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South Okanagan Events Centre

853 Eckhardt Ave W, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 9C4, Canada
+1 250-490-2460
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Young stars hockey tournament

This tournament was first class. The building is first class the staff was even better they bent... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Medicine hat
via mobile
Penticton Vees Baby!

Another fantastic performance by the hometown Penticton Vees. Took it to Chilliwack tonight. The... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Penticton, Canada
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The South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC) opened in September 2008. Owned by the City of Penticton, the state of the art arena is managed by Global Spectrum Facility Management. The Okanagan's premier sports and entertainment venue, the SOEC brings world-class concerts and events to Penticton. Over the years, we've played host to world class events including Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Motley Crue, Brad Paisley, and many more! We're also home to the Penticton Vees Junior 'A' Hockey team of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) and the prestigious Okanagan Hockey School. Part of a larger complex, the SOEC connects to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre adding to our hosting ability. The 5,000 seat arena features a retractable seating system. This unique, patented design reduces the conversion time between hockey and basketball floor configurations. The result is great sight lines for all sports fans!
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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853 Eckhardt Ave W, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 9C4, Canada
+1 250-490-2460
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This tournament was first class. The building is first class the staff was even better they bent over backwards for everyone and so friendly great place

Thank Coachfitz
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Another fantastic performance by the hometown Penticton Vees. Took it to Chilliwack tonight. The Vault restaurant also offers spectacular food that is reasonably priced for the top quality. Shows are great here. Awesome community venue for hockey, concerts and events.

Thank imunno1
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Not a seat in the house that doesn't have great views for a Vees game. The vault resteraunt has an awesome buffet for 20 bucks. Get there early if you don't have reservations. If you get there early enough you can a bar seat that...More

Thank Maurizio3030
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We often receive tickets for our non-profit organization to attend the Penticton Vees game and have a great time. The Community Zone is awesome with the leather couches and you get to see all the goals on the visiting team's net in the 1st and...More

Thank imunno1
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Whether it's a Vees game or a concert I have attended it's the same. Awesome venue for any event they host. Jumbo screen size is awesome also !

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

My husband & I enjoy this Event Center for concerts. It's a great size, not to large. Hotels & restaurants near by.

Thank Betty K
Reviewed 16 November 2016

we have lived in this area for 13 years. This was our first trip to the facility. The parking staff directed us to and area for handycaped as I need a cane to insure I walked balanced. We parked and short walked to the main...More

Thank JRFraine
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you haven't been to the event center you are in for a big surprise. Not only do we have the Penticton Vee's Junior Hockey team play here and not to be missed we have fantastic events like Alice Cooper, Slayer, Mamma Mia, Cirque de...More

Thank Roy S
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We attended an RV show here and were quite impressed with the building. Obviously, RVs are big and I couldn't believe how many they managed to fit in the building! There was carpet laid out that showed how to get from one area of the...More

Thank Ange_McD
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We went to see this show in the Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada. I agree, it fell short by 100 miles. Firstly, the story line was hard to follow, and not sure if there was one? The costumes were the tackiest I have ever seen. The...More

1  Thank klasslau
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