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April 10 - May 23, 2015 

Nathalie Quagliotto: Stuck @ Arnica Artist Run Centre

Our current exhibition by Toronto artist Nathalie Quagliotto illustrates two sides to all issues. Altering ordinary objects, being stuck becomes a catalyst for exploration and collaboration. Founded in 2003, Arnica ARC encourages emerging professional artists to research and develop new work, particularly artists in our region. We welcome cultural diversity.



For more information phone 2503196174 or Email. Website

April 25 - October 31, 2015 

Kamloops Farmers' Market @ Downtown Kamloops

Join us weekly on Saturdays starting April 25th and Wednesdays starting May 6th for fresh local food, quality entertainment and other beautiful locally made items. For our 37th season you'll still find us on the 200 block of St Paul Street (Saturday) and the 400 block of Victoria Street (Wednesday)



For more information phone 250-682-7975 or Email. Website

May 1 - October 31, 2015 

Tasting Room @ Privato Vineyard and Winery

Open daily 10am to 5pm.



For more information phone 250-493-6809 Website

May 6 - October 28, 2015 

Kamloops Wednesday Farmers' Market

On Victoria Street, between 4th and 5th Avenue. Every Wednesday 8:00am to 2:00pm.



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May 7 - 30, 2015 

Thompson Valley Potters Guild @ KAC Main Gallery

The Thompson Valley Potters Guild is pleased to present High Tea, being shown at the Kamloops Art Council's Main Gallery.



For more information phone 250-372-7323 Website

May 7 - 30, 2015 

High Tea @ Kamloops Arts Council's Main Gallery

The Thompson Valley Potters Guild, established in 1969, is hosting its second annual collective art show in the Kamloops Arts Council's Main Gallery. For "High Tea", members of the Guild will showcase sculptures in each their own unique style and taste in an exhibition worthy of the Mad Hatter.



For more information phone 250-372-7323 or Email. Website

May 15 - June 25, 2015 

Tasting Room @ Harper's Trail Winery

Open daily 12pm to 4pm.



For more information phone 250-573-5855 Website

May 16 - 23, 2015 

Kamloops SPCA City Challenge Book Sale @ Northills Shopping Centre

The Kamloops SPCA is holding a book sale as part of this year’s City Challenge against the Prince George SPCA. Stock up on great summer reads and help support our local animal shelter. Sale runs from May 16th to 23rd at Northills Shopping Centre during mall hours.



For more information phone (250) 376-7722 or Email.

May 20 - August 19, 2015 

TRU Garden Tours @ Thompson Rivers University

Every Wednesday (Mid-May to end of August) 6:30pm - 7:30pm. FREE. Everyone welcome! Special Tours can also be arranged on request. Click on website link for more details.



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May 20 - 27, 2015 

Behind the Scenes of Dramatic Art @ The Kamloops Library

Author Erin McMullan at the Kamloops Library; a writer for theatre, screen, radio, television documentary, and features shares her secrets on writing for screen, TV, stage, and radio May 20th: a discussion of the basics of each form May 27th: bring your project for feedback, group discussion, and development



For more information phone 250-372-5145 or Email. Website

May 21 - June 30, 2015 

WCT's Family Series: Bird Brain @ The Pavillion Theatre

Presented by the Western Canada Theatre. For Ages 3 - 8. When a kind-hearted woodcutter comes across a nest of freezing baby birds, he decides to give them a warm home under his hat. The problem is, he lives in a world where when tipping your hat to others is the law. Will he follow the rules, or follow his heart? Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office.



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May 22 - August 30, 2015 

Tim Hortons Family Golf Nights @ Sun Rivers

It's Back! Beginning Friday May 22nd thru to August every Friday, Saturday & Sunday evenings bring the whole family for 9 holes of family fun! Tee times available from 5:30pm - 6:30pm. For Full details visit sunrivers.com/golf



For more information phone 250-571-7888 or Email. Website

May 22 - 23, 2015 

Devon Coyote @ Blue Grotto

$5 Cover.  Doors open at 8pm.  21+ Show



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

May 23, 2015 

The Boob Tour @ The Coast Kamloops Convention Centre

A stand up comedy show, fighting cancer with laughter! Doors open at 7PM. Tickets are $30 and are available at Coopers Lansdowne Village, Pink with Envy & RIH Gift Shop. Proceeds to local Cancer Causes.



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May 24, 2015 

Scotiabank MS Walk @ Riverside Park

Lace up for someone you love. Join us for the Scotiabank MS Walk and walk to end Multiple Sclerosis. Register as an individual or join at team at mswalks.ca. Collect pledges to support MS research and community-based services.



For more information phone 250 314 0773 or Email. Website

May 24, 2015 

Bike Rodeo @ Interior Savings Centre

Free registration, Call 250-828-3500 and quote registration #242782 or register online. More than 200 youth participated last year, this initiative provides a venue for kids to test their bike smarts in a safe, fun environment. RCMP auxiliary officers were on hand to educate the 5 - 12 year olds.



For more information phone 250-828-3828 or Email. Website

May 24, 2015 

Pregnant & Fabulous @ Hotel 540

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission for the event is $5 and partial proceeds will be donated to the Kamloops Family Resources Society’s drop-in program to help children and youth in Kamloops.



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May 25, 2015 

Drink & Draw @ Zack's Coffee

All ages, FREE

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at Zack’s on the last Monday of every month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings and drink delicious coffee and teas. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

May 26, 2015 

Public Auditions for Music in the Park: HIJACKED @ The Art We Are

Music in the Park: HIJACKED is coming soon to Riverside Park, but in the mean time, BC Living Arts is seeking local vocal artists to perform on the big concert stage. All are welcome to come watch the public auditions. Cover charge of $5.00 encouraged.



