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Family Day Weekend Getaway in Penticton

Penticton is the perfect spot for a Family Day weekend getaway, with plenty of family friendly fun and adventures, you’re sure to make memories to last a lifetime. Family Day falls on Monday, February 21, 2022. To make things easy, we’ve prepared a Family Day Weekend itinerary for you!

Family Day Adventures in Penticton

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Get the family outside for some fresh air! Bring your gear, bundle up and get up to Nickel Plate Nordic Centre for some family snowshoeing or cross country skiing, or visit Apex Mountain Resort for downhill skiing, snowboarding, tubing, and skating. Stop into the Penticton Visitor Centre before heading up to Apex and pick up our exclusive discounted Apex Adult Lift Tickets, which also offer 20% off 1 Junior OR 1 Teen Day Pass, plus 25% off ski and snowboard rentals.

For a bit of a different pace, bring the family to GottaGoat Farm, located just outside of Penticton, to play with goats! You’ll also have a chance to meet their chickens, horses, cats, and farm dog.

When the snow is flying or the wind is a bit chilly to be outside, the Penticton Museum & Archives is a perfect indoor family day activity. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Penticton and the South Okanagan through fascinating exhibits and interactive learning spaces, with tons of hands-on displays and activities for the whole family. Browse through the links on their website to learn about the museum, and view the current and upcoming exhibits. Another great spot to warm up and spend an afternoon is Meeples & Milkshakes Board Game Cafe. They have a vast board game library of over 500 games for you to enjoy, as well as a selection of delicious food and drinks.

Family Dining in Penticton

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Having different dining options is important when you’re travelling with family and luckily Penticton has plenty of food possibilities.

Start the morning off right a delicious breakfast from Bear’s Den Restaurant, open daily from 7am-2pm, Wayne and Freda, open daily from 8am-4pm, or take advantage of the Family Day Brunch at The Hooded Merganser, open on Monday, February 21 for Family Day Brunch from 10am–3pm.

A few lunch choices include Gratify Foods, offering wraps, soups, dips and chips, all made in house as well as a selection of delicious and healthy treats, Sushi Genki, with creative sushi rolls and delicious ramen that’s packed full of flavour, or The Station Public House, featuring fresh flavours including locally-sourced ingredients, fresh soup made in-house daily, delicious pizza from their forno oven, and house-made sauces and gravies.

For dinner, try Tratto Pizzeria, a Neapolitan pizzeria offering classic, contemporary and sacrilegious pizza pies using everything the Okanagan has to offer, Elma, which offers a Turkish inspired dining experience located on Okanagan Lake, or one of the local breweries, offering a fantastic selection of locally crafted beers and a variety of menus, sure to please event the pickiest eaters.

Check out our full list of our many dining options in town to choose from with our Winter Dining Guide.

Family Vacation Packages

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Spend some time outdoors, make reservations for a family dinner, and book some time away from home with one of our accommodators for the ultimate family getaway or staycation. Or to make things even easier, book one of the packages available for Family Day, that has everything included for a fun family vacation.

Family Day Package at Penticton Lakeside Resort – Available February 18-21, 2022
Enjoy Family Day weekend with plenty of winter activities and quality family time together!

Family Day Package starting at $189/night includes:

  • One Nights Accommodation in a Two Queen Bedded Room
  • Enjoy Two Hours Private Access to the Ice Rink and Fire Pit with S’mores and Hot Chocolate
  • A Movie Night-In with Popcorn, Drinks & Treats
  • Complimentary Parking
  • *Option to extend a second night at the same rate

Winter Getaway at Penticton Lakeside Resort – Available until February 28, 2022
Take advantage of some time away by the lake in a beautiful guest room!

Winter Getaway Package starting at $339 includes:

  • Three night accommodation in a deluxe West Wing guest room
  • Complimentary parking
  • Fresh baked homemade croissants and muffins delivered daily
  • Unlimited access to the full size gym
  • Indoor pool and hot tub
  • Outdoor private ice skating rink at the Penticton Lakeside Resort
  • Discounted rates to the Melt Mineral Spa
  • Special drop in rates for group activity classes at PURE Gym + Juicery

Snowshoe Adventure Package at Penticton Lakeside Resort – Available until March 31, 2022
Snowshoeing is perfect for families and groups to experience beautiful views.

Snowshoe Adventure Package starting at $609 includes:

  • Two night accommodation in a premium West Wing room
  • Two hour guided snowshoe tour with a one hour bonfire, hot meal, shuttle, equipment, lift pass, snack and a hot drink. (Approximately five hours)
  • Daily, Departure time 8am, for a 9am lift pass
  • Indoor pool and hot tub
  • Private ice skating rink at the Penticton Lakeside Resort
  • Unlimited access to the full size gym
  • Complimentary parking

View all Penticton packages here.

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Family Day Weekend Getaway in Penticton

Escape with the whole family this winter and enjoy a weekend away in Penticton to celebrate Family Day. For a ready made and printable itinerary for your weekend, check out our Family Day Weekend itinerary.

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