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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

What We’re Known For

Iconic Penticton

For well over 80 years, Penticton has been 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.

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.

Craft Beer

Penticton is the beer capital of BC! Home to seven amazing craft breweries, more per capita than any other Canadian city!

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.

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.

Cycling & Mountain Biking

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

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.

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.