Written By Guest Writer Destinations / Libations / Wine Festivals Aug 20, 2012 Time to Shine at O! Osoyoos Celebrates SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestTime to Shine at O! Osoyoos Celebrates September 14 – 16, 2012Osoyoos, BC – The community of Osoyoos, at the very southern tip of British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, is proud to present the first annual O! Osoyoos Celebrates festival, held from September 14-‐16, 2012.Honouring the wine, food and authentic culture of this distinctive community, the festival provides the opportunity to truly celebrate the town’s epicurean heroes; the passionate winemakers, talented chefs and dedicated farmers that bring unparalleled produce and an abundance of flavours to our tables throughout the year.“O! Osoyoos Celebrates is a salutation of all that Osoyoos is; a wealth of rich culture, world-‐class wines and tasting rooms and a commanding culinary community, all under the warmth of the South Okanagan sun,” declares Jo Knight, Executive Director for Destination Osoyoos. “We are thrilled to be the host organization in partnership with beneficiary Rotary Club of Osoyoos, and look forward to sharing Canada’s warmest welcome.”Over the course of the weekend, O! Osoyoos Celebrates features three events, the Red Carpet Soiree, Lobster on the Beach and a Sparkling Sabre Brunch – bringing together everything the community has to offer. Opening the festival on Friday evening, the glamorous Red Carpet Soiree includes all the paparazzi and pageantry of a gala occasion; Lobster on the Beach is a decedent seafood feast on the shores of the lake, right under the clear Okanagan sky (both evening events will be emceed by Global BC Morning News co-‐anchor, Sophie Lui); and a grand farewell is offered at the Sparkling Sabre Brunch with champagne, gourmet food and a little sabreing fun before heading home. Pair the festival with your choice of accommodation, tours and dining for a magical fall weekend in wine country.A weekend ticket package costs $150 for the three events, with individual tickets costing between $35 -‐ $85 per person. Ticket and event information available at www.osoyooscelebrates.ca -‐ sales will be live shortly.About O! Osoyoos CelebratesThe inaugural O! Osoyoos Celebrates festival takes place in Osoyoos on September 14, 15 & 16, 2012. Anchored by three events over the course of the weekend -‐ Red Carpet Soiree on the Friday night; Lobster on the Beach on Saturday night; and a Sparkling Sabre Brunch on the Sunday -‐ the festival was born to celebrate the community’s culinary and cultural heroes: the winemakers, chefs and farmers that make this town one of the most authentic and epicurean regional destinations in Canada. www.osoyooscelebrates.caFestivalOsoyoos SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Destinations / Travel March 3, 2020 Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort Continued from March | April EAT magazine’s Best of Asia in Mexico. by Shelora Sheldan The morning after the Taste of Asia event, after ... Read More Chefs / Destinations / Epicure at Large / Food People / Travel August 1, 2019 Letters From Lyon August 2019 Cher Eat, I have been wondering a lot lately about how Lyon gained such a recognisable status in gastronomy. Sure, yes there are plenty of ... Read More Chefs / Culture / Destinations / Elsewhere / Travel May 7, 2019 An Introduction to Letters from Lyon to EAT I have spent my career thus far with a few goals in mind: climb the brigade of each kitchen I set foot in, put in my time and become “chef”. ... Read More Destinations November 2, 2017 November Tofino News An old Tofino classic is going to be new again. The Maquinna Pub, part of the Maquinna Hotel building at Main and First Sts., is set to reopen soon ... Read More Destinations / First Look June 26, 2017 Newly relaunched Cure Lounge in Whistler is just in time for summer fun Nita Lake Lodge proudly relaunched its Cure lounge just in time for some fun in the sun during Canada’s 150th summer. Built in 2008, Nita Lake ... Read More Destinations March 16, 2017 Tofino – Ucluelet March Food Buzz Welcome to spring from the west coast. This time of year means the return of migrating whales past our shores, and the event that welcomes them – ... Read More Comments are closed.