Shop Local, Love Local

5 reasons to shop local this holiday season

Tag(s): Living Here, Love Local

This month is a time of twinkling lights, festive tunes and celebrations. Here are five reasons to get outdoors and explore our community, while supporting our local businesses.

1. You’ll get into the festive spirit and explore new places. Wrap up warm, go for a walk, take in the lights and the festive atmosphere.


2. You’ll find unique or one-of-a-kind items made locally – perfect for that person who seems to have everything!

3. You’ll build personal connections and get great service.

4. Money spent in our community circulates in our community.

5. You’re supporting small businesses – families, your neighbours, your friends and favourite retailers.

Free Street Parking Downtown 

Free on-street parking is available now throughout downtown Penticton until March 31, 2023. You'll notice there is a two-hour limit to prevent people from parking all day and to ensure everyone can find a parking spot outside their favourite shops. 

Free Street Parking