March 3-4 Home Renovation Show
Penticton Trade and Convention Center. Over 130 vendors and plenty of draws and free stuff.
April 13-14 Festival of the Ale
Try something a little different. Beers from all over the region.
One of Penticton’s best spring events the 23rd Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale Craft Beer & Cider Festival will take place at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre on April 13 – 14. 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 Friday, April 13 from 4PM to 9PM and Saturday April, 14, 12PM to 6PM!
May 2-13 Spring Wine Fest
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.
May 20th Peach City Half/10k Race
Whatever level of participation you choose, from hoping to set a personal record to just wanting to go the distance, you’re sure to enjoy an exciting race experience at the Peach City RunFest in scenic Penticton, British Columbia.
June 22-24th Elvis Festival
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.
June 22-24th Peach City Beach Cruise
Cars from every era converge upon the waterfront for the weekend. Also features a beer garden and live stage in Gyro park.
June 29-July 2 Penticton Rib Festival
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 7 Penticton Scottish Festival
Plenty of activities to watch throughout the day. There’s also a beer garden and live music later in the day.
July 8 Granfondo Axel Mercks
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 15th Peach Classic Triathlon
August 8-12th Peach Fest
Our volunteer run festival is one of the largest free family festivals in Canada and we are celebrating our 71st year in 2018. 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 17-19 Super League Triathlon Series
This is the inaugural Super League Triathlon race in North America and a Qualifier for Pro Athletes looking to grab a lucrative contract for the Championship series. Penticton will also be hosting Age Group athletes for a remarkable weekend with Age Group races being held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of race weekend.
September 8-9th Dragon Boat Festival
September 8 and 9, 2017. Welcome to the Penticton Dragon Boat Festival. Our festival, held over two days on the second weekend in September, is entering its 18th 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.