Kelowna’s Cultural District is located in downtown Kelowna and was once the centre of the Okanagan Fruit Packing industry. Now home to artists and performers, the Cultural District offers a variety of activities and experiences for residents and visitors.
The Kelowna Community Theatre, Kelowna Art Gallery, Rotary Centre for the Arts, the main branch of the Kelowna Library (Okanagan Regional Library system), all four Kelowna Museums and other exciting cultural facilities are situated within the Cultural District. The area also houses an assortment of private galleries, restaurants and unique shops. The Cultural District promises experiences that appeal to every age and interest.
Within the District’s eclectic six blocks, there are also 18 pieces of Public Art on display, created by local, regional, national and international artists.
Pick up the Self Guided Walking Tour brochure and tour the area at your leisure. Pick and choose from the many activities and events by visiting one of the four information Kiosks to learn more about the area and what events are taking place each month.
Historical Neighbourhood Information [PDF]
Abbott Street Heritage District
Marshall Street Heritage Conservation Area
Historic Bernard-Lawrence Neighbourhood