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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Play

Beaches, lakes, mountains and trails – Penticton is a veritable playground for anyone who loves the outdoors.  Our back yard is always open – come out and play.

Arts & Culture

Penticton is a community with a rich, diverse history that's easy to become immersed in. Be inspired by the stories and experiences shared by the indigenous community and local artists.

Entertainment

Whether you want to rock with a crowd of thousands at a concert, enjoy an intimate dinner and acoustic set or take in a show at the theatre, Penticton has the stage - let us entertain you.

Family Fun

Penticton offers an endless number of family-friendly activities both indoor and outdoor. From adventure parks to bike rentals to indoor rock climbing, we have it all.

Fruit Stands & Markets

From early April, markets and roadside stands start springing to life in Penticton and throughout the valley.  Each one bursting with fresh fruits and veggies plucked straight from local farms and orchards.

Golf

Penticton is one of the few places in Canada where you can golf almost year round.  Clubs and courses welcome players of all skill levels, but remain challenging enough to entertain you more advanced players.

Health & Wellness

Cool lake waters, clear mountain air, warm sandy beaches and fresh green orchards - there's no doubt that Penticton is a place to relax and rejuvenate.  

Outdoor Adventure

From mountain biking to rock climbing, skiing to wakeboarding, Penticton is an outdoor adventure mecca, offering some of the purest adventure pursuits within Canada.

Professional Services

While we're all for rest and relaxation, business is just sometimes unavoidable, but no worries. Penticton may appear to be a sleepy town on the surface, but underneath buzzes a hub of technology and commerce.

Shopping

No vacation is complete without a little bit of retail therapy and Penticton offers a range of options from high street stores to unique boutiques and quirky emporiums - shop 'til you drop.

Tours

Whether your interest is wineries, breweries, cycling, kayaking or nature, guided tours in Penticton are a stress-free way to enjoy your pursuits and get some great inside information and stories from local experts.

Water Activities

Penticton is one of just two cities in the world that sits between two lakes. Beaches and water fun are part of the summer culture here – dive in like a local and get wet.

Weddings

Imagine a wedding set among lush, green vineyards or beautifully manicured gardens, with a lake or mountain view as a backdrop. Penticton & Wine Country offers a variety of venues  to add that certain, ‘je ne sais quoi’ to your big day. 

Wine Tours

Penticton is the ultimate home base for wine touring and more, with over 80 wineries within a 20 minutes' drive of the City Centre. Many wineries remain open during the winter months, so come and enjoy a tasting of our local varietals including limited ice wines.

Winter Activities

Penticton is a great place for a winter getaway, whether you want to ski or snowboard or try a new activity like fat biking or snowshoeing.  The city provides a cozy base for exploring nearby snow-covered mountains and trails.