Although most of Penticton’s attractions are natural in nature, such as its sunny weather, stunning beaches and breathtaking scenery, there is no lack of fun to be had in the city when the sun goes down. From chic wine bars serving up some of the finest local Okanagan wines to sports bars, to dancing into the wee hours of the morning, Penticton has a great choice of night spots.
The Barking Parrot Bar
If you are looking for a place to catch the next big game or sporting event look no further than The Barking Parrot Bar. This sports bar offers the biggest screens in Penticton. The pub is located just steps away from Okanagan Lake and is a local favourite. The Barking Parrot also features:
- Mouthwatering food choices.
- Refreshing signature cocktails and a wide selection of beers.
- Special events and musical guests.
- A massive patio with marina access.
Pubs and Bars
Barley Mill Brew Pub
Barley Mill Brew Pub and Bistro is a place where you can find a friendly atmosphere, good drinks and homemade quality food. The pub offers an outdoor patio and the décor is fashioned after a western theme featuring some of Penticton’s rodeo and athletic stars. The pub also brews its own award-winning beer.
Kettle Valley Station Pub in the Ramada Penticton
This pub is one of Penticton’s most popular places for locals and tourists alike. They offer a cozy fireplace as well as shaded patios to bring you comfort year-round. All their dishes are prepared with fresh, local ingredients and they have some of the region’s best wines and craft beers. Stop by the Ramada Penticton Hotel today and see why the Kettle Valley Station Pub is such a popular choice.
Mile Zero is not your average wine bar. Rather, it is a place where Okanagan’s wine industry comes to network, and locals and tourists come to get a true taste of B.C.’s wine culture. Mile Zero offers an outstanding selection of the finest local wines as well as some of the Okanagan’s best ciders and craft beers. If you are looking for an authentic B.C. wine experience, remember Mile Zero.
The Mule on Martin
The Mule is Penticton’s home to live events and has been voted one of Canada’s top 50 small music venues. Dance the night away with your favourite D.J.’s. Whether it is rock ‘n roll or country, hip-hop or top 40, the Mule has you covered. The Vegas style lightshows and sound system will have you dancing the night away.
Landmark Cinemas showcase the latest Hollywood blockbusters as well as special features such as:
- The MET Opera LIVE.
- Bolshoi Ballet.
- Passport to the World – Foreign films dealing with travel related themes.
All their theatres are equipped with state-of-the-art sound systems and offer RealD, 3-D and IMAX showings to maximize your viewing experience. Landmark Cinemas offer special events such as Park the Stroller for moms with young babies. The next time you are looking for a great night out at the movies, remember Landmark Cinemas.
Roll N Stones is Penticton’s premier bowling alley. They offer a wide selection of bowling choices which include:
- League Bowling – A great way to meet new people, get a little exercise and have some good old fashioned fun.
- Laser Bowling – Every Friday and Saturday Rock N Stones comes alive with disco balls, lasers and music.
- Wacky Wednesday – Join them for half price games.
Rock N Stones also hosts bowling birthday parties and a wide selection of options. Victory Lane Bar and Grill is a great place to fill up before or after a fun evening of bowling. It is fully licensed and is home to some of Penticton’s best pizza. If you are looking for fun, Roll N stones has you covered.
The Penticton Vees are part of the BCJHL (British Columbia Junior Hockey League) and have been entertaining Penticton since 1961. All of their home games are played at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Penticton Vees are a great and affordable family entertainment option. Make sure to come out and cheer for the Penticton Vees the next time they are at home.
Penticton – Where the fun never stops
Just because the sun goes down doesn’t mean you have to. The many nightlife options that abound in Penticton make the city so much more than just a beach destination. Regardless of whether you are looking for premier wine tasting bars or a fun night out with the family, Penticton has you covered.