For Immediate Release
July 11, 2017, Kamloops, British Columbia – Kamloops remains open for visitors and welcomes all guests to the city. Tourism Kamloops is proud of our accommodation partners who continue to show hospitality to evacuees, while ensuring there is plenty of room for the thousands of guests we expect to see this season.
Accommodation is available throughout the city. Most major highways in and out of Kamloops remain open – Highway 5 South (Coquihalla to Vancouver), Highway 5 North to Jasper, Highway 1 East to Calgary and Highway 97 South to the Okanagan.
All tourism experiences continue to operate and several of our iconic city parks are open including Riverside Park, Pioneer Park, Prince Charles Park and McDonald Park. Music in Park continues their nightly schedule. Project X Theatre kicked off Monday night with the Jungle Book and Rapunzel; they will be at Prince Charles Park for the next two weeks. Kamloops' wineries and craft breweries are open and the Kamloops’ Farmer’s Market operates Wednesdays and Saturdays in downtown Kamloops. Golf courses and fishing lakes are just as inviting as always. And our family friendly attractions such as the BC Wildlife Park, Big Little Science Centre, Kamloops Museum, Kamloops Art Gallery, Secwepemc Museum and Kamloops Heritage Railway are all eager to welcome our summer visitors.
If you would like more information about Kamloops, our Visitor Servicing team is available in person at our Aberdeen location, by phone at 250.372.3377 or always online @tourismkamloops or #explorekamloops.
Please note: Tourism Kamloops Visitor Centre (Aberdeen locations) hours extended until 9pm all week.
For more information about Tourism Kamloops, visit www.tourismkamloops.com.
Monica Dickinson, Director – Industry Relations & Communications