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Events


Covert Farms Family Estate offers licensed facilities to host intimate wine dinners, weddings, festivals, concerts and corporate events.

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Covert Farms Family Estate offers licensed facilities to host intimate wine dinners, weddings, festivals, concerts and corporate events.

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2019 EVENTS

Easter Weekend: April 20/21

Easter is coming! Come join us for our open house weekend: wine tasting, charcuterie, on the hour complimentary tours from 12:00 pm -4:00pm and a special Easter egg hunt for the little ones. Saturday April 20th and Sunday April 21st 11:00am-5:00pm. Bring the family to jump on the jumping pillow and enjoy our games area with; bocce ball, horse shoes, connect four, bean bag toss and more. Visit our llamas, sheep, highland cows and chickens. Musical entertainment by Wayne Llewelyn; a singer songwriter who will be performing rock n’ roll, blues, pop, jazz, flamenco and Latin music.

Mother’s Day: May 12

We invite you to join us to celebrate that special mom or Grandma in your life on Sunday May 12, 2019. All moms and grandmas enjoy a free wine tasting and an organic tomato plant to take home. Bring the family to jump on the jumping pillow and enjoy our games area with; bocce ball, horse shoes, connect four, bean bag toss and more. Visit our llamas, sheep, highland cows and chickens. Musical entertainment by Kristi Neumann; a singer/songwriter who spent many years in Nashville, TN, releasing two albums and touring around the United States. While fronting her own band, she opened for the likes of Brandi Carlile and Keith Urban. Neumann recently relocated to British Columbia, where she continues to write and perform.

Book your Hands on Harvest Canadian Signature now and mom and grandma will tour for free.

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Victoria Day: May 19

Come join us on Sunday May 19th for charcuterie, wine tasting and musical entertainment by Kristi Neumann; a singer/songwriter who spent many years in Nashville, TN, releasing two albums and touring around the United States. While fronting her own band, she opened for the likes of Brandi Carlile and Keith Urban. Neumann recently relocated to British Columbia, where she continues to write and perform. Bring the family to jump on the jumping pillow and enjoy our games area with; bocce ball, horse shoes, connect four, bean bag toss and more. Visit our llamas, sheep, highland cows and chickens.

Book your Hands on Harvest Canadian Signature now.

Young Life Grand Fondo: June 8

A beautiful ride through the hills, orchards, wineries and lakes of the Okanagan. Riders raise money to support the work of Young Life in their Area or Region. There are 3 distance options (65km, 80 km, 100km). The ride will be fully supported and will include refuel stops, lunch, charcuterie/wine tasting and wrap-up dinner at Covert Farms & Winery.

For more information or to sign up go to: https://give.younglife.ca/event/okanagan-fondo-2019/e219978

Father’s day: June 16

On Sunday June 16th  bring Dad or Grandpa to Covert Farms Family Estate Winery and spend some time on our patio with a great glass of Covert wine. Enjoy a delicious locally sourced charcuterie plate and relax listening to  live music in the sweet summer breeze. Dad or Grandpa receive a free wine tasting and a glass of their favorite wine for free. Musical entertainment by Kristi Neumann; a singer/songwriter who spent many years in Nashville, TN, releasing two albums and touring around the United States. While fronting her own band, she opened for the likes of Brandi Carlile and Keith Urban. Neumann recently relocated to British Columbia, where she continues to write and perform. Bring the family to jump on the jumping pillow and enjoy our games area with; bocce ball, horse shoes, connect four, bean bag toss and more. Visit our llamas, sheep, highland cows and chickens.

Book your Hands on Harvest Canadian Signature now and dad will tour for free.

BOOK NOW

Canada Day: June 30

On Sunday June 30th Covert Farms Family Estate will be buzzing once again with Canada Day activities all day. We will have live music, wine tasting, wines by the glass, charcuterie boards, loads of outdoor games, our jumping pillow and giant a slip and slide. Visit our llamas, sheep, highland cows and chickens. Bring your lawn chairs as it will be an event for the whole family! Musical entertainment by Kristi Neumann; a singer/songwriter who spent many years in Nashville, TN, releasing two albums and touring around the United States. While fronting her own band, she opened for the likes of Brandi Carlile and Keith Urban. Neumann recently relocated to British Columbia, where she continues to write and perform.

Book your Hands on Harvest Canadian Signature now.

BC Day: August 4

Come help us celebrate Canada’s best province on Sunday August 4th. Enjoy musical entertainment by the talented Kristi Neumann while you feast on a locally sourced gourmet charcuterie board sipping a glass of your favourite Covert Farms wine. This is a day for the whole family with; bocce ball, horse shoes, bean bag toss, yard yahtzee, twister, connect four, duck races, our giant jumping pillow and super slip and slide. Visit our llamas, sheep, highland cows and chickens.

Book your Hands on Harvest Canadian Signature now.

