December 15, 2014 - 2:33 PM
PENTICTON - There are six signs the Christmas season is upon us in Penticton.
1 - It’s not really Christmas in Penticton until you see the SS Sicamous decked out in Christmas lights, not just the standard lighting we are used to throughout the year. It’s worth a look, down at the waterfront at the foot of Lakeshore Drive.
2 - Salvation Army kettles pop up everywhere.
3 - If you find you’ve been wheeling around and around the mall parking lot trying to find a space, well, that too is a sure sign the Christmas season is here.
4 - Santa is at the mall. Say no more.
5 - Every year it seems as though on the evening of the Christmas parade, there is a cool, damp wind coming off Okanagan Lake, whistling down Main Street, right into the path of the parade route. This year was no exception, but just like other years, the wind failed to deter hundreds from coming out to get into the spirit of the Christmas season.
6 - If you come out of the casino at the Coast Lakeside and find yourself wondering what happened to the night outside, (because there’s so much light in front of the hotel), well, that’s another sure sign it's Christmas time in Penticton.
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