Rainy Day Activities in Osoyoos

While Osoyoos has an average annual rainfall of only 25 cm, a rainy day can keep you away from our beautiful beaches and lake activities.

But, there are still so many activities to do around town that will keep you busy until the sun shines again. See below for some great activities to do on a rainy day!


1. The Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad

Rated the #1 thing to do in Osoyoos on Trip Advisor, the Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad is a must-see rain or shine! Escape into the enchanting miniature world that is so much more than just trains. Great for the whole family!


2. Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre

The spectacular Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre (pronounced in-ka-meep) is a state-of-the-art interpretive centre constructed into a hillside in Osoyoos, BC. Extensive indoor and outdoor exhibit galleries create a fun, interactive learning environment with hands-on displays, education stations and two multi-media theatre experiences. Discover the fascinating stories of Canada’s only desert and share in the rich living culture of the Okanagan people.



3. Wine Tasting

Luckily for you, all the winery tasting rooms are located indoors, making them the ideal rainy day activity!


4. Tumbleweed Spirits Distillery

Not a fan of wine? Did you know we have a fantastic local distillery in Osoyoos? Tumbleweed Distillery offers a variety of dark and white spirits, moonshine, and seasonal releases like their Cherry Moonshine.


5. Check out a local cafe, restaurant or bar

There are so many good ones to choose from! Check out #osoyoos on Instagram for some inspiration!



6. Bowling

Bowling always a good time! Head on over to Kobau Lanes Bowling for an afternoon of fun!


7. Museums & Art Galleries

With a long, rich history, a vibrant arts community and many cultural traditions, activities and amenities, Osoyoos has much to explore and discover.


8. Catch a movie at the retro Oliver Theatre

Catch a film at the unique retro movie theatre in Oliver! The Oliver Theatre shows a variety of blockbusters films and old-school classics.

Looking for more great activities in Osoyoos? Be sure to check out our full list of activities here!