Okanagan Makers Spring Market – April 21 and 22, 2018

Spring is in the air. Can you feel it?! Celebrate the season, and Earth by joining Okanagan Makers for their inaugural Spring Market on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22 (Earth Day!). The brand new show has over 135 vendors – selling jewellery and clothing, to natural body care products, food, house and home accessories, and lots more. Admission is $5, cash only, at the door. Children under 12 are free of charge. Okanagan Makers Spring Market Hours: Saturday, April 21: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sunday, April 22: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Just wait, Okanagan Makers has
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Okanagan Fest of Ale – April 13 and 14, 2018

We’re less than two weeks away from the 23rd Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale. The annual event kicks of the spring season of sunshine, and satisfying sips! This year, there’ll be 65 craft brewers and 5000+ craft brew enthusiasts at one of the largest and longest running beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest. Sip on a selection of over 175 quality crafted beers, ciders and cask ales in the unique indoor/outdoor venue. Enjoy great food, live entertainment and more! Single day tickets are $29* and 2-day passes are $49* (*Tickets are good for single admission on the day(s) noted only.
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Brett Kissel “We Were That Song Tour” – March 16, 2018

Brett Kissel returns to Penticton on Friday, March 16, 2018 with his “We Were That Song Tour.” The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards’ reigning Male Artist of the Year is on his three-month Canadian tour that began in January. Don’t miss out on his Penticton show! Presented by New Country 100.7, tickets for Brett Kissel’s “We Were That Song Tour” in Penticton are on sale. Tickets to Brett Kissel’s “We Were That Song Tour” are $41.00* general admission** and can be purchased at the Valley First Box Office (at the SOEC), via phone 1.877.SOEC.TIX, or online at www.ValleyFirstTix.com. If
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CHBA South Okanagan Home and Reno Show – March 3 and 4, 2018

Planning an upcoming renovation, project or looking for inspiration? We’ve got you. We’ve got you! The 23rd Annual Home and Reno Show, produced by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association South Okanagan, returns to Penticton. 2018’s show is sponsored by Parker’s Dodge, Ram, Chrysler, Jeep. There will be over 130 displays featuring home building, decorating, and renovating products. It’s the BIGGEST and best show in the Okanagan, with over over 28,000 sq. ft. filled with exhibitors. Show Hours: Saturday, March 3 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sunday, March 4 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Admission is $4, at the
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The HeartStop Lounge and Scotties Tournament of Hearts | Jan 27 – Feb 4, 2018

It’s almost time! The Scotties Tournament of Hearts officially kicks off Saturday at the South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC). While the sporting action takes place next door at the attached SOEC, we’re party central! The HeartStop Lounge, located in Ballroom 2, runs Saturday, January 27 to Saturday, February 3. It’s open at 11AM daily, and the party continues until LATE! Please note: On Sunday, February 4, the party won’t go as late. As the the curling party headquarters, we’re the place to be AND admission is free. Minors are welcome until 7PM. Join us for some social time, and have
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Rancho Vignola: Penticton Harvest Sale November 17-18, 2017

It’ll be nuts at the convention centre on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18 at the 5th Annual Rancho Vignola: Penticton Harvest Sale. Rancho Vignola will be returning to Salon C, with a fresh crop of dried fruit and nuts. At the two day harvest sale, you can choose from a large selection of ingredients for Christmas baking and filling your pantry with organic and fair trade nuts, dried fruits and products. Products are available in 1lb (455 g), 2lb (910 g), 5lb (2.275), and full case sizes. Don’t forget, admission is free and it’s “try before you buy.”
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Okanagan Makers Christmas Craft Fair | Nov 4 and 5, 2017

Browse over 165 vendors’ booths, at the 21st Annual Okanagan Makers Christmas Craft Fair Sustainable Living Show on Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5, 2017. Vendors include: artisans, food and nutrition producers, Christmas crafts, books, jewelry, skincare and body products, home decor, clothing and more. There’s something for everyone. Check out last year’s photo gallery, here. Okanagan Makers is the largest Christmas show in the South Okanagan. Vendors will fill the convention centre’s almost 30,000 sq.ft of Ballroom space and 14,000 sq. ft lobby space. (Wonder how big that is? That’s the size of five plus basketball courts!) Show
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Brett Kissel coming on Friday, March 16 | Tickets on sale Friday, Oct. 6 at 10AM!

Brett Kissel, the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards’ reigning Male Artist of the Year, has announced a three-month Canadian tour beginning in January (see full list of dates below), with a stop in Penticton at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre on Friday, March 16. Presented by New Country 100.7, tickets for Brett Kissel’s “We Were That Song Tour” in Penticton go on sale this Friday, October 6 at 10 a.m. Last month at the CCMA Awards in Saskatoon, Brett premiered his new single “We Were That Song” with a show-stopping performance live on the nationwide broadcast. Watch the
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Dream Music Festival | May 12 and 13

It’s back! The Dream Music Festival returns on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13 at 7:00PM. (It’s the PERFECT earlier Mother’s Day gift, for music-loving moms!) Presented by the Dream Cafe Co-op, A&A Propane and Penticton Western News, Dream Music Festival will once again bring music fans from western Canada and the Pacific Northwest of the US into one space for an amazing weekend of folk, rock, blues, R&B soul and gospel. 2017’s line-up is strong with a diverse group of Canada’s finest musicians. Wondering who will be here? Click here. Looking for tickets? Tickets for Dream Music Festival
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Fest of Ale | April 7 and 8

April is right around the corner, which means Fest of Ale is almost here! The two-day main event features 65 breweries from BC and beyond, and includes a great mix of longstanding favourites and new breweries and cideries. Guests of the fest can look forward to sampling 175+ quality-crafted brews and ciders including new releases, experimental brews, and cask ales both indoors and out. Come and enjoy great live entertainment and fabulous food while you’re here, but don’t forget to stop at the onsite liquor store to take some of your favourites home with you! This festival is the annual
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