2014 Festival Of the Grape

Published Thursday, May 29, 2014


October 5, 2014 - Oliver, British Columbia

For Immediate Release

All photos courtesy of South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce.  Photo credit: Paul Eby

 Festival Of the Grape - Okanagan’s largest family fall wine festival set for Oct. 5

Record crowds expected for 50+ wineries, wine & food pairings, Grape Stomp, Kids Zone + Live Band

Oliver, BC  – “We generally attract approximately 3500 guests to the Festival Of the Grape,” says Bonnie Dancey, CEO of the South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce that organizes the event. “We expect that number to climb closer to 4000 this year. The word is out the Festival Of the Grape is THE family fall event to attend to sample some of the world’s finest wines and celebrate Okanagan cuisine and culture.”

 WHAT:                       2014 Festival Of the Grape. Okanagan’s largest family fall wine festival.

 WHERE & WHEN:     Sunday, October 5, 2014 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Oliver Recreation Centre (Next to Arena & Curling rink)

 WHAT TO DO:        - Cheer on Parade of Wineries

                                  - Grape Stomping Competition

                                      - 50+ Okanagan wineries

                                      - Okanaga wineries with food pairings (prepared on-site)

                                       - 15 food vendors

                                              - 60 trade vendors

                                              - Live entertainment with the Paperboys

                                              - Chateau de Kids (petting zoo & activities. Note: Free admission for Kids under 19)

                                   - Indoor Art Show

                                               - Smoke Free and Pet Free (designated smoking areas)

                                       - Free parking. Shuttles available.


 All photos courtesy of South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce.  Photo credit: Paul Eby


 Imperial Office Pro: 8510 Main Street, Osoyoos (250) 495-2510

 Discover Wines: 2080 Springfield Rd., Kelowna (250) 868-3990

 South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce 6431 Station St., Oliver (250) 498-6321 

 BC Wine Info VQA 553 Vees Drive, Penticton (250) 490-2006

 Shopper’s Drug Mart #1100 5955 Main Street, Oliver (250) 498-3663

 Buy FOG tickets online through PayPal http://www.sochamber.ca/oliver-festival-of-the-grape.html

Ticket Prices: Advance tickets $23.  ($25 at the door)