Second phase of Main Street project in Penticton expected to open this weekend

Work on the 100 block revitalization of Main Street in Pencticton is expected to wrap up this weekend.

PENTICTON - Work is nearing completion on the second phase of the $4.3 million Main Street revitalization project in Penticton this week, just in time for the annual Santa Claus parade on Saturday.

City engineer Ian Chapman says work on the revitalization of the 100 block Main Street is almost finished with some minor tidying up expected by the weekend.

Even though the parade routing does not include that part of Main Street, it is the city’s intention to have it open to traffic, he says.

The Santa Claus parade takes place on Saturday, Dec. 3, starting at the corner of White Avenue and Main Street at 4 p.m., ending on Front Street at Veterans Way.

Mr. and Mrs. Claus will then proceed to the Lakeside Resort where children will be able to visit between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.

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