2017 Festivals & Events




28 - 29 ~ Okanagan Valley Throwdown CrossFit Competition
SOEC (South Okanagan Events Centre)


25th: One World Multicultural Celebration
Lakeside Resort


4th - 5th: CHBA South Okanagan Home & Reno Show
Pent. Trade & Conv. Centre

7th - 8th: Okanagan Concert Band Festival
Various locations

11th: Healthy Living Fair
Penticton Trade & Convention Centre

6th - May 6th: Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival

25th: The Elevator Race
Ascend 6000' from Penticton to Apex Mountain Resort


7th - 8th: Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale - Penticton Trade & Convention Centre

21st - 23rd: BC Interior RV Show - South Okanagan Events Centre

29th - May 7th: 2017 Western Canada Cup
South Okanagan Event Centre

30th: BC Enduro Series
Penticton, Three Blind Mice Trail Network, Naramata Road

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street
Saturday’s 8:30am - 1:00pm April 23 - October 29


4th - 14th: Okanagan Spring Wine Festival
Various venues in the Valley

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street
Saturday’s 8:30am - 1:00pm April 23 - October 29

May 12 & 13: 3rd Annual Dream Music Festival
Penticton Trade & Convention Centre

13th: Bare Bones Duathlon

14th: Blossom 10 Miler Run

18th - 22nd: Annual Meadowlark Festival
Penticton & Surrounding Area

21st: Peach City RunFest Half Marathon & 10K
Main St. & Eastside Rd.


12th - 18th: Penticton Regional Bridge Tourn - Penticton Trade & Convention Centre

23rd - 25th: Peach City Beach Cruise
View over 600 of the finest antique cars

22nd - 25th: Penticton Pacific Northwest Elvis Festival
Various Locations

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street; Saturday’s 8:30am - 1:00pm

June 26th - July 2nd: B-25 Bomber "Maid in the Shade" public Exhibition
The type of fast, muscular aircraft made famous in the 1942 Doolittle Raid during WWII, the B-25 Bomber “Maid in the Shade”, will be on public exhibition at the Penticton Regional Airport
3000 Airport Rd., #109, Penticton, BC.
Tour Hours: Monday, Friday - Sunday: 2 pm - 6 pm and Tuesday - Thursday: 9 am - 6 pm.
Standard plane tour fees are $14 per person/ $28 for a family of four (in Canada) but may vary by tour location.
Rides in the aircraft will be offered Friday - Sunday from 10am - 1pm for $325 USD (waist gunner seats) or $650 USD (jump seats in nose).
Reserve your seat today or call 480-462-2992. Age minimum 12.


Logo Canada Day

1st: 150th CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS - Gyro Park

1st - 3rd: Ribfest - Okanagan Lake Park

1st: Penticton Scottish Festival - King's Park

9th: GranFondo Axel Merckx Okanagan - Penticton and South Okanagan

July - August: Okanagan Hockey School - Memorial Arena

July-August: Okanagan School of the Arts - Various Locations

15th: Boston Pizza Junior Triathlon - Okanagan Lake

16th: Peach Classic Triathlon - Okanagan Lake

23rd: Challenge Penticton Triathlon

29th: Rotary Wheels Car Show - Rotary Park

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street; Saturday’s 8:30am - 1:00pm


5th - 7th: Ultra520K Canada Triathlon

7th: BC Day Party in the Park - Gyro Park

9th - 13th: 70th Annual Penticton Peach Festival - Various locations in Penticton

9th - 12th: Penticton Square Dance Festival - Princess Margaret School Gymnasium
120 Green Ave. West - For more information call 250-493-4248

12th: Peach Festival Grand Parade - Downtown Main Street & along Lakeshore

13th: Skaha Lake Ultra Swim
11.8 km open water swim Penticton to Okanagan Falls

18th - 27th: Penticton 2017 ITU Multisport World Championships Festival

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street; Saturday’s 8:30 am - 1:00 pm


8th - 10th: Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival - Various locations in Penticton

9th - 10th: Penticton Dragon Boat Festival - Skaha Lake

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street; Saturday’s 8:30 am - 1:00 pm


Sept. 28th - Oct.8th: Okanagan Fall Wine Festival
Various locations throughout valley

21st: Penticton Oktoberfest - Penticton Trade & Convention Centre

28 - 29: 2nd Annual Penticton Wellness Fair - Sat 10am - 5pm and Sun 10 am-4 pm
Penticton Community Centre Gymnasium - 325 Power Street
FREE Admission, Prizes and Welcome Bags. Over 70 Exhibitors from the Health and Wellness industry.

31st: - Nightmare on Front Street - 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Costume Parade & Halloween Party Front St. & Backstreet Blvd.

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street; Saturday’s 8:30am - 1:00pm


4th - 5th: - The Okanagan Makers Annual Christmas Craft
and Sustainable Living Show

- Penticton Trade & Conv. Cent.

23rd: Tree Lighting Festival - 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Nanaimo Square on Main Street

24th: Annual Summerland Festival of Lights

25th: Santa Rec Run 5 km & 10 km
Starts and Finishes at Hoodoo Adventures, 131 Ellis St.


2nd: Santa Claus Parade - 4:00 p.m.
Downtown Penticton, Main Street & Front Street

For more events and information contact:
Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre
250-276-2170 or Toll Free: 1-800-663-5052

Peach parade