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Celebrate Canada Day 2017 - Riverside Park

Thank you to our 2017 Community Sponsors:

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.

Take the Bus! Transit is free on Canada Day
Transit is free and runs on the Saturday schedule but not on the stat holiday schedule.

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 4th 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 7:00 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
9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Kick off to Music in the Park
Sponsored by BCLC
Rotary Band Shell
7:00 pm Bob Seger Revue
8:15 pm Buck Wild
9:15 pm Big River (Johnny Cash Tribute)

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