Posts Tagged ‘Summerland’

All Aboard the KVSR Christmas Train!

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

KVSR Christmas Train

Once a year, the Kettle Valley Steam Railway transforms itself from a living piece of history to a wonderful, family adventure ride to fantasy: the KVSR Christmas Train!
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Kettle Valley Christmas Train Steams Through South Okanagan

Saturday, November 24th, 2012
Kettle Valley Christmas Train

The Kettle Valley Christmas Train steams through the scenic South Okanagan of British Columbia in this annual holiday event. Photo by Doug Campbell.

The Kettle Valley Steam Railway of Summerland, BC will celebrate the holidays with The Summerland Christmas Express, its annual Christmas Train ride.  The 2012 dates and times are:

  • Saturday, December 15th at 4 & 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 16th at 4 & 6 p.m.
  • Friday, December 21st at 5 & 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 22nd at 4 & 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 23rd at 4 & 6 p.m.

These Christmas Train rides fill up fast, so it’s recommended that you book your reservations and secure your South Okanagan lodging soon.

A Uniquely South Okanagan Christmas Train Experience

The spirit of the holiday season is celebrated with this Christmas train experience.  Sparkling lights on the 3716 steam locomotive (built in 1912) & coaches, the Prairie Valley Station and homes along the route combine with the banjo music of Felix Possak, an appearance by Santa Claus, and the hospitality of the ride’s hosts to create Christmas magic for couples and families.  Children receive a bag full of Christmas goodies to take with them. (more…)

Get Ready… Get Set… Taste!

Friday, March 19th, 2010

The Okanagan Spring Wine Festival runs from April 30 to May 9 and promises to be the best ever.   If you love fabulous wine and fine food this is an experience to be savored and remembered.  What better way to welcome the new grape growing season than with a festival at its start?  Over 100 events throughout the Okanagan Wine Country are set to be enjoyed in the warm spring sunshine.  Culinary delights range from light lunches to sumptous dinners, with superb wine parings, at fine locations throughout the area.  The Okanagan Spring Wine Festival is often described as “one of Canada’s best small festivals” and it is clear why it continues to grow.

When you plan your visit be sure to take adavantage of our local BC Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers Guild members for their expertise in choosing events and for the excellent accommodations offered.  Our members offer Bed & Breakfast accommodation throughout the Okanagan region in Kelowna, Vernon, Lake Country, Peachland, Summerland, Osoyoos, Pentiction and West Kelowna