For more information phone 250-682-2936 or Email. Website

May 28 - June 17, 2015 

BC Lions Training Camp @ Hillside Stadium

Kamloops looks forward to welcoming the BC Lions back to the "Canada's Tournament Capital" for the next 3 years for their training camps throught 2017.  The Lions will occupy the all-weather surface located at Hillside Stadium adjacent to the beautiful campus of Thompson Rivers University.  



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May 28, 2015 

Scott Woods and his Band - Foddling in the key of ...eh? @ Calvary Community Church

This fun-filled live show explores great Canadian fiddling styles from Cape Breton and Scottish to Acadian and Irish, French Canadian, Metis and Eastern European. And with great Canadian fiddling comes great Canadian step-dancing so fasten your seat belts for a hearty dose of this crowd favourite!



For more information phone 1-855-726-8896 or Email. Website

May 28, 2015 

Arbour Aboriginal Artists Collective Youth Workshops with Chris Bose @ Kamloops Art Gallery

12+, FREE

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. Collective members will be working in KAG studios on select Thursdays January through June. Youth and adults of all nationalities are invited to drop in to participate.

This program is generously sponsored by Urban Systems Foundation.



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May 28, 2015 

Jack the Tripper @ The Blue Grotto

Doors @ 7pm. Show @ 8 pm. 19+ event.



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

May 29 - 30, 2015 

Bluesfoot @ Blue Grotto

$5 Cover.  Doors open at 8pm.  21+ Show



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

May 29 - 30, 2015 

Harley Owners Group Poker Run @ The Kamloops Harley-Davidson

27th Annual charity poker run is on May 29/30 in Kamloops.



For more information phone 250-314-0080 or Email. Website

May 29, 2015 

Warrant @ Cactus Jack's

8PM. Click website link for tickets. 19+ event.



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May 30, 2015 

Femsport Kamloops Challenge @ No Limits Fitness

Canada’s original ALL-FEMALE physical fitness/athletic competition is gathering in Kamloops to show you what a FEMSPORT girl is made of. Diciplines: -lift kettlebells -flip tires -inverted rows -box jumps -drag tires -push cars -obstacle course & more!! Are you up for the challenge? Register today www.femsport.tv



For more information phone 778-998-1990 or Email. Website

May 30, 2015 

Night for Life: A Gala in Support of the Canadian Transplant Association @ The Old Courthouse

Please join us on May 30th, 2015 for a gala in support of the Canadian Transplant Association.  The evening will include dinner and canapés by Terra Restaurant, music by Nature Of, guest speakers, an art auction and raffle, and dancing.  All profits will be donated to the Canadian Transplant Association - An organization that advocates strongly for organ donation and supports donors and recipients to live a full life after transplant.

Let's celebrate the human spirit as we gather together as a community with a common goal: to save lives. Click on the website link for more details and to purchase tickets.

 



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May 30, 2015 

Jazz Night with Andrew Robert Smith and Hildegard's Ghost @ The Art We Are

7PM. $10 at the door.



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May 31, 2015 

7th Annual Sun Rivers Community Fair @ Sun Rivers

Pack a picnic lunch, bring your lawn chairs and join us at the 7th Annual Community Fair. Enjoy numerous activities and games for the whole family such as a bouncy castle, Uncle Chris the Clown, Fish pond plus much more! Fair begins at 11:00am to 2:00pm



For more information phone 250-828-9989 or Email. Website

May 31, 2015 

2015 Rockstar Energy Drink Motorcross Nationals @ Whispering Pines Raceway

The highly anticipated 2015 Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals will kick off in Kamloops, BC on May 31st and visit the same venues as the previous year.



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May 31, 2015 

Western Canada Theatre hosts a Tapas Takeover fundraising event @ Earls Restaurant Kamloops

Western Canada Theatre will be hosting a fundraising event on Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at Earls Restaurant in Kamloops from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. To help celebrate the end of yet another great season, there will be live music, all-you-can-eat tapas, a silent auction, and a 50/50 draw.

All the proceeds from this event will support WCT's ability to produce superior theatre for Kamloops and region, not to mention across Canada. As the company enters its 40th Season, we also look forward to continuing to inspire and entertain our community and at the same time foster, educate, and develop our regional theatrical artists.

Tickets are on sale now! Hurry and get yours, as they will go quickly – only 75 are available! Tickets are $35.00 per person. Each ticket includes one complimentary drink of either beer or wine. Contact the Kamloops Live! Box Office at (250) 374-5483 or visit them in person at 1025 Lorne Street to get your ticket today!

For all the up-to-date information on our fundraising efforts, to donate, or to volunteer, please visit: wctlive.ca



For more information phone 250-372-3216 ext. 36 or Email. Website

May 31, 2015 

Tapas Takeover Fundraiser @ Earls Restaurant

WCT's had another fabulous season, with many reasons to celebrate. As the company enters its 40th Season, we also look forward to continuing to inspire and entertain our community and at the same time foster, educate, and develop our regional theatrical artists. To help support WCT's ability to produce superior theatre for Kamloops and the region, not to mention across Canada, join WCT at their TAPAS TAKEOVER.

Tickets are on sale now! Hurry and get yours, as they will go quickly – only 75 are available! Tickets are $35.00 per person. Each ticket includes one complimentary drink of either beer or wine. Contact the Kamloops Live! Box Office at (250) 374-5483 or visit them in person at 1025 Lorne Street to get your ticket today!



