Fat Cat Children's Festival & Parade
What: The 22nd annual Fat Cat Festival at Waterfront Park in downtown Kelowna.
When: Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8.
Traffic implications: The Fat Cat Children’s Festival will introduce a new parade route along Cawston Avenue and Water Street.
During the Festival, Waterfront Park will be open to ticket holders only, Friday, June 7, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, June 8, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Minor delays are expected along the parade route. Motorists are asked to follow the direction of on-site traffic control personnel. On street parking will also be restricted. Cars parked in restricted areas will be courtesy towed to the parking lot at the corner of Doyle Avenue and Ellis Street.
Minor re-routing of transit buses may also be required to avoid Cawston Ave. and the North end of Water Street during the parade.
6 a.m. - 2 p.m.
On-street parking restrictions along the west side of Water St. from Sunset Dr. to the cross walk between Waterfront Park and Prospera.
6 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Waterfront Park parking lot (Dolphins)
6 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
On-street parking restrictions along parade route and marshaling area
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Waterfront Park parking lot
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Road closures along Coronation Ave. (St. Paul to east of Richter St.) and Richter St. (Clement Ave. to Cawston Ave.) for parade marshaling
9:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Rolling road closures along Cawston Ave. and Water St.
Fresh Air Walk/Run for Women
What: The 20th annual Fresh Air 5/10K Walk/Run for Women
When: Sunday, June 9 at 8 a.m.
Traffic implications: East Kelowna Road, from McCulloch Road at KLO Road to Reid Road, will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. to accommodate a portion of the race.
Drivers are asked to be cautious and watch for runners along the route as participants will have the right of way during this timed event.
Motorcycle Ride for Dad
What: The Motorcycle Ride for Dad helps raise funds and awareness for prostate cancer and will be riding through Kelowna.
When: Sunday, June 9
Traffic implications: Riders will be leaving Banners on McCurdy Road heading along Hwy 97 to the downtown core before heading over the bridge into West Kelowna. To maintain the procession, Ellis Street (Hwy 97 to Lawrence Ave.), Lawrence Ave. (Ellis Street to Abbott St.) and Abbott St. (Lawrence Ave. to Hwy. 97) will be closed for approximately 15 minutes around 10:15 a.m.
Minor re-routing or delays of transit buses may also occur in the downtown core during this temporary closure.