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7th Annual Penticton Oktoberfest

Will this year’s Oktoberfest conga line top 2015’s?! Grab a ticket to Saturday, October 22’s event to find out! The 7th Annual Penticton Oktoberfest promises delicious Bavarian fare, a spontaneous party atmosphere, and beverages – including two local and six imported beers, and two local wines. Doors open at 6:00 PM, and the Oompa-pa party continues until 12:30 AM. Bring your appetite too, as Chef James and the culinary team have crafted a menu that’ll be a Bavarian blast! The Bavarian themed menu includes two dinner features, the “Hearty Party Sausage Plate” and “King Table Chicken Dinner.” For snacks or
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This Thanksgiving, it’s Cropped by Valley First!

This Thanksgiving, on October 7 and 8, experience Cropped a sensory and visual experience with us and the Okanagan Wine Festival Society! More than 80 Okanagan wineries and farmers come together to create a truly unique experience, just for YOU! Doors open at 6PM each day, and the event ends at 9PM. Wander amidst the wineries and farmers to experience a unique combination that truly makes the Okanagan Valley famous. Be educated at the Pinot Bar where different styles of Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir all provided by the new Sensory Lab at Okanagan College. Dairy Farmers of
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6th Annual Penticton Oktoberfest

Celebrate the 182 year tradition with us, this Saturday, October 24! We’re ready to oompa-pa partay, and know you are too. The festivities kick off at 6PM, and wrap at 12:30AM. Take in the evening’s entertainment, taste imported and local beverages, and mingle with friends at long communal tables. Better yet, grab a partner and take a spin on the dance floor! Prost. The event’s entertainment includes two bands, The Beerbarrels and Flash Back. The Beerbarrels are a three piece Oompa-pa dance band, who will create a spontaneous authentic atmosphere. Yodeling anyone? Local and imported beer including: Erdinger, Stiegel and Cannery
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Cropped…By Valley First, The Grand Finale

This October 9 and 10, experience 80 wineries, over 320 wines, and 24 authentic farmers market vendors at Cropped…By Valley First, The Grand Finale. Authentic, original and inspired by the terroir of the Okanagan. Cropped is a sensory and visual experience featuring the largest tasting of British Columbia wines anywhere, and a Thanksgiving farmers market. Featuring over 80 wineries and a real farmers market, your taste buds will be tested, your eyes will be blessed with rich colours and your ears will be filled with the sounds of the harvest season in the Okanagan. Tickets are $65 and include: –
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Categories: Convention Centre Events, Food and Beverage, and Things to do in Penticton and the Okanagan.

40 + Breweries, Live Music and MORE at the Okanagan Fest of Ale!

It’s back … and better than ever! Entering it’s 20th year, the Okanagan Fest of Ale is one of Penticton’s most beloved events for locals and out-of-towners. At this year’s consumer tasting, there’ll be over 40 brewers, five cideries and fabulous food! Choose either Friday or Saturday, or BOTH! Tickets are available online here, by phone 1.877.SOEC.TIX and in person at the Valley First Box Office (at the SOEC) and Wine Country Visitor Centre.  For more information about Fest of Ale, click here. Say CHEERS, and click here to purchase tickets!
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Rancho Vignola | Penticton Harvest Event | November 7 and 8

The Second Annual Rancho Vignola Penticton Harvest Event takes place Friday, November 7 and Saturday November 8! If you missed out last year, don’t miss out again this year! Trust us, your pantries will thank you. The Penticton Harvest Event is a direct-to-the-consumer event, that’s free to attend, and includes a fresh crop of dried fruit and nuts, for you to purchase. Check it out:  Friday, November 7 | 9AM to 7PM and Saturday, November 8 | 9AM to 5PM What differentiates Rancho Vignola from standard store bought nuts, it that Rancho Vignola only imports products once a year, during
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Penticton Oktoberfest returns! Tickets on sale now!

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 Saturday, October 18, come to the fifth annual Penticton Oktoberfest and enjoy mouth-watering food, wonderful entertainment and great beverages! Lederhosen or not, you’ll have a great night. Wear some comfortable shoes, as the dance floor is the place to be! Early bird tickets are available until September 30 for $20.00*; October 1 tickets cost $25.00* (*plus applicable service fees). Tickets are available in-person at the Valley First Box Office (at the SOEC), Wine Country
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Categories: Convention Centre Events, Food and Beverage, and Things to do in Penticton and the Okanagan.