Road closure for Turtle Island Festival

June 13, 2018

The Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society will be hosting the Turtle Island Festival in celebration of National Aboriginal Day on Thursday, June 21. To accommodate the event, Leon Avenue from Pandosy Street to Ellis Street will be closed from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. The intersections will not be affected.

Motorists are asked to plan their route accordingly to avoid delays.

There will be a minor re-routing of transit route #97 Okanagan off of Leon Avenue for the duration of event’s road closure. Watch for alerts and find more information at

For more information about the Turtle Island Festival, visit

Residents can reduce traffic and parking congestion by choosing various modes of Active Transportation, such as biking, walking and carpooling. Visit to learn more about how the City supports and promotes Active Transportation through events, programs, and education.

For more information on road work, road closures and potential delays, visit