions

Tickleberrys - almost too many ice cream flavours (but not quite). Also fun gift items and other sweets.

Penticton Farmers’ Market -  Saturdays (May – Oct) from 8:30 am till noon. The perfect thing before wine touring!

Dogtown Coffee Co. – the neighourhood cafe if you need to refill that travel mug or just stop to visit. They are on the Bead Trail too!

The Bead Trail – follow the local trails and learn the stories of our hidden gems. Take home a souvenir that’s unique and interesting! (Ask at our member wineries for their beads)

Local Partners

Thanks to the following local companies for their partnership in our efforts in the community!

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