Held annually in Oliver, B.C the Festival of the Grape celebrates the grape harvest in the Okanagan valley.
Organized by the South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce and hundreds of volunteers, the Festival of the Grape attracts nearly 3,500 people from western Canada to sample the finest wines from more than 50 Okanagan wineries and taste the best in Okanagan cuisine from local chefs and food vendors. This year’s festival takes place Oct. 5.
The family-oriented one-day event also includes entertaining grandstand music; grape stomping competitions, a separate Kid Zone play area for children including activities, games and farm animals; local arts and crafts and trade show vendors.
For more information, go to oliverfestivalofthegrape.ca.