Summer in the Okanagan is outdoor concerts, patio dining, and any excuse to spend the day outside!
Events in Kelowna consist of concerts and dining featuring both local and internationally known musicians, with wineries and restaurants offering the freshest produce for their delicious seasonal meals. Spend the day in the sun—whether at the beach or on the golf course—and relax in the evening with one of these upcoming events. You’ll appreciate the experience in the moment and treasure the memories for years to come.
Kelowna & Area Summer Music Events
Mission Hill Summer Concert Series
Michael McDonald – July 21st
Every year, Mission Hill Family Estate Winery presents a summer concert series. On the grassy hillside amphitheatre, surrounded by lush vineyards and stunning architecture, guests enjoy live music along with award-winning wines. Mission Hill also has one of the best views in West Kelowna, looking down the slope of Mount Boucherie and across Okanagan Lake.
This year, Mission Hill presents Michael McDonald in concert. More than 40 years of soulful singing and songwriting has made Michael McDonald a music sensation. He’s been a popular member of Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers, as well as a celebrated composer across multiple genres. McDonald’s career, including his work with superstars from pop to jazz, has won him multiple Grammy awards as well.
Mission Hill offers individual tickets as well as packages that combine dinner, wine, and music for an unforgettable night. With its talented headliners and picturesque setting, locals and visitors alike look forward to the concert series every year.
Kelowna Opera Society Evenings
The Opera Kelowna Society has paired with Mission Hill to offer two entertaining evenings to raise funds for the society. At the Midsummer Mozart Gala, the winery presents a four-course, wine paired dinner prepared by Executive Chef Patrick Gayler. Artists from the Opera Kelowna perform favourite Mozart selections throughout the evening. For Opera In The Vines, an unforgettable outdoor concert follows a reception with delightful food and wine pairings.
Delicious local dishes, award-winning wines, and sensational performances –these events deserve a standing ovation!
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Concert
Tinhorn Creek Vineyard, an award-winning local winery, presents a summer concert series in its outdoor amphitheatre. This year, Tinhorn Creek welcomes Canadian artists to its beautiful outdoor venue. Ontario-based alt-rockers Kasador are sure to bring a lively performance to the vineyards. The Julian Taylor Band and Bedouin Soundclash also perform this summer, making for an eclectic and exciting lineup.
Tinhorn Creek provides concert shuttle bookings as well. Book a shuttle ticket from Penticton or Osoyoos. Your shuttle ticket also includes a glass of wine at the concert!
Summer Dining Events
Throughout the summer months, many Okanagan wineries host dinner events to celebrate the seasonal bounty of the region. You’re sure to find a perfectly paired, award-winning wine to go with your meal at any of these incredible events.
Quail’s Gate Dinner In the Vineyard
Dinner Offered Weekly – July 3 to August 29
A long table dinner offering a beautifully curated, four-course, farm-to-table experience. Enjoy your meal alongside Quail’s Gate’s notable award-winning wines. Quail’s Gate offers these dinners the Wednesday and Thursday of every week.
Mission Hill Long Table Dinner Series
Mission Hill presents its summer Long Table Dinner Series beginning in August. These wine-paired dinners begin with a sunset reception at the winery, looking over the inspiring waters of Okanagan Lake. After the reception, partake in the three-course dinner paired with Mission Hill summer releases.
Okanagan Feast of Fields
Caldwell Heritage Farm – August 11
A celebration of Okanagan flavours, along with musical entertainment and silent auction. With your wine and linen napkin in hand, wander throughout the farm sampling creations from select gourmet chefs, farmers, fishers, artisans, vintners, brewers, and distillers.