What to expect in Kelowna in April

As April arrives, spring unfolds its wonders in and around Kelowna. Here’s a glimpse of what awaits:

Outdoor Exploration

Fintry Falls
Fintry Falls

April unveils the beauty of cascading waterfalls as the snow in the mountains continues to melt. Hardy Falls Regional Park, south of Peachland, offers an easily accessible trail, perfect for all hikers, including those with strollers or wheelchair users. Other parks boasting waterfall hikes include Mill Creek Regional Park in Kelowna and Fintry Provincial Park north of West Kelowna along Okanagan Lake. Remember to stay safe with these Outdoor Safety tips

Kelowna’s Delights

Off the Grid Organic Winery

April is BC Wine Month and that means it’s the perfect time to explore the nearly 40 wineries in the area. Spring heralds the release of aromatic white wine varietals, making it an ideal time for wine touring. Fruit trees start to bloom, lending a picturesque backdrop while exploring the rural roads of Lake Country or South East Kelowna.  Golf enthusiasts are already swinging as most courses open in March. As temperatures rise, outdoor markets, like the Kelowna Farmers’ & Crafters’ Market, reopen, offering a diverse array of fresh products grown or made right here in the Central Okanagan.

Local Events

AltiTunes, Big White Ski Resort

AltiTunes, Canada’s largest mountain music festival, returns to Big White Ski Resort, featuring a lineup including Milky Chance and X Ambassadors. The Rotary Centre for the Arts hosts various shows, from comedians to musicians. Craft Culture’s Kelowna Spring 2024 Market showcases over 100 vendors, while the East Kelowna Market celebrates spring with local vendors aplenty.

Heritage, Arts & Culture

Discover the cultural fabric of Kelowna through events at the Okanagan Heritage Museum and (at the newly Rainbow Registered) Kelowna Art Gallery, including Indigenous Beading Circles. Explore the Tourism Kelowna events calendar for more April happenings.

Weather to Expect

Rose Hill Orchard, Lake Country

With temperatures averaging a high of 16°C / 61°F, layering is key for adjusting to cooler evenings. Light showers are typical, with less than an inch of rainfall throughout the month. Higher elevation areas may remain muddy, so sturdy footwear is advised.

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