Spend time with your family and friends this holiday season, and find the perfect gift for everyone on your list while exploring Penticton’s holiday markets.
Take some time to discover the various holiday markets throughout the season. They are a great way to enjoy time together with your loved ones and explore the offerings of local artisans.
Tickleberry’s Shop OK Falls Night
November 18, 2022 | $5 entry (donated to Alley Cat Alliance)
Enjoy an evening out at Tickleberry’s in Okanagan Falls! You scoop ice cream, festive crafts, holiday cookies, wine tasting, card reading, and shop the store with discounts 20%-50% OFF all gifts. Friday, from 5PM to 7PM.
Kaleden’s Progressive Winter Market
November 19, 2022 | FREE
Head to Kaleden for the 3rd Annual Progressive Winter Market. Grab a map from the Community Hall, donate cash or food items to Kaleden Cares, and shop wineries, artisans, a brewery, and art items for one day only! Saturday, 11AM to 3PM.
Downtown Penticton Light Up Festival
November 19, 2022 | FREE
Join the Downtown Penticton Association on the greenspace between City Hall and Gyro Park for the Downtown Penticton Light Up! After the Fall Art Walk, head to to the downtown core and enjoy LIVE music, vendors, family-friendly activities, food trucks and a BIG light up reveal. Saturday, 5PM to 7PM.
Christmas Craft Fair at the Cannery Trade Centre
November 19 – November 20, 2022 | $2 Suggested Donation or Nonperishable Food Item
Get a head start on your holiday shopping while supporting local, small businesses. You’ll be entered to win raffle baskets, see Santa both days, and support your local food bank when you visit the Christmas Craft Fair at the Cannery Trade Centre. Saturday & Sunday, 10AM to 4PM.
Yuletide at the Lakeside
November 19, 2022 – November 20, 2022 | $2.00 Admission – Free for kids 12 and under
Shop local artisans, baked goods, holiday drinks and delicious treats in the East Ballroom of the Penticton Lakeside Resort & Conference Centre. There’s something for everyone including a kids craft corner, cookie decorating, and photos with Santa at this European inspired Christmas Market. Saturday, 10AM to 5PM and Sunday,10AM to 4PM.
Summerland Festival of Lights
November 25, 2022 | FREE
Attend one of the premier winter events in the Okanagan! This event will have live musical acts at two stages, vendors, fireworks at 8:30 PM, and the “light up” of downtown businesses. There will also be a Kids Zone at the corner of Main St. and Victoria Rd with activities, a bouncy castle, arts & crafts and a family entertainment stage. Friday, 5PM to 9PM.
The Naramata Christmas Market by Naramata Slow
November 25, 2022 and December 2, 2022 | FREE
Choose between two dates to visit Naramata’s European-style Winter Market! Hosted in the heart of the Naramata Village, the events will have a fire pit for marshmallow roasting, carol singing, artisan and craft vendors, plus wine, beer & cider from local producers. Fridays, 5PM to 8PM.
Outdoor Winter Market at the District Wine Village
November 26 & 27, 2022 and December 3 & 4, 2022 | FREE
Support local this winter and shop outdoors at the District Wine Village! 16 local vendors will be selling local crafts, baking, and gifts just in time for the holidays. Saturday & Sunday over two weekends from 12PM to 4PM.
Okanagan Falls Elementary Christmas Market
November 26, 2022 | FREE
Shop over 40 vendors right in downtown Okanagan Falls! KJ Coffee Bar will be in the kitchen and vendors will be selling artisan crafts, baked goods, and more in the Gym at Okanagan Falls Elementary. Saturday from 9AM to 3PM.
Traditional Christmas Market at the Grist Mill
November 27, 2022 | FREE
At this outdoor market you’ll find Christmas crafts, local vendors, music and other seasonal entertainment, lots of hot food and drink, charming decorations and more! Christmas story time at 3:30PM and a community bonfire at 4:30PM. Sunday, 10AM to 3:30PM.
1st Annual Pet-Friendly Penticton Holiday Market
December 10 & 11, 2022 | Entry by donation
Presented by Pet-Friendly Penticton, this pet-friendly market promises holiday cheer in a pet-centric event with pet-related vendors, a silent auction both online & at the event, and a human & pet Food Drive for Fill the Food Gap Penticton. Saturday and Sunday, 10AM to 4PM.
Last Chance Holiday Market at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre
December 10 & 11, 2022 | $3/day – Kids under 12 FREE
Wrap up your Christmas List items while you shop 80+ local makers, enter to win door prizes, and support local while you enjoy items ranging from bath bombs to coffee roasters. Saturday, 10AM to 5PM, and Sunday, 10AM to 3PM.
Artisan Winter Market at Apex Mountain Resort
December 17, 2022 | $3/day – Kids under 12 FREE
Enjoy a drive up to Apex Mountain Resort and shop the Artisan Winter Market. Support local artisans and crafters when you shop for unique gifts at the Apex Mountain Resort village. Beverages & treats will also be available for purchase. Saturday, 9AM to 5PM.
Holiday Markets in Penticton
With plenty of holiday markets in Penticton and the South Okanagan, there is sure to be a market for you to enjoy this holiday season.
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