Local hills offer skiing, hiking, cycling and rock climbing, including Apex Mountain, the Kettle Valley Railway cycling route and world class climbing at the Skaha bluffs.

The Okanagan area about Penticton is home to numerous vineyards and wineries, with a reputation for developing quality wines.

Special events include wine festivals, triathlon competitions and the annual Penticton Peach Festival.

Poppin’s Quilt Parlour is located in the downtown core of Penticton, an area which boasts antique shops, gift shops, bookstores and specialty sewing stores.

Downtown Markets

The Downtown and Farmers markets are back!

Saturday mornings, the 100, 200 and 300 blocks are alive with activity. Come on down and check things out!

Visit the Downtown Penticton Association website for more information.

Places to Visit

Interesting nearby places to visit include:

Explore the Area Online

Penticton and Wine Country Tourism Site

The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Site