The South Okanagan Fire & Ice Festival is filled with tons of amazing events for foodies and fun-seekers alike! Throughout the festival, there will be free and ticketed events including plenty of family-friendly happenings throughout both the Oliver and Osoyoos communities.

Featured Fire & Ice Events

  • Reconnecting in the South Okanagan: Oliver

    Friday, November 25

    • Location: Oliver Visitor Centre, 6431 Station St, Oliver
    • Ticket Cost: FREE
    • 1:00PM – 8:00PM

    Reconnect in the South Okanagan and enjoy the annual Oliver Community Light up, a concert on Station Street with food trucks, artists, Indigenous performances, plus a spectacular fireworks display! Performances include Wildfire Gypsies, Jesse Lee, Raquel Cole and more. This event is FREE and open to all ages!

  • Reconnecting in the South Okanagan: Osoyoos

    Saturday, November 26

    • Location: Gyro Beach, Osoyoos
    • Ticket Cost: FREE
    • 12:00PM – 6:30PM

    Reconnect in the South Okanagan and enjoy a full day of live music, performers, artists, and more at Gyro Beach in downtown Osoyoos. Performances by Wildfire Gypsies, KINGA, Bhangra Dancers and more. This event is FREE and open to all ages!

  • Fire & Ice Carnival at Spirit Ridge Resort

    Saturday, November 26

    • Location: Spirit Ridge Resort, Osoyoos
    • Ticket Cost: 65 + tax
    • 6:00PM – 9:00PM

    Join us at Spirit Ridge Resort, Winery & Sacred Land for the signature event of the South Okanagan Fire and Ice Festival, happening Saturday November 26th, 2022 from 6pm – 9pm.

    The Fire & Ice Carnival will feature 16 artisan wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries from the South Okanagan, serving up samples alongside curated food pairings.

    Enjoy amazing carnival-style entertainment throughout the evening, with roving performers by Kinshira Entertainment, live music, cocktails served “luge” style, and much more.

    Your ticket includes all food pairings throughout the evening, plus 5 drink tickets for wine, beer, and cocktail samples from local craft producers.

    This is a ticketed event and you must be 19+ to attend.

Signature-Side Events

  • Friday, Nov 25–Sunday, Nov 27

    • Location: Moon Curser Vineyards, Osoyoos

    Visit our Osoyoos East Bench tasting room for “Winter with Wine Country”! We’re opening for tastings for two weekends only; Friday November 25th to Sunday November 27th AND Friday Dec 2nd to Sunday Dec 4th.

    Reservations recommended. Walk-ins will be accepted when time and space permits.

  • Friday, Nov 25–Sunday, Nov 27

    • Location: VinAmité Cellars
    • Ticket Cost: FREE
    • Time: 11:00AM – 5:00PM

    Back by popular demand… Our 8th Annual Cheese Fondue Party for Winter in Wine Country at vinAmité is back! Get in the Christmas spirit with a complimentary 45 minute pairing of cheese fondue with wine tasting while enjoying our comfy cozy Holiday atmosphere!

  • Friday, Nov 25

    • Location: Venables Theatre, Oliver
    • Ticket Cost: 15
    • Time: 8:30PM

    Francis Baptiste is an Indigenous songwriter and music journalist from the Osoyoos Indian Band. His performance will include songs from his recent debut LP, Snəqsilxʷ (Family), which features songs in N̓syilxčn̓, a highly endangered language, spoken fluently by only approximately 150 people.

  • Saturday, Nov 26

    • Location: Nostalgia Wines, Oliver
    • Time: 12:00PM – 4:00PM

    Santa will be here at Nostalgia Wines to pose with you and the kids for holiday photos. We’ll have a bonfire, mulled wine, hot chocolate, local artisan products and stocking stuffers … and the best holiday gift of all: WINE! Bring your own camera for photos with Santa. It’s a family-friendly event with a suggested donation to our charitable partners at the Miracle on Okanagan Gala, creating holiday care packages for patients in hospitals.

