As the leaves start to change colors and the air becomes crisp, Thanksgiving approaches, bringing with it a sense of gratitude, warmth, and togetherness. If you’re fortunate enough to be spending Thanksgiving in the beautiful town of Osoyoos this year, you’re in for a treat! Osoyoos, located in British Columbia’s picturesque Okanagan Valley, is not only known for its stunning landscapes and vineyards but also for its vibrant community and festive spirit as the season of harvest is in full swing.
Keep reading for activities and events to spend Thanksgiving 2023 in Osoyoos to ensure you make the most of the weekend:
Leave the cooking to the culinary experts with several harvest style dinner happenings. Indulge in the traditional (and not so traditional) turkey dinners at 15 Park Bistro at the Watermark Beach Resort, The Bear, The Fish, The Root, and The Berry at Spirit Ridge Resort, and the Osoyoos Golf Club.
Plus, experience the wine and wonder at local winery restaurants with Thanksgiving and Harvest dinners at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek, The Sonora Room at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, and The Restaurant at Phantom Creek Estates!
Looking for something a bit different this holiday season? Why not “Explore the World” at Point 49 at Walnut Beach with special cuisine from various countries. Or, sharpen your skills and take in a cooking class dinner at Hester Creek.
Wherever you dine, you’ll leave feeling happy and thank(full).
Pick up local produce (think apples, squash, and pumpkins), artisan crafts, baked goods, and so much more at the Osoyoos Farmers’ Market on Saturday October 7th!
Get out your dancing shoes and enjoy live music every Friday from local musicians at Osoyoos Pizza Factory, or bring your own instrument and join the open mic night at Tumbleweed Spirits on Friday October 6th.
Hit the pavement with the Osoyoos Bike Club and Sessions Sports for the local bicycle road riding on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout October.
On Sunday October 8th, Covert Farms Family Estate is inviting the whole family for some fun on the farm, complete live music by LooPS, wine tasting, wines by the glass, charcuterie boards, loads of outdoor games and our jumping pillow.
If you’re sticking around the South Okanagan after the long weekend, the District Wine Village hosts the spectacular Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 21 with food, fun, live music, and lederhosen.
Thanksgiving in Osoyoos, British Columbia, offers a unique blend of festive events and delicious culinary experiences. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, these fall activities will help you create lasting memories and embrace the spirit of the South Okanagan in a stunning setting. So, pack your bags, bring your appetite, and get ready for an unforgettable Thanksgiving in Osoyoos in 2023!