Things To Do In Penticton, BC

Penticton, BC is a vibrant and exciting place to visit. Whether you come a few days before the conference, or stay a few days after, there are many places and things to keep everyone entertained. Here are a few awesome ideas to start your planning.



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.


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


Penticton is the ultimate home base for wine touring and more, with over 80 wineries within a 15 to 20 minute drive of the City Centre.  Come and enjoy a tasting of our local varietals including limited ice wines

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.


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

There is a saying that ‘it takes a lot of great beer to make fine wine’. It’s therefore only natural, being in the middle of wine country, Penticton also has a dynamic craft beer scene with eight breweries offering some unique local libations along the, Penticton Ale Trail


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


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


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.


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


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.


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.

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