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Canada’s Fastest-Growing City

Kelowna is popular because its unique features pair well with the good life. It has the longest golf season in Canada, three world-class ski resorts, five distinct wine trails and many thriving economic sectors including a robust digital industry. The city sits on the land of the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the syilx/Okanagan peoples.

Kelowna by the Numbers


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Square feet of the biggest hotel ballroom

Heart of the Okanagan Valley

To and from Kelowna

Fly direct into Kelowna from Seattle or most Canadian hubs to enjoy sandy beaches, magnificent views of the mountains, world-class wineries (Kelowna produces outstanding ice wine) and some of the best golfing in Canada. And if you come in the winter, you can add visiting some of the globe’s most exhilarating ski hills to your delegates’ lists of things to do.

In Kelowna

The city went through a major growth spurt at the beginning of the 2020s — a staggering 2.75 per cent increase in population from 2020–2021 — and its offerings grew with it. Most notable is the burgeoning six-block Cultural District downtown area with a concentration of galleries, museums, theatres, dining, shopping and over 20 pieces of public art to take in. (sourceicons.external-link-icon)

Weather in Kelowna

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1°C to 15°C

34°F to 59°F

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9°C to 26°C  

49°F to  79°F

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1°C to 13°C

34°F to  55°F

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-6°C to 1°C

21°F to  34°F

A white convertible car drives alongside a vineyard in Kelowna


Kelowna’s industry expertise stretches beyond the expected sectors of agriculture and natural resources, even though both of those are major contributors to the city’s economy and intellectual capital. The quality of life in Kelowna has attracted a sizable digital industries community. Over six hundred technology companies call Kelowna home and bring in more than $1.8B in combined revenue. (sourceicons.external-link-icon)

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