The 2021 Kamloops holiday season is around the corner, but things will be a bit different this year. This year’s activity line-up is smaller and includes some modified events to keep you, your family, and your friends healthy and safe.
Woodward Christmas Tree Farm
November 20 - December 19, 2021
10am to 4pm on Weekdays
9am to 4pm on Weekends
5505 Westsyde Rd.
The Woodward Christmas Tree Farm has been a part of Christmas traditions for over 20 years. The 20-acre farm is fun for all ages and offers you the chance to handpick your perfect Christmas Tree. This year you will need to book a time online in advance to enter the Christmas Tree Patch. While you visit, stock up on tasty adult-beverage Christmas gifts from Privato Vineyard and Winery and Woodward's Cider.
Storybook Village in Downtown
Nov 28th, 2021 - Jan 6, 2022
The Storybook Village will bring some charm to downtown Kamloops this year. Downtown businesses will decorate their storefronts with lights, ornaments, characters, music, and window paint to reflect various storybook themes. Locals and visitors are invited to wander or 'drive-through' the downtown core in a socially-distanced manner to take in the holiday displays as they shop.
Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen at Western Canada Theatre
December 2 - 11, 2021
Sagebrush Theatre, 1300 9th Ave.
Leonard Cohen’s powerful and poetic music is the heartbeat of the nationally acclaimed Chelsea Hotel. Haunted by memories of his tumultuous love life, a writer checks in to New York’s infamous Chelsea Hotel, desperate to find the words and inspiration for his next song. An enchanting, eclectic cabaret of love won, lost, and found again told through Cohen’s transcendent music and lyrics.
at the BC Wildlife Park
Dec 10, 2021 - Jan 3, 2022 | 4-9pm
9077 Dallas Dr.
The BC Wildlife Park's Wildlights Festival returns for the 2021/22 season. Their team worked incredibly hard to set up nearly 1 million lights, endless light displays, and picture perfect scenes to capture holiday memories.
Christmas with the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra
Dec 11, 2021 | 2pm & 7:30pm
Join us for our annual celebration of the festive season with a sparkling programme filled with music to delight the whole family. We'll be joined by dazzling local soprano Rachel Casponi and the wonderful KSO Chorus.
Sun Peaks Holiday Kick-Off
Dec 11, 2021 | 1-4pm
Sun Peaks Resort
Once again, the village will be alive with lights and sounds of the holiday season. Enjoy your favourite holiday drink from a local cafés while you pick up some last-minute gifts.
CANADIAN PACIFIC 'HOLIDAY TRAIN AT HOME' CONCERT
December 12, 2020 - 6pm
Canadian Pacific (CP) will donate to food banks in communities along its network and host a virtual concert in lieu of its regular Holiday Train program. Headliners include Serena Ryder and The Trews with additional performances from JoJo Mason, Logan Staats, and Kelly Prescott. The virtual event can be streamed live on CP Rail's Facebook page at 6pm on December 12.
Top 10 things to do this winter
This winter, find ways to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors with your household. Winter in Kamloops offers ample activities for locals to take in the fresh air and wide-open spaces that surround our area. Frolic in the snow, tantalize your taste buds with local flavours, and refresh your spirits with the top 10 things to do this winter in Kamloops.