• WCRA - Drag Racing

    Richter Pass Motorplex, Osoyoos Airport - Osoyoos
    The WCRA Season Opener is on Sunday, May 7th, at the Richter Pass Motorplex in Osoyoos. Admission is $10 and kids 12 and under get in for free when accompanied by an adult. For more racing info, check out their website.
  • 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!!
  • The Salvation Army - Canada 150 Years Young Youth Program

    In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, The Salvation Army presents the ‘Canada 150 Years Young Youth Program’. This will be a Readers Theatre program that promotes and encourages literacy development. Throughout July and August on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 pm - 3 pm, a group of youth will explore historical sites, people and events throughout Penticton. The program is free for youth ages 10 - 16 who will get an opportunity to express their unique view of Canada through the lens of historical Penticton facts. For more information or to register, please call Barb Stewart at 250-492-4788.
  • 2017 Summer Reading Club

    Osoyoos Library - Osoyoos
    The Osoyoos Library invites kids ages 5-12 to join the 2017 Summer Reading Club. This year’s theme is Walk on the Wild Side. Registration is FREE at the Osoyoos Library in the Sonora Community Centre. FREE Weekly programs every Tuesday from July 4th – August 29th.
  • Positive Ticketing Program

    The Penticton RCMP and the South Okanagan Similkameen Brain Injury Society (SOSBIS) are teaming up again to hand out tickets to kids this summer. Last summer as the RCMP members went about their daily policing duties, they were able to hand out over 300 positive tickets with treat vouchers to youth under 12 years-old doing something good within the community. The Positive Tickets consist of a coupon, voucher, token or note that have value for goods, services, or some type of credit, to acknowledge our appreciation for positive behaviour.
  • Creativity Camp 2017

    Shatford Centre - Penticton
    The Okanagan School of the Arts, Shatford Centre would like to invite children ages 6-12 to join us for a summer of fun filled arts, crafts, baking, drama and music! This summer we will be training like superheroes, exploring the depths of the sea, travelling around the world, and more, in our one-week long themed creativity camps.
  • 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.