What's New In Kamloops

May 10, 2021

Despite unusual times, business in Kamloops continues to grow. New foodie hot spots, things to do, and unique specialty shops are popping up across the city. With a variety of fresh experiences, we encourage you to explore these 7 new ventures that are open in Kamloops.
Kamloops’ unique microclimate means that our region is home to a diverse array of wildlife as we are at the northernmost tip of some animal ranges and at the southernmost point of others. Here are six of the most common types of wildlife that you might see around Kamloops.
Winemakers are an essential part of any winery team, combining art and science in a highly skilled way to create incredible wines. Say cheers to the winemakers behind your favourite beverage at one of Kamloops' four wineries and try one of their new 2021 releases.
A mountain biker's code of conduct includes respecting the terrain and other trail users, exploring safely and responsibly, supporting the local trail associations, and more. Ted Morton - Kamloops mountain biker, trail building advocate, bike instructor, and operator of the Canadian and BC Enduro Series - has helped prepare 10 essential tips to help beginner riders get comfortable in the saddle.
Kamloops is home to one of BC’s newest wine regions and one of the northernmost vinifera growing areas. With four wineries covering six vineyards and 120 acres under vine, the growing industry is winning provincial, national and international awards that recognize the quality of the “Thompson Valley” wine designation.
Want to try something new? Birdwatching is easy, accessible, inexpensive and a great way to get out into nature while maintaining physical distancing. It’s also endlessly fascinating in Kamloops, according to Tom Beeke, a local high school geography teacher who has been birding for 15 years and is “obsessed” with the hobby.