Spring Flowers in Kelowna at the Ramada Hotel

Spring, summer, fall or winter, Kelowna Ramada and it’s surrounding area offer much to see and do.

                       Kelowna Winter Market

Kelowna Farmers & Crafters Market Logo

WINTER MARKET 2013/2014

November: 2nd, 23rd, 30th

December: 7th, 14th, 21st

January: 11th, 18th, 25th

February: 1st, 15th, 22nd

March: 1st, 8th, 22nd, 29th

Kettle Valley Railway

Kettle Valley Railway Logo Lakeside View

The Kettle Valley Steam Railway offers a unique ninety-minute journey on one of British Columbia’s few remaining fully operational steam railways. Passengers enjoy a tour along a preserved ten-kilometre section of the original Kettle Valley Railway constructed between 1910 and 1915. The locomotive, a 1924 Shay steam engine, pulls two 1950’s passenger coaches and the Kettle and Valley Kars (open air). Friendly, informative guides bring the history of the railway alive as the train chugs along hillsides overlooking beautiful Okanagan orchards and vineyards.

Big White Ski Resort

Big White Ski Resort Mountain Trails

With an average of 24.5 feet of light champagne powder every year, Big White is a skiiers paradise. Featuring one 8 Passenger Gondola, four High-speed detachable quad chairs, one Fixed Grip Quad, one T-bar, one Triple Chair, one Double Chair, two Leitner Tube Lifts, one Handle Tow and a children’s wonder carpet, getting to the top is easy. Awarded ‘Best Variety’ by Ski Canada Magazine for outstanding variety of terrain. A green run from the top of every lift.

Wineries & Tours

Okanagan Wineries Cellar Full ofWIne Barrels

As the ideal wine valley, the Okanagan is known for its picturesque wineries that overlook Okanagan Lake. The climate and setting of the Okanagan Valley provides the perfect conditions for wine grapes. The quality of grapes grown here produce some of the best wines in Canada and are known throughout the world.

Prospera Place

Prospera Place Sports and Entertainment Arena

Prospera Place is a focal point for sports, entertainment, community events and business in the Okanagan. For concerts and shows, this state-of-the-art centre will offer spectators an excellent view from every seat.

Okanagan Golf Trips

Okanagan Golf Green Grass with Golf Ball

A great selection of world-class facilities await golfers where the scenery and climate are both out of this world. Golf Digest, for example, rated three Kelowna-area golf courses with four stars in the Places to Play booklet. The ratings are based on playability, conditioning, value and overall levels of service. Yet another Kelowna course was given the nod as B.C.’s Golf Facility of the Year, an exceptional honor.