Penticton
2020 Festivals & Events

 

Even though the majority of events have been cancelled in Penticton our beaches and parks are still open.

You can still float the river channel between lakes this summer.

Stroll the promenade with an ice cream cone from The Peach or Lickity Splitz.

LocoLanding Adventure Park has opened for mini-golf and go-carts so far. More to come...

Hoodoo Adventures has bike, kayak rentals and more options coming soon.

Restaurants are open for take out and some for dine-in.

Biking trails are open.

Wineries are starting to open again.

As the summer progresses more attractions will be available.

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FEBRUARY

22nd: One World Multicultural Celebration - Penticton Lakeside Resort

 

Please check back as these events may either be postponed or cancelled because of Covid-19.

MARCH

3rd - 4th: Okanagan Concert Band Festival - Various locations

7th - 8th: CHBA South Okanagan Home & Reno Show- Pent. Trade & Conv. Centre

20th - 22nd: Okanagan Valley Throwdown CrossFit Competition - SOEC - postponed

March 4th - May 2nd: Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival - various locations

28th: The Elevator Race - Ascend 6000' from Penticton to Apex Mountain Resort - Cancelled

APRIL

3rd - 5th: BC Interior RV Show - South Okanagan Events Centre - postponed

10th: Eli Williams in Elvis on Tour - Venables Theatre in Oliver - Cancelled

17th - 18th: Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale - Penticton Trade & Convention Centre - Cancelled

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street, Saturday’s 8:30am - 1:00pm April - October
Outdoor market cancelled for April.
Good news, there will be a drive-thru setup up at the Penticton Community Centre parking lot
starting April 25 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Please visit the website for more info. Farmer’s Market

MAY

April 30th - May 17th: Okanagan Spring Wine Festival - Various venues in the Valley - Cancelled

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street, Saturday’s 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Good news, the market will resume May 30. Please visit the website for more info. Farmer’s Market

9th: Okanagan Vintage Fair - Shatford Centre - Rescheduled to September 19, 2020

9th: Bare Bones Duathlon - Cancelled

10th: Blossom 10 Miler Run - Cancelled

14th - 18th: Annual Meadowlark Festival - Penticton & Surrounding Area - Postponed

17th: Peach City RunFest Half Marathon & 10K - South Main St. & Eastside Rd. - Cancelled

23rd & 24th: Craft Culture Penticton Spring Market - Penticton Trade & Convention Centre
New date (was originally scheduled for March 2020) - Cancelled

30th - 31st: The Penti-Con 2020 - Penticton Curling Club - on hold

Penticton's Downtown Community Market 200 - 300 Block Main Street;
Saturday's 8:30 am - 1:30 pm - Cancelled

JUNE

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street; Saturday’s 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Please visit the website for more info. Farmer’s Market

June 27 - Coyote Cruises returns for the summer offering inner tube rentals and shuttle transport back to the starting point,
so you can enjoy a leisurely ride down the 7 kilometer long channel that connects
the beautiful Okanagan Lake to Skaha Lake.

3rd - 7th: Expedition Canada BC Wilderness Race - Penticton and area - Postponed to June 9 - 13, 2021

7th: Colour4Kids Run - LocoLanding - Cancelled

13th: KVS Pub Penticton Beer Run - KVR Trail from Naramata Road to Penticton - Postponed to June 2021

15th - 21st: Penticton Regional Bridge Tournament - Penticton Trade & Convention Centre - Cancelled

26th - 28th: Peach City Beach Cruise - View over 600 of the finest antique cars - Cancelled

25th - 28th: Penticton Pacific Northwest Elvis Festival - Various Locations - Postponed to June 24 - 27, 2021

26th - 28th: Ribfest - Skaha Lake Park (new location) Rescheduled to Sept. 18 - 20, 2020

Penticton's Downtown Community Market 200 - 300 Block Main Street;
Saturday's 8:30 am - 1:30 pm - Cancelled

JULY

Coyote Cruises offers inner tube rentals and shuttle transport back to the starting point,
so you can enjoy a leisurely ride down the 7 kilometer long channel that connects
the beautiful Okanagan Lake to Skaha Lake.

