Summer is in full swing in Kamloops – blue skies, countless hours of sunshine, lots to see and lots to do! Here are 7 not-to-miss suggestions to pack in this weekend:
1. Kamloops Komedy Festival
All weekend long, comedians are hitting the stage at the Sagebrush Theatre to make you laugh until your belly hurts. Enjoy stand up from popular comedians such as: Shaun Majumder, Leland Klassen, Matt Falk and more! Takes place until Sunday, July 16th at 7:30pm. For tickets and details visit www.kamloopskomedyfestival.com.
2. X-Fest 2017
Family-friendly live theatre at Prince Charles Park nightly until July 29th! X-Fest by Project X Theatre is back with another exciting season of summer programming. This year’s show features The Jungle Book (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings) and Rapunzel (Tuesday and Friday evenings - often at both 5pm and 7pm). Visit www.kamloopslive.ca to purchase your tickets in advance.
3. H.O.G. Rally Wildfire Fundraiser
Join the good folks at Barnes Harley Davidson for the Wildfire Relief Charity Fundraiser Friday & Saturday. Enjoy live music, food supplied by Doug and Arlene from A & D Dogs Food Truck and help out those in need.
4. Kamloops Wine Trail
The Kamloops Wine Trail is always a good choice! 4 wineries, fantastic patios and wine gardens and refreshing releases make this trail memorable. Take the pressure off and catch a ride with any of our four wine tour companies to enjoy a full Kamloops Wine Trail experience: DiVine Tours, Tailgate Tours, Tastefull Excursions, and Wine Lovers Tours.
5. Downtown Kamloops
Downtown Kamloops is a must! Pick up local products at the Saturday Farmer’s Market, boogie to free live music nightly in Riverside Park at Music in the Park, or indulge in your favourite flavour of ice cream cone at Scoopz where a portion of the proceeds go towards New Life Community. If you’re an arts and culture lover, visit the Kamloops Museum, Kamloops Art Gallery and the Kamloops Courthouse Gallery to explore the history and local Kamloops art, or experience a self-guided Back Alley Art Mural Tour. Finally, grab a flight of beer from Kamloops’ two downtown craft breweries: Noble Pig Brewhouse and Red Collar Brewing Co.
6. Downtown Walking Tours
Join one of two walking tours with ACT Adventures savouring local flavours and recounting the city’s history - Ales and Wine Tour or Arts and History Tour.New for this summer, ACT Adventures is offer a Picnic in the Park tour providing a ready-made picnic basket complete with local flavours, a souvenir blanket and an evening at Riverside Park.You will truly feel like a local. Visit www.actadventures.ca/kamloops for full details and tickets.
The golf is outstanding in Kamloops. Golden fescue-lined tee boxes, meticulously manicured fairways and scenically set bent-grass greens offer amazing backdrops for the perfect round. With 13 courses to tee up on you’d be crazy to pass it over!
Curious as to what the weather is doing in Kamloops? Our webcams are back! Check out our live-feed to stay up to date on conditions.