City seeks expression of interest to organize and execute civic events for 2020


A community minded non-profit organization is currently being sought by the City of Penticton to own and organize civic events – including Canada Day, BC Day, Rock the Sun and/or the Santa Claus Parade – for 2020. 

Interested respondents are encouraged to submit an Expression of Interest and Statement of Qualifications (EOI) to the City by October 31, 2019.

“We look forward to receiving creative submissions for hosting any or all of these civic events, along with any other events that the respondent may deem important to the community,” said Sport and Event Project Manager, Carly Lewis.  “Submissions should emphasize inclusivity and innovative ways of engaging our residents.  These events are a great opportunity to help shape Penticton as a fun and vibrant place to live.”

Organizations wishing to submit a response can download a copy of the EOI off the City’s Tender and RFPs webpage at -

The City will conduct an evaluation of received submissions and select a preferred respondent in accordance with the process detailed in the EOI.



Carly Lewis
Sport and Event Project Manager
City of Penticton

Philip Cooper
Communication Manager
City of Penticton