For more information phone 250-374-5483 or Email. Website

June 2, 2015 

Dora the Explorer, Live! @ Sagebrush Theatre

6:30PM. Tickets available through Kamloops Live Box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

June 3, 2015 

The Lion The Bear The Fox

The favorite folk trio The Lion The Bear The Fox return to The Dirty Jersey Wednesday June 3rd. If you have experienced them before then we know you will be there.. Forvthosevof you yet to be so lucky don't miss put on this show, something very special happens when these fine gentlemen get together. Tix $15 in advance.. It will most likely sell out but if not then there may be some tickets at the door for $20. 8PM.



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June 4 - 24, 2015 

Darryl Nelson @ KAC Main Gallery

Darryl Nelson presents Point of View - BC Landscapes at the Kamloops Arts Council's Main Gallery.



For more information phone 250-372-7323 Website

June 4, 2015 

Daniel Wesley @ The Blue Grotto

Music has always been a significant part of the 31-year-old Wesley’s life. From an early age, he was involved in school choirs, and jumped into the rock and roll circus by joining fledgling bands in high school. He played with some regionally-successful acts into his early 20s before going solo in 2006–quitting his job as an electrician a year later to go out on the road as a full time, rock and roll troubadour. He is now known for his expressive voice, varied musical creations, and powerhouse live shows. Doors open at 8PM. 19+ event.



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June 5 - 7, 2015 

Kamloops Classic Swimming: June Classic @ The Canada Games Aquatic Centre


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June 5, 2015 

Tournament City Derby Dolls: Steak Dinner & Silent Auction Fundraiser @ The Dirty Jersey

Featuring live music with Zig Zag JeZus & Johnny 2 Fingers. Tickets for the Steak Dinner: $15 for 5pm seating, $20 for 7pm seating or $5 at the door (without the dinner). Tickets available through Tournament City Derby Dolls Facebook page, or by emailing fundraising@tcdd.ca.



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June 5, 2015 

O&O Fun Fest 2015 @ McDonald Park

Interior Community Services and Options & Opportunities present ‘FUNFEST!’ at McDonald Park on June 5th, 2015, 10:30am-1:30pm. Click on website link for more information.



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June 6, 2015 

Race for Kids with Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops @ John Tod Centre

Teams of four will complete 10 checkpoints in a race to the finish line. By participating you will help children in Kamloops have a healthy start to their day as funds raised will go directly to our Power Start program. Oh, and did we mention... CASH prizes?



For more information phone 250-554-5437 or Email. Website

June 6, 2015 

Family Art Saturday @ Kamloops Art Gallery

All ages, FREE

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Drop into Family Art Saturdays, a free family event that includes tours and activities in our galleries as well as innovative art workshops in our studios.

Thank you to our sponsor Domtar.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

June 6, 2015 

National Health and Fitness Day

Let's celebrate health and fitness in our community!Choose one of 20 local healthy activies for you and your family. Let's get fit for our future!



For more information phone 250-828-3698 or Email. Website

June 6, 2015 

Sun Rivers Community Garage Sale

You just never know what you’ll find! On Saturday, June 6th from 8:00am - 2:00pm discover a treasure trove of amazing items during the Sun Rivers Community Garage Sale. There’ll be many collectibles, keepsakes,and items up for offer! Simply follow the signs.



For more information phone 250-828-9989 or Email.

June 6, 2015 

5th Annual Schubert Drive Neighbourhood Yard Sale

Sat.June 6th, 10am-4pm, 5th Annual Schubert Drive Neighbourhood Yard Sale, 20 Households participting, something for everyone!



For more information phone 250-554-2331 or Email.

June 7, 2015 

North Face Dirty Feet 6 hour bike enduro

Teams of 1,2 or 4 ride as many laps of a 12km course in Kenna Cartwright Park.

Great trails, fun terrain and sweet prizes!

Follow the link below to register today.



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June 10, 2015 

Drink & Draw @ Red Collar Brewing Co.

All ages, FREE

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us on the second Wednesday of the month at the newly opened Red Collar Brewing Company to work on your own drawing or contribute to collaborative drawings with local artists and master doodlers. No experience is necessary and we provide all the supplies. Minors are welcome with an accompanying adult.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

June 11, 2015 

Arbour Aboriginal Artists Collective Youth Workshops with Chris Bose @ Kamloops Art Gallery

12+, FREE

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. Collective members will be working in KAG studios on select Thursdays January through June. Youth and adults of all nationalities are invited to drop in to participate.

This program is generously sponsored by Urban Systems Foundation.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

June 11, 2015 

50+ Living Fair @ Sahali Mall

Featuring 100 commercial, non-profit and government exhibitors providing goods and services to people experiencing the joys and challenges of 50+ living.



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June 13, 2015 

Kamloops Century Ride Supporting Cops for Kids @ Pioneer Park

2nd annual Kamloops Century Ride. Road Cycling event 60 or 100 Km route in support of Cops for Kids. Well marked route. Food and water along the route. 8AM. For more infor click on the website link.



For more information phone 250-318-2728 or Email. Website

June 13, 2015 

A Tribute to Garth Brooks @ The Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre

Geoff Morris & Cross Country are raising funds for the Royal Inland Hospital's Cancer Unit. A tribute to Garth Brooks happens Saturday, June 13th. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets: $22.25 and are available through the Kamloops Live Box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

June 13, 2015 

Chase Fire Rescue's First Annual Lobster Fest

Sat,June 13, at the Chase Fire Department. Open House begins at 2 p.m. & dinner is served at 6 p.m. Tickets are $40. Lobsters will be caught in Cape Breton, N.S.& cooked in ocean water before beingserved up just hours later.



