On Friday night the bands will be taking the stage to get everyone moving at the Oliver Sunshine Festival.
Festival-goers can choose from one of the food vendors for dinner, shop through the merchandise vendors or chill out in the beverage garden.
The site opens to the public at 5 p.m. with main stage presentations at 5:30 p.m. Penticton singers Aidan Mayes and Mandy Cole start the evening’s entertainment at 5:45 p.m. They will be followed by Great White North at 6:45 p.m., Papa Wheely at 8:30 p.m., Donnalee Fire Dancer at 9:30 p.m. and Papa Wheely returns for a second set at 10 p.m.
Saturday morning, the day kicks off with the annual Sunshine Festival parade down Main Street starting at 10:15 a.m. This is followed by another day full of live performances, kids activities, vendors and summer fun at Community Park. The festival site opens to the public on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. with Sun Salutation Yoga Challene at 11:45 a.m., Nankama West African Drum and Dance Show at 12:15 p.m., Get Bent Belly Dancing Show at 1:30 p.m., Tug-o-war challenge and three-legged races at 2 p.m., J.E.D.I. Hip Hop Dance Show at 3:15 p.m., Carol Sheridan and Friends at 4 p.m.
West Coast Amusements midway will round out the festival experience operating Friday to Sunday just adjacent to the festival site.