Events

Linda Thompson is coming to Penticton in 2023. (Photo- Courtesy of the Penticton Elvis Festival/Facebook)

Hollywood star coming to Penticton for Hawaiian-themed Elvis Festival in 2023

Elvis Presley’s longtime girlfriend, bodyguard among those to appear in the Peach City next summer

 

The Revelstoke Railway Museum brings the Trackside Party back on Saturday, Dec. 10 (Revelstoke Railway Museum)

Revelstoke Railway Museum’s Trackside Holiday Party returns after COVID break

The party is on Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

 

Welcome Week starts next Friday, Nov. 25. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Your guide to Revelstoke’s Welcome Week

Welcome Week helps newcomers and locals meet local businesses and the people who run them

 

Opening night of the RAFF. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The first night of the Roxy Adventure Film Festival was a success with a full house

With skiing parts from Revelstoke to Alaska, RAFF did not disappoint

  • Nov 5, 2022
Opening night of the RAFF. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
RAFF starts Friday, Nov. 4 (Zachary Delaney/Revelstoke Review)

The Roxy Adventure Film Festival is back for the second year

The festival will show local and bigger production adventure films from Nov. 4–7

RAFF starts Friday, Nov. 4 (Zachary Delaney/Revelstoke Review)
Comedian Bert Kreischer is coming to Kelowna’s Prospera Place on Sunday, March 5. (Photo - @bertkreischer/Instagram)

Comedian Bert Kreischer is making his way to Kelowna

Kreischer will be performing at Kelowna’s Prospera Place on Sunday, March 5

Comedian Bert Kreischer is coming to Kelowna’s Prospera Place on Sunday, March 5. (Photo - @bertkreischer/Instagram)
More than 500 people attended the first day of Penti-Con 2022 at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre on Saturday, Oct. 22. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

PHOTOS: Penticton’s pop culture festival brings out ‘the weird’ in hundreds

The festival returned with its fan-favourite cosplay contest on Saturday, Oct. 22

More than 500 people attended the first day of Penti-Con 2022 at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre on Saturday, Oct. 22. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
The Armstrong Demolition Derby returns today, Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Interior Provincial Exhibition Grounds. Gates open at 10 a.m. The metal mayhem ensues at 11:30 a.m. (Morning Star - file photo)

Armstrong serves up Thanksgiving demolition derby

Popular smash-and-crash action at the IPE Grounds begins at 11:30 a.m.; gates open at 10 a.m.

The Armstrong Demolition Derby returns today, Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Interior Provincial Exhibition Grounds. Gates open at 10 a.m. The metal mayhem ensues at 11:30 a.m. (Morning Star - file photo)
The Rev playing at Oktoberfest on Oct. 1. (Submitted by Chris Bostock)

PHOTOS: Oktoberfest back in Revelstoke at Queen Elizabeth park

Games, food, and lots of beer at Revelstoke’s Oktoberfest

The Rev playing at Oktoberfest on Oct. 1. (Submitted by Chris Bostock)
Penticton’s Peach City Beach Cruise returned after two years in 2022 to entertain car lovers across the province. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

Peach City Beach Cruise planning Penticton car show in 2023

The future of the event was in question after burnouts took place on Lakeshore Drive this summer

Penticton’s Peach City Beach Cruise returned after two years in 2022 to entertain car lovers across the province. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
Casey Brown’s Dark Horse Invitational free-ride mountain biking event returns to Revelstoke. (Jocelyn Doll)

Revelstoke hosts mountain biking competition this weekend

The Dark Horse Invitational at Revelstoke Mountain Resort helps riders grow their skill

Casey Brown’s Dark Horse Invitational free-ride mountain biking event returns to Revelstoke. (Jocelyn Doll)
Brett Mallon’s “Desire Lines” exhibit is on display at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre (Zachary Delaney)

The Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre opened their latest exhibit on Thursday

A new month means a new exhibit at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre, with four new artists

Brett Mallon’s “Desire Lines” exhibit is on display at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre (Zachary Delaney)
The Vancouver Canucks bring back the Young Stars Classic to Penticton this Friday. (File Photo)

Vancouver Canucks play host to NHL young stars in Penticton this weekend

Action gets underway Friday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre

The Vancouver Canucks bring back the Young Stars Classic to Penticton this Friday. (File Photo)
It’s time for bears to pack on the pounds. (Black Press file photo)

‘One man’s trash is a bear’s treasure’: Prepping for fall in Revelstoke

As bears begin to prepare to hibernate for the winter, they can eat up to 20,000 calories a day

It’s time for bears to pack on the pounds. (Black Press file photo)
Railway Days set to return to the Revelstoke Railway Museum on Sep. 25. (Liam Harrap)

Revelstoke Railway Museum to bring back Railway Day on Sep. 25

ALL ABOARD: After a hiatus due to the pandemic, Railway Days returns to Revelstoke

Railway Days set to return to the Revelstoke Railway Museum on Sep. 25. (Liam Harrap)
Jessica Cullen of Canada is the overall women’s winner during the IRONMAN Canada on August 28, 2022 in Penticton. (Photo by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images for IRONMAN)

Photos: Race results are in for Ironman Penticton

Massive crowds, 1,500 athletes and Penticton man wins to end epic weekend

Jessica Cullen of Canada is the overall women’s winner during the IRONMAN Canada on August 28, 2022 in Penticton. (Photo by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images for IRONMAN)
Penticton’s Jeff Symonds is overall first place finisher at Ironman Penticton on Sunday, Aug. 28. (Brennan Phillips Western News)

Hometown hero gives Penticton storybook ending with Ironman win

Jeff Symonds came in over 20 minutes ahead of the second place finisher

Penticton’s Jeff Symonds is overall first place finisher at Ironman Penticton on Sunday, Aug. 28. (Brennan Phillips Western News)
Professional Ironman athlete and hometown hero Jeff Symonds and one to watch at the finish line around 3 p.m. He is pictured here with other hometown Ironman hero Jen Annet who isn’t competing in Penticton. (Western News file photo)

Hometown hero Jeff Symonds one to watch at Ironman Penticton

Massive crowds for the return of Ironman and the 226.3 km swim, bike and run

Professional Ironman athlete and hometown hero Jeff Symonds and one to watch at the finish line around 3 p.m. He is pictured here with other hometown Ironman hero Jen Annet who isn’t competing in Penticton. (Western News file photo)
A grandmother-daughter duo teamed up Saturday morning, Aug. 26, for the return of Ironkids on Lakeshore Shore Drive in Penticton. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

A family affair: Young triathletes shine in Penticton ahead of Ironman Canada

Ironman Canada kicks off Sunday morning at Okanagan Lake in Penticton

A grandmother-daughter duo teamed up Saturday morning, Aug. 26, for the return of Ironkids on Lakeshore Shore Drive in Penticton. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
Penticton hasn’t hosted Ironman Canada since 2012. There are 2,000 athletes taking part in the 226.3 km triathalon on Sunday, Aug. 28. (File photo)

Everything you need to know about Ironman Canada’s return to Penticton

Inspiring athletes stories, info about the course and where to cheer them on

Penticton hasn’t hosted Ironman Canada since 2012. There are 2,000 athletes taking part in the 226.3 km triathalon on Sunday, Aug. 28. (File photo)