Rock the Peach services and enforcement
July 24, 2012
The City of Penticton invites residents and visitors to access the services listed below to ensure the Rock the Peach festival is enjoyable for everyone.
The event organizer has established a shuttle service to and from the event. The service will run on Friday from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m., and on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. There are two different loops with stops at various accommodations:
Okanagan Lake route: Ramada, Tiki Shores, Lakeside, The Mule/Best Damn Sports Bar, King's Park.
Skaha Lake route: Green Mountain Road camping (small bus), Lakeside Villa, Sudbury Beach parking lot (Skaha beach), Barley Mill Pub, King's Park.
Event parking will be available at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Patrons of the Penticton Community Centre, Wine Country Visitor Centre and Okanagan Hockey School will be able access a limited number of free reserved parking spaces.
Resident-only parking has been established for King's Park neighbours, and affected residents were provided with passes to be displayed on the driver's side dashboard or window. If residents need additional passes, they should contact Julie at 250-490-2521.
City of Penticton bylaw officers will be working during the Rock the Peach weekend enforcing the special event parking area, which will have signs placed throughout the area. Vehicles not displaying a parking pass will be ticketed and towed. Residents within the area encountering unauthorized vehicles in front of their house are invited to call City Bylaw directly at 250-490-2440.
In the event of an emergency, residents should dial 911.
The City of Penticton and event organizer will be conducting “Green Patrols” to check for and pick up garbage, bottles and debris in the surrounding areas. King's Park area residents who have concerns are asked to contact 250-809-4384.Go to Top