Frequently Asked Questions

In the bountiful Okanagan valley between Vancouver (5 hour drive) and Calgary (7 hours), Summerland boasts 23 wineries, cideries, and a distillery. More information can be found here.
The Summerland Waterfront Resort provides rooms and suites, and also has a lounge and restaurant. You will need a car or a taxi: the lake is about 3 kilometres below the Summerland town centre. You will find other motels and B&Bs through the Summerland Visitors Centre . There are also campgrounds, or several hotels in nearby Penticton, including the Ramada Inn.
Yes, we will have Early Bird and Flex Pass available on our ticketing site.
If you want to be among the first to hear about future events at the Ryga Arts Festival, send us your email address to [email protected] or fill in our online form.
For a membership fee of only $5.00 a year, you will be able to vote for our board of directors and get elected to serve on the board yourself! Since we are a community festival, you can contribute ideas on how to make the Festival better.
Yes! Events that are free to attend will have either a button called "Reserve Tickets" or "Free Event" next to them. These events are free to attend, and you just need to aquire your ticket for admission.

While you're in Summerland

There are lots of great things to do: