Living in Kelowna, BC
Kelowna, BC, offers a vibrant, active lifestyle that is a special draw for those who choose to move here.
The city is nestled among lush mountains that cradle the stunning focal point of Okanagan Lake, creating spectacular vistas at every turn. With long, hot, and dry summers, and short, mild winters, Kelowna is the perfect destination to call home.
Vibrant Arts & Culture
Jane Hoffman Group is a strong supporter of arts & culture in Kelowna, and has been so pleased with the growth and vibrancy of the city’s offerings. The Cultural District covers a six-block area of downtown Kelowna, and offers galleries, museums, theatres, and artists’ studios. Ballet Kelowna and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra each stage professional productions at a level often reserved for larger city centres.
This region really is a four-season playground, made even more special by the enviable mountain and lake vistas. Many people move to Kelowna to enjoy the plethora of outdoor recreational activities in the area. World-class golf, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, horseback riding, boating, watersports, rock climbing, and hockey keep area residents busy all year-long. Beautiful and peaceful walking, biking, and running trails and paths wind throughout the city and surrounding hillsides.
Big City Dining & Shopping
With an emphasis on supporting our creative local entrepreneurs, Kelowna offers plenty of choices when it comes to shopping. Downtown and the Pandosy shopping district boast a wide variety wonderful local boutiques, where shoppers can find unique treasures. In addition, a large, central shopping mall and several neighbourhood shopping centres have all of the larger national and international retail and discount stores essential to a regional hub.
World-class Kelowna Wineries
Explore these local treasures, and you will know why the region is considered among Top 10 Best Wine Regions to Visit by USA Today.
Favourite Kelowna Wineries
Calona Vineyards – Kelowna BC
Cedar Creek Estate Winery – Kelowna BC
St. Hubertus Estate Winery – Kelowna BC
Summerhill Estate Winery – Kelowna BC
Tantalus Vineyards – Kelowna BC
The Vibrant Vine – Kelowna BC
Mount Boucherie Estate Winery – West Kelowna BC
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery – West Kelowna BC
Mission Hill Family Estate – West Kelowna BC
Gray Monk Estate Winery – Lake Country BC
50th Parallel – Lake Country BC