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What We’re Known For

Iconic Penticton

Now over 100 years since the city was incorporated, Penticton continues to grow and also continues to be a popular destination for all types of visitors. By showcasing and celebrating the unique experiences, diverse landscape and product sectors that make up the identity of the City of Penticton.

Fuel Free…Almost

In Penticton, the best things in life are possible because they’re free from the constraints and dependence on fuel. The freedom from fuel brings freedom to explore, to discover, to indulge.

Daily Special

Pursue the culinary trail of the locals where the reward is bound to be tasty. Penticton proprietors are collaborative and welcoming. Follow the local recommendation of where to go for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack or a beverage.

Endurance Training

Your visit to Penticton will likely be based around competition or training for your sport of choice. Penticton is an active city and we offer amazing indoor and open air venues.

Wine Touring

Each experience is authentic and intimate; often you will find the proprietor or winemaker behind the tasting bar regaling guests with tales of the grapes' journey to the glass. Many wineries have added a culinary offering to entice you to stay and drink in the views.

Craft Beer

Penticton is the Craft Beer Capital of Canada! Home to eight amazing craft breweries, more per capita than any other Canadian city!

Cycling & Mountain Biking

Imagine cycling above and through vineyards with rugged mountains as the backdrop and sparkling lakes and beaches within the vista.

Outdoor Recreation

From mountain biking to rock climbing, to kayaking, Penticton is an outdoor adventure mecca, offering some of the purest adventure pursuits within the Okanagan Valley.

Markets & Orchards

Saturdays from April to October, 8:30am to 1:00pm on the 100 block of Main Street. Vendors proudly make, bake or grow everything they bring to the market. Find farm fresh fruits and veggies, eggs, honey, baking, preserves and handmade crafts plus a selection of local liquor vendors each week for tasting and purchasing.

Beaches & Lakes

Beach and lakeside living is part of the summer culture here in Penticton. Dive in like a local and get wet then throw down a towel, dry off and top up your tan on one of several sandy sun-drenched beaches.

The Channel Float

On a hot summer day, lie back on a giant rubber floatie and let the lazy river carry your stress away.

Family Fun

Family fun is what Penticton is all about, especially during the summer months filled with sunshine, warm sand and cool lake waters.

Arts & Culture

Penticton has a rich diverse history, waiting to be explored. Our rugged landscapes, verdant orchards and diverse local wildlife offer a wealth of potential for aspiring and professional artisans. 

Motorcycle Touring

Located in the heart of wine country, Penticton is the perfect hub for a variety of short, medium and full-day rides. From paved road rides through scenic vineyards to well maintained dual sport dirt roads that follow historic railway routes.

Winter Activities

Try downhill skiing, snowboarding, glide the 1 km skating loop, tubing or join a pick-up hockey game on the rink at Apex Mountain Resort.