Who doesn’t love a road trip? Well, it’s time to buckle up as we unveil the ultimate spring road trip destination of 2024.

Picture this: the wind tousling your hair, the open road paved by golden sunflowers, blue skies as far as the eye can see, and a culinary escapade awaiting you at the final stop. Can you guess where this ultimate spring road trip is leading you? Osoyoos! A town that allows you to shake off the winter chill and promises not only miles of scenic beauty but a feast for your taste buds. So, get ready as we unveil why this is our top choice for 2024.


Spring in Osoyoos brings a laid-back vibe with fewer crowds, making it easy to enjoy outdoor spots and charming wineries at your own pace. The mild weather sets the scene for relaxed outdoor activities, creating an ideal time for a calm and refreshing getaway.


As spring unfolds in the heart of Osoyoos’ desert landscape, the region comes alive with a burst of colours. From late March to May, orchards bloom with cherries, apples, peaches, nectarines, plums, and pears, while Okanagan sunflowers in sunny hues symbolize the season’s warmth.


Spring sunshine arrives early in Osoyoos, bringing a lineup of exciting events for everyone to enjoy:

Osoyoos Oyster Festival – April 19-20

After a four-year hiatus, the Osoyoos Oyster Festival returns with a splash! Dive into a culinary journey with seafood delights paired with local wines. Enjoy shucking, entertainment, and the taste of award-winning wines.

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Pig Out Fiesta – May 4

Enjoy a pork-themed culinary fiesta at Oliver’s Pig Out Festival! Local and guest chefs, exceptional wines, a hot sauce contest, and savory delights await. Note: Age 19+

Osoyoos Spring Festival – May 15-19

Get ready for the third annual May Long Spring Festival—a music extravaganza! Friday brings Jack Semple to Osoyoos Community Theatre, and Saturday features Vincent performing the music of Neil Young and Alyssa Nielsen Performing the Music of Patsy Cline & Friends. Cap off the evening with Steve Eliott’s Tribute to Elvis and more.

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Osoyoos Smoke-Off On The Lake – May 18

Be part of the sizzling debut of the Osoyoos Smoke-Off Competition on the Lake at Gyro Beach Park! Enjoy a smoky symphony of flavours as BBQ aficionados from the South Okanagan gather to showcase their skills in the art of brisket smoking. Yummy.

But this is just a taster of what spring holds in Osoyoos. For more information and to plan your trip to Osoyoos, visit Destination Osoyoos.