ITU Multisport announces special events
With the Penticton 2017 ITU Multisport World Championship Festival now less than three weeks away, special events for the festival were announced, Sunday.
Triathletes from more than 40 countries will be participating in the week-long event scheduled for Aug. 18 -27 in Penticton and the surrounding area.
“There are a number of special events planned for all to enjoy over and above the sporting events,” director of special events Susan Robinson said.
“You can take part in them, in a number of ways either as a participant, spectator or volunteer. Get involved and show the world what Penticton is all about!”
The following is a partial list of special events: Friday, Aug, 18, 5 p.m., Parade of Nations on Lakeshore Drive (to the Trade and Convention Centre)
Saturday, Aug. 19, 8 - 11 p.m., DJ Jake at Gyro Park (licensed event)
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 6 p.m., Parade of Nations, Main Street to Gyro Park
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 7:30 - 11 p.m., Red and White Festival at Gyro Park (licensed event)
Friday, Aug. 25, 8 - 11 p.m., Street/Beach Party, west end of Lakeshore Drive
Sunday, Aug. 27, 8 - 11 p.m., closing ceremony and party in Gyro Park (licensed event)
On the net: www.penticton2017.com.