Every year Kamloops hosts several events all over the city for every age, ability, and interests, but there are a few events that we can't help ourselves but expose them to anyone wanting to plan a trip to Kamloops and see for yourself why we get so excited.
Kamloops Film Festival
March | Paramount Theatre
Kamloops Film Festival is an annual event that showcases a diverse selection of Canadian and international films from around the world.
Kamloops Cowboy Festival
March | Various Locations Around Kamloops
The BC Cowboy Heritage Society hosts the Cowboy Festival annually in March. The Festival has gained popularity across Canada as the Best Cowboy Festival of it's kind. With a dinner and dance, entertainment, trade show, art show evening shows, and dinner theatre.
Multiple Times a Year | The Shore, Kamloops
Brewloops is a beer and music festival celebrating Kamloops lifestyle and culture. This multi-day experience is no convention center slosh-fest. Hosted outdoors multiple times a year in beautiful Kamloops, BC with some of the best beer, food and outdoor entertainment the province has to offer.
MUSIC IN THE PARK
July 1 - August 31 | Riverside Park Bandshell
Every Year in July and August the city of Kamloops and BCLC put on 2 months of free music entertainment at Riverside Park.
ROTARY RIB FEST +
HOT NITE IN THE CITY
August | Riverside Park + Victoria Street
Every Year in August Riverside Park and Victoria Street come alive. The Rotary of Kamloops puts on Rib Fest in Riverside Park, where multiple vendors compete to create the best mouth-watering ribs and brisket you can get your hands on> While over on Victoria Street, the sound of revved up vintage car motors and shiny detailed chrome line the street for the public to get a glimpse of the past and reminisce their childhood. But it's not all about the old, there's also a block dedicated to the future and education of electric cars. Don't miss this popular annual event, it's fun for the whole family.
ADAMS RIVER SALMON RUN (Salute to the Sockeye)
September + October | Tsútswecw Provincial Park
Every fall from September to October millions of Sockeye Salmon make their final journey upstream to the Adams River to lay their eggs, just 40 minutes east of Kamloops. Spectators can marvel at the natural wonder, thanks to viewing platforms on site at the Tsútswecw Provincial Park (Roderick Haig-Brown).
October 1-31 | Various Locations Around Kamloops
When it comes to Halloween in Kamloops, we've got some of the eeriest places to get spooked! Check out our top picks for heart-stopping, hair-raising events. Wear your best costume, grab your friends and get your creep on in Kamloops.
Holiday Events + Shopping
November-December | Various Locations Around Kamloops
When it comes to the Holidays, Kamloops comes to life. Kamloops is host to an array of music and family events that are sure to get anyone in the holiday spirit, there's also shopping and food minglers to hit a sweet spot in your pallet. Whichever you decide to do during the holiday season bring your family and friends for a great time.