Besides being a charming city with its sunny weather, stunning scenery and world class beaches, Penticton is also home to some of the Okanagan’s best shopping.
Cherry Lane Shopping Centre
Cherry Lane is a 22-acre shopping mall. It’s the only enclosed shopping centre in the South Okanagan. Cherry Lane boasts over 270,000 square feet of retail, and over 60 stores. The three main anchor stores in the centre include:
- London Drugs
- The Bay
The mission statement of Cherry Lane is:
“To provide you, the valued customer, with superior service and a memorable experience, along with the highest quality products. Our vision is to continually evaluate and strategize to improve merchandise mix and the choices available to our customers.”
In addition to an excellent selection of retail shopping, Cherry Lane offers a food court with many popular fast food choices.
Penticton Plaza is centrally located, with a wonderful collection of shops and services catering to diverse needs. Penticton Plaza is home to Safeway and Shopper’s Drug Mart, as well as various service such as insurance, salons, medical and dental clinics.
Penticton Plaza is home to Penticton’s only Signature B.C. Liquor Store and offers an excellent selection of local and regional wines and craft beer. The next time you are looking for centrally located convenience, remember Penticton Plaza.
Penticton Power Centre
The Penticton Power Centre is home to outlet stores, department stores as well as boutiques. It is home to:
- Real Canadian Superstore
- A selection of banks
Downtown Penticton – Everything under the Sun
Downtown Penticton is the area between Main Street and Front Street. This portion of the city is one-way and offers parking on both sides of the street. Downtown Penticton is home to several small boutique shops such as clothing stores, book stores and special interest stores.
In addition to an excellent selection of unique stores, downtown Penticton provides a wide range of places to eat that are excellent places for people watching or just taking in the downtown ambiance.
If you are looking for an excellent selection of the delicious regional wines that abound in Penticton and surrounding area, look no further than the VQA Store located in downtown Penticton. BC VQA stands for “British Columbia Vintners Quality Alliance”
No trip to downtown Penticton is complete without a tour of The Book Shop, and a visit to Teas and Weaves as well as a stop at YGO Fine Art Gallery. These are just a few of the many interesting and historic businesses that abound in downtown Penticton.
One of the main draws in the downtown district is the Penticton Market. This market runs every Saturday morning from May to October and is the biggest market in the Okanagan. The market is home to hundreds of vendors and features handmade goods, food, clothing, jewelry, collectables, antiques and more. It’s fun to be a part of this popular downtown Penticton event.
Penticton – Shop till you Drop
These are just a few of the many great shopping opportunities that abound in the city. No matter what you are looking for or what style you fancy, the many retail options that can be found in Penticton will satisfy your shopping urges. Penticton’s shopping choices have something for everyone.