News from Kamloops

June 3, 2013

Come out to see the Pride of BC

Kamloops, B.C. - The City of Kamloops, in partnership with the BC Lions Football Club, are hosting the 3rd Annual BC Lions Fanfest day this upcoming Sunday, June 9th and are inviting fans of all ages to join in on the festivities.

Fanfest will take place from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Hillside Stadium. The Lions will be in action during their practice from 1:30 to 3:00 pm, followed by an autograph session at 3:15. Additionally, the Lions will be conducting a football clinic from 4:00 to 4:45 pm, offering locals a chance to learn from the pros! The Lions will also be participating in interviews on the main stage. Fans will enjoy entertainment throughout the event, including performances by the Felions (BC Lions cheerleaders) and a chance to meet Leo the Lion.

Other activities include inflatable games, face painting, draw prizes and more. Make sure to pick up some Lions gear at the merchandise tent! Food and beverage services will be available including a BBQ lunch, put on by Kamloops Lions Paddlewheelers, with proceeds going to Kamloops Community Football and the Kamloops Broncos.

For more information or to review the agenda, visit the City's website at or

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Media Contact:
Alex de Chantal, Community and Wellness Event Coordinator
City of Kamloops