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Fun Christmas Events Near the Best Hotels in Kelowna

November 14, 2016

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If you’re visiting one of the best hotels in Kelowna, make sure to stop by some of these fantastically festive Christmas markets and events.

Now that the stores have begun playing Christmas carols and some of your favourite holiday-related commercials are starting to air, you may find yourself beginning to burst with Christmas cheer. That’s OK – it happens to the best of us. Or maybe these things turn you into more of a scrooge instead. That’s OK too. If you’re planning a trip to one of the best hotels in Kelowna during this time, we’ve compiled a list of merry events that’ll have you counting down the days until Santa’s visit, no matter how you currently feel.


Plays & Musicals

If you love all things Christmas and all things theatre, you need to check out some of these fantastic holiday musicals and plays. Bring the entire family, and be prepared to spend the evening being entertained by some of Kelowna’s best actors and musicians.

Elf Junior – This play based on the beloved holiday film, is as funny as it is heart-warming. A young orphan named Buddy crawls into Santa’s bag and ends up making the trip back to the North Pole with Santa. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you may even find your inner-elf too.

Yeti: The Untold Story of the Abominable Snow Monster – If you’ve never seen a Yeti before, come and watch this interesting and entertaining show. Featuring classic Christmas tunes with an appearance by Santa, this play will thaw any frozen bah-humbug hearts.

A Christmas Story – The Musical – Based on the family-favourite classic movie, this play will make you yearn for an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. Go ahead and get wrapped up in all the excitement this play has to offer while reliving the moments you experienced the first time you saw the film.



The holidays are a time of giving and spending time with loved ones. If you want to give the gift of supporting local, check out some of these local markets located near some of the best hotels in Kelowna. No matter what you’re looking for, you can definitely find it here.

The Hills Market at Summerhill Winery – Get your Christmas shopping on while support local crafters in Kelowna. Spend all day browsing through plenty of unique, high-quality handmade goodies. Once you're done browsing the stunning crafts, you can stop for a wine tasting or a bite to eat at the Summerhill Winery Sunset Organic Bistro.

Connect Christmas Fair – This is a fair featuring local artisans, crafters, and entertainers. Whether you’re looking for crafting inspiration for DIY gifts or already created stocking stuffers for your loved ones, you should definitely check out this event. Admission is free, but a cash or food back donation is always appreciated.



Besides witnessing some amazing holiday-related shows and visiting holiday markets centrally located to some of the best hotels in Kelowna, there are also a few Christmas-themed events taking place in Kelowna. Get into the holiday spirit with this funny yet charitable event.

Kelowna Chrysler’s Toy Drive for Tim Nutt – If you’re looking to tickle your funny bone this holiday seasons, support the Mamas for Mamas charity organization while taking in this hilarious comedy show. Admission is either $20 or a kid’s toy donation. Tim Nutt is one of the biggest rising stars in Canadian comedy and has been doing stand-up comedy since 1993. He’ll make sure you laugh the night away – Ho ho ho!


If you need a few more reasons to visit Kelowna during the holiday season, take a peak at our previous post: 5 Reasons to Visit Hotels in Kelowna in the Winter.


Are you looking for a hotel in Kelowna that’s located close to all the best Christmas festivities in the city? Check out the Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel & Suites. We offer shopping packages, free breakfast, and a complimentary airport shuttle. Call us to arrange your next stay: 1-888-860-1212.

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