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Things to do in Osoyoos this Winter including the Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre

Top 7 Things to do in Osoyoos this Winter

This winter, there are so many ways to get out of the house and enjoy all that there is to do in Osoyoos with your household or core bubble. Winter in Osoyoos offers tons of activities for locals to take in the fresh air and wide-open spaces found all over the South Okanagan. From sipping local wine, spirits, or craft beer to shredding the slopes at Baldy Mountain Resort, here are the top 7 things to do in Osoyoos this winter.

Walk, Hike, or Bike

Photo of Osoyoos Lake and beachfront in wintertime

Walking, hiking, or biking in Osoyoos are perfect activities for all fitness levels and ages. Choose from several flat and paved trails that flow lakeside, take a stroll along the beach, or wind through vineyards and orchards. If you’re looking for more of a challenge, take on a local mountain trail and you’re sure to find breathtaking views no matter which route you take.


Photo of a person walking down a snowy main street with a sign for JoJo's Cafe beside them

Osoyoos is home to so many unique and locally owned shops, so you’re bound to find something special at one of our local boutiques! You can even stop at one of our cozy cafes or bakeries for a sweet treat and a hot drink to help warm you up while spending time enjoying our Main Street.

Ski or Snowboard

Photo of a skier on Mt Baldy with a sunset in the distance

Baldy Mountain Resort, known as a “locals” mountain, is a hidden treasure where plentiful powder rests seasonally upon the hill. Ski or snowboard through the perfectly spaced glades or on Baldy’s groomed runs as you gaze at the beautiful backdrop of endless mountain peaks ahead.


Osoyoos has great restaurants, pubs, cafes, bakeries, and much more for you to explore this season. At this time, many of our local restaurants are offering modified dine-in services in addition to takeout and delivery. Click here for Where to Eat in Osoyoos this winter.

Snowshoe or cross-country

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While in a typical winter, you won’t find very much of the white stuff in Osoyoos, all you have to do is head for the hills to find the snow you’re seeking. Enjoy cross-country and snowshoe trails at the McKinney Nordic Ski Club and Baldy Mountain Resort.

Sip wine, beer, cider, or spirits

Osoyoos is surrounded by dozens of wineries, as well as some amazing craft breweries, cideries, and distilleries. After a morning of skiing or hiking, it’s great to wind down with a tasting experience sure to please all palettes.


Osoyoos is truly a winter playground. Explore safely this season with attractions and activities like bowling, horseback riding, the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre, and much more. Find out What’s Open in Osoyoos this winter.