This April the Osoyoos Oyster Festival returns to the South Okanagan for its fourth year. The four-day event offers guests the opportunity to taste the best oysters produced by West Coast fishermen, alongside Canadian wines and craft beers.
Events happening during the festival include Art of the Oyster Pearl Gala at Watermark Beach Resort, showcasing oyster creations from South Okanagan chefs paired with wines from Oliver Osoyoos wineries; the Oysters, Bubbles and Pizza event at Terrafina at Hester Creek Estate Winery; and the Oyster Catch and Brew Bash at Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort, featuring craft beer and ciders from local breweries, and live entertainment
Two new events,Seaside to Greenside at the Osoyoos Golf Club, pairing oysters with scotch; and Oysters in the Garden, an afternoon event at Walnut Beach Resort, have been added to this year’s line-up. Two pairing competitions will also take place during the festival: The Canadian Oyster Wine Competition and The Canadian Oyster Craft Beer Competition, with teams of expert judges determining which Canadian wines and craft beers pair best with oysters.
Stay in Osoyoos
Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa, Walnut Beach Resort and Watermark Beach Resort are offering Oyster Festival room rates. Special offer: For every two-night booking at any of the resorts (from April 21-26), receive one complimentary ticket to the Oysters in the Garden event on April 25.
For information and tickets, visit osoyoosoysterfestival.com.