Congratulations to the winners of the 2nd Annual People’s Choice Awards in the Interior region!

Discover the best-kept secrets of the Okanagan and the Rockies! This year's winners, as voted by you, have been decided. The quality in this field was incredibly high, so it goes to show just how special the winners are. If you're passing through the Okanagan or the Rockies, every winner should be on your must-see list.

Best Cafe

1st Runner Up: Bean to Cup, Vernon

2nd Runner Up: Blue Belle Bistro, Kaslo

Best Patio

Winner: Alexander's Beach Pub, Vernon

1st Runner Up: Eagle Ranch, Invermere

2nd Runner Up: Smack Dab, Kelowna

Best Breakfast/Brunch

Winner: Bohemian Cafe, Kelowna

1st Runner Up: Hello Toast, Kamloops

2nd Runner Up: Tucker's Restaurant, Armstrong

Best Restaurant

Winner: Hoodoos at Sun Rivers, Kamloops

1st Runner Up: Bamboo Beach Fusion Grill, Vernon

2nd Runner Up: RauDZ Regional Table, Kelowna

Best Desserts

Winner: Sweet Caroline's Bakery, Vernon

1st Runner Up: Jennifer Chocolates, Nakusp

2nd Runner Up: Sandrine Pastry, Kelowna

Best Grocery Store

Winner: Askew's, Salmon Arm

1st Runner Up: Urban Fare, Kelowna

2nd Runner Up: Choices Markets, Kelowna

Best Health Food Store

Winner: Nature's Fare Markets (Various Locations)

1st Runner Up: Whole Foods Market, Penticton

2nd Runner Up: Simply Delicious, Vernon

Best Spa

Winner: Sparkling Hill Resort, Vernon

1st Runner Up: Fusion Wellness Spa, Invermere

2nd Runner Up: Athina's Desert Day Spa, Oliver

Best Fitness Centre

Winner: H2O, Kelowna

1st Runner Up: Excel Fitness, Vernon

2nd Runner Up: Riverside Fitness, Riverside Fitness

Best Sports Store

Winner: Sun Valley Source For Sports, Vernon

1st Runner Up: Dolson's, Kamloops

2nd Runner Up: Inside Edge, Invermere

Best Home Decor Store

Winner: Tree House Interiors, Kelowna

1st Runner Up: Willow Home Gallery, Kaslo

2nd Runner Up: Beachcomber, Kelowna

Best Hardware Store

Winner: Home Hardware (Various Locations)

1st Runner Up: Fisher's Hardware, Vernon

2nd Runner Up: Rona, Various Locations

Best Gardening Store

Winner: Art Knapp's (Various Locations)

1st Runner Up: Swan Lake Nurseryland, Vernon

2nd Runner Up: The Broken Pot, Kaslo

Best Park/Public Garden

Winner: Riverside Park, Kamloops

1st Runner Up: Polson Park, Vernon

2nd Runner Up: Vimy Park, Kaslo

Best Tourist Attraction

Winner: Okanagan Wine Festivals

1st Runner Up: Sun Peaks Resort, Vernon

2nd Runner Up: Big White Ski Resort, Kelowna

Best Accommodation

Winner: Sparkling Hill Resort, Vernon

1st Runner Up: Bighorn Meadows Resort, Radium Hot Springs

2nd Runner Up: Delta Sun Peaks, Vernon

Best Camp Site

Winner: Bear Creek Provincial Park, Okanagan Lake

1st Runner Up: Ellison Park, Vernon

2nd Runner Up: Kaslo Campground, Kaslo

Best Golf Course

Winner: Predator Ridge Golf Resort Community, Vernon

1st Runner Up: Sun Peaks Resort, Vernon

2nd Runner Up: Greywolf, Panorama

Best Bar/Pub

Winner: Sir Winston's Pub, Vernon

1st Runner Up: Barking Parrot, Penticton

2nd Runner Up: The Station Pub, Invermere

Best Live Music Venue

Winner: Music in the Park, Kamloops

1st Runner Up: Monashee's Bar and Grill, Vernon

2nd Runner Up: Dream cafe, Penticton

Best Local Festival

Winner: Okanagan Wine Festival

1st Runner Up: Kaslo Jazz Festival, Kaslo

2nd Runner Up: Interior Provincial Exhibition Fair (IPE), Armstrong

Best Hair Salon

Winner: Changes Hair Studio & Spa, Kamloops

1st Runner Up: Impressions Hair and Esthetics, Vernon

2nd Runner Up: Mod Salon, Kelowna

Best Clothing Store

Winner: The Clothes Hanger, Kaslo

1st Runner Up: Blonde, Kelowna

2nd Runner Up: Extreme Clothing, Various Locations

Best Beauty Store

Winner: Shopper's Drug Mart (Various Locations)

1st Runner Up: Sephora, Kelowna

2nd Runner Up: Changes Hair Studio & Spa, Kamloops

Best Local Media Personality

Winner: Brian Martin, Sun FM

1st Runner Up: Mark Jeffries, EZ Rock

2nd Runner Up: Toby Tannas, CHBC News