Okanagan Area Attractions


There are many wineries along Naramata Road and one could spend several very pleasant days visiting them and tasting the fine wines that the area has become renowned for.

Black Widow www.blackwidowwinery.com

D'Angelo Estate Winery www.dangelowinery.com

Elephant Island www.elephantislandwine.com

Hillside www.hillsideestate.com

Joie www.joie.ca

Kettle Valley www.kettlevalleywinery.com

La Frenz www.lafrenzwinery.com

Lake Breeze www.lakebreezewinery.ca

Lang www.langvineyards.com/

Laughing Stock Vineyard www.laughingstock.ca

Nichol Vineyard & Estate Winery www.nicholvineyard.com

Poplar Grove www.poplargrove.ca

Red Rooster www.redroosterwinery.com

Soaring Eagle Winery www.soaringeaglewinery.com

Spiller Estate Winery www.spillerestates.com

Stonehill Estate Winery www.stonehillwines.com

Therapy Vineyards www.therapyvineyards.com

Township 7 www.township7.com

Van Westen Vineyards www.vanwestenvineyards.com


Naramata Bench Winery Association www.naramatabench.com

Top Cat Tours www.topcattours.comours.com



The Patio at Lake Breeze at Lake Breeze Winery http://lakebreeze.ca/pages/the-patio.php

Barrel Room Bistro at Hillside Estate Winery www.hillsideestate.com/restaurant.asp


Cobblestone Wine Bar
at the Naramata Heritage Inn www.naramatainn.com/winebar.php

China Beach:
Chinese food - Eat in or take out. 360 Robinson Rd. Naramata 250-496-5550

Camp Creek Station / The Naramata Pub Eat in or take out. Robinson Rd 250-496-5655


The Vanilla Pod:
Intimate tapas bar  http://www.thevanillapod.ca/

Zia's Stonehouse: Great food, service and ambiance.
14015 Rosedale Avenue Summerland, 250.494.1105  http://www.ziasstonehouse.com/


Il Vechio: Great little deli and take-out counter. Fabulous picnic sandwiches. 317 Robinson Rd in Penticton 250-492-7610 http://ilvecchio.foodpages.ca/

Granny Bogner’s: Fine dining at its best! 302 Eckhardt Ave. w. 250-493-2711 http://www.bogners.ca/

Salty’s: Fun and funky on the beach. Can be crowded in summertime. 250-493-5001 1000 Lakeshore Drive http://www.saltysbeachhouse.com/home.htm

Black Pearl Oyster Bar: Oyster bar on top floor of Salty's

Lost Moose Lodge: Steakhouse with great Sunset views. Worth the drive! 2301 Beaverdell Rd. 250-490-0526 http://www.lostmooseresort.com/dining.html

Theo’s: Great Greek food; Great ambiance; A Penticton favorite! 687 Main St. 250-492-4019 http://www.eatsquid.com/

La Casa Ouzeria: More great Greek food! 1090 Main St. 250-492-9144 http://www.lacasaouzeria.com/

Villa Roza: Classic fine dining. Great service and great wines! http://www.thevillarosa.com/


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Penticton and Summerland Areas

Penticton Golf and Country Club
600 Comox Rd., Penticton
18 (Par 70 - 6131 yds)

Pine Hills Golf & Country Club
3610 Pine Hills Drive, Westbench, Penticton
9 (Par 28 - 2127 yds)

Pleasant Valley Par 3
41-1701 Penticton Rd., Penticton
9 (Par 27 - 1191 yds)

St. Andrews by the Lake Golf Resort
9 (Par 32 - 2070 yds)
$20 for nine / $30 for 18

Sage Mesa Golf Course
3415 Pine Hills Drive, Westbench, Penticton
9 (Par 33 - 2224 yds)
$18 for nine / $27 for 18

Skaha Meadow Golf Course
Old Airport Rd., Penticton
9 (Par 35) - 2435 yds)
$22 for nine / $27 for 18

Sumac Ridge Golf & Country Club
17333 Highway 97, Summerland
9 (Par 28 - 1400 yds)
$12 for nine / $20 for 18

Summerland Golf & Country Club
4050 Mountain Ave., Summerland
18(Par 72 - 6555 yds)
$50 am, $55 Fri - Sun / $32.50 pm, $35 Fri - Sun

Twin Lakes Golf Resort
Highway 3a, Twin Lakes
18 (Par 72 - 6867 yds)

Oliver - Osoyoos Area

Desert Springs Golf Course
4217 45th St. Osoyoos

Fairview Mountain Golf Club
13105 34th Ave. Oliver
18 (Par 72 - 6578 yds)

Inkameep Canyon Desert Golf Course
307417, 71st St., Oliver
18 (Par 72 - 6731 yds)

Osoyoos Golf and Country Club
12300 Golf Course Drive, Osoyoos
27 (Par 72 for 18 - 6400 yds)
$52.50 for 18

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Float the Channel

Floating the Channel from Okanagan Lake to Skaha Lake is a popular summer pastime in Penticton. The float starts at Okanagan Lake at Coyote Cruisses at 215 Riverside Drive. There is a public landing facility by the riverside for starting your channel cruise. If you need floats Coyote Cruises (492-2115) provides them and return transportation by bus to the start area for a fee of about $10 per person.

