The 2022 Kamloops holiday season is right around the corner. This year’s event line-up includes wine, theatre, parades, Christmas lights, and more. Continue family traditions or create new ones with the family this festive season.


Kweseltken Kristmas Market

Nov 13 |10am - 5pm
1250 Rogers Way (Coast Kamloops Hotel)

The Kweseltken Farmers and Artisans Market will be holding one last market before the end of the year: a special Kristmas Market just in time for all of your holiday shopping needs! Find the perfect gift or pile up on stocking stuffers for the whole family, for there will be so many beautiful creations to choose from.

Woodward Christmas Tree Farm

Nov 20 - Dec 18. 2022
5505 Westsyde Rd.

The Woodward Christmas Tree Farm has been a part of many people’s Christmas Traditions for over 30 years. Once again, we are happy to welcome you and your family to our "Christmas Tree Patch" to select your own Christmas Tree! Each weekend, we will have hay wagon rides, mulled wine, and hot apple cider to enjoy by the bon-fire. While you visit, stock up on tasty adult-beverage Christmas gifts from Privato Vineyard and Winery and Woodward's Cider.

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at Western Canada Theatre

Nov 24 - Dec 10, 2022
Sagebrush Theatre, 1300 9th Ave.

Celebrate the holidays with WCT this season! With all the heart and familiarity of the classic movie masterpiece, told with new energy onstage as a live 1940s radio broadcast—featuring live sound effects, festive jingles and carols, local talent, and lots of holiday joy. This touching and uplifting holiday drama promises to remind us all of the value of family, community, and love.

Kamloops Wine Trail Holiday Open House

Nov 26 & 27, 2022 |  11am - 5pm
Harpers Trail, Monte Creek, Privato 

It's our most favourite time of the year...🎄 Sip in to the season with our annual Holiday Open House. Shop for all your holiday wine and gift needs while sipping on your favourite white or red. 🎁🍷 More details to come soon. 

Santa Claus Parade

Nov 27, 2022 | 4:30pm
Downtown Kamloops

The 42nd annual Santa Claus Parade returns to downtown Kamloops. This year's theme is Pyjama Party, so show up in your coziest pjs for the illuminated evening parade.

Wildlights Festival
at the BC Wildlife Park

Dec 9 - Jan 2 | 4-9pm
9077 Dallas Dr. 

The BC Wildlife Park's Wildlights Festival returns for the 2022/23 season. Their team worked incredibly hard to set up nearly 1 million lights, endless light displays, and picture perfect scenes to capture holiday memories.

Welcome Winter Block Party

Dec 10, 2022 | 12-7pm
Downtown Kamloops

There is no better place to do your holiday shopping than in downtown Kamloops! Join us as we shut down the 300 block of Victoria Street from 12-7pm and enjoy some good food, drinks, family fun, giveaways and more! This is THE party of the holiday season.

Christmas with the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra

Dec 17, 2022 | 2pm & 7:30pm
Dec 18, 2022 | 2pm
Sagebrush Theatre | 1300 9th Ave

Join us for our annual celebration of the Festive Season, with a lively programme that will delight the whole family. Get into the holiday spirit with the KSO Chorus, harp soloist Naomi Cloutier and a selection of festive hits.

Sun Peaks Holiday Kick-Off

Dec 10, 2022 | 1-4pm
Sun Peaks Resort

Sun Peaks presents the 10th annual Holiday Kick-Off featuring the big man himself. The village will be alive with lights and sounds of the holiday season. Enjoy your favourite holiday drink from a local café while you stroll through the village shops on your way to the Artisan Market to pick up some last-minute gifts. 


Dec 16, 2022 | 5pm
Sandman Centre

‚ÄčThe Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will return to the rails this season on its first cross-continent tour in three years, following virtual concerts in the pandemic years of 2020 and 2021. The train will again raise money, food and awareness for local food banks in communities along the CP network. Musical performers in Kamloops will include MacKenzie Porter and Virginia to Vegas with the show set to run from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m

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.