Upcoming Events

YO HO HO! A Pirate Christmas Play
Thu Nov 27, 2014 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
YO HO HO! A Pirates Christmas Play
Fri Nov 28, 2014 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Princeton Posse vs Revelstoke
Fri Nov 28, 2014 @ 7:00PM -
Christmas Light Up
Sat Nov 29, 2014
Princeton Minor Posse Home Games
Sat Nov 29, 2014
3rd Annual Christmas Craft Sale
Sat Nov 29, 2014 @11:00AM - 05:00PM
YO HO HO! A Pirates Christmas
Sat Nov 29, 2014 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
YO HO HO! A Pirates Christmas Play
Sat Nov 29, 2014 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Princeton Minor Hockey Home Game
Sun Nov 30, 2014
Princeton & Area Trade Fair
Sun Nov 30, 2014 @10:00AM - 04:00PM

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Visitor Centre


105 Highway 3 East
Princeton, BC V0X 1W0
Tel: 250-295-3103
Fax: 250-295-3255
Email: visitorinfo@princeton.ca

Town Hall

In Person:
151 Vermilion Ave
8:30am to 4:30pm
Monday to Friday

By Mail:
P.O. Box 670
Princeton, BC   V0X 1W0

Telephone: 250-295-3135
Fax: 250-295-3477

After Hours Water/Sewer Emergency:

Email: info@princeton.ca
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Peter_Pine_100x150Get Away for a Weekend


Just three hours drive from Vancouver, Princeton is your entry point into the BC Southern Interior. The air is clean here and the landscape and rivers beckon one to take pleasure in the outdoors. Time slows down here in Princeton and you can get away on our uncrowded lakes, rivers, trails and beaches.

You can get a taste of the history of Princeton at the newly renovated and expanded museum, or you can witness its vestiges all around and at our ghost towns.

Princeton boasts about its many fine restaurants, including Japanese, Italian, Greek, Chinese and of course western cuisine. Stay a few days and rest comfortably at our many motels and unique B&Bs.

The old west is revived at our rodeo, thoroughbred horse racing days and other community events.  Princeton's arts and cultural scene is alive and well in the Princeton Arts Council and in the many annual events like the annual Princeton Traditional Music Festival and performances at the state of the art performing arts centre where you can see everything from locally produced plays to professional ballet to blockbuster movies.


While you are here, enjoy some great retail shopping and the old-fashioned hospitality of a town where the charms of yesteryear are still alive.

When you see all there is to do, and the hospitality that goes with it, you will want to visit regularly. Princeton is situated at the forks of the Similkameen and Tulameen Rivers at an elevation of 650 metres (2,100 feet). Lying in the rain-shadow on the eastern slopes of the Cascade mountains, the climate is fairly dry.

The Kettle Valley Rail Trail and China Ridge Trails

The town and area are steeped in history. There are over 50 lakes in a 50 kilometre radius. The Similkameen and Tulameen Rivers offer fishing and water fun. The Kettle Valley Rail Trail and China Ridge Recreation Area offer scenic hiking, cycling and skiing.


Wine Country and the Fruit Stands of the Similkameen

Princeton is your gateway to Similkameen and Okanagan Wine Countries and the fruitstands of the Similkameen Valley.