Celebrate Spring at the Osoyoos Oyster Festival, April 19-23

We’re Planning Our Annual Trek to Osoyoos For the Osoyoos Oyster Festival No there are not oysters grown right in Osoyoos, but that didn’t stop the founders of the Osoyoos Oyster Festival, from having a vision to give weary oyster farmers a break from the coast and locals and visiting oyster aficionados something to slurp…

What’s Good This Week April 19

Temperatures are rising in Vancouver, but by the weekend should cool off and we may even see some rain, so get out on those patios today and tomorrow! If you love oysters you’ll want to pack your bags for the Okanagan’s Osoyoos Oyster Festival, but there’s plenty to do around town should travel not be…

What’s Good In April

What to do in April in and around Vancouver We’ve been busy focusing on the positive in Vancouver with the #VancouverIstay project (you’ve checked it out right?) and looking ahead to April there’s even more reason to love what Vancouver has to offer. Garagiste North – April 17, 2016 First and foremost, wine lovers need to set…

Osoyoos Oyster Festival – Even Oysters Need a Day in the Sun

Osoyoos Oyster Festival Events for 2016 April 20-24 For the fifth year in a row I am heading up to Osoyoos for their annual oyster festival and it’s Michael’s third year! We’re huge fans of bivalves and when they are paired with oyster friendly wines, beers and libations, we love them even more. The oyster festival was…

The Osoyoos Oyster Festival Returns, April 22-25

Those who follow our GLV Adventures know that we’ve not missed a local Oyster Festival if we could help it, and we’ve made this one every year. We’ll be back, and so should you! This four-day oyster extravaganza features West Coast oysters, Canadian wines and craft beers, and more. Just look at these pictures we…

Osoyoos Oyster Festival Antics

WHAT? Oysters in the Okanagan? I’ve been asked far too many times “are there oysters farms in the Okanagan?”  Well no, they don’t yet grow in Osoyoos Lake, but contrary to popular belief, oysters can live outside the ocean for several weeks and I guarantee that all the oysters in this Osoyoos Oyster Festival got…

Canadian Craft Beer & Oyster Pairing Competition: Request for Entry

Which Canadian Craft Beers pair best with Oysters? The inaugural Canadian Craft Beer & Oyster pairing Competition will be held on April 25th, 2014 during the third annual Osoyoos Oyster Festival. The competition is sponsored by Sprit Ridge Vineyard Resort and Spa, Flavours World, CAMRA Vancouver, BC Craft Brewers Guild and Codfathers Seafood Market, and will…

Osoyoos 3rd Annual Oyster Festival- April 23rd – April 27th, 2014

This is one of our favourite events of the year! Oysters, wine, craft beer! What more do you need. GLV The Third Annual Osoyoos Oyster Festival showcases oysters produced by West Coast fishermen alongside Canadian wines and craft beers. Even oysters need a day in the sun! New for this year a Canadian craft beer…