1.877.494.8111
13011 Lakeshore Drive S
Summerland, B.C. V0H 1Z1

15 minutes north of Penticton
45 minutes south of Kelowna

Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events in the Okanagan, BC

Summerland, BC and the neighbouring community of Penticton offer a wide array of exciting festivals and events that showcase the essence of the Okanagan valley.  Whether we are celebrating wine, our fruit and harvest, our sports teams, or music and the arts, we love a great festival and event.  The Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa is an Okanagan hotel offering packages year round for events such as:  Wine Festival Package, Light up the Vines Package, as well as special rates for Penticton festivals, concerts and sporting events in BC.

Sipping wine, sourcing local treats, cruising in a classic car, chugging along the rails, teeing off, tuning out… Summerland Festivals and Events will meet your expectations for that ideal Okanagan hotel vacation.

Light Up the Vines

November 28-30, 2014 Join us for a magical weekend of wine tour and tasting overlooking the twinkling lights of Bottleneck Drive Wineries.  This special weekend features all glamour of Bottleneck Drive wines and all of the fun and festivities of the holiday season. 
 
One and two night packages include accommodation, Light Up the Vines wine tour, door to door transportation, $50 Local Lounge • Grille dining credit, bottle of wine and cheese platter in your room upon arrival.  Two night package includes dinner, bubbles and brunch at Okanagan Crush Pad.  Packages from $249 for two adults.  More information

2014 Lineup of Summerland Events & Festivals in BC

January 1: Polar Bear Swim

January 11: Play it Forward; a Benefit Concert at Centre Stage Theatre

January 11-19: Okanagan Winter Wine Festival

April 19: Easter Train with the Kettle Valley Steam Railway

April  20 –  26: Art and Culture Week  

April 24: “Healthy Landscapes – Healthy Living” Local ecologist and writer Don Gayton will give an illustrated talk followed by a discussion on the ecological restoration movement. (This event is part of Summerland Earth Week)

April 20 – 26: Summerland Earth Week

May 2 – 11: Okanagan Spring Wine Festival

May 2 & 3: Blossom Pageant

May 8- 11: Good Will Shakespeare Festival

May 11: Mother’s day with the Kettle Valley Steam Railway

May 15 – 19: Meadowlark Nature Festival

May 16- 19: Blossom Run Show n Shine

May 17: First annual Giants Head Grind race

May 17: Volcano Mountain Summerland Hike

May 17 : Opening day of the Kettle Valley Steam Railway

May 17 – June 16: Kettle Valley Steam Railways Spring Schedule

June 6, 7 & 8 : Action Festival 2014 - June 7: Action Festival Parade

June 7: Giants Head Run

June 8 : Action Festival Kid’s Fishing Derby

June 13-15: Summerland Bluegrass Festival

June 14-15: Bottleneck Drive Winery Association presents: Heard It Through The Grape Vine: a weekend of live music and great wine

June 14 & 15 Father’s Day Fun Fly with the Model Aeronautics Association of Canada

JULY & AUGUST - Summerland Waterfront Resort Summer Activity Programs

July 5 – 13: Okanagan Summer Wine Festival

July 13: Gran Fondo Axel Merkx Bike Race

June 15: Great Train Robbery & BBQ with Kettle Valley Steam Railway

June 19 – September 1: Kettle Valley Steam Railway Summer Schedule

June 29: Great Train Robbery & BBQ with Kettle Valley Steam Railway

July 13: Great Train Robbery & BBQ with Kettle Valley Steam Railway

July 20: Great Train Robbery & BBQ with Kettle Valley Steam Railway

August 2- 4: Giants Head Freeride Longboard Competition

August 3: Great Train Robbery & BBQ with Kettle Valley Steam Railway

August 4: UltraMan Canada

August 17: Great Train Robbery & BBQ with Kettle Valley Steam Railway

August 24: Great Train Robbery & BBQ with Kettle Valley Steam Railway

September 6 – October 13: Kettle Valley Steam Railway Fall Schedule

September 7: Great Train Robbery & BBQ with Kettle Valley Steam Railway

September 7: Kids of Steel Sprint Triathlon

September 13: Apple Valley Cruisers Endless Summer Show n’ Shine

September 13 & 14:  Summerland’s 105th Fall Fair

September 14:  Terry Fox Run

September 21: Great Train Robbery & BBQ with Kettle Valley Steam Railway

October 3 – 12: Okanagan Fall Wine Festival

November 28: 27th Annual Festival of Lights

November 29 & 30: Bottleneck Drive & Summerland Resort’s 4th Annual Light Up the Vines

December 13 & 14: Summerland Christmas Express Trains with Kettle Valley Steam Railway

December 19 – 24: Summerland Christmas Express Trains with Kettle Valley Steam Railway

Penticton, BC Festivals and events

 

 
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