For more information phone 778-220-8124 or Email. Website

June 14, 2015 

The North Face Dirty Feet 6 Hr Enduro – Solo or Relay @ Kenna Cartwright Park

What is a 6 hour enduro it’s a relay and it’s fun!! – grab a friend or 3 friends and come out and ride on some awesome mtn bike trails in the park in a 6 hour relay. Or ride solo and see how many laps you can complete in 6 hours. Either way it’s a fun and exciting atmosphere so grab your bike and sign up. Click here for more details and to register.



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June 14, 2015 

TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes @ The BC Wildlife Park

Sunday, June 14th, 2015 at the BC Wildlife Park Pledge Frop off: 8am-9am Walk Start: 10am Complimentary breakfast & lunch & lots of great activities for the whole family! Click on the website link to register.



For more information phone 250-374-0599 or Email. Website

June 15 - 19, 2015 

OFA Level 3 Recertification - Exam Prep @ TRU

Exam Prep: This 36 hour (one week) course is for Level 3 ticket holders who are due to renew their certification. The successful candidate will receive the Worksafe BC Occupational first aid Level 3 certificate.



For more information phone 250-828-5213 or Email. Website

June 18, 2015 

Baby & Me Art Exploration: Painting @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Children under 3 with their parents and caregivers, FREE

11:00am - 11:45am

Explore painting with your children. Go on a tour of the current exhibitions and then have fun inthe studios with plant and vegetable dye pigment paints. Dress for mess and fun. No registration required.

Thank you to our sponsor Domtar.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

June 18, 2015 

CAP Team Golf Tournament @ The Dunes Golf Course

This annual event is a significant source of funding for the Customer Care & Patrol (CAP) Team each year and is a great way to show your support for all of the hard work they do each season in the Downtown core. Date: June 18, 2015. Time: 3PM shotgun start. Place: The Dunes Golf Course. “A fundraising ‘Cowboy Scramble’ golf tournament in support of the 2015 CAP Team."



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June 19 - 21, 2015 

Kamloops Fiddlers Annual Jamboree/Campout @ Grandview Acres

Kamloops Fiddlers Annual Jamboree / Campout. June 19,20 & 21st. 2015.at Grandview Acres, located on the Long Lake Rd. Kamloops (Knutsford Area. Fee for Camping; 25.00 for Members. $30.00 for non-members. Friday Eve, 7 pm Fiddle Concert, by Fiddling Frenzy. Sat. Crib.tourn. 4pm Kam. Ukulele Orchestra. 5:30pm Sat.full entertainment. Sunday



For more information phone 250-374-8454 or Email.

June 20, 2015 

OK Springs Co-Ed Foot Golf Tournament Series @ Sun Rivers

Pick your player(s) and join us for the Foot Golf tournament series. Enjoy 18 holes of Foot Golf competition, prizes, and a delicious BBQ dinner. No skills needed- if you can kick a ball - you can play!



For more information phone 250-571-7888 Website

June 21, 2015 

Prostate Cancer Run @ The BC Wildife Park

Bring the whole family out to participate in the BC Wildlife Park's Prostate Cancer Run.



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

June 21, 2015 

Father's Day Brunch, Car Show, Swap Meet & Craft Fair @ Heffley Creek Hall

Come join us for a big event at the Heffley Creek Hall on Father’s Day! It will be a pancake breakfast, old car show, swap meet, flea market and craft fair all in one place! Something for everyone! If you bring your old car the driver gets a free meal. Tables are only $10 to book and are filling up fast. Everyone welcome. Brunch is only $10 for adults. Please call for more information 250-578-7525.



For more information phone 250-578-7525 Website

June 21, 2015 

The Father's Day Walk Run @ BC Wildlife Park

5k walk or run June 21 at the beautiful BC Wildlife Park! Register now and be a part of a very special day for the whole family. Start time for the Walk/Run is 9:30 AM. After the Walk/Run will be a wonderful pancake breakfast, prixes, and entertainment!



For more information phone 1877-840-9173 or Email. Website

June 25, 2015 

Arbour Aboriginal Artists Collective Youth Workshops with Chris Bose @ Kamloops Art Gallery

12+, FREE

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. Collective members will be working in KAG studios on select Thursdays January through June. Youth and adults of all nationalities are invited to drop in to participate.

This program is generously sponsored by Urban Systems Foundation.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

June 25, 2015 

Learn to Fish @ Edith Lake

Catch the fun!  In this 2 hour session you'll learn the basics of freshwater fishing including: hatchery roles, fish identification, regulations, proper fish handling, tackle, rod rigging, casting, and hands-on fishing. Must register first, click website link for more details. 6PM to 8PM.



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June 26 - August 31, 2015 

Tasting Room @ Harper's Trail Winery

Open daily 11am to 5pm.



For more information phone 250-573-5855 Website

June 26 - 28, 2015 

Summer Kick off Weekend @ Sun Peaks Resort

As we celebrate the opening of the Sunburst chairlift for alpine hiking and mountain biking, the village will be alive with a multitude of activities such as the rock climbing wall, performances from clowns, a bouncy castle, and much more!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

June 27, 2015 

End of School - Special Animal Encounter Day @ The BC Wildlife Park

Bring the whole family out to celebrate the end of school at the BC Wildlife Park!



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

June 28 - September 6, 2015 

Sun Peaks & Region Farmers' Market @ Sun Peaks Resort

Every Sunday from June 28-September 6! Come stroll the picturesque alpine village, listen to live music and take part in The Sun Peaks & Region Farmers’ Market! Local farmers, fishermen, bakers, vintners and artisans will be in the village selling fruits, veggies, local meats, wines, seafood, crafts, beauty products and more.



