Picnic-ton

Picnic-ton is now wrapped up! Thank you for participating.

About Picnic-ton

Picnic-ton is about supporting our local food and drink businesses and enjoying your takeout picnic meals at local parks and beaches.

  • 36 extra picnic tables were set up at city parks in addition to the permanent tables.
  • 40+ registered businesses handed out free picnic packs to customers who ordered takeout.
  • Plenty of prizes! Both from the City and our partners.
  • Program coincided with the return of Penticton’s responsible outdoor public consumption of alcohol program at designated zones along Okanagan Beach and in Okanagan Lake Park and Skaha Park (until Oct. 15, 2021).
  • New interactive map plotted out the location of participating restaurants and provided park information including the number of picnic tables on site and other amenities including splash pads, playgrounds and washrooms.

This campaign was created by the City's Economic Development department and supported by our community partners: Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Penticton Association and Travel Penticton. This initiative follows recommendations from the COVID-19 Safe Restart Task Force to support local businesses.

Use the Map: Pick the Perfect Picnic Spot

Use the Picnic-ton interactive map to:

  • Select a business to order your takeout food or drinks.
  • Pick your park! See how many picnic benches are at each location.
  • Scope out amenities including washrooms, splash pads or playgrounds.
  • See the designated zoned areas where you can drink alcohol openly (until Oct. 15).
  • See where the free 10-minute parking spots are downtown to pick up your takeout orders.

Picnic Map

Watch for Free Curbside Parking

We have installed free 10-minute parking stalls at various locations downtown. These temporary stalls provide a free quick-stop option for customers to  pick up their takeout orders.

Contest Now Closed: Prizes from the Penticton Chamber of Commerce

Contest Now Closed: Prize Package from the City, DPA & Visit Penticton

Business Registration

Picnic Penticton