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Arts, Culture & Heritage » City Events

Celebrate Canada Day 2015
Folkfest & Art in the Park

Join us to celebrate our national holiday for a full day of culture, arts, music and festivities at Riverside Park. The day begins with a Lions Pancake breakfast and ends with a colourful display of fireworks.

Thank you to our Community Sponsors: BCLC and Heritage Canada

Take the Bus! Transit is free on Canada Day – Saturday schedule
Parking is limited – opportunity to introduce residents who may not otherwise ride the bus and lessens congestion in the downtown area, and reduces overall greenhouse gas emissions.

Pedal Parking!
Hop on your bike, and be a part of an environmentally friendly and active Canada Day! The MS Society, Kamloops and Area Chapter is pleased to offer the 2nd Annual Pedal Parking at Canada Day in Kamloops. The Scotiabank MS Bike Pedal Parking will be located at the west side of Riverside Park in the Tennis Courts. Between 8:00 am and 7:00 pm, bring your own lock, and MS Society will supervise your bicycle for the day. (All bikes must be picked up by 7:00 pm)

Get Canadian Run - 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM

» Download the Canada Day Program Guide

Schedule of Events

Brock Lions Pancake Breakfast
7:00 am – 10:30 am
Riverside Park West End by Tennis Courts

Art in the Park hosted by Kamloops Arts Council
Riverside Park East End
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Kamloops Multicultural Society’s Folkfest
International Food Booths and Cultural Displays West Side of Park
10:30 am – 6:00 pm

Canadian Citizenship Ceremony at the Rotary Bandshell
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
A citizenship ceremony is the final step in the process of becoming a Canadian citizen. During the ceremony, individuals will take the Oath of Citizenship the new citizen receives a Certificate of Canadian Citizenship. Guests attending the ceremony, who are Canadian citizens, may be invited to reaffirm their commitment to Canada by repeating the oath along with the new citizens.

Canada Day Open Ceremonies hosted by Kamloops Multicultural Society
Rotary Bandshell - 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Cultural & Community Performances hosted by Kamloops Multicultural Society
Rotary Bandshell - 12:15 to 6:30 pm

BCLC Presents
Rotary Bandshell
7:00 pm - Gleneagle
8:00 pm - The Kingpins
9:15 pm - Geoff Morris and Cross – Country’s Tribute to Garth Brooks

Fireworks by Emerald City Fireworks
Sponsored by City of Kamloops and Heritage Canada
10:30 pm