For more information phone 250-578-5388 or Email. Website

June 29, 2015 

Drink & Draw @ Zack's Coffee

All ages, FREE

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at Zack’s on the last Monday of every month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings and drink delicious coffee and teas. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

July 1, 2015 

Art in the Park @ Riverside Park

Art in the Park is the largest arts event in Kamloops and is organized by the Kamloops Arts Council (KAC) as part of the City of Kamloops Canada Day celebrations at Riverside Park. The full day of arts exhibitions and sales, demos and performances is free to the public. Approximately 30,000 people attend the event each year.

More than 90 artists will have their handcrafted and original work on display in 2015, from painting and pottery to fashion and jewellery. The event also features live music, dance, and theatre performances for all ages. 9AM to 5PM.



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July 1, 2015 

Canada Day @ Riverside Park

Join Kamloops in celebrating our national holiday for a full day of culture, arts, music and festivities at Riverside Park.  The day begins with a Lions Pancake breakfast and ends with a colourful display of fireworks.



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July 1, 2015 

Get Canadian Run 2015 @ McArthur Island

The official start time at McArthur Island Sports and Event Centre is 8:30 am.  



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July 2, 2015 

Charity Golf Tournament @ Sun Peaks Resort

All proceeds will support BC Adaptive Snowsports who provide opportunities for all persons with cognitive and physical disabilities to enjoy the freedom and therapeutic benefits of skiing and snowboarding.



For more information phone 250-578-6009 or Email. Website

July 3 - 4, 2015 

Summer Concert Series Weekend-Lou Gramm: The Voice of Foreigner @ Sun Peaks Resort

The 4th Annual Summer Concert Series kicks off at Sun Peaks July 3 & 4. Saturday’s headliner is legendary American rock vocalist and songwriter Lou Gramm, the original lead vocalist of multi-platinum band FOREIGNER.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 5 - 11, 2015 

Destination Mainstage

MAINSTAGE Theatre is back in Kamloops and set to hit the 'stage' in July 2015.  MAINSTAGE is the Annual Provincial Theatre Festival for community theatre groups throughout BC. Sponsored by Theatre BC, it is one of the longest-running theatre traditions in Canada. This exciting event is the culmination of winning plays from Theatre BC Zone Festivals involving up to 10 Zones throughout the Province of BC. More than 60 community theatre clubs participate in Zone Festivals held in April and May, with hopes riding on the chance to take their winning play to MAINSTAGE for friendly competition with the province’s best.  Kamloops will also host the festival in 2016 (July 8-16) and 2017 (July 7-15).



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July 9 - 12, 2015 

Kamloops International Baseball Tournament @ Norbrock Staduim

Tournament Passes: General $40.00, Seniors(60+) $35.00, Kids (12-) Free



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July 10 - 12, 2015 

2015 Canadian National Downhill Championships @ Sun Peaks Resort

Sun Peaks Resort is stoked to be hosting the 2015 Canadian National Downhill Championships this summer in our legendary Bike Park! Building on the success of our 2012 BC Cup, 2013 Canada Cup, and last summer's Canadian Championships, our infamous DH track will be receiving some extra love this spring to prepare for an influx of some of Canada's best riders. This race will have citizen classes, so everyone can get in on the action.



For more information phone 250-578-5474 or Email. Website

July 10 - 11, 2015 

Music in the Park: HIJACKED @ Riverside Park

BC Living Arts is HIJACKING Music in the Park each night from 6-10:30pm. Experience local and regional musicians with live music of Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, The Band + more! Outdoor films, interactive art installations, refreshment garden, food truck festival. FREE.



For more information phone 250-682-2936 or Email. Website

July 11, 2015 

Kamloops Ambassador Society: Miss Kamloops @ The Sagebrush Theatre

The coronation of Miss Kamloops and the Kamloops Princesses at the Sagebrush Theatre. Start time is 6:30 pm, tickets available through Kamloops Live Box Office or at the door.



For more information phone 250-819-5691 or Email. Website

July 11, 2015 

Kamloops Therapeutic Riding’s 6th Annual Horse Show & Tack Sale

Everyone is invited to this special event! This is the one time a year our riders are able to showcase their skills for the community. BBQ concession and tack sales will go directly towards our therapeutic riding programs. 10:00am – 2:30pm Come join us and see what we do at KTRA!



For more information phone 250-554-3811 or Email. Website

July 11, 2015 

Kamloops Highland Games @ Albert McGowan Park

Come out and enjoy a fun filled celtic day. Take in all the sights and sounds of a traditional highland games. This annual festival will be the host to many activities including traditional Scottish heavy athletics, highland dance and music performances, solo piping, drumming and band competitions, clan genealogy information, children's activities and much more! Festivities begin at 7am!



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July 13 - August 1, 2015 

Project X: X Fest 2015 @ Prince Charles Park

Project X is a Kamloops theatre company passionate about creating and producing innovative, audacious theatre works that explore non-traditional venues and forms of theatre. They are committed to expanding the creative development of emerging artists in the region as well as bringing new educational, theatrical and artistic experiences to the widest audience possible. Featuring The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood and The Shakespeare Show.



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July 13 - 17, 2015 

Quilting in the Mountains Class 1 @ Sun Peaks Resort

If you think sewing a 4 or 9 patch block is ‘been there, done that’, wait till you take Dianne Jansson’s class ‘Simple Blocks, Stunning Quilts’ during Quilting in the Mountains 2015.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 15, 2015 

Twenty Minute Challenge @ The Running Room

This summer on Wednesday, July 15th head to the Kamloops Running Room for 20 minutes of fun & fitness! Register online for free@runningroom.com and get a free hat. Run/walk/stroll



For more information phone 250-374-1652 or Email. Website

July 17, 2015 

Quilting in the Mountains Trunk Show & Dinner@ Sun Peaks Resort

Quilters Dinner and Trunk Show with Marvin Ecker.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 18 - 19, 2015 

Sun Peaks Uncovered: Flashback Weekend @ Sun Peaks Resort

Don't miss out on a weekend filled with bands performing the best of the 80's and 90's pop hits, along with contests and giveaways happening all weekend long!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 18 - 19, 2015 

King of the Hill @ Eagle Point Golf Course

King of the Hill golf tournament at Eagle Point Golf Course in Kamloops is July 18th, 19th, 2015.