Depending on the current and wind it can take 3-4 hours to float all the way to Skaha Lake so an option is to only go half the distance to the exit at Green Mountain Road where there is parking and a landing area to exit the channel. Otherwise you can float all the way down to Skaha Lake where again there is parking and a landing area to exit the river.

Although you are on the water it can be very hot so bring a cool drink, and wear sunscreen and a hat. You might even consider bringing some heavy artillery to fend off passing floaters (ie water guns!!!)


Kettle Valley Steam Train

Go back in time and enjoy a fabulous 2 hour journey on a turn of the century steam train through the orchards, vineyards and fields of Prairie Valley. Train leaves from the station located in Summerland. For more information visit http://www.kettlevalleyrail.org/





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Sample beer from numerous western canada brew pubs and beer manufacturers who gather this weekend in Penticton to showcase their wares. The festival is packed with food, entertainment and of course many different beers to sample. Tickets go on sale March 1st each year.
Venue: Pentiction Convention Centre

Dates: April 13 and 14th, 2012

Spring Festival of Awareness
This festival is for seniors and young people and includes over 50 spiritual, holistic and environmental workshops. Cost is $155 for the weekend and is held at the Naramata Centre. For more information, contact Angele at 1-888-756-9929.
Venue: Naramata Centre

Naramata Hiking Club
The Hiking Club meets every Wednesday morning, commonly at 9:00am or even as early as 7:30am, at the corner of 4th and Robinson, to carpool to the beginning of the hike. Hikes will take place from the end of April through to September. The hikes are usually from 2 - 4 hours, depending on where we hike and the length of the hike. Bring water and snacks with you, or lunch if it is a longer hike. Walking poles are good, but not mandatory. Good footwear is recommended. Dress in layers during the spring and fall hikes.
Dates: every Wednesday
Hours: 9:00am (sometimes as early as 7:30am)
Venue: Meet at 4th and Robinson
Contact: Paul Korsch
email: pdkorsch@hotmail.com


Penticton Farmer's Market
Enjoy the delicious fresh produce, baking and other delights from local farmers. Or check out the fabulous artisans market showcasing local artists. The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine, throughout the summer.
Dates: Saturdays, May 1 - November 1,
Hours: 8:00 am -noon
Venue: 100 Block of Main St
Phone: 250-770-3276

Cost: Free


Okanagan Spring Wine Festival
Described as "one of Canada's best small festivals". Guests can choose from over 100 events throughout the Okanagan at a time of year when it is absolutely delightful to savour the beauty of the valley.
Venue: various

Roll Out the Barrels!
Naramata Bench Winemakers open their cellars and barrels for guided tastings of future releases. Take part in this time honored wine-making tradition and savor the promise of years to come. Naramata Bench Winemakers will guide your palette through the flavors and nuances of their developing wines‚ and how they will evolve in the barrel and the bottle. Make that early find and reserve your supply of these limited quantity releases.
Venue: various Naramata Bench Wineries

Naramata Unfiltered

~ Meadowlark Festival ~
Held annually in May, the Meadowlark Festival offers nature lovers a chance to explore the diverse habitats and unique species found in the South Okanagan and Similkameen region, considered to be one of the most endangered ecosystems in Canada. After running for 14 years, the Meadowlark Festival has evolved into one of Canada’s premier outdoor nature celebrations. People from across North America and as far away as Europe come for the tours, lectures, workshops and other activities led by prominent naturalists, educators, artists and scientists.

Venue: various throughout the South Okanagan
Dates: long weekend in May

Naramata Annual Spring Tea
Naramata Community Church women present this event each spring. Location is the Community Church Hall.

