The Penticton Farmers' Market Every Saturday Morning!

The au natural philosophy of an unrefined goodness has a new-found integrity in our world of unprecedented materialism, mass production and manufactured synthetics. As we teeter on the sharp edge of a gripping age with foreboding, our voices echo the ancient readiness of our ancestors to take back the soils of an exhausted earth and revive our primal desires and historic intuitions to rejoice in the rustic, homespun pleasures of a truly meaningful life. Community and family hold steadfast the blazing torch of this restored veracity, by supporting, maintaining and contributing to local events and gatherings that promote local produce and business. The Penticton Farmers’ Market is one such event that allows for the broader community of the Okanagan and Similkameen to come together and truly partake in everything local, organic, healthy, fresh and creative. This coming Saturday and every Saturday henceforth until October 31, from 8:30 am to 12 noon, the Penticton Farmers’ Market overtakes l00 Block Main Street, a stone’s throw away from the Penticton Lakeside Resort, in a colourful festive celebration of our society’s return to true quality by way of small scale agricultural producers and craftspeople. Delight in home-made full flavour and unprocessed, raw and delectable produce, farm-fresh! With a wide variety of organic fruits and vegetables, honey, flowers and eggs, enticing baking and preserves and elegant crafts, there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy. The Penticton Farmer’s Market is celebrated as one of the most energetic and thriving farm-to-city food micro-systems in the country and as a community, those participants - sellers and buyers alike – take pride in bringing public support to local food. Not to mention, it is the second largest farmer and community market in British Columbia! The Penticton Lakeside Resort is a strong advocate and supporter of local businesses, and encourages anyone who fancies a peaceful yet inspired country morning filled with the brilliant sounds of a rural culture, to saunter through this wonderfully refreshing and invigorating marketplace. It truly inspires.

-Elizabeth Cucnik

Peach City Beach Cruise & Elvis Festival Coming To Penticton!

Imagine: brilliant golden sunshine, a lingering day stretching into twilight, the clinking of cold drinks, chilled white wine and fresh fruit, the crunch of something delicious, the sweet smell of summer grilling, short sleeve shirts and sandals, an unparalleled panoramic view of Lake Okanagan and one of the most breathtaking, sensational places in the world... What better way to spend a dazzling warm summer weekend, then right here at the Penticton Lakeside Resort ! With the absolute best location in the Okanagan bar none, take your pick from any of our three remarkable patio locations at The Barking Parrot Bar, The Hooded Merganser Restaurant, and The Bufflehead Pasta and Tapas Room. Situated in the heart of Penticton’s cultural centre, we are right smack dab in the middle of all the action and adjacent to two of the best summer kick-off events in the valley: Canada’s premier family oriented road, antique and classic car show – The Penticton Peach City Beach Cruise, and one of the largest Elvis Festivals in Canada – the 10th Annual Penticton Elvis Festival. Both events warrant the ultimate family weekend,with live outdoor entertainment from favourite show stopping acts as, The Blues Brothers, to free music concerts featuring all your favourite classic country rock songs by tribute artists from Johnny Cash to Allan Jackson. The three day event runs June 24, 25 and 26, so start your day early and fuel up with a scrumptious breakfast at the Hooded Merganser before heading out to view the 700+ cars lined up along the sandy beach of Okanagan Lake. Stop by and have a midday snack and cold refreshing drink out on the Barking Parrot Patio while continuing on with an eventful day. Enjoy a beautiful night out on the town, with dinner at The Bufflehead Tapas and Pasta Room, prior to catching one of the live outdoor entertainment shows by one of the many Elvis tribute artists from around the world, including Shawn Klush, the world’s first “Ultimate Elvis Champion,” who has been busy touring worldwide to sold out shows. Both events are lot of fun and nobody goes home disappointed. To find out more about tickets, event details and schedules go to the following websites:

Fathers Day Extravaganza at the Penticton Lakeside Resort

Fathers are incredibly special.They are that thundering voice of strength and endurance echoing from the deep, the infrastructure of our families, the directional maps of our lives.Fathers are the wisdom that breathes fire into our hearts to quicken our step.Fathers propel us forward into battle, reinforcing our armour, standing with us, side by side, to bear arms together against humanity’s greatest struggles and fears.Fathers do not tell us how to live, they simply show us, an understanding worth more than the sum education of a thousand teachers. Fatherhood transcends prejudices, beliefs, culture and time – it is universal and unfailing. A renowned perennial truth championed by many throughout the ages, is that flesh and blood does not make us fathers and daughters or fathers and sons, rather it is the heart that truly defines fatherhood.

What better way to celebrate and honour the profound paternal bonds of fatherhood and the great influence of father figures in today’s society, then by spending quality time with your special loved one at our BBQ buffet dinner on the Bufflehead beach and patio! It’s a Father’s Day extravaganza happening at The Penticton Lakeside Resort Sunday, June 19th - an event you won’t want to miss!Our BBQ buffet dinner includes your choice of a salmon, steak or chicken burger with a salad bar selection and deserts for only $21 plus tax.Unwind and enjoy the beautiful setting of Lake Okanagan while joining in the fun and games with putting green contests and lots of different prizes to be won, including a luxurious backyard hammock - the perfect gift for your dad that will cater to those lazy summer afternoons and evenings.Families can relax and play on the beach, so bring your bathing suits! Reservations are going quickly, so call us at: 250-493-9768 after 4pm to make yours today!