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Okanagan Mascot Games coming to Penticton's events centre

The Okanagan Mascot Games are coming to Penticton's South Okanagan Events Centre July 25 and 26, 2020.
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February 24, 2020 - 2:20 PM

Some big name mascots will be in the Okanagan this summer for the second annual Okanagan Mascot Games.

The event, which featuring mascots from major sports teams across the continent, will converge at Penticton's South Okanagan Events Centre for the games on July 25 and 26.

The mascots scheduled for the games include Vancouver Canucks' Fin, Carolina Hurricanes' Stormy, Allen Americans' Biscuit, Indy Elevens' Zeke along with mascots from Dallas Stars, Arizona Coyotes, Kelowna Rockets and Powell River Kings, according to a South Okanagan Events Centre media release. Between 24 and 32 mascots from as far away as Zurich, Switzerland, will also be a part of the competition.

The mascots compete in a variety of crazy and fun games with proceeds to benefit Beacons Furry Foundation Society and its primary fund.

The play hard, have fun concept means guaranteed fun for the family.

There is a community festival on the promenade leading up to the event including games, face painting and more.

Inside the events centre you’ll find the community zone with local non-profits, Beacons for Hope plush beavers fundraising for local food banks throughout the Thompson and Okanagan, along with meet and greet opportunities with the mascots, as well as the games.

The action takes place Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26, at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton with tickets on sale Friday, Feb. 28, at 10 a.m.

Tickets are available by phone at 1-877-763-2849 or online at www.Valley First Tix.com.

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