Category Archives: Okanagan Attractions

As we are constantly finding out, there are many things to do in the Okanagan.

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Summertime and the Living is Easy! (click here)

The Penticton Farmer’s Market continues to be one of my favorite summertime activities!  The variety of goods sold at this market is always a bounty of the local fruits and vegetables, artists works, clever marketing, delicious foods to taste as well as wondrous ideas of creativity.  Last weekend I attended with my faithful sidekick and […]

Greata Ranch Winery renamed

It has been an absolutely gorgeous day in the Okanagan.  George and I started out for a hike to Hastings Falls in Peachland but due to the high water conditions (with both rain and snow melt), the 7 bridges and trail were closed due to dangerous conditions.  So we visited the Peachland Museum instead!  I […]

Happening around the Okanagan

At the moment, its the Spring Wine Festival from 4th to 14th, with all the local wineries open for tasting and purchasing!  And yes, we still have rooms avail for this time period.  Check out our reservations page!  The Greata Ranch Winery has been renovated and renamed the Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards.  They are now open […]

South Okanagan Spring Wine Festival

Despite the chilly weather we have been experiencing, we are confident its going to get warmer!  With the warm weather comes all the sporting and wine events of typical spring in the Okanagan.  The first that comes to mind is the South Okanagan Spring Wine Festival http://www.thewinefestivals.com.  Check out their web page for events throughout the […]

Include a Spa Visit during your Stay?

If you are planning on travelling throughout British Columbia during your visit to the Blue Iris Bed and Breakfast, you might wish to consider a luxury spa treatment at a nearby resort!   My neighbour and I had our second annual visit to Sparkling Hills Resort in Vernon, BC, this week.  What a treat this […]

Tsubo Shiatsu Massage

Out of this world!!  I first experienced Shiatsu massage with Patti Lansdell in October of this year, through a Groupon coupon…. after the one hour massage and chat with Patti, I felt like a piece of cooked spaghetti!  So mellow, so relaxed!  It was wonderful.  I went back to my car, got on my cell […]

Attention Quilters! (Click Here)

The Annual Penticton Quilt Show will be held at the Penticton Convention Center on 9th and 10th of May, 2015. Book the weekend to see this show… well worth it! I’ll be there!!

Welcome to Our 2015 Season! (Click Here)

Welcome again to the Blue Iris B&B. We are gearing up for our 2015 season – painting, cleaning, gardening… getting ready for YOU! This year we have a number of outstanding festivals, acts, entertainers, etc. coming to the Okanagan. The Dream Cafe is having a special presentation the 1st and 2nd of May… check that […]

Ironman celebrates 30 years! (Click Here)

Okanagan Ironman competition has been running for 30 years this year!  Celebration is scheduled for 26th of August.  Book your room now!

Things to do in the Okanagan (Click Here)

The Okanagan Fall Wine Festival is happening again from 28th of September to Thanksgiving, 2012.  So many things to see and do – so many great wines to enjoy.  Check out their web page at www.thewinefestivals.com The 65th Annual Peach Festival begins on 8th of August and runs to the 12th of August.  Check out […]

Wine Touring

One of our greatest thrills is to be located in this area amongst all of the local wineries that this area so ably supports!  At last count, there were over 200 wineries in the Okanagan… what a delight to investigate, meet the owners/growers and continue to taste the local offerings.  Our most recent stop was Sumac […]

Traveling in British Columbia?

We are members of the BCs Best B and B’s Guild.  We have been very thankful for the guidance and advice we have received from our fellow Guild members in the planning and establishment of the Blue Iris B and B.  If you are planning a trip throughout British Columbia, we highly recommend our sister […]


 

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