Uncork the Sun returns on August 18th, 2017

Oliver, BC (August 11, 2017) – Celebrate the season of Okanagan Summer Wine Festivals with Oliver’s signature alfresco wine and music event, Uncork the Sun, on August 18. Hosted by Oliver Parks & Recreation, Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association (OOWA) and the Oliver Tourism Association, the event takes place from 6-10pm in Oliver Community Park, and will raise funds for the Oliver Sunshine Festival, which provides a day of free entertainment for the whole family on August 19.
“It will be a pleasure to showcase the 39 wineries of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country at this annual community-driven event,” says OOWA Executive Director Jennifer Busmann. “There’s no better way to celebrate summer in the Wine Capital of Canada, and support the Oliver Sunshine Festival, than attending a fun, interactive wine tasting event like this one.”
Wine-lovers will have the chance to taste local tipples, whilst being entertained by Summerland’s popular rock ‘n’ roll band Jack & Jill and their repertoire of live music, which ranges from Janis Joplin and No Doubt to Miranda Lambert and Queen covers.
Taste the culinary creations of local chefs and vendors and celebrate the diverse culture of the area through food, while enjoying local beer and wine offerings. Families can relax in the green spaces of the park and enjoy the food options together. Tasting tickets are only $1 and can be used for both food and beverages.
Tickets for the Uncork the Sun event are $30 for adults, $15 for students, and children under eight are free.  Tickets include a souvenir wine glass, five tasting tickets and live entertainment.  A limited number of tickets are available for the event, tickets can be purchased in advance at the Oliver Visitor Centre, at the Oliver Community Centre, at www.oliverosoyoos.com, or in limited numbers at the gate.
For further event, ticket and transportation information please visit www.oliverrecreation.cawww.winecapitalofcanada.com or www.oliverosoyooswine.ca or via phone at (250) 498-4985.