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FREE FAMILY FUN

Check out these free activities while you're in Kamloops. 

 

Farmers’ Market

May-October

Wednesday 8am-2pm: 400 block of Victoria Street

Saturday 8:30am-12:30pm: 200 block of St Paul Street

November-April

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!)

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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.

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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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Geocache

Take the family out Geocaching, a fun and challenging outdoor adventure where you have to find hidden treasures with GPS coordinates. There are hundreds of locations throughout the city.

(Who knows where the adventure will lead?)

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ANNUAL FAMILY EVENTS

(Not all free but worth a visit)

 

Spring

Kamloops Film Festival - March

Kamloops Cowboy Festival - March

Kamloops Festival of the Performing Arts - February - March

Downtown Spring Festival - May

 

Summer

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

 

Fall

Provincial Winter Fair - September

Adams River Salmon Run - September - November

Boo at the Zoo - October

2141 Heritage Railway Ghost Train - October

 

Winter

Santa Claus Parade - November

Wildlights at the BC Wildlife Park - December

2141 Heritage Railway Spirit of Christmas Train - December

 

 

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