Regardless of season, Penticton always has something going on and October is no different. October is an especially exciting month in the Okanagan as Penticton plays host two huge fall events. Even better, Penticton Lakeside Resort has teamed up with both Cropped and Oktoberfest to provide visitors with the best accommodation packages in town. Whether you’ve been considering a fall weekend getaway for a while now or simply want to enjoy the festivals in style, Penticton Lakeside Resort’s exclusive hotel deals will give you the ultimate weekend in the Okanagan Valley.

 

Cropped By Valley First (wine tasting and farmer’s market event)

When: October 7th- October 8th, 2016

Do you like wine, good music and delicious, local food? Then the Cropped by Valley First event is absolutely perfect for you. With over 80 wineries and farmers participating in the event, guests will have access to dozens of unique wine tastings, food seminars and musical acts throughout the two day event. The best part? Penticton Lakeside Resort has a fantastic hotel package offer available to eager event goers. Enjoy a one night stay and two tickets to either day for only $250.50. The perfect deal for couples looking to enjoy a few drinks responsibly or those who simply want to spend a night in the Okanagan with good food, drinks and entertainment! If it’s single tickets you’re looking for however, Valley First offers tickets here including an all inclusive ticket option that includes all wine tastings, catered food and a taxi ride home for only $75!

Celebrate Oktoberfest with traditional beer and pretzels.
Celebrate Oktoberfest with traditional beer and pretzels.

Oktoberfest

When: October 22nd, 2016

We may not be in Munich, Germany but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate Oktoberfest in grand fashion right here in Penticton. Penticton puts its own spin on Oktoberfest with mouth-watering food, delicious drinks and endless entertainment! Dancing is a must at the seventh annual Oktoberfest so come down to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre if you’re down for a night of dancing and traditional beer drinking. Even better, Penticton Lakeside Resort has an exclusive hotel and festival package up for grabs leading up to the event on October 22nd: Enjoy one night’s accommodation and two Oktoberfest tickets for only $168 per couple! Single tickets are also available for $35 online and in person at Valley First.

 

Natascha Bruhin

Natascha worked as a television news journalist before becoming a full time writer. She spends the majority of her days typing on her laptop, on the hunt for the next big culture trend, be it fashion, health or travel related (usually with a glass of red by her side!). Follow her on Instagram (@nataschabruhin) to stay up to date on her latest articles and adventures.