Halloween is just around the corner, and if you’re in Osoyoos, you’re in for a spook-tacular treat! Osoyoos may be best known for beautiful landscapes and the warmest climate in Canada, but we also know how to celebrate Halloween in style. From family-friendly activities to hair-raising adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some fun Halloween events happening in Osoyoos and the South Okanagan for 2023.
SIP OR DARE: THE PUMPKIN EDITION AT RED BARN WINERY
What: Show up, sip, carve, repeat and experience an October like no other with Sip or Dare at Red Barn Winery. One pumpkin per person provided (with additional pumpkins available for carving at $8 each).
When: October 13 – 30 | During regular business hours
Where: Red Barn Winery at Jagged Rock
Cost: $25 Per Guest | Wine League Member Complimentary
ALL HALLOW’S EVE AT RED BARN WINERY
What: Get ready for a hauntingly good time at Red Barn Winery. Prepare to uncork the unearthly with spooky wines, devilishly good bites, and their barn ghost, Vinny the Vintner. Ghost, ghouls, and grapes, anyone?
When: October 28 | 2pm-5pm
Cost: $30 Per Guest | Wine League Member Complimentary
2ND ANNUAL ALL HALLOW’S FESTIVAL AT GYRO BEACH
What: Celebrate the season of the witch for TWO DAYS at Gyro Park in Osoyoos. This one-of-a-kind festival will have events and happenings for all ages and interests, including:
- Dance performances and workshops
- Live music, including performances by Blackberry Wood & Ghostly Hounds
- Fire performances by Ignisia Circus
- Aerial acrobatics shows by Jenn Bruyer, Anna Yanushkevich, Gianna Peralta & More!
- Stilt walking, character work & sword dancing by Leslie Rosen
- A Vendor Market (Sunday ONLY, 11am-4pm)
- A fully licensed festival grounds courtesy of Firehall Brewery and guests Nighthawk Vineyards
- Food trucks
- And more!
When: October 28 | 4pm-5pm & October 29
Where: Gyro Beach Park
Cost: Entry by Donation to Wide Arts National Association
HALLOWEEN PARTY AT THE OWL PUB
What: Get ready to be spooked and have a wickedly good time at the annual Owl Pub Halloween party! Grab your scariest costume and visit the evening of October 28th for a night of chilling thrills and haunting memories. Don’t miss out on the spookiest celebration of the season!
When: October 28
Where: The Owl Pub
TRICK OR TREAT MAIN STREET
What: It’s that time of year again!! Trick or Treat Main Street is BACK! Costume-clad trick or treaters are invited to visit businesses all along Main Street in Osoyoos from 2:30-5pm for candy and other prizes. Look out for the poster in the window of participating businesses! The Osoyoos Credit Union has also partnered with the All Hallows Festival this year to bring witchy performers to Pedestrian Square and to host a community witches dance! And don’t forget to stop in at Osoyoos Credit Union to enter the costume contest!
When: October 31
Where: Main Street, Osoyoos
Halloween 2023 promises to be a fantastic time in Osoyoos and the South Okanagan. With a wide range of activities for all ages, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re a local or planning your fall visit, don’t miss the chance to join in on the Halloween festivities.
For all events and happenings in and around Osoyoos, check out our events calendar.