2023 Okanagan Valentine’s Events

Valentine's In Kelowna

It is time to celebrate all things LOVE with the 2023 Okanagan Valentine’s Day Guide! Back by request (and perhaps a bit last minute!) this guide is full of ideas to make your Valentine’s celebration special! There are still tons of things to book and enjoy, so check it out! Happy Valentine’s Day!

Kids & Family Events

Kid's Valentine's Day Okanagan

Family Sunday at the Art Gallery
What: LOVE-ly Day to Create. Come and make art cards to share with friends and family using Valentine’s themed materials.
When: February 12, reservations required

Love Monster Storytime & Craft
What: Story time with some love themed stories- including the original “Love Monster” story, and then make our very own monsters out of yarn and googly eyes!
When: February 11, reservations required

Sunday Funday Series
What: The whole family is invited to join the last of a three-part series SUNDAY FUNDAY where we will be hosting Mr. Ryan Michael, internationally award winning illusionist and mentalist.
Popcorn, snacks, and beverages will be served (cash only).
When: February 12, doors open at 12:45 pm and stage show will start shortly after that in the Creekside Theatre (Lake Country). Following the stage show, Ryan will be performing close up magic in the GESS foyer to blow our minds even more. No registration required.

Valentine’s Kids Nite Out at Great Way Martial Arts
What: Kids can join a fun night out while parents get the night off! Join Great Way Martial Arts for a fun-filled night of exciting activities, like Dodgeball, Jedi Sword Training, and Infiltrate the Castle!
When: February 11 & 18

Vernon Winter Carnival 
What: Not Valentine’s specific, but something fun for the family to do! Carnival of lights, Magic School Bus-themed content at the library and the science centre, and more! Check out the website for the full  activity guide.
When: February 3 – 12

Sweet Treats & Charcuterie

Valentine's treats

Karat Valentine Chocolate Collection 
What: 12 Delicate handcrafted chocolates in a beautiful heart shaped box. (Pre-order required). Check out their beautiful floral and chocolates package with Fleurich Creations, too!

Flour and Cake
What: The cutest Valentine’s heart cakes I have ever seen! A beautiful selection of macaroons and cupcakes too.

Sandrine Pastry
What: A selection of cakes, tartes, macarons, and  gourmet chocolates made by hand, using only the best European chocolate and finest ingredients.

Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating
What: UBC SUO Picnic location cookie decorating and hot chocolate between 11am and 2pm on February 14.

Valentines Markets, Workshops & More

A White Willow Kelowna Galentine’s Evening
What: Grab your bestiesfor a heart-warming evening of yoga, drinks + snacks, and joyful activities!
When: February 11

4th Annual Spread the Love Market
What: Love will be in the air at our annual Spread the Love market on February 12 at the quaint and historical East Kelowna Hall. Take a drive to the countryside and join us and over 50 of the most creative, quality and unique food, art and craft vendors.
When: February 12, 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Valentines High Tea
What: Presented by Ethereal High Tea and Desserts and Vintage Tea parties at Benvoulin Heritage Chruch. Gourmet tea sandwiches, scones, petit desserts and bottomless tea.
When: February 11

Yoga in the Cellar at The View Winery
What: Join certified yoga instructor, Aleena McKinnon for a relaxing yoga class followed by a wine or cider tasting.
When: February 12 & 25

Okanagan Valentine’s Food & Dining

Valentine's dinner

Feel Love Valentine’s Fondue
What: Get cheesy with us this Valentine’s Day with Fondue for Two!
When: February 10

The Graze Company
What: Limited Edition Valentine’s Boxes

Give Them Brie
What: Valentine’s themed boxes (and wine and floral pairings, too!)

Oak and Cru
What: A special Valentine’s dinner menu for $75/person
When: February 10-14

Sprout Valentine’s Dinner
What: Enjoy a night of delicious romance with exquisite shared plates, wine and cocktails
When: February 14

Okanagan Valentine’s Day Wine & Wineries

Valentine's dinner

50th Parallel Estate Valentine’s Day Dinner
What: A 4 course menu inspired by local and seasonal ingredients at Block One.
When: February 9 – 14

Cedar Creek Winery
What: Home Block Restaurant is featuring a Valentine’s 3-course lunch and an immersive 5-course wine-paired dinner experience.
When: February 14

Gray Monk Winery
What: The Lookout Restaurant is offering a 3-course, wine-paired meal.
When:  February 10, 11, 12 at 7 pm

Grizzli Winery
What: Come celebrate Valentine’s at Grizzli Winery with an evening of wine, dance, and fun!
When: February 11

Kitsch Winery
What: Date night box! Kitsch’s new rose + charcuterie for 2!
When: Place orders by February 10

Mission Hill Winery
What: An exquisite, four-course, wine-paired feast prepared by Executive Chef, Patrick Gayler and his culinary team.
When: February 14

Niche Wine Company Small Batch Big Love
What: Pink bubbles and Pinot with treats from Sandrine Pastry!
When: February 11 and 12

Phantom Creek Estates 
What: A special three-course, wine paired Valentine’s dinner includes highlights; foie gras and chicken liver parfait; winter agnolotti; elk tenderloin;  lobster with fingerling potato and more – all paired perfectly paired with Phantom Creek Estates wines. Or, check out their Valentine’s Day meal box featuring a beautifully catered meal.
When: February 14

Road 13 Love is Blind Tasting Sets
What: Pick a pair of secret wines, pour and sip , and rip the wrap to reveal the wines after tasting!
When: Order online

Sandhill Valentine’s Table Battle of the Romantics
What: Live music, a selection of Sandhill wines paired with canapes, and a four-course dinner with wine pairings.
When: February 14

Sip South East Kelowna Wine Tour
What: Spend your Valentine’s weekend for the Sip South East Kelowna Valentine’s event – if you visit at least 5 of the participating venues you’ll be entered to win one of two amazing prize baskets!
When: February 11  and 12

Sip with Your Sweetheart
What: In celebration of Valentines, enjoy a complimentary wine + chocolate pairing along the Westside Winetrail! (Wineries: Beaumont Family Estate Winery; Ciao Bella Winery; Grizzli Winery; Indigenous World Winery; Kalala Organic Estate; Little Straw Vineyards; Rollingdale Winery; Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery; Niche Wine Co.; Off the Grid Organic Winery; Quails’ Gate Winery; The Gallery Winery; Volcanic Hills Estate Winery)
When: February 11 + February 12, 12 pm – 4 pm

Sweetheart Pairings
What: Enjoy a wine-pairing experience at each participating winery. In lieu of tasting fees, donations will be collected at each winery to benefit the heart and stroke foundation. Each winery experience is available by donation (min $5 per location/person).  Participating wineries: 50th Paralell; Intrigue Wines; Peak Cellars; Ex Nihilo; Ancient Hills; Grey Monk)
When: February 11 & 12  11 am – 4 pm

Slow Wines At Crown & Thieves High Dinner & Wine Tasting
What: An all inclusive, and very intimate, dinner & wine experience
When: February 14

The View Winery
What: Fondue Friday! Kick off Valentines Day weekend with our elevated Fondue Friday, featuring live music by soloist Michael Se Elliot, lead singer of Hot Sax. The evening will start with a welcome sample of sparkling wine, followed by a wine tasting paired with light bites of cheese & chocolate fondue.
When: February 10

If something is missing from my Okanagan Valentine’s guide, send me an email and I’ll add your event! For more local events sign up for my emails and check out our Okanagan Living page!

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