Kelowna might be thought of as a ‘summer town’ by vacationers, but if you’re a local, you’ll know that fall in Kelowna is a captivating season full of beautiful nature, delicious food, and fun things to do. Here are our top 5 things to do in Kelowna this fall.
1. Visit McMillan Farms
What’s fall without a pumpkin patch and a hay ride? McMillan farms has everything you need to get your fall fix, including a corn maze, sling shot, and more. Plus, admission to the farm is free and kids 3 and under are free for all activities. The farm is located at 3690 Berard Rd and opening hours are Sun – Wed from 10-5 and Thurs-Sat from 10-6.
2. Go Wine Tasting
Fall is the perfect time to do wine tasting. There are far fewer crowds and the views from some of the wineries in and around Kelowna are just spectacular on a clear, crisp fall day. Plus with it being harvest season, there’s plenty of activity at the wineries and lots to learn.
3. Take a Nature Walk
Take in all of the beautiful fall colours of the changing leaves on a nice nature stroll through one of Kelowna’s many parks and trails. Knox Mountain is a lovely hike this time of year with stunning views of the city in fall. For more of a scenic walk, try the Mission Creek Greenway or Myra Bellevue Trail.
4. Visit the Japanese Gardens
Take some time to reflect and unwind in Kasugai Garden park. Stroll past stone lanterns, colourful maple and pine trees, waterfalls and koi ponds. Don’t forget your camera! Located downtown at 1435 Water St and open daily from 9-5.
5. Take a Class or Workshop
Fall is when the kids go back to school – and so can you! There are plenty of courses, workshops, and other events happening in the city in fall. They’re a great way to learn a skill or hobby that you’ve always wanted to try.
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