Things to do

Local filmmaker Marc Noel of OKS Video Productions captured the origins of the ice sculptures that will take over Polson Park for 10 days during the 61st annual Vernon Winter Carnival beginning Feb. 5, 2021. (Marc Noel - OKS Video Productions)

Vernon filmmaker gives inside look at Winter Carnival’s ice park

Drive-Thru Ice Park to take over Polson in 61st annual Vernon Winter Carnival

 

Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.

The magic of Christmas returns to the Butchart Gardens

Annual display opens Nov. 27; timed ticket reservations available now

 

The Northern Lights have long captured our imaginations. Here’s how to experience the magic. Stefan Wackerhagen photo/Travel Yukon

Northern Lights return to dance across the Yukon sky

If the Northern Lights have captured your imagination, here are a few tips to plan your adventure

 

Explore BC IPA, a new limited-edition craft beer, inspires British Columbians to discover their own province along BC’s ale trails. BC Ale Trail photo.

Discover British Columbia this fall … via the Explore BC IPA!

Destination BC brews up partnership with BC Ale Trail and 6 BC breweries for the Explore BC IPA

Explore BC IPA, a new limited-edition craft beer, inspires British Columbians to discover their own province along BC’s ale trails. BC Ale Trail photo.
Explore one of BC’s best-known regions along the Sea-to-Sky Highway.

3 New Ways to Explore Vancouver and the Sea-to-Sky

See familiar places with fresh eyes

  • Jul 13, 2020
Explore one of BC’s best-known regions along the Sea-to-Sky Highway.
BC Parks are slated to begin gradually re-open as of Thursday, May 14, 2020, with some restrictions. (Black Press Media file photo)

Many B.C. parks to re-open, but visitors must adhere to the ‘golden rules’

Residents urged to practise COVID-19 protocols as some outdoor recreation restrictions are relaxed

  • May 14, 2020
BC Parks are slated to begin gradually re-open as of Thursday, May 14, 2020, with some restrictions. (Black Press Media file photo)
Davison Orchards owner Tom Davisond showcases a new classic truck to a visitor in 2019. The destination farm, store, cafe, bakery and kids’ playground has been in the same family since 1933. (Davison Farms/ Black Press Media file photo)

Vernon: See how your groceries are grown at Davison Orchards

The family farm is a favourite stop for many Okanagans

Davison Orchards owner Tom Davisond showcases a new classic truck to a visitor in 2019. The destination farm, store, cafe, bakery and kids’ playground has been in the same family since 1933. (Davison Farms/ Black Press Media file photo)
Claire Buchar races at Silver Star Mountain Resort. The resort is a popular ski and mountain biking destination. (Contributed photo/ Black Press Media files)

Vernon: Silver Star is the place to be for adrenaline junkies

High-impact winter and summer fun to be had at this family-friendly resort

Claire Buchar races at Silver Star Mountain Resort. The resort is a popular ski and mountain biking destination. (Contributed photo/ Black Press Media files)