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street; Saturday’s 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Please visit the website for more info. Farmer’s Market

1st: CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS - Gyro Park - Cancelled

4th: Penticton Scottish Festival - Penticton Secondary School Park (new location)
Rescheduled for July 3rd, 2021

12th: GranFondo Axel Merckx Okanagan - Penticton and South Okanagan - Rescheduled for July 11, 2021

July - August: Okanagan Hockey School - Memorial Arena

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

19th: Peach Classic Triathlon - Okanagan Lake - Rescheduled for July 18, 2021

24th - 26th: Ultraman Canada - Penticton and South Okanagan

Penticton's Downtown Community Market 200 - 300 Block Main Street;
Saturday's 8:30 am - 1:30 pm - Cancelled

AUGUST

Coyote Cruises offers inner tube rentals and shuttle transport back to the starting point,
so you can enjoy a leisurely ride down the 7 kilometer long channel that connects
the beautiful Okanagan Lake to Skaha Lake.

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street; Saturday’s 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Please visit the website for more info. Farmer’s Market

1st - 3rd: Ultra520K Canada Triathlon - Rescheduled for July 31 - Aug. 2, 2021

1st: Rotary Wheels Car Show - Rotary Park - Cancelled

3rd: BC Day Family Fun Zone - Gyro Park - Cancelled

5th - 9th: Annual Penticton Peach Festival - Rescheduled for August 4th - 8th, 2021
- Okanagan Lake Park and other various locations in Penticton

5th - 8th: Penticton Square Dance Festival - Shatford Centre - Rescheduled for August 2021
For more information call 250-493-4248

8th: Peach Festival Grand Parade - Rescheduled for August 7, 2021
- Downtown Main Street & along Lakeshore

9th: Skaha Lake Ultra Swim - Cancelled
11.8 km open water swim Penticton to Okanagan Falls

23rd: Penticton VegFest 2020 - Penticton Trade & Convention Centre - Cancelled

30th: Ironman Canada Triathlon - Rescheduled for August 2021

Penticton's Downtown Community Market 200 - 300 Block Main Street;
Saturday's 8:30 am - 1:30 pm - Cancelled

SEPTEMBER

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street; Saturday’s 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Please visit the website for more info. Farmer’s Market

11th - 13th: Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival - Various locations in Penticton - Cancelled

12th - 13th: Penticton Dragon Boat Festival - Skaha Lake - Postponed until September 2021

18th - 20th: Ribfest - Skaha Lake Park - Postponed until 2021

19th: Okanagan Vintage Fair - Shatford Centre

Penticton's Downtown Community Market 200 - 300 Block Main Street;
Saturday's 8:30 am - 1:30 pm - Cancelled

OCTOBER

Farmer’s Market - 100 Block Main Street; Saturday’s 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Please visit the website for more info. Farmer’s Market

1st - 11th: Okanagan Fall Wine Festival - Various locations throughout valley

24th: Penticton Oktoberfest - Penticton Lakeside Resort

NOVEMBER

7th - 8th: Artisan's Christmas Market - Penticton Trade & Convention Centre

20th: Tree Light Up Festival and Downtown Open House - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Nanaimo Square

27th: Annual Summerland Festival of Lights

28th - 29th: SS Sicamous Christmas Craft Market

28th: Santa Rec Run 2020
Kids fun run, 1km and 5 km - Along Lakeshore Drive, Okanagan Lake

DECEMBER

5th: Santa Claus Parade
Downtown Penticton, Main Street & Front Street


For more events and information contact:
Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre
888 Westminster Ave. W., Penticton, BC
250-276-2170 or Toll Free: 1-800-663-5052
www.visitpenticton.com

Peach parade