Current Conditions

Mainly Clear

Harlem Globetrotters hitting the court in Penticton

Harlem Globetrotter Scooter Christensen spins a ball for a young fan. The Globetrotters will be performing in Penticton, Feb. 29, 2016.
Image Credit: Photo courtesy of Harlem Globetrotters/South Okanagan Event Centre
September 23, 2015 - 1:00 PM

PENTICTON - The world famous Globetrotters will show off their basketball skills in Penticton as part of their 90th world tour celebration next year.

The team will return to the South Okanagan Events Centre on Feb. 29, 2016, for a 7 p.m. show. The Penticton stop is one of 320 games that will be played in North America and one of just four that will be played in B.C. 

Known for their ball handling and artistry, the show put on by the star-studded roster is easily enjoyed by the whole family.

Before the show a special pass will allow you to spend time on the court with the Globetrotters one-on-one. Try your hand at shooting and ball tricks or get an autograph and photo. The stars remain on the court after most games for autographs and photos with fans as well.

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m. and are available through the Valley First Box Office or at the Wine Country Visitor Centre. You can also order by phone (1-877-SOEC-TIX) or online at Prices start at $20 plus fees.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2015
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular penticton News
  • Comments
  • Body of missing Cache Creek fire chief found
    CACHE CREEK - The body of Clayton Cassidy has been found. Around 10:30 p.m. yesterday, May 27, members of the Ashcroft fire department found his body during a patrol of Cache Creek, accordin
  • TRENDING NOW: Instant karma for angry dog walker
    When crossing a street we all pay attention to a car pulling up to an intersection, but this man seems to get really riled up for some reason. Of course, his threatening behaviour is under c
  • Firefighters rescue unexpected visitors during blaze battle in Calgary
    Calgary firefighters made an unexpected rescue when they were battling a house fire in the city's southwest. On Friday afternoon, a passerby called 911 to report smoking coming from a ho
  • Fire on Front Street
    PENTICTON - Penticton firefighters spent a hot afternoon battling a fire on Front Street today. Penticton Deputy Fire Chief Chris Forester said in a release Sunday evening, May 28, firefight
  • No, Okanagan Lake will not peak this weekend
    If you’re confused about projections for what Okanagan Lake is going to do over the next few weeks, you’re not alone. The City of Penticton issued a media release yesterday, May
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile