With amazing weather, stunning vistas nestled in the heart of wine country and plenty of amenities and events to keep you entertained, this Okanagan destination is the perfect fit for your next getaway.

The community is ready to welcome you with spring blossoms, culinary experiences and outdoor activities so you can make the most of the season. 

You could win a trip to Osoyoos this Spring, and see it all for yourself! Keep reading to find out how and why this is an amazing time of the year to visit!

Destination Osoyoos

1. Events You Can’t Miss This Spring!

Osoyoos Oyster Festival: On April 19, this exciting festival will have oysters and wine at the Osoyoos Golf and Country Club.

Then, on April 20, Walnut Beach Resort will host the Gala celebration. You’ll be blown away by what Chaf Lasmar and his team have prepared! You can also get a special room rate package for the festival weekend.


Pig Out Festival: Food aficionados will be more than pleased to participate in the 2024 Pig Out Festival, hosted by Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country. On May 4, dig into a fiesta of juicy ribs, flavorful pulled pork, local sausages, hot sauces and delicious sides and salads at Cellar Door. Head over to The Bear, the Fish, the Root, and the Berry at Spirit Ridge Resort for modern vineyard cuisine inspired by the restaurant’s Indigenous roots on May 3, followed by a Big Porker Breakfast on May 5.

Osoyoos Spring Festival: Spend the day enjoying the spring air and treat your ears to live music at the second annual event at Pedestrian Square. The festival is free to attend, and takes place from May 15-20.

2. Sip and Savour!

Osoyoos and the surrounding area boasts the best of the best when it comes to wine and food. Get exquisite wines at the many stunning vineyards like Hester Creek Estate Winery, Moon Curser Vineyards or Nostalgia Wines.

Pair a local wine with your meal at sought after restaurants like The Bear The Fish The Root The Berry, at Spirit Ridge Resort, which offers modern vineyard cuisine inspired by Indigenous roots.

You can also check out  The Owl PubSunridge Restaurant, Convivia Bistro and more!

If your heading to the water, stop by Gyro Beach Cafe for a coffee, food, or a cold treat! Or, there's Gino's Coffee House and Junction 3 Coffee House for your morning caffeine needs!

3. Live Your Best Outdoor Life!

Take a hike! Bring your hiking boots and accessories, because the region is home to some of the best desert trail hiking and biking in all of BC. Try the Golden Mile Trail, the Irrigation Canal Walkway or the Mount Kobau Trail.

Have a beach day! Spend a day at one of the glorious beaches in the area. Pack a picnic and head over to Lion’s Park, Cottonwood Park or Gyro Beach!

4. Learn More About The Area

Nk’mip Desert Cultural Centre: This state-of-the-art interpretive centre and an architectural marvel gives visitors a fascinating way to learn about Canada’s only desert, the wildlife and ecology that call it home and the rich living culture of the Okanagan people. 

Osoyoos Desert Centre: This outdoor interpretive facility allows visitors learn about desert ecology, habitat restoration, and conservation of endangered ecosystems in the semi-arid shrub steppe of the South Okanagan. ​Take a guided or self-guided tour along a 1.5 km elevated wooden boardwalk, or experience the hands-on exhibits and a native plant demonstration garden. Browse the Gift Shop, enjoy a snack or bagged lunch in the outdoor picnic area, or relax at one of the kiosks and take in the spectacular views!


Win A Spring Getaway to Osoyoos!

Contest Closed! Thanks to everyone who entered!

You can win your very own trip to beautiful Osoyoos and experience all of the above and more!

Destination Osoyoos is giving away:

Read our general contest rules here. 

Entry deadline April 21, 2024 at 11:59 pm. Winner to be randomly selected on April 22, 2024.