Events & Festivals

Seasonal Celebrations at Kelowna's Markets

A tree filled with lots of red and yellow apples next to a forest filled with lots of green and red leaves in Kelowna.

Spring Celebrations (April to June)

Spring in Kelowna bursts with life at the Kelowna Farmers' and Crafters' Market. Located on Springfield Road, this market heralds the new season with an abundance of fresh, leafy greens, vibrant herbs, crisp asparagus, and tart rhubarb. Amidst this cornucopia of produce, visitors will also find a delightful variety of honey, eggs, and baked goods. The atmosphere is further enriched by vendors offering homemade crafts like jewellery, pottery, and paintings, creating an eclectic and vibrant environment that embodies the spirit of spring renewal.

Summer Festivities (June to September)

As the days grow longer and warmer, the Kelowna Farmers' Market on the corner of Dilworth and Springfield becomes a hub of summer celebration. This market dazzles with a colourful array of summer fruits and vegetables, including juicy cherries, ripe peaches, plump tomatoes, sweet corn, and fresh zucchini. Alongside these seasonal delights, the market buzzes with the activities of local artisans, the melodies of live music, and the tempting aromas of street food vendors. The Sunday market at Kerry Park, an extension of the popular Saturday market, offers a quieter yet equally enchanting experience with its range of handmade crafts, baked goods, and farm-fresh produce​​.

Autumn Attractions (September to November)

Autumn at the Kelowna Farmers' and Crafters' Market is a time of rich harvests and festive preparations. The market showcases a bounty of root vegetables, crisp apples, juicy pears, and hearty squash. The arrival of fall is also marked by local pumpkin patches, perfect for finding that ideal pumpkin for Halloween. Vendors cater to the autumn spirit with offerings such as warm apple cider, fall-themed decorations, and cozy knitwear, making it a perfect destination to embrace the changing seasons.

Winter Wonders (December to March)

The chilly winter months bring a unique charm to Kelowna's markets. The Winter Market, held indoors at the Parkinson Recreation Centre, offers a cozy retreat from the cold. Here, visitors can find hearty root vegetables, preserved goods, and an array of crafts ideal for holiday gifting. A variety of hot food vendors provide comforting meals, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that celebrates the community's resilience and warmth even in the coldest months​​.

Special Spotlight: Christmas Markets (December)

December in Kelowna is a time of magic and celebration, highlighted by the array of Christmas markets and craft fairs. The Tree of Dreams Kelowna Christmas Market at Manteo at Eldorado Resort, the Living Nativity at Willow Park Church, and A REEL Christmas Market at Rustic REEL Brewing Company are just a few of the festive destinations. The Christmas At The Hills market at Sandhill Wines adds to the holiday cheer. Additionally, Prospera Place hosts the Craft Culture Holiday Market, Kelowna's largest holiday market with over 200 local vendors, offering an extensive array of handcrafted goods and unique creations perfect for holiday shopping.


Kelowna's markets are not just a place to buy goods; they are vibrant, thriving hubs of community interaction, local craftsmanship, and sustainable farming. Each season brings its own unique flavour and activities, making the markets a year-round destination for locals and visitors alike. Whether it's the fresh produce of spring, the lively atmosphere of summer, the rich harvests of autumn, or the cozy charm of winter, Kelowna's markets offer something special for everyone.