For dates check calendar at http://www.mynaramata.com/cgi-bin/show_home.cgi
Venue: Community Church Hall

Naramata May Day Celebrations

A traditional celebration in Manitou Park featuring the performance of the Maypole Dance by the Grade 5 students of Naramata Elementary School. the day also includes soap box races, parade, decorated bicycle contest, and foot races.
For dates see calendar at http://www.mynaramata.com/cgi-bin/show_home.cgi
Venue: Manitou Park

Naramata Farmer's Market
Dates: Wednesdays June - mid- September, 2008
Hours: 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Venue: Wharf Park, Village of Naramata

Peach City Beach Cruise
Over 400 Hotrods, Antiques, Classics, and Specialty cars, comprise the Annual Peach City Beach Cruise, Canada's premier family oriented Rod, Antique and Classic Car Show. Takes place along Okanagan Beach in Penticton.
Venue: Lakeshore Drive, Penticton

Penticton Elvis Festival
Ticket information for the The Annual Penticton Elvis Festival is available from the Penticton Visitors Centre at 1-800-663-5052.



Canada Day Celebrations
Continuous live entertainment throughout the day, Farmer's Market, Arts & Crafts, Children's Activities, Birthday Cake & Fireworks (10:00pm).
Date: July 1
Hours: 8:00am to 10:30pm
Venue: Gyro Park
Penticton: 250-492-7717

Peach Classic Triathalon
Join us in Penticton for warm, sunny, Okanagan weather and a challenging, beautiful Olympic course. Associated with the Boston Pizza Junior Triathlon



Penticton Peach Festival

A wonderful Okanagan Valley tradition, which first began in 1947 to celebrate the peach harvest in Penticton. You are invited to share the fun and festivities. --

Date: first week of August, Wed - Sun
Venue: Okanagan Lake Park


Peachfest Square Dance Festival

Date: First week of August, Wed to Sun
Venue: Penticton Recreation Centre


Naramata Annual August Faire

This fun-filled day in the park is held the first Sunday in August each year at Manitou Park. It is a family oriented festival of music, fun, food, games, and artisans. The event starts with the parade at 11:00am. Admission is free.
Date: first sunday in August
Venue: Manitou Park, Naramata

Phone: 250-496-4293

Subaru Ironman Canada

The Ironman Triathlon is one of the most grueling events in the world of sport, and also one of the most inspiring. It features a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike and a complete marathon (26.2 miles) all in succession. Athletes have 17 hours to complete the event from the 7 a.m. start until midnight. The Penticton Ironman is the oldest Ironman race to be held in continental North America and continues to be regarded as one of the best Ironman events in the world. Penticton is regarded as one of the most athlete-friendly sites in the world. Known throughout the world as the "Iron Army", the 4,500 Ironman volunteers in Penticton provide support for one of the most exciting races in the world.
Dates: last sunday in August


Penticton Hot Jazz Festival
One of the Okanagan's premier cultural music events - the Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival returns to Penticton, BC, Canada for its 10th year. The weekend following Labour Day, the Peach City plays host for three days of scintillating sounds and rhythms to entertain and excite music lovers of all ages.
Dates: t.b.a.
Venue: various

Phone: 250-770-3494

Penticton Dragonboat Festival
8th Annual Raymond James Penticton Dragon Boat Festival
Date: t.b.a.
Penticton Paddling Centre
Skaha Lake Park, Penticton,

Phone: 250-658-6333

Skaha Kennel Club Dog Show
Date: to be announced
Rotary Park, Penticton
Phone: 250-658-6333

Naramata Bench Wineries Annual Tailgate Party

Hosted by the Naramata Bench Wineries Association, this party is a great way to celebrate the coming harvest. Sample from the numerous wineries and be entertained by live music. for more information visit
Date: t.b.a.
Venue: t.b.a.

Naramata Unfiltered
~ Wine Education Retreat ~
Get your gumboots on and get down and dirty with the folks that make the wines that define the Naramata Bench.This is your ultimate wine holiday all wrapped up in one easy to drink package: ~ 3 information packed wine seminars
~ exceptional digs
~ culinary experiences to remember + wine with every meal (and every course!).

Date: t.b.a.
Venue: Naramata Bench Wineries


The Annual Okanagan Fall Wine Festival

Autumn in Okanagan Wine Country is the perfect time to watch the grapes ripen in the sun and indulge yourself in the harvest celebrations. This unique festival is the only wine festival in North America that takes place during the heart of the grape harvest. Experience vineyard tours, lunches, dinners, education and the arts in one of North America’s most spectacular settings – the Okanagan Valley events for ten days in early October. This festival continues to be ranked in the top 100 events by the American Bus Association (ABA).
Dates: check website for annual dates
Venue: various


2 Days of Wine and Entertainment, Naramata Style
Particapting wineires along the Naramata Bench offer an eclectic blend of roving artists, dance troups and performing artists on the two Saturdays during the Fall Wine Festival.

Dates: October 3th and October 10th
Venues: Various

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