Celebrating 70 Years of Free Family Fun!

August 9th - 13th, 2017

August 9th - 13th, 2017

Entertainment for 2017 Penticton Peachfest Press Release

The Penticton Peach Festival is proud to announce the greatest entertainment line-up in our 70-year history…and all shows are free thanks to our sponsors including Peters Bros. Construction, Tim Hortons and the Lakeside Resort.

Wednesday, August 9th - 5440

One of Canada's greatest groups, 5440 has recorded more than a dozen hit singles in their long career. Their most popular hits include: Ocean Pearl, One Gun, Casual Viewin' and I Go Blind. Presented by Peters Bros. Construction.

5440 performs at the 70th anniversary of Penticton Peachfest.

Thursday, August 10th - Trooper

Trooper is considered Canada's official party band. They have performed at the Grey Cup, the Winter Olympics and every other major event in Canada. Their greatest hits include: Raise A Little Hell, We're Here For a Good Time, General Hand Grenade and Boys in the Bright White Sports Car. Presented by Peter Bros. Construction.
Trooper performs at the 70th anniversary of Penticton Peachfest.

Friday, August 11th - Aaron Pritchett, with special guest Cory Marquardt

Aaron is credited with bringing rock energy to country audiences in Canada. He has charted three singles on Canadian country radio in the past year. Presented by Tim Hortons.
Aaron Pritchett performs at the 70th anniversary of Penticton Peachfest.
Cory Marquardt performs at the 70th anniversary of Penticton Peachfest.

Saturday, August 12th - Tribute night

With 'Arrival' as ABBA; 'Dreams' as Fleetwood Mac; and 'Brent Stewart' as Rod Stewart. These are three great bands. Loverboy lead singer Mike Reno said about Brent Stewart, "I've never heard anyone that sounded that close to Rod Stewart." Presented by Penticton Speedway.
Dreams performs at the 70th anniversary of Penticton Peachfest.
Rod and the Mods performs at the 70th anniversary of Penticton Peachfest.
Arrival performs at the 70th anniversary of Penticton Peachfest.

Sunday, August 13th - Powder Blues Band

The Powder Blues Band and their legendary leader, Tom Lavin, have been touring and recording for more than 30 years. Their greatest hits include: Doin' It Right, Thirsty Ears and Boppin' with the Blues.
The Powder Blues Band performs at the 70th anniversary of Penticton Peachfest.

Sunday, August 13th (Kiddies Day) - Bobs and Lolo

The talented duo is considered one of the top children's acts in Canada. Bobs and Lolo appear regularly on Treehouse TV and have been nominated for multiple Juno Awards. Presented by BCAA.
Bobs and Lolo perform at the 70th anniversary of Penticton Peachfest.

Penticton Peach Festival is an annual South Okanagan Valley tradition, which began in 1947, to celebrate the peach harvest in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.

2016 Peter Bros. Grand Parade Video

"A Place to Stay Forever"

Penticton is a warm and welcoming lakeside community that offers high-quality wine and culinary experiences and ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in a climate that is one of Canada's most appealing.
A BIG Thank you to all of our Sponsors!

Peachfest News
Mar 28, 2017, 5:05 AM
The Snowbirds, along with a CF-18 Hornet Fighter Jet, and tentatively scheduled the Skyhawks precision parachute team, will open the Penticton Peach Festival on Aug. 9.
Mar 3, 2017, 11:38 AM
Hillside Outlaws will be performing at the Penticton Peach Festival in 2017
Mar 3, 2017, 11:05 AM
For the second consecutive year, the Penticton Peach Festival will include a dog show

The Penticton Peach Festival begins on the morning of the first Wednesday after the long weekend in August, (Civic holiday) and runs for 5 days, finishing on Sunday night. Our volunteer run festival is one of the largest free family festivals in Canada and we are celebrating our 70th year in 2017. You and your family can expect a variety of activities including the annual downtown Peach Bin races, Shooting Star Amusements midway, square dance festival, sandcastle competition, chef’s cook off, crowning of Miss Penticton, Sheila Bishop Memorial Wooden Bat Slopitch Tournament, PenTown Throwdown Skateboard and BMX competition and Steamfest Regatta. Our Peter Bros. Grand Parade is one of the largest in BC and there is a kiddies parade for the little ones too! Check out our Events page for full details of all of the fun that is to be had during our festival.