Christmas and Other Winter Holiday Activities in Kamloops, BC

 

2014 Holiday Activities in Kamloops, British Columbia

The cookies have been made, the wrapping is done,

It's time to relax and have a little fun!

Join Tourism Kamloops, and the City too,

For a Holiday Celebration that includes you! 

There are tons of Christmas and Holiday activties happening all throughout the city this winter so get in the spirit and check some out!

 

Winter Tasting Room Hours @ Harper's Trail Estate Winery - October 18, 2014 to December 21, 2014

Open Saturday and Sunday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.

 

Craft Fair & Bake Sale @ The North Shore Community Centre - November 1, 2014

The North Shore Community Centre is offering its annual craft fair and bake sale on Nov 1 from 10am until 3pm. Almost 50 tables of local craft items and home-based businesses for you to peruse! Table rentals available - please call 250-376-4777.

 

Craft Fair Gifts to Give @ OLPH Parish Center - November 1, 2014

Join for the 9th annual Gifts to Give Craft/Home business fair. Over 30 great vendors under 1 roof. Something for everyone!10am-2pm. Click here for more information.

 

Craft-A-Fair @ Interior Savings Centre - November 2, 2014

A yearly event that takes place the first Sunday of November. An event featuring crafters selling a wide array of handcrafted items. Proceeds raised from this event go towards Royal Inland Hospital Equipment. 10am - 4pm. For all inquiries please contact:   Wilma Scheer  tel: 250-376-5174 or email: wilma.scheer@telus.net. For application inquires only contact:  Nan Robertson  tel: 250-372-9947 or email: nanrob@telus.net. Click here for more information.

 

Westsyde Annual Craft & Home Based Business Fair @ The Westyde Fellowship Church - November 15, 2014

Mark your calendar for the Annual HUGE Westsyde Craft & Home Based Business Fair. Sat Nov 15th, 10am - 3pm, 2833 Westsyde Rd (in The Westsyde Fellowship Church)*All tables already booked with fabulous vendors* Over 50 fantastic vendors, concession and more! Click here for more information.

 

Christmas Shopping Extravaganza @ The Cottonwood Community Centre - November 18, 2014

November 18th 5PM-9:30PM Cottonwood Community Centre 452 - 730 Cottonwood Avenue Photos with Santa by donation to The  MS Society of Canada from 5:00PM-8:00PM. Complimentary Coffee and Tea. Support local and home-based businesses and get your Christmas Shopping Done! Click here for more information.

 

Christmas in the Square @ St. Andrews on the Square - November 21 & 22, 2014

Friday 11-7 pm & Saturday 10 - 3 pm. The annual KHS Christmas at the Square boasts a wide range of quality artisan wares. Held over two days in November this Fine Arts and Craft Show is a must see in the beautifully decorated historic St. Andrews on the Square. Admission by donation to The Kamloops Heritage Society. Click here for more information.

 

BIG Craft Fair, Bake Sale & Home based Business Fair - November 22, 2014

Beattie School of Arts is hosting a big Craft & Home Based Business Fair and will have an amazing variety of wonderful vendors offering everything from wood crafts to Avon to delicious baking.  Mark your calendar and make sure you check it all out.  Over 70 fabulous vendors this year. 
Admission by donation, concession, draws, & so much more!
Proceeds to The Beattie School of the Arts PAC.  Click here for more information

 

Harper's Trail Estate Winery Open House - November 22, 2014

Two days of fantastic treats, wine & shopping!  On Saturday November 22nd & Saturday December 6th, we are excited to be partnering with local artisan food companies to bring you a day of fantastic treats, wine and shopping!  What could be more fun than sampling locally made goodies and wine while shortening your Christmas list?  Bring your friends and make an afternoon of it!  Join us in our tasting room from 12pm - 4pm and kick off the season with some fun and cheer.  Click here for more information.

 

Homes for the Holidays - November 22 & 23, 2014

2014 is the 13th Aniversary for the Homes for Holidays in Kamloops. The tour features homes volunteered by local Kamloops residents and decorated by Kamloops' signature designers. Designers work together with florists and retailers to inspire Christmas decor, contemporary flair and I-never-thought-of-that pieces. This year's tour will once again feature many wonderful delights. Click here for more information.

 

Lights in the Night - November 27, 2014

Lights in the Night is the one day of the year when merchants, businesses and service providers come together to throw a holiday party like you have never seen before. Everyone (you, your kids, co-workers, mother, dog, father, cousins, friends) is invited to head down to the core to take part in the fun and festive frolicking. Click here for more information.

 

Santa Clause Parade - November 29, 2014

The city’s biggest outdoor winter celebration with lots of decorated floats, live music, caroling, and entertainment. Fun for the whole family!

