Events in October 2017

Cropped by Valley First

Oct 6 to Oct 7

Friday, October 6 from 6PM to 9PM
Saturday, October 7 from 6PM to 9PM

BC’s Largest Wine Tasting & Farmers Market

Cropped is a sensory and visual experience that truly depicts the Okanagan in its Fall splendor. Featuring over 80 wineries and an indoor farmers market, join close to 1,000 guests each night for a Thanksgiving wine tasting where you will rather be grateful for all the wine and artisan vendors. Complete with live musical buskers, Nesters Market, Saputo cheeses and the Blind Pinot Bar, this two-night event is plain fun. And with an onsite wine store, you can take home your favorite wines.

This is a Get Home Safe Event generously supported by BC Liquor Stores.

Tickets and Will Call Tickets
Single tickets are $69 and a weekend pass is $110 (plus applicable service fees). Tickets can be purchased online here. Tickets can also be purchased by telephone at 1.877.SOEC.TIX (763.2849) or in person at the Valley First Box Office (at the SOEC).

30th Annual Penticton Chamber Business Excellence Awards

Oct 14

The Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the Penticton Business Excellence Awards 30TH Annual event, brought to you by Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. This year's event takes place at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, with doors opening on 5:00 PM. The Excellence Awards aims to recognize local Penticton and area businesses that are setting a new standard in excellence in their respective fields. It'll be an unforgettable evening that includes: a champagne reception, delicious dinner, awards, LIVE auction, and music and entertainment.

Early bird tickets are on sale August 15 to August 31, 2017. They are: $85 plus GST, and tables of 8 are $597.00 plus GST. On September 1, regular priced tickets are $99 plus GST  and tables of 8 are $693 plus GST, until October 9.

For more information or to purchase tickets, once on sale, please click here. Or  call Terri  at 778.476.3111 or email: events [at]

BC Municipal Safety Association: BC Municipal Occupational Health and Safety Conference

Oct 16 to Oct 17

Please note: For registered delegates only.

8th Annual Penticton Oktoberfest

Oct 21

The Penticton Trade and Convention Centre will transform and become Munich's famed Hofbrauhaus, and we can't wait! It's back, by popular demand and much delight! This October 21, 2017 come to the eighth annual Penticton Oktoberfest and enjoy mouth-watering food, wonderful entertainment and great beverages. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the party continues until 12:30 a.m. Lederhosen or not, you'll have a great night. Wear some comfortable shoes, as the dance floor is the place to be! It's going to be a sell out too, so get your tickets EARLY! Please note: This is a 19+ event.

Tickets are available for purchase in person at the Valley First Box Office (at the SOEC) and online at Early bird tickets are available until for September 15th $25.00*; September 16th tickets cost $35.00* (*plus applicable service fees). Each ticket includes one beer!
Make a weekend of it! Visit for hotel package information.

Snacks and Dinner
Bring your appetite, as Chef James and the culinary team have crafted a menu that'll be a Bavarian blast! The Bavarian themed menu is coming soon.

World Financial Group Fall Retreat

Oct 27 to Oct 29

Please note:
For registered attendees only. Schedule to follow.

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