Penticton hosts many annual events, among them are the Okanagan Children’s Festival, the Canadian Ironman Triathlon, the Okanagan Wine Festival, Fest-of-Ale BC, the Penticton Peach Festival, the Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival and the Elvis Festival, which was featured in the Summer 2006 issue of British Columbia Magazine.
Penticton offers adventure, fun,
arts, culture, sun and swim
Penticton is home to recreational opportunities such as skiing at the Apex Mountain Resort ski area, and boating and fishing on Skaha and Okanagan Lakes, or relaxing on their beautiful beaches. There is golfing on the area’s many courses, as well as hiking or biking the Kettle Valley Railway Trail, and rock climbing at Skaha Bluffs.
Penticton is home to the KIJHL team the Penticton Lakers, the BCHL hockey team the Penticton Vees, who play throughout the winter months, and the PCSL soccer team, the Penticton Pinnacles, who play from May to July.