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iN PHOTOS: Thousands enjoy Canada Day events in Penticton

It was a virtual sea of red and white in Gyro Park as thousands congregated at Gyro Park for Canada Day celebrations.
July 02, 2019 - 11:23 AM

PENTICTON - Everywhere you looked in downtown Penticton yesterday was a sea of red and white as thousands took advantage of the most summery day of the long weekend to enjoy Canada Day and other festivities in Penticton.

Most of the July 1 action was within easy walking distance of each other, with the final day of Penticton’s Rotary Ribfest only a block away from the Canada Day celebrations at Gyro Park.

Those interested in taking in some sun had a similar distance to walk to get to Okanagan Beach, which was also busy yesterday.

Those looking for some sun and sand found some space at Okanagan Lake Beach yesterday, July 1, 2019.
Those looking for some sun and sand found some space at Okanagan Lake Beach yesterday, July 1, 2019.

The crowds were deep in Gyro Park as residents gathered with lawn chairs to take in the various activities and entertainment scheduled for the morning and afternoon in the park.

The Penticton Concert Band provided entertainment over the noon hour while Canada Day cake was served in Gyro Park on July 1, 2019.
The Penticton Concert Band provided entertainment over the noon hour while Canada Day cake was served in Gyro Park on July 1, 2019.

A number of children’s inflatables attracted lengthy lineups, as did other children’s venues in the park which included face painting, a petting zoo, mini-golf and a vendor’s market.

Line ups were steady for Gyro Park vendors and the numerous children's activities set up around the park.
Line ups were steady for Gyro Park vendors and the numerous children's activities set up around the park.

Ribfest saw steady lineups on the final day of the event at Okanagan Lake Park.

The last day of Ribfest saw a steady line up of customers at Okanagan Lake Park.
The last day of Ribfest saw a steady line up of customers at Okanagan Lake Park.

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