Events

Title Date Description Event Rate Featured Image Location Presenter Price Ticket Information Website
Concert in the Park 2019-06-12
19:00 to 20:30

The Kelowna City Concert Band is putting on FREE Concerts in the Park! Under the direction of Dennis Colpitts, the band 70 members strong, have a selection of music for your listening pleasure. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and settle in for a fun evening of music.

Guisachan Park Kelowna City Concert Band
Bike to Work and School Week
2019-05-27 06:15 to 2019-06-02 18:30

Join thousands of Central Okanagan residents as they hop on their bikes this spring to commute to and from work, school and other daily activities.

Register for this year’s Bike to Work and School Week at smartTRIPS.ca

Bike to Work encourages employees to create workplace teams and log their cycling commutes to win prizes and compete against other local organizations. Each day there is a Celebration Station around the Central Okanagan providing free tune ups, snacks and prizes to commuters travelling to and from work.

Bike to School events are coordinated through schools with the assistance of smartTRIPS staff. Schools can receive a tool kit to help them get started, including incentives to encourage everyone to get to school without using fuel. Great prizes will also be rewarded to the schools with the highest participation rate. Bike to School Week is a fun way to encourage kids to ride to school regularly, and it helps build lifelong cyclists. In addition to getting active, schools also benefit though reduced school zone congestion, and fewer idling cars, helping to improve our air quality.

In 2018, more than 2,300 residents across the region registered for Bike to Work Week, 557 of which were new riders. Those participants logged 86,000 kilometres and saved nearly 19,000 kg of greenhouse gasses. Additionally, 31 schools participated in Bike and Walk to School Week.

For more information and to register, visit smarttrips.ca.

Move for Health Day 2019-05-10
06:00 to 22:00

Drop-in to the pool or fitness centre at Parkinson Recreation Centre for free all day long or try out a fitness or aquafit class on us!*

Plus, help out the Food Bank! In lieu of a drop-in fee, consider bringing a food or monetary donation for the Central Okanagan Community Food Bank.

Some suggested programs at Parkinson Recreation Centre to drop in and try out for free on May 10:

Aqua Combo
Aqua Endurance
Aqua Move for your Health
Group Training for Older Adults
Tai Chi

*available until class reaches capacity

Parkinson Recreation Centre http://kelowna.ca/recreation
Rutland Multi-Cultural Garden Open House 2019-05-22
16:00 to 18:30

Stop by the park to share your ideas on what types of plants should be included in the future multi-cultural garden at Rutland Centennial Park. Refreshments will be provided.

Rutland Centennial Park, 190 McIntosh Road City of Kelowna https://getinvolved.kelowna.ca/Rutland-Projects
Day of Mourning 2019-04-28
11:45 to 12:45

The Day of Mourning Ceremony is held across Canada on April 28 after having been initiated in 1984. This public event offers an opportunity to honour the memories of co-workers, friends and family members who have lost their lives to workplace injury and disease. The public is welcome

Ben Lee Park North Okanagan Labour Council
Kelowna MapleFest 2019-05-04
10:00 to 16:00

Kelowna MapleFest is a free outdoor event for people of all ages, with a focus on families. Participants come to enjoy music shows, cultural workshops, family activities, and traditional food. The aim of the event is to give people the chance to experience the French Canadian culture, around the maple tradition.

Stuart Park Centre Culturel Francophone de l'Okanagan http://www.leccfo.org
55+ Games
2019-09-10 (All day) to 2019-09-14 (All day)

From September 10-14th, 2019, thousands of athletes and supporters will come together to celebrate athletics and fun with friends from across British Columbia.

The BC 55+ games is looking for local volunteers, sign up here!

Various sport and event facilities BC Seniors Games Society https://www.55plusbcgames.org/kelowna2019/
Okanagan Marathon
2019-10-19 (All day) to 2019-10-20 (All day)

Join us for a Family Festival Weekend during the 25th Annual SunRype Okanagan Marathon taking place the weekend of Oct 19 - 20th.  Run along scenic Okanagan Lake and finish at City Park as spectators cheer you on! Runners and walkers of all stripes will enjoy fast times on this Boston qualifying course that is one of Canada’s flatter and faster courses.

The SunRype Okanagan Marathon is also proud to support The Sunshine Foundation of Canada, and is one of the best community and recreational events in the Okanagan Valley.

Be sure to visit the Sports Expo at City Park, enjoy easy access to the Start/Finish Line and relish this fun festive event that brings families together during the ABC Kid’s Activities and the ABC Kids Run, where families enjoy active family time together.

All finishers receive a medal.

City Park and Roadways Okanagan International Marathon https://www.okanaganmarathon.ca/
Okanagan Dream Rally 2019-08-04
08:30 to 11:00

The Okanagan Dream Rally is one of Kelownaʼs most celebrated childrenʼs charity events consisting of over 200 luxury and exotic cars. The children involved in the rally are our “Co- pilots”. While an application process is available for Co-pilot selection, many of our past recipients have been hand-picked by the non-profit organizations we support. In this instance, many of our Co-pilots for the 2019 Dream Rally are current or past residents of the Ronald McDonald House as well as others the organization deems most deserving of this amazing, unforgettable experience. As the date of the Rally approaches, Co-pilots and Drivers are thoughtfully paired up to enjoy this day together. Funds raised are donated to the Ronald McDonald House BC / Yukon.

Bernard Avenue by the Sails and Kerry Park August Family Foundation https://www.okanagandreamrally.com/
TRi KIDS Okanagan Triathlon 2019-07-14
08:30 to 16:00

Youth triathlon for those between the ages of 3 and 15. All inclusive, non-competitive, compete - not compete approach provides youth with the opportunity to participate in a positive, supportive and welcoming environment.

Mission Recreation Park, H20 & H20 Parking Lot Run Well Events Inc. http://www.runwellevents.com

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