Concerts & Events

  • Tinhorn Creek Concert Series - John Welsh Band

    537 Tinhorn Creek Road - Oliver
    With a sound that blends high energy Latin, West African, reggae and folk rock rhythms, the John Welsh Band gets crowds moving wherever they perform. A world traveler by nature, John Welsh lived and studied in Mexico and Guatemala where he was heavily influenced by the music, language and culture. After 5 years of playing and recording with various bands he and brother Chris(bass) met Nigerian born Courage Eigbike who brought his reggae and West African influenced sound. Together they began creating songs that would get crowds dancing and singing along with the vision of bringing their world music sound to a mainstream audience. Tickets on sale now!
  • Tinhorn Creek Concert Series - Mounties

    537 Tinhorn Creek Road - Oliver
    As they get set to embark on their second cross-Canada tour in the past year, Mounties can draw inspiration from the knowledge that together they have created something completely unique; something that not only excites the 3 of them as artists, but also touches and entertains people from all different walks of life. Tickets on sale now!
  • I Love the 90's Tour

    South Okanagan Events Centre, 853 Eckhardt Avenue West - Penticton
    After a massive 2016 with over 110 shows across North America, the I LOVE THE 90’s TOUR will continue its momentum in 2017 with 40+ new stops in the North America. The top-selling tour, which originally announced only 29 dates, quickly became the year’s most sought-after show, eventually racking up 110+ stops and selling out a number of arenas across the country. September 16, 2017, at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, promises fans the same unbelievable live experience, with a lineup of the 90’s’ most iconic acts, including Vanilla Ice, Salt N Pepa, Rob Base, Young MC and C+C Music Factory. Tickets for the I Love the 90’s Tour go on sale Thursday, April 13, at 10 AM.
  • Foreigner

    South Okanagan Events Centre - Penticton
    Tickets on sale Friday, June 2 @ 10am. Tickets available in person at the Valley First Box Office (at the SOEC), charge by phone at 1-877-SOEC-TIX (763-2849), or order online at
    $45, $65, $75 and $89.50
  • SOVAS WestJet Raffle

    SOVAS WestJet raffle tickets are on sale now. You can purchase your tickets at Prospera Credit Union and the SOVAS office. The winning ticket will be drawn on Wednesday, August 30th. The grand prize is a trip for two to anywhere in North America. Buy your tickets today!!
  • Community Challenge Art Show - In Celebration of Canada 150

    9525 Wharton Street - Summerland
    In honour of Canada's 150th birthday, The Summerland Arts Centre is sponsoring an art show with a Canadian twist. Create a piece of art with the theme "My Canada Is" and submit it to the Arts Centre by June 12th. The show will run June 28th - August 12th at the Arts Centre. For more information, contact 250-494-4494.
  • Many Hats Theatre Co. - The Norwegians

    1475 Fairview Rd. - Penticton
    Many Hats Theatre Company presents The Norwegians, the third show in their tenth anniversary season! Have you ever wondered what it would look like if Thelma and Louise got lost in Fargo? Here's your chance! The Norwegians is a quirky black comedy about heartbreak and what you can do about it, if you have the number of a really nice Norwegian gangster. The Norwegians opens July 6th and runs until July 29th. Tickets on sale now at the Nest and Nectar in the Cannery!
  • Element Music Festival

    Snug Lake Amphitheatre - Thompson-Nicola N, BC
    The Snug Lake Amphitheatre will once again be the host venue for the 2nd annual Element Music Festival. Each of the nights will feature two sets by The String Cheese Incident, totaling six sets over the four-day event. Garaj Mahal will reunite to play five sets over the course of the festival. Other confirmed acts include Five Alarm Funk, Genetics, Brickhouse and Big Easy Funk Ensemble. Tickets on sale now!
  • Peach Festival Peach Bin Race

    Main Street - Penticton
    The Peach Festival is looking for individuals and companies to partake in the 4th annual Peach Bin Races! Sponsor a peach bin, retrofit it with whatever mechanical or aesthetic stylings you see fit, then race it down Main Street for glory! Teams must register with the Downtown Penticton Association by July 26th.
  • Peachfest Sledgehammers Gravity Assassins

    Veterans Way & Front Street (Adjacent to Okanagan Lake Park) - Penticton
    Sledgehammers Apparel in association with the Peachfest Society presents " Gravity Assassins ", a freestyle motocross event for the entire family, being held August 9th-11th. Showtimes: Wednesday, 1:40 pm & 2:15 pm, Thursday, 12:00 pm & 12:30 pm, Friday, 12:00 pm & 12:30 pm.
  • 70th Annual Penticton Peach Festival

    The annual Penticton Peach Festival begins on Wednesday, August 9th, celebrating their 70th year!! This volunteer run festival is one of the largest free family festivals in Canada. You and your family can expect a variety of activities and the Peter Bros. Grand Parade is one the largest in BC. Come down and enjoy this South Okanagan Valley tradition!
  • Penticton Peach Festival Air Display

    The Penticton Air Display on Wednesday August 9th, also the first official day of the Penticton Peach Festival, begins with the Canadian Forces Skyhawks Precision Parachute Team at 5:00 PM landing at Okanagan Lake Park located directly east of the Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre. The Snowbirds air flight exhibition will follow at approximately 6:00 PM followed by a Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet Fighter Jet to round out the show at approximately 6:45 PM.
  • Reel Peachfest Film Festival

    Okanagan Lake Park - Penticton
    During the 70th Annual Penticton Peach Festival, directors, producers and want-to-be filmmakers will be submitting their short movies to the 3rd annual Reel Peach Festival Film Festival. These movies will be previewed on the Peters Brothers main stage in Okanagan Lake Park before the 9:30 pm main act.
  • Peach Festival Sandcastle Competition

    Skaha Beach - Penticton
    This competition is great fun to watch and more fun to participate in! Don't forget to bring your cameras!
  • Peach Festival Peters Bros. Grand Parade

    The Peach Festival Grand Parade is the largest parade in the BC Interior. Young and old, everybody loves a parade and this 90 minute parade will include floats from BC and Washington State, marching bands, dancers, gymnasts, musicians, clubs, associations and clowns. Bring your sunscreen, a hat, a chair and find a spot to enjoy it all!!
  • Peach Festival Pentown Throwdown

    The Pentown Throwdown returns to the Penticton Peach Festival this year with an all-amateur roster of skateboarders and BMX riders. BMX’ers and skateboarders will compete in street and bowl categories and representatives from Pentagon Boardshop and Freedom Bike Shop will be judging the riders, handing out $2,000 in cash prizes plus additional giveaways during the event.