Discover Winter in Osoyoos

Winter in Osoyoos BC

It’s no wonder why Osoyoos has become the place to winter in Canada. When Canadians are looking for an escape from cold, snowy winters, they will not find a more pleasant winter climate in the country.

Osoyoos has a mild, dry winter climate. Our pleasing temperatures last year-round, with a low average annual snowfall of only 5.4 cm (2.1 inches).

This makes Osoyoos an outdoor adventure seekers dream. Travelers can enjoy hiking, cycling, fishing, and even golfing, depending on the month!

Wine lovers will enjoy our cozy tasting rooms, quiet blanketed vineyards, as well as warm reds and crisp whites, roses, and sparklings to make your season bright. Our wineries are open all winter long for you to enjoy.

Photo by BC Wine Institute

And, for foodies, Osoyoos is a gastronomic delight. Osoyoos has everything from street-side cafés to vineyard-view bistros and casual to upscale dining experiences. Eat out or dine in, we have lots of options for you to satisfy your cravings.

Osoyoos also has so many amazing activities for young, and the young at heart this season. Learn about our local Indigenous culture and our desert ecology at the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre. Or, enjoy over 4000 square feet of fun at the nations largest Marklin lay-out train museum, the Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad.

For gamers and anyone wanting to practice their golf, baseball, or hockey swing, enjoy virtual reality and sports simulation at Coyotes Sports Simulation with hundreds of options and hours of entertainment!

And, speaking of Coyotes, be sure to check out one of the local Osoyoos Coyotes Junior B hockey games this season!

There is so much to do in Osoyoos this winter. But – if you’re still looking for your snow-fix, adventure-seekers can venture to Baldy Mountain Resort, just 40 minutes from downtown Osoyoos.

Ski or snowboard, take a ride through the perfectly spaced glades or on our groomed runs, a walk through the woods on snowshoes, ski our cross-country trails, or toboggan with the kids.

This season, experience all that Osoyoos, and the South Okanagan in British Columbia, has to offer when you SKI + STAY at a hotel, motel, or resort near Baldy Mountain Resort. View our winter packages now!

Our accommodations have everything to fit your needs; whether you’re planning a family ski vacation, a snowboarding weekend with friends, a ski-minded corporate retreat, or a romantic getaway on the slopes for you and your loved one!

We hope to see you in Osoyoos this winter!

Winter Temperatures

Record High °C (°F)14.9 (58.8)17.5 (63.5)17.0(62.6)
Average high °C (°F)1.6 (34.9)2.0 (35.6)5.9 (42.6)
Average low °C (°F)−3.4 (25.9)−3.4 (25.9)−2.7 (27.1)