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Final day of Peachfest

Thousands lined Main Street and Lakeshore Drive on Saturday, August 8 to watch the Peachfest Parade. The five day festival ends with a full afternoon and evening's worth of activities in Okanagan Lake Park on Sunday.
August 09, 2015 - 8:51 AM

PENTICTON -  It’s day five and the final day of the 68th annual Penticton Peachfest.

There’s still lots going on as the Pentown Throwdown Skateboard and BMX event continues at Riverside Park, as does the Shiela Bishop Memorial Wooden Bat Slowpitch Tournament in Lions Park.

The Downtown Penticton Association's Kiddies Day Parade heads down Main Street at 11:30 a.m., with costume judging just prior to that, taking place at the corner of Wade and Martin Streets at 11 a.m.

Activities in Okanagan Lake Park for Sunday, August 9 include:

- Kiddies parade prizes at 12 p.m.
- Cotton Candy Show at 12:35 p.m.
- Mag-i-can (magical experience) at 1:20 p.m.
- Fresh B.C. Talent Quest  at 3:05 p.m.
- Kupala UK Dancers at 2:05 p.m.
- Yard Katz (popular music) at 2:25 p.m.
- Fresh B.C. Talent Quest at 3:05 p.m.
- William James, Hypnotist, at 3:25 p.m.
- Mazur Polish Dancers at 4:45 p.m.
- Regals with Larry Branson (Roy Orbison tribute ) at 5:05 p.m.
- Black Widow Rope Spinners at 5:55 p.m.
- The Legendary Lake Monster (show band) at 6:15 p.m.
- Penticton Line Dancers at 7:50 p.m.
- The Reel Peach Festival and 50/50 at 8:15 p.m.
- The Phonix (funk, soul, R&B) at 8:35 p.m.

For more information, see the Penticton Peachfest website.

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

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