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Christmas at the Courthouse - November 29 & 30, 2014

If you have never been inside this heritage building, this is the best time of the year to visit. The Old Courthouse will be filled with high quality crafts and decorated beautifully for Christmas. This event will take place 10am to 4pm both days. Click here for more information.

 

Winter Tasting Room Hours @ Privato Vineyard & Winery - November 29 to December 21, 2014

Open daily from 10am to 4pm.

 

Pick your Tree at Woodward Christmas Trees - November 29 to December 21, 2014

Open daily from 10am to 4pm, you can pick out your own Christmas Tree and sample and buy some local wine. On weekends Woodward Christmas Trees offers hay rides that take you to the trees. Enjoy the concession and a bon fire to follow.  This year they have opened their winery - Privato Vineyard and Winery.  While it is closed for the season, they are reopening it just for the Christmas season for their valued Christmas tree customers. They also have two locations within the city at the Safeway Stores where they bring freshly cut trees from the farm daily. Click here for more information.

 

Harper's Trail Estate Winery Open House - December 6, 2014

Two days of fantastic treats, wine & shopping!  On Saturday November 22nd & Saturday December 6th, we are excited to be partnering with local artisan food companies to bring you a day of fantastic treats, wine and shopping!  What could be more fun than sampling locally made goodies and wine while shortening your Christmas list?  Bring your friends and make an afternoon of it!  Join us in our tasting room from 12pm - 4pm and kick off the season with some fun and cheer.  Click here for more information.

 

A Very Merry Slumber Party @ Rivercity Gymnastics - December 6, 2014

3 hours of Frosty Fun with Our Snow sisters and our Fairy sisters! We'll make and decorate snow cookies, make a craft, play tons of games, and have fun! 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Click here for more information.

 

Christmas Dinner and Dance @ The Desert Gardens - December 6, 2014

Have fun at the Kamloops Old Time Fiddler Christmas Dinner and Dance on December 6, 2014 cost is $40.00 Person, at the Desert Gardens, for more info contact Jackie 250-319-3680.

 

17th Annual Choral Rhapsody of Christmas @ The Sagebrush Theatre - December 9, 2014

Free community concert Tuesday, December 9 at 7 pm at Sagebrush Theatre Local Choirs will be presenting a delightful selection of Christmas carols with sing-a-longs in between sets for audience participation. Will be accepting donations for the Kamloops Food Bank To reserve your seat contact Kamloops Box Office Live 250-374-5483

 

Wildlights at the BC Wildlife Park - December 12, 2014 to January 4, 2015

Picture hundreds of thousands of twinkling little lights while bonfires crackle and people sip steaming cups of hot cocoa or apple cider. Wildlights is an annual celebration at the BC Wildlife Park where families and friends gather to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors and the many animal sculpture lights. Check out the miniature train too ... this is a MUST event for the Christmas season. Visitors can dare enter the new and larger Giant Maze, take a trip around the park on the Wildlife Express miniature train, enjoy a wagon ride to the North Pole, get entertained by Uncle Chris the Clown who performs nightly, and much more!

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Christmas with the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra - December 13 & 14, 2014

Songs and carols with the KSO Chorus, a young violin soloist, and "Snowstorm" music from Russia.  A lovely programme for the holiday season. Click here for more information.

 

CP Holiday Train - December 16, 2014

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train hits the rails again on November 26 and will be visiting over 150 communities across their network. Each event features a boxcar stage, a lineup of great musical talent and a contribution to the local food bank. Everyone who attends is encouraged to donate food and money which stays in their community. The CP Holiday Train will arrive in Kamloops on December 16th at 4:45pm at the north side of Interior Savings on Lorne Street.  Make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes before the event start time to see the train pull in.

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Cirque du Soleil Presents: Dralion @ Interior Savings Centre - December 24 to 28, 2014

After 15 years performing around the world, Dralion will make its finale curtain call in January 2015. From December 24th, 2014 to December 28th, 2014, Kamloops will experience the magic of Cirque du Soleil’s signature production that has performed in more than 150 cities. Dralion will be presented at the Interior Savings Centre for seven performances only. Starting June 20th, Dralion tickets will be available to the general public for all performances and can be purchased online at www.cirquedusoleil.com/dralion, www.ticketmaster.ca or by calling 1-855-985-5000, or in person at the Interior Savings Centre Box Office at 300 Lorne Street.

 

Snow White - The Panto - December 24 to 31, 2014

The Laughing Stock Theatre Society presents the 4th annual Panto production. Fun for the whole family! The Panto will take place at the Sagebrush Theatre.

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Bluesfoot NYE Party @ The Blue Grotto - December 31, 2014

Doors open at 8PM. $15 in advance or $20 at the door. 21+ event. Snacks, champagne and party favours at midnight. Click here for more information.

 

Stay tuned for more 2014 holiday events!