FREE FAMILY FUN
Check out these free activities while you're in Kamloops.
Wednesday 8am-2pm: 400 block of Victoria Street
Saturday 8:30am-12:30pm: 200 block of St Paul Street
Wednesday 8am-2pm: 159 Seymour St.
St. Andrews on the Square
Enjoy local products all from BC with a majority of vendors from within 100km of Kamloops. Artisan products include locally grown products, prepared food artisans and home-based businesses.
(Play I Spy, watch the performers, find lunch—and maybe a goody for later!)
Westsyde Centennial Park
705 Franklin Road
This riverfront park features a skating rink, splash pad, soccer fields, a playground and don't miss Little Farms Petting Zoo. That ought to wear the kids out. Bring quarters for the duck and chicken machines. Bring Loonies for the Goat food vending machine. There is also a kiosk where you can buy snacks, drinks.
Borrow a rod + tackle
1290 West Trans Canada Highway
Drop a line for free with the Rod Loan Program at the Kamloops Visitor Centre! Get tips on local hot spots, suggested fishing holes, and head out on your own fishing adventure with the use of fishing rods and tackle.
(Even if you don’t catch a fish, you can still catch a break)
ANNUAL FAMILY EVENTS
(Not all free but worth a visit)
Kamloops Film Festival - March
Kamloops Cowboy Festival - March
Kamloops Festival of the Performing Arts - February - March
Downtown Spring Festival - May
Music in the Park - July - August Every Night in Riverside Park
Art in the Park - July in Riverside Park
Kamloops Buskers Festival - July in Downtown Kamloops
Downtown Merchants Market - July
Project X Theatre - July at Prince Charles Park
Kamloopa Powwow - August at the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Powwow Grounds
Rotary Ribfest - August in Riverside Park
Hot Nite in the City - August Downtown Kamloops
Provincial Winter Fair - September
Adams River Salmon Run - September - November
Boo at the Zoo - October
2141 Heritage Railway Ghost Train - October
Santa Claus Parade - November
Wildlights at the BC Wildlife Park - December
2141 Heritage Railway Spirit of Christmas Train - December