Sip and Dip: Creative Evenings in Kelowna

A glass of wine sitting on top of a wooden table next to a cow in a field behind it at Sperling Vineyards in Kelowna.
Sperling Vineyards


Imagine unleashing your inner artist while sipping on a fine glass of local wine. This is the essence of Kelowna's 'sip and dip' evenings – a delightful blend of creativity, relaxation, and social interaction. These events, increasingly popular in the city, cater to everyone, from novices to seasoned artists, offering a unique way to unwind, create, and connect.

Upcoming Sip and Dip Events in Kelowna

Kelowna's event calendar is bursting with creative opportunities. Join a Sip and Dip Workshop hosted at many wineries and vineyards around Kelowna this spring and summer. These unique water marbling workshops are where you can create your own silk scarf! The sessions starts with a hands-on demonstration, after which each participant selects their preferred colours and begins the process of floating paint drop by drop onto the water's surface. With tools like marbling combs, rakes, and styluses at your disposal, you can design a pattern that truly reflects your style. Your ticket covers all the materials needed to craft a 14-inch by 72-inch silk scarf, plus a wine tasting experience featuring selections from British Columbia's wineries and vineyards.

Unique Sip and Dip Experiences

Each sip and dip event in Kelowna is distinct. For example, at Volcanic Hills Winery you will have the opportunity to enjoy a wine tasting or sparkling juice from their award winning small family run business established in 2010. At Sperling Vineyards you can sample wine from BC's oldest vineyard which was established in 1925.

Patrons of these workshops often leave with not just a scarf but cherished memories. Some recount evenings filled with laughter and good wine, while others describe the events as a perfect date night or a unique way to celebrate special occasions. The common thread in these experiences is the warm, welcoming atmosphere and the joy of creating something unique.

Benefits of Participating in Sip and Dip Events

Sip and dip evenings in Kelowna are more than just fun; they offer numerous benefits. Participants often find these sessions to be a form of stress relief, a therapeutic escape from the daily grind. For many, it's an opportunity to tap into a seldom-used creative side, enhancing artistic skills in a supportive environment.

But perhaps the most significant benefit is the social aspect. These events are a melting pot of individuals – friends catching up, couples on dates, and strangers becoming acquaintances. It's a celebration of community, creativity, and wine, all rolled into one unforgettable experience.