Andy Bronson/The Herald Carly Graham and Kathryn Kramer, right, take a photo together in a arch of lights at The Lights of Christmas at Warm Beach on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 in Stanwood, Wa. Local:LightsofXmas Shot on: 12/17/15

West Kelowna to light up the night with holiday cheer

Here is your guide to light ups in West Kelowna

It’s that time of the year again, as the temperature drops all we want to do is snuggle up with a special holiday coffee or a glass of red wine, but West Kelowna has a few things to tempt you to leave hibernation this winter.

The annual Light-Ups around town are sure to put a smile on you and your loved ones faces as the festive lights bring Christmas cheer to the city.

RELATED: Your guide to winter light ups around the Okanagan

For its fourth annual City of West Kelowna Light-Up Friday, Dec. 7, on Brown Road is Westbank, those in attendance will be greeted with free hot drinks, activity stations for the whole family, a bazaar, live music and even a visit from Santa Claus himself. To warm up the evening, Our Lady of Loudres Children’s Choir, and at 6 p.m. Brown Road will come alive with lights followed by a live performance at 7 p.m. by Celtic band Cod Gone Wild.

RELATED: Rutland’s Christmas Light Up to bring holiday magic once again

At Gellatly Nut Farm on Dec. 15 and 16 at 4 p.m. the Winter Magic! light display returns as the best place to take a holiday selfie in West Kelowna. Warm yourself by the fire to the sound of carolers and take a tour of the heritage house with the whole family.

RELATED: Festival lights up the Okanagan

For those who can’t wait to celebrate the holidays, visit Quails Gate Winery for its Sugar Plum Fair. The festive afternoon affair begins at 11 a.m. and welcoming families to a winter market with more than 25 local artisans and a special treat of a 15 per cent discount in the wine shop. Quails Gate will also be taking donations on behalf of the Central Okanagan Community Foodbank, Inn from the Cold and toys for Kelowna Santas.

To report a typo, email:


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Huge crack and bang heard as Wood Lake fractures

‘It was roaring across the lake,’ Lake Country woman recounts sound of crack in Wood Lake ice

Former Prime Minister comes to Kelowna

Stephen Harper will speak in Kelowna March 12

Global Music Fest to take over Creekside Theatre

The music festival will take place Feb. 23

Vibrant Vine mixes jazz and wine tasting

The special celebration took place to commemorate Family Day long weekend

UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball falls to WolfPack

The Heat’s Brennan Goski closed his career to graduate in spring

B.C. students win Great Waters Challenge video contest

Video, mural and song about saving the salmon claims the top prize

Okanagan College professor awarded for promoting financial literacy

Leigh Sindlinger received a Distinguished Service Award for inspiring financial literacy in youth

Poll: What do you think of Family Day weekend’s move?

Until this year, Family Day has fallen on the second Monday in February

B.C. athlete takes home gold in freestyle aerials at Canada Games

Brayden Kuroda won the event with a combined score of 121.65.

Cabinet likely to extend deadline to reconsider Trans Mountain pipeline

New round of consultations with Indigenous communities is coming

B.C. government provides $75,000 towards salmon study

Study looks at abundance and health of Pacific salmon in Gulf of Alaska

Murdered and missing honoured at Stolen Sisters Memorial March in B.C.

‘We come together to make change within the systems in our society’

UBC researchers develop inexpensive tool to test drinking water

The tricoder can test for biological contamination in real-time

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

He was convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl in 2017

Most Read