Osoyoos has always been known for its warm weather and wonderful lake, but as this resort town expands to a year-round destination, it has so much more in store! There are always events and things to do for 12 months of the year in this vibrant and beautiful town.
The LGBTQ+ community can find loads of activities and events to enjoy including hiking, biking, boating, skiing, golf, culinary experiences and of course, wine-tasting at one of the 60+ wineries within a 20-minute drive.
Enjoy a day in the sun on one of Osoyoos’ beautiful beaches, explore the colourful murals that decorate the walls of local businesses, take in one of the amazing live outdoor concerts, and shop the local artisanal goods at the Osoyoos Farmers’ Market.
One of the best ways to experience the LGBTQ+ culture of Osoyoos is to visit during our Pride Festival or one of the marquee calendar events. In late September Osoyoos welcomes all visitors to partake in its pride parade and a day full of performances! It is a fun and safe way to celebrate the diverse and accepting community of Osoyoos.
Destination Osoyoos is proud to be a Rainbow Registered organization
Look For These Window Stickers!
Businesses in Osoyoos that are inclusive and support the LGBTQ+ community have started posting these pride stickers in their windows or on their storefront. At the Osoyoos Visitor Centre, we encourage visitors to stop by and ask us your questions about how to make the most out of your stay!
Experience Osoyoos Your Way
The Osoyoos events calendar is chockablock full of fun-loving, vibrant, eclectic and inclusive happenings at all times of the year. From aerial acrobatics to summer concerts to paddleboarding with witches and even a winter carnival, you are bound to find something you love during your visit.
Explore the Murals of Osoyoos
Osoyoos, BC has no shortage of beautiful attractions and iconic art pieces to enjoy while exploring the area. But a new art scene has been emerging as of late, adding an even brighter splash of colour while capturing the lively character and history of Osoyoos. Here is a guide to the beautiful murals of Osoyoos and where to find them!
Experience Arts and Culture in Osoyoos
Culturally curious travellers and locals alike are finding ways to take in the spirit and creativity of Osoyoos, whether it be through Indigenous experiences, our museum, art galleries, public displays, events or at local boutiques. If you are seeking ways you can enjoy the arts & culture here, we’ve rounded up six possibilities to help guide the way.