Luv'n the Loops Bus
Creating Tourism ambassadors one tour at a time! Luv'n the Loops empowers residents to become local ambassadors through boldly unscripted excursions. We understand the power of word of mouth promotions and recommendations. This campaign will bring awareness to the diverse array of tourism experiences products and events in Kamloops.
Our goal is to ensure that every member of our community can easily share 3 amazing things to do in Kamloops – whether they are asked by a visiting family member or through a random encounter with a visitor.
What is this?
An opportunity for Kamloops residents to truly get to know their city.
Who can participate?
- These tours are FREE to all participants.
- We are reaching out to diverse community groups to join in.
- Want in on the fun? Send us your pitch and tell us why you need to be included. Limited seating available.
- Not on the bus? Not a problem. There will be coupons for Kamloops residents to participate in the 4 weeks following each tour. See below to download and enjoy the fun!
When are the tours?
Tours will be hosted four times a year. Details will be launched in May 2020 for the upcoming season.
How to follow along?
Check out #luvntheloops and #explorekamloops to see where the tours take us!
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February 21, 2020
This adventure was one for the books! Luv'n the Loops bus was out again at these local stops, with special co-host Mark Madryga, Global BC’s Chief Meteorologist, plus one finale, guests will not forget.
The first stop on the tour was cosmic five-pin bowling at Falcon Lanes, guests had an hour to show their talent and see how many strikes they could bowl. Next, the bus took the group to the Secwepemc Museum and Heritage Park with an informative session from Jackie Jules on the history and traditions of the Secwepemc people. 3rd stop was a complete surprise to all guests when they rolled up to the Sandman Centre. Gord Bamford was in the house and performing a soundcheck before he kicks off his #rednek tour here in Kamloops Friday evening. After all that excitement, guests had their final stop at Cordo Resto Bar for a mixology session at the bar and tasty treats.
January 31, 2020
Luv'n the Loops bus was out again on its 10th tour, and this time local Kamloopsian's to these local businesses and gave them a taste of what Kamloops has to offer.
Lac Le Jeune Wilderness Resort was the first stop, locals got a taste of the outdoors by cozying up to a bonfire while others had a good time playing outdoor games like Yahtzee. The second stop was Overlander Ski Club, locals had a chance to be lead through the forest trails on snowshoe by ACT Adventures.
December 13, 2019
Luv'n the Loops bus was out again on its 9th tour, and this time took 35 Kamloopsian's to these local businesses and gave them a taste of what Kamloops has to offer.
The first stop on tour was the Tournament Capital Centre where locals got a lesson in beginner yoga. Next, was short ride to Jump 360 where locals had an intense battle of dodgeball. Third stop was at Fun & Games Kamloops where locals had a chance to play a game of Endurance Lazer Tag and chance their stomachs with the virtual reality roller coaster. The last stop on the tour, locals had a chance to wind down and enjoy some great appies and drinks at Match Eatery and Public House.
November 22, 2019
Luv'n the Loops bus was out again on its 8th tour, and this time took 36 Kamloopsian's to these local businesses and gave them a taste of what Kamloops has to offer.
First stop on tour was Kamloops Museum & Archives where locals had a chance to see what's been happening in the museum and got a history lesson along the way.
Third on the list was Paramount Theatre where the group was treated to a screening of (KISS) Kamloops Independent Short Shorts, a group of short films played on the big screen.
Next stop was the Kamloops Art Gallery where locals and guests took in a viewing of the current exhibit Hexsa'am, To Be Here Always and got a chance to browse the local artisans wears at The Gallery Store.
And last on the tour was a stop at Noble Pig, where they once again outdid themselves on a great spread of food and craft beer. Guests were also treated to a back shop brew tour.
September 27, 2019
Luv'n the Loops bus was out again on its 7th tour, and this time took 30 locals to these local businesses to gave them a taste of what Kamloops has to offer.
First, the bus took everyone to Tranquille Farms to experience a historical tour, unpacking 6,000 years of site history. Next stop was at Woodward Cider Co. and Privato Vineyard & Winery where locals had the chance to taste local wine and cider. Last but not least, Thistle Farms was open for a tour of the property and history around the farm.
August 15, 2019
Luv'n the Loops bus was out on the 6th tour, and this time took 30 kids and adults to these three places and gave them a taste of what attractions Kamloops has to offer.
These kids and locals got to test their skills at the Big Little Science Centre
Next, they got to feed the animals at the Little Farmers Zoo
And to wrap up the day, guests had lunch provided by Chopped Leaf, and played on the beach at Overlander Beach Park