Kelowna, British Columbia has been a tourist destination for years, and that isn’t going to change anytime soon! Travel across Canada mentioning you’re from the sunny Okanagan, and you’re sure to make a few strangers envious. Who could blame them; we have it all!

But don’t take our word for it!

You see, we have so many amazing features here in Kelowna, The Dion-Ivan Real Estateteam couldn’t bare to keep it to themselves! They thought (and they didn’t have to think hard!) about all their favorite opportunities Kelowna has to offer and placed it in one easy location for you to see. I think you will agree, Kelowna is a brag worthy city!

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Two words: The Oscars. The Okanagan is home to over 200 amazing wineries, and our wines have been sold around the world winning numerous awards. Tourists come from all over to experience the numerous wine tours that can be found scattered throughout the valley. In fact, our wine is so great, it made a trip to the Oscars where celebrities were finally able to experience the taste of the Okanagan. How cool is that?!


Kelowna is brimming with some incredible culture! With our numerous theatre companies, beautiful art galleries, and historic museums you will never be board! Take a stroll down the lake’s board walk and experience live musicians and local crafts people. Immerse yourself in Kelowna’s rich history and experience the creativity of the people here!

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The food here is incredible! In fact, Kelowna is home to the Canadian Culinary Championships where amazing chefs from all over come to compete. The best part? Many of them reside right here in Kelowna, B.C. Some of our locally owned restaurants such as “The Jammery” have even been featured on Food Network shows like “You’ve Gotta Eat Here”. It’s no wonder with all our amazing wine and beautiful produce. This summer, do yourself a favour and visit one of many incredible local farms and orchards for fresh, inexpensive, local fruits and vegetable!


Can you believe it?! It’s more than halfway through January, and the grass is green! Sure, we got a bit of the white stuff for Christmas, but overall our winters are mild, springs are lush, summers are hot, and our autumns are breathtaking! We get to experience the best of all four seasons, and we wouldn’t have it any other way!

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Outdoor recreation

We love all the outdoor activities Kelowna has to offer! You can head 40 minutes up the mountain to experience the thrill of Big White Ski Resort or take your boat out on Okanagan Lake. The city is loaded with hiking trails, horseback riding, wakeboarding, camping and skating locations! Not to mention we are home to some of the best golf sites in Canada. You name it, we got it!


Kelowna has an amazing, diverse community that comes together through the good times and the bad. Numerous community events happen throughout the year for you to enjoy: many of them free to attend! Simply head over to Castanet (our local news website), and there is sure to be a community event near you!


Kelowna has the best location! We love that some of Canada’s most beautiful scenic hiking and camping locations are located within minutes to hours of our gorgeous city. A short 3 hour drive can take you down to the US Boarder or Vancouver city. Whether you are looking for seclusion, adventure, or a night on the town, Kelowna is the place to be!

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Kelowna offers some AMAZING education opportunities. Our numerous public and private schools make Kelowna a great place to raise a family, and with some of the worlds best secondary education programs located right here, there is no need for the kids to travel far from home. Our local Okanagan College, UBCO, KGH Southern Medical Program, and CATO (Centre for Arts and Technology) offer a variety of top notch education ensuring students always have the resources to follow their heart and be successful!

The Dion-Ivans Real EstateTeam could go on for hours, but I think you are starting to get the picture. Kelowna is a wonderful place for new homeowner to call home!

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ContactThe Dion-Ivans Real Estate Team today, and get Kelowna dream home!
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