  • Saturday, Nov 26–Sunday, Nov 27

    • Location: District Wine Village, Oliver
    • Ticket Cost: FREE
    • Time: 12:00PM – 4:00PM

    Support local this winter! Visit The District Wine Village for an outdoor Winter Market November 26 & 27, 12pm to 4pm. Local crafts, baking and great gift ideas for the holidays. Don’t forget to pick up your holiday wine and beer from the local wineries and brewery! This event is FREE to attend!

  • Friday, Dec 2–Saturday, Dec 3

    • Location: Pedestrian square, Main Street, Osoyoos
    • Ticket Cost: Admission by donation

    The East Osoyoos Artisan Markets (EOAM) and the Wide Arts National Association (WANA) are back for another Christmas Market, with one little change… we’re taking it downtown! The Osoyoos Artisan Christmas Market takes place in Osoyoos on Dec 2 (Food & Drink only) from 4pm-7pm, and Dec 3 (all vendors) from 11am-5pm.

  • Friday, Dec 2–Saturday, Dec 3

    • Location: Main Street, Osoyoos
    • Ticket Cost: FREE

    Get into the spirit of the holiday season with the annual Osoyoos Lite Up and Parade happening on Main Street in Osoyoos. The parade starts at 6:30 on Friday followed by a bonfire, hot chocolate, games, and more at Gyro Beach at the bottom of Main Street! This event is FREE and open to all ages.

  • Friday, Dec 2–Sunday, Dec 4

    • Location: Moon Curser Vineyards, Osoyoos

    Visit our Osoyoos East Bench tasting room for “Winter with Wine Country”! We’re opening for tastings for two weekends only; Friday November 25th to Sunday November 27th AND Friday Dec 2nd to Sunday Dec 4th.

    Reservations recommended. Walk-ins will be accepted when time and space permits.

  • Friday, Dec 2–Sunday, Dec 4

    • Location: VinAmité Cellars
    • Ticket Cost: FREE
    • Time: 11:00AM – 5:00PM

    Back by popular demand… Our 8th Annual Cheese Fondue Party for Winter in Wine Country at vinAmité is back! Get in the Christmas spirit with a complimentary 45 minute pairing of cheese fondue with wine tasting while enjoying our comfy cozy Holiday atmosphere!

  • Friday, Dec 2–Saturday, Dec 3

    • Location: Nostalgia Wines, Oliver
    • Time: 12:00PM – 4:00PM

    Nostalgia Wines has partnered with local artists to give them a retail space this December. Join us for a Memorable Wine Experience while you browse! We also make fabulous gift baskets and we offer complimentary giftwrapping of Nostalgia Wines bottles.

  • Saturday, Dec 3–Sunday, Dec 4

    • Location: District Wine Village, Oliver
    • Ticket Cost: FREE
    • Time: 12:00PM – 4:00PM

    Support local this winter! Visit The District Wine Village for an outdoor Winter Market December 3-4, 12pm to 4pm. Local crafts, baking and great gift ideas for the holidays. Don’t forget to pick up your holiday wine and beer from the local wineries and brewery! This event is FREE to attend!

Partner Events

  • Thursday, Nov 24–Sunday, Dec 4

    • Location: Row Fourteen at Klippers Organics, Cawston
    • Ticket Cost: Starting at $55 per person + tax and gratuity

    Enjoy a Fire Cooked Feast by Row Fourteen from Thursday-Sunday throughout the duration of the Fire and Ice Festival.

    Three amazing options for dining:

    4 course – $55/person + tax/gratuity

    8 course – $75/person + tax/gratuity

    “Premium multi-course” – $90/person + tax/gratuity

  • Tuesday, Nov 29

    • Location: Miradoro Restaurant, Oliver
    • Ticket Cost: $47+tax / additional cost for wine pairings
    • Time: 6:30PM

    The food of Piemonte is very special to Chef Jeff Van Geest as he spent some time cooking there. Join Chef for a menu of Piemontese classics for this special short table dinner at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek. Dinner is a 6:30pm start, please allow us time to seat you.

    Reservations required: 250 498 3742 or info@miradoro.ca