Labour Day: September 1

Come help us celebrate the end of summer Sunday September 1st.  We will have live music, wine tasting, wines by the glass, charcuterie boards, loads of outdoor games, our jumping pillow and giant a slip and slide. Bring your lawn chairs as it will be an event for the whole family! Visit our llamas, sheep, highland cows and chickens. Musical entertainment by Kristi Neumann; a singer/songwriter who spent many years in Nashville, TN, releasing two albums and touring around the United States. While fronting her own band, she opened for the likes of Brandi Carlile and Keith Urban. Neumann recently relocated to British Columbia, where she continues to write and perform.

Book your Hands on Harvest Canadian Signature now.

Freak’n Farmer Race: Sep 21

On Saturday September 21st one of the Okanagan’s wildest and most fun events is expected to attract 600 or more competitors from ages three and up.

The arduous courses features multiple farm-themed obstacles and is expected to draw as many as 1,000 spectators for the family fun day.

This year, there are five courses available, the mini Freak’n Farmer 1km, the Little freak’n farmer 3km, the 5 kilometre distance with 10 obstacles, one covering 12 km with 18 obstacles and a 20 km with 23 obstacles.

For more information and to sign up go to https://www.freaknfarmer.ca/


Thanksgiving: Oct 13

On Sunday October 13th Covert Farms Family Estate will have live music, wine tasting, wines by the glass, charcuterie boards, loads of outdoor games and our jumping pillow. Visit our llamas, sheep, highland cows and chickens.  Bring your lawn chairs as it will be an event for the whole family! Musical entertainment by Kristi Neumann; a singer/songwriter who spent many years in Nashville, TN, releasing two albums and touring around the United States. While fronting her own band, she opened for the likes of Brandi Carlile and Keith Urban. Neumann recently relocated to British Columbia, where she continues to write and perform.

Book your Hands on Harvest Canadian Signature now.

October Grape Pumpkin Tours: Oct 12/13, 19/20, and 26/27 Weekends

Every weekend throughout October we will be offering family fun educational tours out to the Pumpkin patch and table grapes. You will have an opportunity to learn about organic regenerative farming, pick some yummy grapes to take home and choose your pumpkin from our pumpkin patch. Tours run on the hour, $5.00 per person, children 2 and under are free.(pumpkins are an added cost)

During the weekends we will also have our Halloween harvest yard games set up and our jumping pillow. We will be serving organic smokies, hot chocolate and coffee. You can also make your very own s’more on one of our fire pits or enjoy freshly popped popcorn.

Visit our llamas, sheep, highland cows and chickens.  Bring your lawn chairs as it will be an event for the whole family!





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Freak'n Farmer 2019


Inspired by the arduous tasks in our history, an adventure obstacle race was born. Freakn Farmer includes typical farm type work amidst a venturesome race, all performed in the dry blistering heat of Canada's only desert.

20k, 10k, 5k, 3k, 1k

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2019

7:30 AM TO 5:00 PM

Freak'n Farmer 2019


Inspired by the arduous tasks in our history, an adventure obstacle race was born. Freakn Farmer includes typical farm type work amidst a venturesome race, all performed in the dry blistering heat of Canada's only desert.

20k, 10k, 5k, 3k, 1k

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2019

7:30 AM TO 5:00 PM

 

For over 50 years the Covert Family has been farming 650 acres of Covert Farms in the rugged mountains north of Oliver. Considered by many as the most gruelling of adventure races around the Freakn Farmers battle the elements.

Competitors, families and kids race through lush organic fields, vineyards, and wild grasslands amidst the neighbouring mountains down to the Okanagan River on the valley floor below.  Throughout the race are course obstacles that re-create the tough jobs that are required on a working farm.

 
 
 
 

freak'n Farmer 2019

Saturday, September 21

7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

 
 
 
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Weddings


Two acres of licensed special events area with 650 acres of stunning agricultural and natural landscape. Covert Farms Family Estate is a private location and a special place for your wedding day.”

Weddings


Two acres of licensed special events area with 650 acres of stunning agricultural and natural landscape. Covert Farms Family Estate is a private location and a special place for your wedding day.”

 

Once you visit Covert Farms, you'll know this place is special. It’s even special enough to host the most important day of your life. Our costs are absolutely reasonable, so please shop around, then contact us to help plan your special day with your friends and family. For more information, download the PDF below

 

 
 
 
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Corporate Events


Two acres of licensed special events area with 650 acres of stunning agricultural and natural landscape. Covert Farms Family Estate is a private location and a special place for your corporate event.

Corporate Events


Two acres of licensed special events area with 650 acres of stunning agricultural and natural landscape. Covert Farms Family Estate is a private location and a special place for your corporate event.

 

Host your next corporate event with us. We can accommodate up to 36 people inside the wine lounge, and 200 people in our outdoor timber log barn. We can provide farm tours for up to 35 people at a time that includes wine tasting, charcuterie boards from farm chef and caterer Campbell Kearns. Entertain your guests with our outdoor lawn games. Dinners are optional and can be catered by us or by a vendor of your choice. Contact us for more details.