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Summer at Covert Farms

When guests at Watermark Beach Resort are looking for something to do during their South Okanagan vacation, we love to direct them to Covert Farms. Whether looking to sample South Okanagan wine, pick your own fresh fruit or veggies, or shop for your produce and keepsakes at the market, it is a great way to spend the day. Plus, with a variety of events happening all summer long, you will find even more to do at one of our favourite local places.

Covert Farms Events - Summer 2013

What Should You Do Today in Osoyoos BC?

People come to Osoyoos from near and far to soak up the long, hot, dry summer days and dip their toes in Canada's warmest lake.

A stay at Watermark Beach Resort puts you in the heart of the action. You are steps away from the lake and vibrant Main St. full of delightful boutiques and eateries.

When your trip calls for a little outdoor activity and when you want to see the scenery while staying fit, the following are Two Osoyoos Activities You Won't Want to Miss:

Celebrate Canada Day in Osoyoos BC

Osoyoos BC is the perfect spot to celebrate Canada Day. The Osoyoos Festival Society is hosting the 65th Annual Cherry Fiesta July 1, 2013 and the day will be a wonderful way to celebrate Canada.

 Osoyoos BC Canada Day Activities Include:

Lions Pancake Breakfast
Town Square – 7:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. - $5

Cherry Fiesta Parade
Main Street – 11 a.m.

South Okanagan Tours - Visit Covert Farms

Here at Watermark Beach Resort, we love to showcase our friends at Covert Farms, in Oliver BC.

The organic farm, winery and country market is an ideal stop on your way to or from Osoyoos. Or, take a trip to the farm during your stay here at Watermark. It's a beautiful drive away.

Featured South Okanagan Tour - Guided Farm Tours & Tasting at Covert Farms Family Estate

Bicycle Tour Through South Okanagan Wine Country

One way to get a really good taste of the South Okanagan is to discover the area from the comfort of a bicycle. Peddle from winery to winery at a leisurely pace and have fun on a journey that allows you to be apart of something instead of merely driving through.

Heatstroke Cycle & Sport in Osoyoos BC offers a Golden Mile Wine Country Tour and bicycle rental. The package includes bicycle drop off, rental, pick up and tour guide as well as wine tasting at seven of the South Okanagan premiere wineries.

Tinhorn Creek Concert Series

The Tinhorn Creek Concert series is a rare opportunity to see some of Canada's top talent while sipping award-winning wines and enjoying a breathtaking view of the South Okanagan Valley.

The concerts offer a great reason to vacation in the South Okanagan or make for an excellent add-on to your already planned trip.

The concert series kicks off May 25 with Brickhouse, known as Vancouver's hardest working band.

Tinhorn Creek Canadian Concert Series - 2013

Meadowlark Festival Returns to South Okanagan

The beautiful natural environment of the South Okanagan continues to inspire locals and visitors. Come visit the South Okanagan and enjoy a fantastic even inspired by the beauty of nature.

The Meadowlark Festival will be celebrating 16 year of encouraging nature-enthusiasts, locals and visitors to get out and explore the great outdoors.

Oliver & Osoyoos Naturalists Events This Spring and Summer

One of the many great things about Osoyoos in spring and summer is spending time outdoors. Nature abounds in Osoyoos and there is so much to see and do. 

The following are some spring and summer Naturalist events brought to you by Oliver-Osoyoos Naturalists:

Nourish the senses at the Slow Food Conference in Osoyoos, BC

The Slow Food Canada National Conference takes place in Osoyoos, BC April 25 to 28, 2013 at the beautiful Watermark Beach Resort. Enjoy three gorgeous days fully immersed in the culinary experience and agri-tourism of the South Okanagan. Spend your weekend inspiring your senses and taste buds while sipping extraordinary local wines and celebrating culinary and agri-tourism achievements.

 

It's golfing weather here in Osoyoos!

With beautiful spring temperatures, locals and visitors are back to hitting the links here in Osoyoos and the South Okanagan. It's perfect spring weather for golf!

For those looking to brush up on their golf skills, the Desert Golf Academy opens for 2013 on March 18. You can book your appointment now by calling the Desert Golf Academy office at 250-495-8099. View more on the Academy's 2013 Teaching Programs

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