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 studio, artist of the month sessions, workshops, camps, and birthday parties. Experience drawing, painting, silk screening, splatter painting, sculpture, the clay wheel, and paper mache.
Kamloops Art Gallery
465 Victoria Street
Come and explore unique artwork at the Kamloops Art Gallery, or if you plan in advance, you might be able to sign up for a Kids Camp.
Kamloops Children’s Museum
207 Seymour Street
The Children’s Museum, located on the first floor of the Kamloops Museum & Archives, includes interactive displays, dress-up area, puppet theatre, space station themed reading area, steamship station, water table, games to play and models to make.
Project X Theatre
1198 Columbia Street
Passionate about creating and producing innovative, audacious theatre works that explore non-traditional venues and forms of theatre. Runs in July only at Prince Charles Park.
340 12th Ave
We are a pottery and tile shop that is geared to giving introductory lessons that would appeal to families with kids as young as 4.
Secwepemc Museum + Heritage Park
200-330, Chief Alex Thomas Way
The Secwépemc Museum and Heritage Park is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the preservation and revitalization of culture and language. The museum showcases the culture and heritage of the 17 bands within Secwépemculecw (Secwépemc land). Learn the legends and history of the Secwepemc People. Tour through 2,000 year old pit houses and see very cool artifacts.
Paramount Movie Theatre
503 Victoria Street
Run by the Kamloops Film Society, the Paramount theatre runs two programs annually. The Thursday Film Series; is a weekly curated screening of Canadian, Independent and International films. The Society currently runs three Film Series; FALL (September to December), WINTER (January to February) and SPRING (March to April). The annual March Kamloops Film Festival (KFF), a 10-day celebration of excellence in filmmaking. 20+ screenings and the Kamloops Independent Short Shorts (KISS) Festival which screens Independent Short Shorts from local filmmakers.
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
Western Canada Theatre has developed into one of the largest producing theatres in British Columbia. Western Canada Theatre now produces a professional five-play mainstage season, a two-play second stage series, and hosts one to two alternative pieces during the season.
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