In fall, Kamloops’ arts and culture scene comes alive. From theatre to art exhibits, music and film – here’s how to explore the city in 48 hours.
Check into your hotel or vacation rental of choice. Explore the Back Alley Art Gallery in downtown Kamloops, which includes the newest film-inspired mural on the Paramount Movie Theatre.
Sip on a glass of local wine or a cocktail paired with a scratch kitchen dinner at one of Kamloops’ newest restaurants, Cordo Resto + Bar. Pair a Poached Pear Sour or a Winter Negroni cocktail with the Grilled Trout. Make your way to the Sagebrush Theatre for a world-renowned theatre production from Western Canada Theatre.
Indulge in an Eggs Blackstone Benny from Scott’s Family Restaurant, a Kamloopsian hotspot before your day of exploration. Learn about Kamloops’ history at the Kamloops Museum. Visit one of the permanent exhibits and explore the ever-changing main exhibit space to see their latest exhibition.
Grab a mid-day mocha at Caffe Motivo with an in-house sandwich. If you’re looking for full vegan and vegetarian options, stop in at The Art We Are. Spend the afternoon viewing the latest Kamloops Art Gallery exhibition. The Kamloops Art Gallery offers inspiring, provocative, and transformative art experiences of national caliber
Located in a heritage building downtown, Jacob’s Noodle & Cutlet offers unique Japanese and Korean food including their specialty cutlets served with homemade sauces and noodle soups. If you’re a film buff, catch a flick from the Kamloops Film Society at The Paramount Theatre. If you’re a fan of music, don't miss out on to the big band sounds of the Kamloops Symphony.
Before hitting the road, get your morning cup of coffee with a slice of Jamaican paradise at the eclectic Jamaican Kitchen on the north shore of Kamloops. Enjoy their savoury Jamaican Sunshine, poached eggs with jerk pork and Johnny cakes, or sweet Island Spice French Toast.