For more information phone (250) 573-2453 or Email. Website

July 18, 2015 

Slide the City @ Hillside Drive

Summer time is upon us, and we are bringing 1000 feet of slick vinyl to brighten your city streets. Come dressed to impress because it’s not every day you can strut through town with your hot bod, cool dance moves and slick slides. Did we mention 1000 feet? Yeah, that’s over 3 football fields. Click on the webite link for more information and to purchase tickets.



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July 19, 2015 

The North Face Dirty Feet Mountain High Bike Event @ Sun Peaks Resort

This marathon features 20km, 40km, and 60km course options, utilizing Sun Peaks' cross country trail network. Ride solo or build a team of three and make it a relay race. There are tons of great prizes up for grabs - as is the case with all Dirty Feet events!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 20 - 24, 2015 

Kamloops Alliance Upwards Basketball Camp @ Kamloops Alliance Church

Kamloops Alliance Church is excited to offer our Upward Sports Basketball Camp. Our camp develops a total athlete mentally, athletically, spiritually and socially. Camp is July 20-24 from 9am - 3pm for those entering grade 1 to entering grade 6. $50/child (includes basketball, waterbottle and t-shirt).



For more information phone 250-376-6268 or Email. Website

July 20 - 24, 2015 

Quilting in the Mountains Weekend 2 @ Sun Peaks Resort

If you think sewing a 4 or 9 patch block is ‘been there, done that’, wait till you take Dianne Jansson’s class ‘Simple Blocks, Stunning Quilts’ during Quilting in the Mountains 2015.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 23 - 26, 2015 

2015 Legacy Performance Games

The Legacy Performance Games were created from legacy funds generated by the hosting of the Kamloops 2011 Western Canada Summer Games in August, 2011. The Kamloops Sports Council was contracted to plan, organize, create and deliver the Legacy Performance Games.



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July 25 - 26, 2015 

Country Fest @ Sun Peaks Resort

With Sun Peaks' surrounding area rooted deeply in ranch and farmland, we're excited to celebrate western culture with this growing festival. Enjoy country themed activities and live entertainment featuring The Chris Buck Band and Rod Black! Stay tuned for more details!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 25, 2015 

John Fogerty - Live @ ISC

Legendary musician John Fogerty announces additional Canadian dates on his “1969” Tour. The critically acclaimed tour celebrated one extraordinary year: 1969. This tour celebrates 1969 – the extraordinary year in which Fogerty wrote and produced three seminal albums with Creedence Clearwater Revival: Bayou Country, Green River and Willy and the Poor Boys.



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July 25, 2015 

Kamloops Therapeutic Riding's 6th Annual "Dash to Make a Difference"

Kamloops Therapeutic Riding's 6th Annual Dash to Make a Difference is an "Amazing Race" type of event which happens throughout Kamloops.  Your registration helps to support children, adults and at-risk-youth in our various programs.

RACE INFORMATION
Race Date: Saturday, July 25th, 2015
Check-In: 2:30pm
Race Starts: 3pm SHARP
Race Dinner: 6pm

Team Entry Fee is $40 per team member and includes a t-shirt and ticket to the race dinner.



For more information phone 250-554-3811 Website

July 25, 2015 

Chrome on the Grass 2015 @ Prince Charles Park

10am to 3pm. $10 entry per car.



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July 25, 2015 

Mountain of Beer & Chili Cookoff @ Sun Peaks Resort

Back by popular demand, the Mountain of Beer and Chili Cook-Off returns! Tour the village restaurants sampling signature beers from a wide variety of breweries, and tasting house made chili from local chefs.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 25, 2015 

Harper's Trail Presents: Hugh McLennan @ Harper's Trail Winery

We're taking it back to the old wild west! Join us on the patio for an intimate evening of unique stories and songs about the ranching and western history of B.C. with Hugh McLennan, host of the award-winning Spirit of the West Radio show. Doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7pm. For more information and ticket information, please click on the website link.



For more information phone 250-573-5855 Website

July 26, 2015 

The Kamloops Marathon

Choose from 3km, 8km, half marathon, full marathon or relay marathon.



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July 26, 2015 

Farm2Chefs Society Fundraiser @ Privato Vineyard and Winery

Farm2chefs Society Fundraiser "A Local Culinary Grazing Event " (A Collaboration between local farmers and chefs) Sunday July 26th from 5pm to 8pm Privato Vineyard and Winery in Westsyde (http://www.privato.ca/). "No tickets sold at the gate". Prices and info are as follows: Adults $60 Youth ages 11-18 - $40 Children ages 6-11 $20 Children under 5 - free Includes: Beverages - beer, wine and coffee tasting! Gourmet appies from various local chefs - variety of gourmet bite size dishes! Entertainment on site Silent Auction with various items up for bid! Last Year’s auction included a Chef’s Dinner for Six, Wine tours, gift baskets, private wine tastings and more…. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

July 30 - August 2, 2015 

Rockin' River Musicfest @ Merritt Festival Show Site

Get ready for Rockin' River Music Fest 2015 and 4 days of amazing music!



