Okanagan-Shuswap Kamloops and Thompson River Festivals Listing

There are over 100 year-round festivals and events in the Okanagan-Shuswap Region each year. You can can see all the events by community (from north to south):

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Okanagan Icewine Festivalmid JanThis unique wine festival offers wine lovers the opportunity to sample spectacular wines during the the Sun Peaks Progressive Tasting and attend wine masters dinners and educational seminars. The Icewine Festival offers two and three night packages including hotel accommodations, skiing and icewine events Sun Peaks Resort 250 861-6654
Kamloops Cowboy FestivalEarly MarchBC Cowboy Heritage Society presentation includes a western trade show, western art, western music and cowboy poetry. Calvary Temple 250-828-8772 or 1-888-763-2224
Kamloops Spring Classic Hunter/Jumper ShowEarly-MayApprox 250 entries from all over BC, Alta & USA. FREE admission. Kamloops Exhibition Associaton (KXA). 250-314-9645
Mother's Day DelightEarly-MayA popular family event at the Kamloops Wildlife Park. Kamloops Wildlife Park 250-373-3242
Team Roping EventMid-MayTeam ropers from all over Western Canada & the USA come to Kamloops to compete. FREE admission. Concession & beer garden. 708-674-5288
Heritage DayLate May Kamloops Wildlife Park 250-373-3242
Music in the ParkJuly & AugustEvenings in Kamloops just got a bit more beautiful. Sit and relax with your family and friends while you listen to the array of performers.
Cattle DriveMid-JulyThe sound of 1,600 shod hooves on the asphalt, as the entire group made the triumphant ride through downtown Kamloops. The Cattle Drive is for vacationers from all over the world, fulfilling a dream of being a "cowboy" for a week 800 288-5850
Annual Palmers Gulch Cowboy Action Shoot early JulyProvincial Championship Cowboy Action Shoot. Enjoy, relax, have fun & be safe. Camping unlimited. Since 1993. Palmers Gulch 250-994-3332
Canada Day Celebrations in Kamloops Jul 1Ethnic entertainment with music & dancing, food booths, games, Youth Award, arts & crafts displays/sales, tree planting. Riverside Park 250-828-3695
Annual Kamloopa PowWow DaysAugustA three-day event held annually which attracts approximately 1,300 performers, competitors, arts and crafts people, and more than 15,000 spectators. Tickets may be purchased at the entrance of the powwow grounds during powwow weekend. (250) 828-9700 Yellowhead Highway Kamloops 250 828-9700
Kamloops Pow Wow end JulyThe Pow Wow is a spectacular expression of the Secwepemc heritage here in the Kamloops area & boasts a vibrant display of storytelling, song & dance. Pow Wow Grounds 250-828-9700
The RiversAnnual Family Festivallate JulyFamily Fun, since 1994. Riverside Park 250-372-2197

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