Savour Oysters in the Desert with the return of the Osoyoos Oyster Festival

April 19th & 20th, 2024

Ring in the spring in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country with the Osoyoos Oyster Festival, taking place April 19th & 20th, 2024. Two events create an enjoyable weekend full of delicious food from local chefs and producers, paired with new releases and library wines from the region’s famed vineyards. 

“We are thrilled to help welcome back the popular Osoyoos Oyster Festival,” says Jennifer Busmann, executive director of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country. “Our region is know for exciting event collaborations and this one kick-starts the 2024 summer season with some fantastic partners, delicious food and wine and live entertainment.”

Shuck & Sip 

Friday April 19th, 2024, 5.00-7.30pm

Enjoy an interactive evening with wine and oysters at the Osoyoos Golf & Country Club. Try a variety of fresh oysters provided by Kelowna’s CodFathers Seafood Market, shucked right on site and sample award-winning wines from local vineyards including Kismet Estate Winery, Nostalgia Wines, Nk’Mip Cellars, Gold Hill Winery and Road 13 Vineyards while listening to live acoustic music. 

$75 per guest plus tax, to purchase click here

Pearl of the Desert Gala 

Saturday April 20th, 2024, 5.00-9.30pm

An elegant gala evening will take place at Walnut Beach Resort while the sunset sets over stunning Osoyoos Lake and the mountains. The culinary centre-piece will be an “Oyster Bar of Plenty” presented by Codfathers Seafood Market, and guests can enjoy award-winning wines, Okanagan-inspired canapés, a decadent pasta bar, and live entertainment throughout the evening. 

$150 per guest plus tax, to purchase click here

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