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July 31 - August 3, 2015 

25th Annual Kamloops Invitational Soccer Tournament

The countdown is on to our 25th Anniversary Tournament – July 31 through August 3, 2015. In celebration of this year’s milestone tourney, planning is underway for what we expect will be our best event ever. 



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July 31 - August 2, 2015 

Kamloopa Powwow @ Tk'emlups Indian Band Powwow Grounds

The Kamloopa Powwow is one of the largest celebrations of First Nations' culture and heritage in Western Canada! The Pow Wow is a spectacular expression of the Secwepemc people's heritage and is a vibrant display of storytelling, song, and dance in traditional regalia.

The Kamloopa Powwow represents many years of stories and events from previous years packed into three exciting days at the Secwepemc Pow Wow Grounds located 2 minutes from the city centre, alongside the South Thompson River in Kamloops.



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July 31 - August 2, 2015 

Canada's Alpine Blossom Festival @ Sun Peaks Resort

This time during the summer is when the alpine wildflowers are at the height of blooming. It's an amazing experience for all the senses. The village will be host to entertainers and activities, including live music, facepainting, a kids zone, outdoor evening movie, and more!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 31, 2015 

Ellen Doty @ Harper's Trail Winery

Join Harper's Trail on their patio for an intimate evening with Ellen Doty. 7pm to 9pm.



For more information phone 250-573-5855 Website

August 1, 2015 

Reach the Peak: Tod Mountain Summit Hike @ Sun Peaks Resort

Join the coveted list of “summiteers” that have reached the peak of Mt. Tod, on our fifth annual hike! It is a fun and enjoyable hike suitable for all ages where participants can travel at their own pace.



For more information phone 250-578-5474 or Email. Website

August 3, 2015 

BC Bears Day & Teddy Bear Picnic @ The BC Wildlife Park

Bring the whole family out to celebrate BC Bears Day & Teddy Bear Picnic!



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

August 7 - 9, 2015 

4th Annual Ribfest @ Riverside Park

This summer, Ribfest will take over Riverside Park from Friday, August 8th - August 10th (11am to 9pm all three days) in Kamloops' for a full weekend of fantastic, free, family fun.

In conjunction with Hot Nite in the City, the highly successful Ribfest offers a rib cook-off between five champion barbeque teams; music and entertainment throughout the entire event; entertainment and activities for children and youth, as well as a Refreshment Center and a whole whack of great vendors. 



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August 7 - 9, 2015 

Hot Nite in the City

Each summer in August, 13 city blocks in Kamloops' downtown core are closed off to regular traffic to make room for Street Rods, Customs, American Muscle,  Sport-compact, British, European, Collector, Vintage, Bikes,  Race Competition vehicles and Highway Tractors,  to line the streets for the annual Hot Nite In The City Show ‘n Shine! This year marks the 21st  annual event and it’s ideal for people of all ages. Admission to the event is FREE!



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August 8 - 9, 2015 

Green Art Festival @ Sun Peaks Resort

Be sure to check out all of the great designs from a diverse combination of artists, designers and academics. The festival will not only include art, but guests can also enjoy an outdoor movie experience, a wine tasting and of course live music!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

August 8, 2015 

OK Springs Co-Ed Foot Golf Tournament Series @ Sun Rivers

Pick your player(s) and join us for the Foot Golf tournament series. Enjoy 18 holes of Foot Golf competition, prizes, and a delicious BBQ dinner. No skills needed- if you can kick a ball - you can play!



For more information phone 250-571-7888 Website

August 14 - 16, 2015 

6th Annual Retro Concert Weekend @ Sun Peaks Resort

A local's favourite! Get on your dancing shoes and enjoy three days of serious rock and roll at Sun Peaks! With the lush forest as the backdrop and outdoor patios just steps away from the concert venue, it doesn't get much better than this.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

August 15, 2015 

Get Retro Run 2015 @ Sun Peaks Resort

The official start time at SUN PEAKS is 9:00 am. Click website link to register.



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August 16, 2015 

Julia Child's Birthday Themed Dinner @ Brownstone

Join us for a five course meal (with 2 wine/beer pairings) celebrating the incredible recipes of Ms Julia Child! Tix $80 and bought in advance at Brownstone (250) 851-9939.



For more information phone 250-851-9939 or Email. Website

August 28 - 30, 2015 

Summer Concert Series Weekend: Colin James @ Sun Peaks Resort

Part of our 4th Annual Summer Concert Series, COLIN JAMES returns to Sun Peaks after an electric performance in 2013. Join us as this six-time Juno award winner hits the outdoor concert venue for a free performance on Saturday, August 29.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

August 29, 2015 

The Summer Finale @ The BC Wildlife Park

Bring out the whole family to celebrate the end of the summer at the BC Wildlife Park!



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

September 6, 2015 

Yeah Bru! Classic Dual Slalom Race @ Sun Peaks Resort

The Bicycle Café brings you the annual Yeah Bru! Old School Dual Slalom. This grass roots (pun intended) event is all about high fives, so run what you brung!



For more information phone 250-578-5442 or Email. Website

September 12, 2015 

Get Corked Run 2015 @ Harper's Trail

The official start time at Harpers Trail is 10:30 am. Click website link to register.



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September 12, 2015 

The North Face Dirty Feet Mountain 50km & Relay @ Sun Peaks Resort

This epic race is also sanctioned as the 2015 Canadian National 50km Trail Championships! The course is a clover leaf design with 4 relay legs ranging from 10km to 16km, utilizing mountain bike trails off the Sunburst chair, Mt. Tod, and backcountry mountain bike and Nordic trails on Mt. Morrisey.



