Penticton Peach Festival (cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19, returning Aug. 4-8, 2021 pending Provincial Health Orders) is an annual South Okanagan Valley tradition, which began in 1947, to celebrate the peach harvest in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.
Penticton airport receives three flights a day from Vancouver and is home to many private companies that service charter flights and scenic flights. Highway 97 is the major north/south highway from the Canada/U.S. border to Central British Columbia and it passes through Penticton. Highway 3 is the major east/west highway and passes just to the south of Penticton where it connects with highway 97.