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
Location: Rutland area
Date: Saturday, Apr. 30
The Okanagan Sikh Temple and Cultural Society is hosting its sixth annual Vaisakhi Parade. To accommodate the event, rolling road closures will be in effect from approximately 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Times are approximate depending on the speed of the parade.
Rutland Road N. will be closed from McCurdy Road to Wallace Road from 11:30 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m. Rolling closures will continue along Wallace Road, Sycamore Road, Sumac Road, Friesen Road, McCurdy Road and Keyes Road. McCurdy Road will be closed from Rutland Road to Craig Road from approximately 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Truck route closure signage will be posted on Highway 33 and Rutland Road. Detour signs for motorists using Rutland Road as well as traffic control personnel will be visible along the affected residential streets. Motorists may experience minor disruptions and are advised to plan their routes accordingly to avoid delays.
Transit service will be detoured along Aldon Road. Visit bctransit.com under Kelowna for route and schedule information.
Street parking restrictions along Aldon will be in effect to accommodate transit as well along Rutland Road (Wallace to McCurdy Roads) to accommodate parade marshaling.
Cherry Blossom Triathlon
Location: Mission area
Date: Sunday, May 1
To safely accommodate participants, there will be single-lane closures in effect from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. for northbound traffic on Gordon Drive from Old Meadows Road to Casorso Road, eastbound traffic on Casorso Road from Gordon Drive to Swamp Road, the right turn lane on Dehart Road to Gordon Drive, and northbound traffic on Gordon Drive from Dehart Road to Tozer Avenue.
Motorists can also expect delays from 7:55 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the intersection of Lexington Drive and Gordon Drive, and from 7:55 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Lequime Road and Gordon Drive and Old Meadows Road and Gordon Drive, as participants will be crossing; the lights will be flashing.
Traffic control personnel and RCMP will be visible to direct traffic. Motorists are advised to plan their routes accordingly to avoid delays.
A portion of the parking lot in front of H20 Adventure and Fitness Centre will be closed to accommodate the transition area and finish line.
Possible minor disruptions in transit service may occur at Gordon Drive and Lequime Road between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Bus #5 will exit onto Gordon Drive at Lequime as there is no access in front of H20 Adventure and Fitness Centre.
For race information and route details, visit cherryblossomtriathlon.com.