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Visit Penticton and experience a community that is inclusive, diverse and welcoming.

Penticton is the hub of the South Okanagan and offers a warm welcome to LGBTQ2+ travellers. A true four season destination, Penticton is home to world class wine industry, a burgeoning culinary scene and a diverse outdoor playground. Explore Penticton’s vibrant downtown core just blocks from Okanagan Lake to visit the many galleries, local shopping and food scene.

Penticton is in wine country and with in a 20 minute drive from downtown you have access to over 80 wineries to explore. Penticton is also the Craft Beer Capital of Canada, with 7 craft breweries we have more craft breweries per capita then any other city in Canada. You can also check out the 3 distilleries and 2 cideries to round out your tasting room experience.

Known for its hot summers, The Channel Float, sandy beaches and fresh water lakes there is also a large network of trails in the for hiking, trail running, rock climbing and mountain biking. The Kettle Valley Rail Trail is also a great way to explore the vineyards, orchards and take in the breathtaking valley vistas by foot, bike or horseback.

Penticton is a welcoming community that proudly hosts over 30 annual events each year from cultural and entertainment events to large scale sporting events.

Local LGBT2Q+ Resources