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5 Fun Things To Do In Penticton

If you are looking for fun things to do in Penticton, then you have landed in the right place! Penticton has endless options of things to do, making it one of the Okanagan’s most popular hubs for tourists! In addition to enjoying its beautiful summers, sandy beaches, and picturesque vineyards, I have put together a list of the top 5 things tourists consider must-dos while you are visiting. I can guarantee these spots won’t disappoint!

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5 Fun Things To Do In Penticton For Families 


Kick back and relax on this 5km river float! For approximately 3 hours, you’ll listen to the peaceful sounds of nature, take in breathtaking scenery, and enjoy uninterrupted conversations with your favourite people. Suitable for both adults and kids, it’s a great activity for the whole family. So, grab your favourite floaty, throw some cold drinks in a cooler, and head over to this must do summer activity in Penticton. Don’t have access to a floaty? No sweat! Coyote Cruises offer tube & party island rentals, as well as a shuttle transport back to the starting point!


Lucky for you, right here in the heart of Penticton, is one of Okanagan’s most popular restaurants!  Located on the sunny southern shore of Okanagan Lake, Salty’s Beach House offers mouth-watering eats and delicious summer drinks. It boasts beautiful lake views, a beach front dining experience, and a laid-back vibe. This makes Salty’s an absolute must to dine at while visiting Penticton.


This family-owned amusement park tops the list as Penticton’s favourite theme park! Equipped with a go-kart track, high level ropes course, bumper boats, an 18-hole mini-golf course & many other attractions, it has an adventure for everyone! Loco Landing is a must do if you’re looking for a summer adventure your kids will remember for years to come!


Conveniently located downtown on Main Street, smack dab in the heart of summer action, the Penticton Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday from April to October. The PFM society consists of approximately 40-50 annual members. These include local farmers, crafters, bakers, prepared food vendors, and even a few liquor vendors! Enjoy a variety of Penticton’s farm fresh veggies and fruits, eggs, honey, baked goods, and homemade crafts. With the market welcoming everyone, including your furry friends on-leash, nothing should hold you back from visiting this must see local attraction.


Create your own self-lead tour or choose from one of many guided tours, either way, the wineries of Penticton will not disappoint. Offering stunning views of the Okanagan Valley along with tastings that will have your palate dancing, these award-winning wineries are a must see! Be sure to visit the famous Naramata Bench, a breathtaking route consisting of 29 wineries overlooking Okanagan Lake. Does wine tasting get any better?

When in doubt, trust the locals! These tour guide companies come highly recommended:

Grape Escapes

Sip Tours

Top Cat Tours

Sagebrush Tours

Vines and Views


And there you have it – 5 fun things to do in Penticton! Add these must see spots to your adventure list and experience the best of what Penticton has to offer.

Looking for more fun things to do in the Okanagan? Check out the links below!

5 Best Things To Do In Kelowna For Families 

• 7 things to do in the Okanagan this summer that the whole family can enjoy!

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