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Arts, Culture & Heritage » City Events

Celebrate Canada Day 2014
Folkfest & Art in the Park

Presented in Partnership with Kamloops Multicultural Society, Kamloops Arts Council and the City of Kamloops.

Thank you to our Community Sponsors:
BCLC and Heritage Canada

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 first ever 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)

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.

Notice Download the Canada Day Program Guide

Event Schedule

7 am - 10:30 am
Brock Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

by Tennis Courts

9 am - 5 pm
The Kamloops Arts Council's Art in the Park & Performing Stage

Riverside Park East End
» More details in the Program Guide

10 am - 6 pm
British Columbia Provincial Heritage Fair

Riverside Park West End - (Near the Rotary Bandshell)

10:30 am - 6 pm
Kamloops Multicultural Society Folkfest

International Food Booths and Cultural Displays
West End of Park

11 am - 12:15 pm
Canada Day Open Ceremonies

Cheryl Blackwell (Radio B100) Mistress of Ceremonies

  • Dignitaries and Escorts: (RCMP Pipe Band )
  • O Canada Jeevyn Dhaliwal
  • Re-affirmation of Citizenship
  • Dignitaries Introduction and Speeches
  • Kamloops Multicultural Members O Canada Greetings
  • Birthday Cake Cutting MP Cathy Mcleod and Mayor Peter Milobar
  • Closing Remarks Ray Dhaliwal, president Kamloops Multicultural Society
  • Closing Remarks Cheryl Blackwell
  • God Save the Queen Jeevyn Dhaliwal

12:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Cultural & Community Performances

Larry Read (TRU) Master of Ceremonies
Rotary Bandshell
» See Program Guide for Entertainment Listings

BCLC Presents
Rotary Bandshell
5:30 pm - Spencer and the Dirty Matadors
8:00 pm - Shane Phillip
9:15 pm - Earthbound

6:30-7:30 pm
BC Living Arts presents - Kamloops' Got Talent

Rotary Band Shell

9:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Chamber Musicians of Kamloops presents
The Brandenburg Orchestra

Music for the Royal Firework Concert
East Side of the Park

10:30 pm

Sponsored by Heritage Canada