For more information phone 250-578-5542 or Email. Website

September 13, 2015 

The North Face Dirty Feet Mountain Run @ Sun Peaks Resort

This fun trail running event is back for another year with new course distances to choose from; "Mountain Half" 21km, 10km + 1km, and 5km.



For more information phone 250-578-5542 or Email. Website

September 19, 2015 

OK Springs Co-Ed Foot Golf Tournament Series @ Sun Rivers

Pick your player(s) and join us for the Foot Golf tournament series. Enjoy 18 holes of Foot Golf competition, prizes, and a delicious BBQ dinner. No skills needed- if you can kick a ball - you can play!



For more information phone 250-571-7888 Website

September 19, 2015 

Children's Arts Festival 2015 @ Riverside Park

Now in its 16th year, the Kamloops Children's Arts Festival is a fun-filled, creative day of artistic, musical and theatrical activities and performances for children ages 2 to 12. The entire day is FREE for children and their families. 10am to 4pm.



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September 19, 2015 

'Run to the Sun' - Show n' Shine @ Sun Peaks Resort

Bring your family and friends to 'Run to the Sun: Show n' Shine'. Enjoy live music and view a collection of new to classic cars including MG, Jaguar, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and so many more - there'll be much to admire for the car connoisseur.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

September 20, 2015 

Scotiabank MS Bike- Thompson River Ride

Gear up to end Multiple Sclerosis. Join us for the 20th Anniversary Thompson River Ride. Collect pledges for MS research and community-based services, and then enjoy our fully-supported ride. Register as an individual or a team early for a discount on registration. Century Ride offered this year.



For more information phone 250 314 0773 or Email. Website

September 21, 2015 

Jesse Cook @ Sagebrush Theatre

Jesse Arnaud Cook is a Canadian guitarist, composer, and producer. 7:30PM. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

September 26 - 27, 2015 

Reebok Spartan Beast, Ultra Beast, & Sprint Races @ Sun Peaks Resort

Reebok Spartan Race, voted Outside Magazine’s Best Obstacle Race in 2012, is the world’s leading obstacle racing series and the first of its kind to have global rankings. Sun Peaks is poised to host Spartan Beast, Ultra Beast, Sprint, and Junior events September 26-27, 2015, for the third year running!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

September 27, 2015 

The Tragically Hip - Live @ ISC

Following a string of rave reviews and fan accolades, The Tragically Hip have extended the Fully and Completely Tour into the summer and fall. Performing Fully Completely in its entirety, the iconic band has added dates across country to their current tour schedule.



For more information phone 250-828-3492 Website

September 30 - October 4, 2015 

Communities in Bloom - Symposium & Awards

This year, Kamloops will host the 2015 Communities in Bloom Symposium & Awards: Provincial, National & International. Everyone is welcome to register for the conference and learn about how to build community pride, beautify your city and so much more!



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October 5, 2015 

Jason Aldean @ Interior Savings Centre

7:30PM. Tickets on sale through Ticket Master.



For more information phone 1-855-985-5000 Website

October 17 - 18, 2015 

Kamloops Fall Home Show @ Interior Savings Centre

Saturday: 10am to 5pm. Sunday: 10am to 4pm.



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October 23 - 30, 2015 

Boo at the Zoo @ BC Wildlife Park

Bring the whole family to check out what all the whoots and hollers are all about at BOO at the ZOO at the BC Wildlife Park!



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

October 24, 2015 

Barenaked Ladies @ Interior Savings Centre

7:30PM. Tickets available through Ticket Master.



For more information phone 1-855-985-5000 Website

October 30, 2015 

Get Spooked Run 2015 @ Tranquille Farm Fresh

Your race fee includes participation in a race that is professionally organized, high energy, safe and fun. It also includes: timing, hot chocolate, loads of Halloween candy, draw prizes, pumpkin trail markers, ribbons for all Creepy KM kids, decorated and warm indoor host-site, parking, reflective course markings, decorated routes and a memorable nighttime running experience! Distances: 5K WALK/RUN and 1K creepy Kids fun run. Start time: 6:30pm. Click webiste link to register.



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November 1, 2015 

3rd Annual Do the Course Walk/Run @ Sun Rivers

Come out for the 3rd Annual Do the Course Walk/Run. Choose 5k or 10k run/walk through the community.$30 per person



For more information phone 250-828-9989 or Email. Website

November 28 - 29, 2015 

Christmas at the Courthouse

This annual event showcases many quality items for sale by artists and artisans in the beautiful venue of the Old Courthouse building.

Vendors interested in participating should print the application form and bring it in to the Courthouse Gallery.
One of our members will contact you.

You are invited to enjoy the food, music and fun while shopping for Christmas gifts and treasures. Parking is available at the Courthouse and any City of Kamloops lot.

The old Courthouse is also wheelchair accessible!



For more information phone 250-314-6600 Website

December 7, 2015 

Kamloops Education & Career Fair

Plan and explore your career paths with ECF by meeting with a variety of post secondary schools, employers and organizations from around the world and participating in industry specific seminars. Tickets are $5 on the door or free between 12-3pm with pre registration starting September 2015 via www.educationcareerfairs.com.



For more information phone 604-630-5962 or Email. Website

December 11, 2015 - January 3, 2016 

Wildlights Festival @ The BC Wildlife Park

Bring the whole family down to check out the light show at the BC Wildlife Park!



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

March 28 - April 4, 2016 

2016 Women's Wolrd Championship

The very best in women's hockey are coming back to Kamloops for the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship from March 28-April 4, 2016, and fans can make sure they're a part of one of the biggest events on the international hockey calendar. Full-tournament (22-game) ticket packages are available for $374.



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