Outdoor Event Notices
Information regarding upcoming outdoor events in Kelowna including any traffic impacts (Road Closures, Parks and Parking Lot Closures, Detours).
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For a complete list of upcoming Outdoor Events held, including information on how to apply for an Outdoor Event permit, check out Outdoor Event Planning.
Events will be made available as soon as permits are approved.
*Events are subject to change
Knox Mountain Drive closed for Community Spring Climb for Health and World Peace
When: Saturday, March 28
Where: Knox Mountain Park
The Community Spring Climb for Health and World Peace is taking place on Saturday, March 28. The event will have participants walking up and down Knox Mountain Drive and the Apex Trail.
To safely accommodate the event, Knox Mountain Drive will be closed to vehicles from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Knox Mountain Park will remain open to the public. The lower parking lot will be restricted; however, on-street parking will be available.
Public access to Paul’s Tomb will be available via Popular Point Drive.
Residents are reminded that smoking is prohibited in all natural areas.
Okanagan College Half Marathon
When: Sunday, March 29
Where: KLO Campus to Knox Mountain (and back)
The annual Okanagan College Half Marathon and 10K running race will be held on Sunday, March 29. Participants will start at Okanagan College (KLO Campus) at 8 a.m. and will be running north along Ethel Street to Birch Avenue as they make their way downtown along the lakefront to Knox Mountain before returning to Okanagan College. Runners are expected to complete the race by 12 p.m. at the latest.
Intermittent one-lane closures will be in effect for eastbound traffic between 7:55 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on Raymer Avenue from Campus Way to Richter Street, and to southbound traffic on Ethel Street from Raymer to Birch Avenues. Possible minor disruptions in transit may occur along Ethel Street and Raymer Avenue.
Traffic control personnel will be visible and motorists will need to watch for athletes along the route.
Visit www.okanagan.bc.ca for route information.