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Arts, Culture & Heritage » City Events

Celebrate Canada Day 2016 - Riverside 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 2015 Community Sponsors:
BCLC and Heritage Canada

Take the Bus! Transit is free on Canada Day
» Saturday's Transit Schedule - with extended hours!
Avoid the hassle of trying to find parking, a great 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! Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music (KISSM) is pleased to offer the 3rd Annual Pedal Parking at Canada Day. The KISSM 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 KISSM 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

Brock Lions Pancake Breakfast
7:00 am – 10:30 am

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

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

Kick off to Music in the Park 2016
Sponsored by BCLC
Rotary Band Shell
7:00 pm Forum
8:15 pm Dodie Goldney's Instamatics
9:15 pm Frapp City

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