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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ATTENTION: CSAE #TeteaTete Attendees

Meeting Planners and Association Executives, here’s a special offer! Planners, we invite you and your delegates to experience Penticton and wine country in Fall 2016. Book your 2016 conference or convention at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre between September 15 and December 15, 2016, and you’ll receive 25% off the facility rental! Visit us at booth 340, on the trade show floor! Fall is a magical time of year, where the surrounding wine industry works around the clock to harvest, press, ferment, age and filter the fruits of their labour. If you’ve always wanted to experience our superb service
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A cheerful note with our December hours.

Glad tidings to you! As cliche as it sounds, time flies when you’re having fun. That’s our sentiment for 2014, exactly! 2014, for all of us at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, was a great year. We hosted  repeat and new clients, while delivering outstanding service. This year, we hosted 10 conventions, seven consumer shows, one trade show, 21 special events plus meetings and banquets. These events generated over 40,000 room nights! What a year. Later this month, our administration office will be closed from Wednesday, December 24 re-opening again Monday, January 5. During this time, if you have
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Let us host your meetings, trainings and seminars!

We’re #MadeToMeet!   Budgeting for 2015? We’d love to host you and your team! When you book with us, we make the process easy for you. We’re the perfect host for meetings, training sessions and seminars. And, we’ve got the space for you! At the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre we offer EIGHT meeting rooms. Each room can be set up in various styles, depending on your event’s purpose. We offer complete meeting packages and basic room rentals. Complete Meeting Package | 10-24 people $45.95 and 25+ people $42.95* | View details here. Full day offering of food and beverage
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2014 Election Voting Day| Saturday, November 15 | 8:00AM to 8:00PM

Penticton, it’s time to rock the vote!  Make your voice heard this general voting day, under our roof, on Saturday, November 15 at the 2014 General Election. The 2014 General Election is being held to elect one Mayor, six Councillors and four School Board Trustees for the 2014-2018 term. Vote between the hours of 8AM and 8PM. To enter the building, please use Entrance 3. It’ll be clearly marked “Entrance,” with the electronic reader board above the doors. Transportation The City and BC Transit are offering “Ride for Free Voting Day,” free public transit to the polls on November 15.
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Remembrance Day | November 11, 2014

The community is invited to attend the Remembrance Day service on Tuesday, November 11. Our doors will open at 10:00 AM. 10:10 AM | The parade will fall in, with units and organizations marching from the Penticton Curling Club along Power Street. 10:30 AM | The service will commence with Comrad Ron Bannister as acting master of ceremonies. The ceremonies are organized by the Royal Canadian Legion’s Penticton Branch 40. Lest We Forget
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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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All That Jazz! This weekend, it’s the 18th Annual Pentastic Jazz Festival!

It’s back! And, we’re jazzed! Join us this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the 18th Annual Pentastic Jazz Festival. As “the best Jazz Party in the Northwest,” this three day event brings the smoothest jazz bands and performers to Penticton! Plus, we welcome many returning visitors to town. Bring your costumes and dancing shoes, our two spacious ballrooms come to life as   “Bourbon Street” and the “French Quarter.” During this event, the Valley First Box Office (at the SOEC) relocates to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, for your convenience. If your tickets are at will call, please bring your photo
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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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