Arts + Culture
Discover activities in Kamloops the entire family will enjoy from water parks to wildlife to educational attractions. Below are some suggested activities in and around Kamloops sure to capture the imagination of the young and young at heart.
4Cats Art Studio
250 Victoria Street
Head downtown to this beautiful professional art studio, and explore your creative side with art classes, art workshops, art parties, and art camps. Fun includes clay, splatter painting, sculpting, paint pouring, drawing, silk screening and more. Classes range in price from $25 per person - $45 for a family of 4.
Kamloops Art Gallery
465 Victoria Street
Explore unique artwork and exhibitions at the Kamloops Art Gallery, or sign up for a Kids Camp during the summer months. There is free admission to the KAG on Thursdays sponsored by BCLC.
Kamloops Art Party
#103B - 1428 Lorne Street E
Sign up for a class or drop in and choose from a menu of art-related activities. Prices range from $1.50 - $18.50 per activity.
Kamloops Children’s Museum
207 Seymour Street
The Children’s Museum, located on the first floor of the Kamloops Museum & Archives, includes interactive displays, a dress-up area, puppet theatre, games to play, models to make, and more. Admission is by donation (recommended $3 per adult, $1 per child).
Kamloops Heritage Railway
3-510 Lorne Street
With a number of themed train rides throughout the year, there’s always a reason to ride the 2141 Steam Train in Kamloops. From July to August, hop aboard the Spirit of Kamloops, the Trick or Treat Train in October, and the Spirit of Christmas Train in December. Tickets range from $5 per toddler to $83 for a family of four.
View a 3D rendering of the train and a video of how they did it.
Project X Theatre
1198 Columbia Street
For the month of July, enjoy 2 theatre productions outdoors at Prince Charles Park for Project X Theatre's X-Fest. Past productions include Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, and The Jungle Book. Tickets range from $28/person to "pay what you can" matinees.
Secwepemc Museum + Heritage Park
200-330, Chief Alex Thomas Way
The Secwépemc Museum and Heritage Park showcases the Indigenous culture and heritage of the 17 bands within Secwépemculecw (Secwépemc land). Learn the legends and history of the Secwepemc People, and tour through 2,000-year-old pit houses and the ethnobotany garden. Prices range from $6.35 per child to $10.50 per adult.
Kamloops Film Society
503 Victoria Street
Catch an independent or Canadian flick at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Kamloops. Enjoy their Thursday Film Series, weekly movies on Fridays and Saturdays, during the Kamloops Film Festival in March, or their Free Family Flicks Matinees during the winter.
Cineplex Odeon Movie Theatre
1320 Trans-Canada Hwy
Eight screens for all the latest movies and special events, RealD 3D projection (where listed), party rooms, wheelchair accessibility and concession for snacks.
Western Canada Theatre
1025 Lorne Street
Watch a live theatre production with Western Canada Theatre from September to May. Past productions include Elf!, Sound of Music, Mamma Mia!, and more.
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