Winter Events

Dine Around Central Okanagan

Event Details

2024-01-16 to 2024-02-09
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Various locations


Dine Around Central Okanagan is a food extravaganza that takes place annually in Kelowna and the Central Okanagan, British Columbia. This event attracts food lovers and culinary enthusiasts from across the globe who come to taste, savour, and celebrate the flavours of the region. For approximately a month you'll have the opportunity to explore Kelowna's food scene and sample exclusive menus from the area's top restaurants.

Date and Time

Dine Around Central Okanagan typically happens four times a year throughout the seasons, though the exact dates can change each year. Ensure you check the official event website for this year's specific date and time details.


Various restaurants across Kelowna participate in Dine Around Central Okanagan. Participants can choose to dine at any of the enlisted venues based on their personal preferences and the type of cuisine they wish to explore. Each restaurant will showcase a special menu curated for the event. More than 50 restaurants are featuring three-course menus for $25, $35, $45, $55, and $65 per person.


Tickets for the launch party event can be purchased online on the official Dine Around Central Okanagan website. Participants will visit food, wine and beer booths to sample some of the food that you can enjoy during Dine Around. The small bites and drinks are from participating Dine Around restaurants, BC VQA Wineries, and BC Beer and Spirits.

What to Expect

Dine Around Central Okanagan offers a blend of culinary delights to suit every palate. Participating restaurants curate special menus that showcase the best of local and seasonal ingredients. Be prepared to try unique culinary creations and traditional dishes with a twist. With so many options, it can be overwhelming. Take the time to review the menus and venues, and plan your dining schedule accordingly. While there's no official dress code, smart casual wear is generally acceptable. Some high-end restaurants may have their own dress code. If you have dietary restrictions, make sure to check the menu in advance or contact the restaurant to ensure they can accommodate your needs.


Kelowna has a wide range of accommodations to choose from. From luxury hotels to budget-friendly options, the city has something for everyone. It's recommended to book your accommodation in advance to avoid last-minute hassles.

Wrap Up

Dine Around Central Okanagan is more than just a food festival; it's a celebration of Kelowna's culinary culture. It's a must-attend event for anyone who enjoys great food and wants to explore the vibrant culinary scene of Kelowna.