photo-contributed

Peachland Pier grand opening scheduled

The grand opening ceremony will take place May 11

The Peachland Pier is officially opening May 11.

The pier will be presented to the community with a public outdoor festival right in time for summer.

The community is encouraged to bring down the entire family for an afternoon of outdoor games, an artisan marketplace, live music and more from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bring a picnic lunch or visit one of the Peachland Restaurants or on-site food truck and make an afternoon of celebrations. The Peachland Pier Group organizing committee will also be handing out carnations to the first 450 moms as part of celebrate mom’s this Mother’s Day weekend. Included in the celebration will be a water blessing, speeches, plaque unveiling and ribbon cutting at 3:30 p.m.

READ MORE: District of Peachland reviews cannabis regulations in Okanagan

READ MORE: Peachland Pier is open to public

“Our three local service clubs Sportsmen’s Association, Peachland Lions Club and the Rotary Club of Peachland have delivered on our goal to build a new wheelchair accessible pier in downtown Peachland,” said Eldon Kerbes, committee chair Peachland Pier Group.

“We have completed the project and are now handing over ownership of the pier to the community of Peachland.”

The Peachland Pier is the first of its’ kind on Okanagan Lake and adds accessibility to spectacular views from Peachland’s downtown waterfront. As a destination for the families, the Peachland Pier serves the needs of the community and visitors alike.

To report a typo, email:
newstips@kelownacapnews.com
.


@KelownaCapNews
newstips@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Minnesota standout latest signing for Okanagan BCHL squad

Liam Malmquist of Minnesota coming to Vees for 2019/2020 season

Early-morning fire destroys Okanagan packing house

Cause of fire that destroyed an Oliver packing house remains under investigation.

Trail played role during fur trade era

Fur Brigade Trail in Okanagan has long history

Brothers acquired land at entrance to Garnet Valley

Name of Summerland valley and lake does not match spelling of family name.

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Thunderstorm possible for South Okanagan

The rest of the region will enjoy a sunny day.

REPLAY: The best videos from across B.C. this week

In case you missed it, here’s a look at the replay-worth highlights from this week in the province

UBC researchers want to hear from rural residents on health care

Once completed, the project will inform health care planning and policy decisions

Kamloops RCMP investigate violent home invasion

Police believe the incident was targeted

Wildfire crews watching for dangerous wind shift in High Level, Alta.

The Chuckegg Creek fire is raging out of control about three kilometres southwest of the town

UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

The request comes as the United States takes a harder line on its Mexican border

Mistrial declared in Jamie Bacon murder plot trial

Bacon was on trial for counselling to commit the murder of Person X

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Okanagan group offers suggestions on overdose prevention site

Downtown Vernon Association agrees proposed facility should be near Vernon Jubilee Hospital

Most Read