Home Renovation Show March 2-3
Penticton Trade and Convention Center 10-4. Over 130 vendors and plenty of draws and free stuff.
Okanagan Festival of Ale April 12-13
One of Penticton’s best spring events the 24rd Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale Craft Beer & Cider Festival will take place at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre on April 12 – 13. Join 65 craft brewers and 5000+ craft brew enthusiasts at one of the largest and longest running beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest. Sip on a selection of over 175 quality crafted beers, ciders and cask ales in the unique indoor/outdoor venue. Enjoy great food, live entertainment and more! Don’t miss out – plan to kick off your spring festival season in Penticton at the Okanagan Fest of Ale .
Spring Wine Festival May 1-12
A signature event for the spring wine fest is the West Jet Wine Tasting event in Kelowna for two nights – Friday and Saturday – May 4&5
Peach City Beach Cruise June 21-23
Plenty of cars to look at and admire on display downtown Penticton along the Lake Shore. Come down and get a taste of nostalgia. Cars from every era converge upon the waterfront for the weekend. Also features a beer garden and live stage in Gyro park.
Elvis Festival June 27-30
Dozens of tribute artists grace the outdoor stages, which are set around the picturesque Okanagan Lake, along with special guests. It’s a wonderful weekend of remembering Elvis through his extensive musical library, and touching stories from those who knew him about how he touched their lives.
This year there will be an outdoor stage in Gyro Park along with indoor activities at both the Lakeshore hotel and the Penticton Trade and Convention Center.
Rotary Rib Fest June 28-July 1
This is an annual event where 4 Rib Masters face off to decide who makes the best ribs. There is live music, a beer garden, and plenty of food. Come sample some ribs and vote for your favourite.
July 6 Penticton Scottish Festival
Plenty of activities to watch throughout the day. There’s also a beer garden and live music later in the day.
Granfondo July 14
The Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan (PGAMO) is more than an epic ride through the heart of British Columbia’s wine country. It’s an entire weekend of cycling, family fun, and Okanagan sunshine.
July 21th Peach Classic Triathlon
The Peach Classic consists of a Standard Distance Event (18 years old minimum), an Aqua/Bike Event – (18 years old minimum) and a Sprint Distance Event for those athletes who prefer a shorter distance event and younger athletes (16 years old minimum).
Summer Wine Festival Au 10
August 7-11th Peach Fest
Our volunteer run festival is one of the largest free family festivals in Canada and we are celebrating our 72st year in 2019. Our Peter Bros. Grand Parade is one of the largest in B.C. and there is a kiddies parade for the little ones too! Check out our Events page for full details of all of the fun that is to be had during our festival.
Aug 21-25 Super League Triathlon Series
This was the inaugural Super League Triathlon race in North America in 2018 and is also a qualifier for Pro Athletes looking to grab a lucrative contract for the Championship series. The main focus in on Age Group athletes who are in for a remarkable week of festivities and racing. Age Group races being held on Wednesday (Off Road Triathlon), Thursday (Kids Triathlon), The Super League Triathlon Equalizer and Enduro on Friday and Saturday. Sunday will see the ur first Half Distance race, 1.9km swim, 90km bike and 21.1km run. Something for everyone!
September 7-8th Dragon Boat Festival
September 8 and 9, 2019. Welcome to the Penticton Dragon Boat Festival. Our festival, held over two days on the second weekend in September, is entering its 19th year. The racing happens on 11 km long Skaha Lake in beautiful, sunny, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. The event also features a beverage garden, a wide range of vendors, lots of great food and over 2,500 athletes.
September 27-October 7 Fall Wine Festival
Come out and celebrate the fall harvest. Wineries are in the process of harvesting the grapes, bottling up last year’s bounty to make room in the tanks for this year’s new crop. Many are hosting special tastings, dinners, concerts and tours. If you are going to visit, this is a great time to do it.