While in Kamloops check out these free activities you can do while you're visiting.


Farmers’ Market

Wednesday 8am-2pm:
400 block of Victoria Street
Saturday 8:30am-12:30pm:
200 block of St Paul Street

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!)

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Westsyde Centennial Park

705 Franklin Road

Playground, waterpark, beach and a petting zoo? That ought to wear the kids out. 

(Bonus: Bring spare change to feed some of the animals)

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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)

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There are hundreds of locations throughout the city.

(Who knows where the adventure will lead?)




(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

Experience Kamloops