Sidewalk café program

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Apply to the sidewalk seating program

*Patio fees remaining in effect for 2024

Food and beverage operators can apply to the Consolidated Sidewalk Patio Program to use portions of the sidewalk or roadway in front of their places of business for patron seating. We review the program with the Downtown Kelowna Association with the intention of refining and enhancing it to meet the needs of restaurateurs and the community-at-large. 

Temporary Parking Lot Dining Program

The Temporary Parking Lot Dining Program was created out of response to support businesses during the pandemic. The City of Kelowna is looking to support businesses who have been impacted by the pandemic by providing a simple, cost-effective and streamlined way to increase outdoor patio and retail areas on a temporary basis. These expanded outdoor areas will help businesses operate effectively while maintaining social distancing for their customers.

Read the Temporary Parking Lot Dining Program bulletin to learn more and apply.