Events

The Canadian Forces SkyHawks parachute team touched down at Okanagan Lake Park for the 75th anniversary of the Penticton Peach Festival on Aug. 4. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

PHOTOS: SkyHawks take a dive for Penticton Peach Fest’s 75th birthday

Parchuters jumped 6,000 feet for the Peach City crowd landing at Okanagan Lake Park

 

One of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds had a minor crash at an airshow in Fort St. John on Tuesday, grounding the pilots for the Penticton Peach Festival performance that was supposed to happen Wednesday.

Snowbirds cancel show at Penticton Peach Festival after crash

Snowbirds were scheduled to perform Wednesday above Okanagan Lake

 

The Train Wreck comedy show is coming to the Kelowna Actors Studio Aug. 12 and 13. (Photo from Unsplash)

Train Wreck Comedy partners with Kelowna Actors Studio for August show

Kelowna Actors Studio sets the stage for a Train Wreck Comedy show in August

 

Ultraman Canada, a gruelling 3-day multi-sport race came through South Okanagan this weekend setting a new record with top three in the standings being all females. (Holly Dunlop)

New record may be set at gruelling Ultraman Canada in South Okanagan

Top three in the standings of 3-day endurance race are all female

Ultraman Canada, a gruelling 3-day multi-sport race came through South Okanagan this weekend setting a new record with top three in the standings being all females. (Holly Dunlop)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

Downtown Kelowna’s Block Party back for the first time since 2019

The event featured live music, local shopping, and much more

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
Rocky Racoon, mascot of the Kelowna Rockets, sports a mustache in support of cancer awareness project Movember (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Black Press File Photo)

Okanagan Mascot Games cancelled for third straight year

They were supposed to happen this weekend at Royal LePage Place

Rocky Racoon, mascot of the Kelowna Rockets, sports a mustache in support of cancer awareness project Movember (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Black Press File Photo)
(Contributed)

It’s a party in downtown Kelowna

The DKA’s Block Party is Saturday, July 23

(Contributed)
Historic O’Keefe Ranch in Spallumcheen pays tribute to the ‘kings of the saddle,’ the cowboy, with a three-day weekend filled with events and activities July 29-31. (Contributed)

Spallumcheen ranch

Historic O’Keefe Ranch hosting three-day Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival July 29-31

Historic O’Keefe Ranch in Spallumcheen pays tribute to the ‘kings of the saddle,’ the cowboy, with a three-day weekend filled with events and activities July 29-31. (Contributed)
Rider returns on loop of Lakeshore.

PHOTO GALLERY: Perfect conditions for Peach Classic triathlon

Over 265 triathletes participated in the Penticton race

Rider returns on loop of Lakeshore.
(Photo - @PBRCanada/Twitter)

Lambert leading the show as PBR Canada Elite Cup comes to Kelowna

The event bucks into Prospera Place on Wednesday, July 20

(Photo - @PBRCanada/Twitter)
Former NHLer Theo Fleury will be joined by Calgary Flames teammate Colin Patterson for a Victor Walk rally in support of the Breaking Free Foundation, slated for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, July 22, at Vernon’s Polson Park. (Chris Young/CP photo)

Calgary Flames alumni headline Okanagan rallies

Victor Walk founder Theo Fleury and Colin Patterson will be in Vernon, Kelowna and Revelstoke

Former NHLer Theo Fleury will be joined by Calgary Flames teammate Colin Patterson for a Victor Walk rally in support of the Breaking Free Foundation, slated for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, July 22, at Vernon’s Polson Park. (Chris Young/CP photo)
Okanagan Granfondo 2022 Kids’ Piccolofondo on Lakeshore Drive in Penticton. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

Young cyclists take over Penticton’s Lakeshore Drive for Okanagan-wide bike ride

Saturday’s Piccolofondo was the prelude to the Okanagan Granfondo Sunday, July 10

Okanagan Granfondo 2022 Kids’ Piccolofondo on Lakeshore Drive in Penticton. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
The Okanagan Granfondo has sold out with a record 3,000 cyclists registering for the July 10 event through South Okanagan. (File photo)

Over 3,000 cyclists and major road closures for Okanagan Granfondo

The race rolls through Penticton July 10 and kicks off a month of endurance races

The Okanagan Granfondo has sold out with a record 3,000 cyclists registering for the July 10 event through South Okanagan. (File photo)
Ontario-based ribbers competing in the Penticton Rotary Ribfest. (Logan Lockhart-Western News)

Okanagan’s only Ribfest this summer sees huge crowds in Penticton

Food will be served up out of five trucks until Sunday night

Ontario-based ribbers competing in the Penticton Rotary Ribfest. (Logan Lockhart-Western News)
(Logan Lockhart- Western News)

PHOTOS: Scottish Festival brings Highland games and dancing to Penticton

The one-day event took place at King’s Park, starting at 8 a.m.

(Logan Lockhart- Western News)
The Okanagan Granfondo has sold out with a record 3,000 cyclists registering for the July 10 event through South Okanagan. (File photo)

From Penticton to Oliver: Okanagan Granfondo bike ride returns next week

The event will close several roads across the South Okanagan on July 10

The Okanagan Granfondo has sold out with a record 3,000 cyclists registering for the July 10 event through South Okanagan. (File photo)
leopolds - Left to right Patrick McCann, Malusi Mabaleka, Clint Walker, Kate Poirer

Grab your friends and find out what’s happening Canada Day in Kelowna

Leopold’s servers will be donating their tips to the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society

leopolds - Left to right Patrick McCann, Malusi Mabaleka, Clint Walker, Kate Poirer
(Photo - City of Kelowna/Contributed)

Roller Nights coming to Kelowna’s Stuart Park

Rollerskating will be a weekly event throughout the summer

(Photo - City of Kelowna/Contributed)
The iconic Ironman Canada event is coming back to Penticton on Aug. 28. (Western News file photo)

Penticton Ironman mural contest puts $4K on the line

The winning mural will be facing the starting point of the triathlon’s swim event

The iconic Ironman Canada event is coming back to Penticton on Aug. 28. (Western News file photo)
Westbank Museum inaugural Westside Multiculturalism Day is June 25. (Photo courtesy of Westbank Museum)

Learn about your neighbours’ customs at Westbank Museum

Hosting first ‘Multiculturalism Day’

Westbank Museum inaugural Westside Multiculturalism Day is June 25. (Photo courtesy of Westbank Museum)