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WINE CAPITAL WEEKEND: FESTIVAL OF THE GRAPE @ OLIVER COMMUNITY PARK
September 22, 2023 - September 24, 2023$119.67 – $188.56
Raise a Glass to Wine Capital Weekend: Where Wine, Craft Beer, and Spirits Take Center Stage in Oliver, BC
The highly-anticipated Wine Capital Weekend brings wineries, breweries, distilleries, artisans, musicians and eateries together for 3-days of family-friendly fun Hosted in the picturesque town of Oliver.
Kicking off the weekend’s festivities on Friday, September 22nd, the 2nd annual Kick Off Party will be held at the District Wine Village. Guests can revel in the vibrant atmosphere while enjoying the melodic tunes of three outstanding bands. The event will feature wine, beer, and cocktail tastings, along with a tantalizing array of culinary delights served by local food trucks.
Saturday, September 23rd, will witness the 7th annual Cask and Keg event, a haven for craft beer, cider, and spirits aficionados. This tasting extravaganza will treat attendees to a wide selection of craft beverages, while team competitions like the Beer Olympics and the Oliver’s Amazing Race add a thrilling twist to the day’s proceedings. As a bonus, ticket holders will gain free access to the exclusive Firehall Brewery After-Party, ensuring a night of continued merriment.
On Sunday, September 24th, the Wine Capital Weekend will culminate with the illustrious 24th annual Festival of the Grape. Recognized as an iconic wine tasting event in the South Okanagan, this grand affair promises an unforgettable experience for wine enthusiasts. Guests can immerse themselves in the VIP section, where they will have the opportunity to learn from local wine makers and savor exclusive tastings. Additionally, attendees can’t miss the exhilarating chaos of the Grape Stomp Competition presented by Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country.
Both Saturday and Sunday’s events will be held at the Oliver Community Park, offering a family-friendly environment for all to enjoy. Children under 18 years of age will be granted free admission, providing an ideal opportunity for families to partake in the festivities together. The supervised, fun & interactive Kid Zone will ensure that children have a memorable experience of their own.