Osoyoos Oyster Festival VIP Package
The South Okanagan’s Premier Wine & Seafood Event
The 2017 Osoyoos Oyster Festival will be happening from April 19th – 23rd, showcasing Osoyoos and the South Okanagan as a premier destination for everything Oysters! Enjoy first-class dining experiences, sample Oysters from around the world, sip award winning wine, cider, beer, and spirits, all while celebrating in an event unlike any other.
Schedule of Events
Friday April 21st @ Watermark Beach Resort
BEACH BBQ & BREWS FESTIVAL
The 6th Annual Osoyoos Oyster Festival introduces the first ever Beach BBQ & Brews Fest! Join us on the beach at Watermark Beach Resort to enjoy a BBQ style buffet while you sip some of the South Okanagan’s best Brews, Craft Ciders and a signature Canadian Whiskey cocktail. Featuring the best of East & West Coast seafood, International Oysters, and traditional BBQ fare. Non seafood dishes will also be available. Receive a complimentary tasting glass upon arrival.
Saturday April 22nd @ Walnut Beach Resort
DEEP SEA GARDEN PARTY
Being held outside on the lawn of Walnut Beach Resort with an incredible view of Osoyoos Lake, the Osoyoos Oyster Festival Deep Sea Garden Party is unlike any other event in the festival. Sample amazing culinary delights from under the sea and sip exceptional wine and beer from our local wineries and craft breweries. Once again we are honoured to have special guest Patrick McMurray “Shucker Paddy” in attendance. Patrick is a former World Champion Oyster Shucker and owner of The Ceili Cottage Restaurant in Toronto. He will be shucking fresh oysters, courtesy of Codfathers Seafood Market. Roasted pork will also be available courtesy of Chef Ross Derrick of The Table Cafe in Kelowna.
Saturday April 22nd @ Spirit Ridge Resort
ART OF THE PEARL GALA
The Art of the Pearl Gala is one of our signature events of the Osoyoos Oyster Festival. Incredible oyster creations will be served from local restaurants by our local chefs, as well as fresh shucked oysters and charcuterie offerings all evening as well as wine samples from the area’s award winning wineries.
Special guest Patrick McMurray “Shucker Paddy”, former World Champion Oyster Shucker and owner of The Ceili Cottage Restaurant in Toronto, will once again be making the trip west and be shucking fresh oysters, courtesy of Codfathers Seafood Market. Receive your complimentary Osoyoos Oyster Festival Wine Glass upon arrival. Non- Seafood options will be available. This is a fun, social, grazing and tasting event, inspired by the sea, and as always, we encourage guests to come in costume. You will also be encouraged to participate in the People’s Choice Award for best pairing, winners will be announced at the end of the evening.
This is a Fri & Saturday night package that includes accommodation plus tickets per person to the official Oyster Festival Events:
- Friday April 21st @ 6:30pm
Beach BBQ and Brews @ Watermark Beach Resort
- Saturday April 22nd @ 1:00pm
Deep Sea Garden Party @ Walnut Beach Resort
- Saturday April 22nd @ 6:00pm
Art of the Pearl Gala @ Spirit Ridge Resort
(based on double occupancy)