Sunday, October 6th, 2019 12pm - 5pm

Oliver’s Signature Event

Oliver Community Park, 6359 Park Place Dr. Oliver BC

Oliver BC in Canada’s Wine Capital. We are also home to Festival of the Grape, the premiere family-friendly event of the South Okanagan’s Fall Festival Weekend. The Festival attracts more than 4,500 attendees annually who come to sample a variety of local and regional wines, dance to live music, and cheer on the fun and chaotic grape stomp. In addition, there are mouth-watering food trucks, an interactive Kids Zone, an artisan Merchant Market and the Fall Art Show and Sale.

 

NEW FOR 2019! Enjoy a new opportunity for our Very Important Guests – for the first time, access the VIP area, where you will enjoy mingling with subject matter experts, winery owners and local and regional contributors to this important community event. There will be a variety of experiences throughout the day that are exclusive to VIP area, including classes, nibbles, wine pourings and amenities.

 

Also new for 2019 is the On-site Liquor Store, where a variety the wines on offer will be available to purchase as you depart the festival.

 

WINE TASTING

As Canada’s Wine Capital, Oliver produces more than 50% of all wine grapes in BC, which is reason to celebrate. The Festival welcomes more than 50 wineries from around BC to sample amazing wines from this fantastic little fruit.

 

 

GRAPE STOMP

Crush It! Get your team of three together to dress in crazy costumes and compete in the annual Grape Stomp, squishing your way to victory. Team spaces are limited, so makes sure you enter early.

 

 

FOOD TRUCK JAM

Where there is wine, there is food. The Festival welcomes food trucks with specialties from all around the world, from tacos to Thai; from gyros to gelato. There’s truly something for every taste.

Interested in having your food truck participate in Festival of the Grape? Learn more here.

 

KIDS ZONE

There is fun for the whole family at the Festival. Bring the kids to the interactive Kids Zone with inflatables, face painting, games and more.

 

 

 

 

MERCHANT MARKET

If shopping is your thing, the Merchant Market has dozens of vendors selling artisan items. From wine-barrel woodwork to hand-painted wine glasses, locally roasted coffee to artisan beads, there’s so much to choose from! Interested in being a vendor at the Merchant Market? Learn more here.

FALL ART SHOW & SALE

The Oliver Tourism Association, host of Fall Festival Weekend, is proud to partner with the Oliver Arts Council, which hosts its annual Fall Art Show and Sale right on the Festival grounds, showcasing spectacular works in a variety of mediums.

 

2019 Music by

Jack and Jill

 

Jack and Jill is made up of a wide array of artistic suspects committed to keeping the tradition of “Rock and Roll” alive. In an era of auto tune and backing tracks, this band upholds the values of live music. Specializing in providing an electrifying party for weddings, private and cooperate events, Jack and Jill will leave your guests on the dance floor crying out for more.

Hailing from Penticton and Summerland B.C., Jack and Jill have been bringing down the house at various private parties, events, festivals and ski hills all over British Columbia for the past five years. This experience has led the band to becoming one of the most polished and professional party bands in the Okanagan valley. But don’t let this fool you, Jack and Jill comes to rock with sets lists that include a wide variety of rock and roll music from the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s. The dance floor will be cutting loose to covers ranging from ZZ Top and No Doubt to Green Day and Queen.

 

Gallery

Part of the

Canada's Wine Capital

Festival Weekend October 5th & 6th

Festival of the Grape

Thanks to our 2018 Sponsors

Presented by the Oliver Tourism Associatiom

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