Penticton Vees celebrate a goal in their second win to start 2021’s pod season in April 2021 the SOEC. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Penticton Vees welcome back fans in person starting Sept. 24

Games will be at 50 per cent capacity of the SOEC

  • Sep. 14, 2021 12:00 a.m.

The Penticton Vees are excited to host fans again, this time with 50 per cent capacity of the South Okanagan Events Centre, beginning with the first exhibition game on Friday, Sept. 24.

With the new B.C. vaccination card, the restrictions from the health authorities are lifted to allow up to 50 per cent capacity for indoor events.

Fans will be required to show proof of vaccination to attend games at the SOEC.

The Vees open the exhibition season against the Vernon Vipers Sept. 24 at the SOEC.

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“We are fortunate to be based out of a facility like the SOEC, where we’ll be able to welcome so many of our fans back to the arena,” said Vees president, general manager and head coach Fred Harbinson. “We can’t wait to see our fans in person cheering on our team once again this season.”

Single game tickets for the exhibition and regular season games go on sale on Friday, Sept. 17th at 10 a.m. at the SOEC Box Office, as well as online at

The regular season kicks off on Friday, Oct. 8th in renewing a historic rivalry against the Vernon Vipers at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

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