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The weekend following labour day is the date for the annual Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival. Three of days of jazz is performed by top artists at a variety of venues around Penticton. Festival accommodation passes are available.
The annual Okanagan Fall Wine Festival takes place over a 10-day period leading up to the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, early in October. This event has been listed on the American Business Associaton's Top 100 Events in North America for several years. The Festival has over 100 events that take place throughout the Okanagan.
Over three nights in July, the Beach Blanket Film Festival shows Canadian films in a unique setting. With a full-sized screen floating off-shore, festival visitors watch from a relaxed beach location, enjoying a mix of movies and nature.
The annual Okanagan Fest-of-Ale is one of the largest beer festivals in BC and features over 70 brews from brewpubs and microbreweries, as well as live entertainment and food from top Okanagan restaurants. The festival is held over two days in Penticton.
The Spring Wine Festival is an annual event that takes place over a 10 day span during Spring. The festival offers over 100 events taking place throughout the Okanagan. The Spring Wine Festival focuses on culinary arts as locals welcome the dawn of grape growing season. Tour local wineries, participate in various tastings, learn about wine complimenting dishes, bid on items at a silent auction and much more.
This annual event celebrates the unique wildlife and habitat in Penticton and the South Okanagan.
The event is hosted by the Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance.
Enjoy some of the world's best family-oriented entertainment at the annual Okanagan International Children's Festival in May. Past performers include Fred Penner, Sharon and Bram, the Four Corners, the Kevin Locke Trio and many more. Other performances include cultural music, dances, workshops and hands on games.
Every May, kids in the Okanagan can head to Penticton for their very own festival - the Okanagan International Childrens Festival. The three-day event is held at Okanagan Lake Park and features shows by musicians, acrobats, storytellers, as well as activity tents and workshops.
Please note: There is no festival in 2013. The festival is scheduled to return in May of 2014.
- Okanagan Lake Beach Address: Lakefrond Dr. E. Penticton BC CAN
An annual event, the Penticton Pacific Northwest Elvis Festival celebrates the life and music of Elvis Presley. Tribute shows, souvenir booths, judged shows, and numerous free activities and shows are all part of the festival.
Celebrate the peach at the Penticton Peach Fest. Kicking off with a Grande Parade, the festival provides free family fun entertainment that runs over 5 days in August. Food and clothing vendors, live entertainment, arts and crafts, and much more is featured.
In conjunction with the Penticton Peach Festival, the Square Dance Festival features four full days of dancing. The event sees over 800 square dancers in everything from free casual dances to mainstream competitions.