Welcome to

Downtown Kelowna

The

Heart

Of The

City

Welcome to

Downtown Kelowna

The

Heart

Of The

City

Sam-Sprout-Patio

Welcome to

Downtown Kelowna

The

Heart

Of The

City

Cheers!-Krafty
DKA

It’s not just another part of Kelowna, it’s the thriving heartbeat, the very pulse of the city that resonates throughout the valley. This is Downtown Kelowna!

At the Downtown Kelowna Association (DKA), we’re responsible for marketing, promotion, furthering trade and commerce, and providing programs and services to local businesses that will assist them to thrive and grow in the Downtown core.

Become a Tourist in Your Own Town

Explore Downtown Kelowna

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Points of Interest

The Show N Shine on Bernard is a free, family-friendly event for auto enthusiasts of all ages. Over 50 classic cars, hot rods, and genuine collectibles will be available for viewing along Bernard Ave from The Sails to St. Paul from 11am-4pm. Vote for your favourite ride at the Show N Shine on Bernard for your chance to win one of three prize packs from Downtown Kelowna businesses!

 

Everything
Downtown Kelowna

Read up on the dog-friendly patios, vegan and vegetarian eats, family services, parks and beaches, and more in Downtown Kelowna! We’ve put together lists and articles on everything Downtown Kelowna to make it easier for you to find your next favourite spot.

There’s a Lot of Value in Being a Member!

Work Downtown? You’re Already a Member and Just Don’t Know It!

There are so many ways you can take advantage of your Downtown Kelowna Association Membership! From marketing support to helpful information, promotions, security assistance, and everything in between. Activate your membership today and discover your member benefits.

August 17, 2022

RCA Presents: Crystal Shawanda in Concert

RCA Presents: Crystal Shawanda in Concert, Wednesday, August 17 at 8PM in the Mary Irwin Theatre!

Juno Award winner Crystal Shawanda is one of the most prominent female blues singers in North America. Born on Wiikwemkoong First Nation on Manitoulin Island, she still keeps her roots close to her heart and soul.
Crystal Shawanda opted to defy the usual demands of the music industry and chart her own path forward. Initially signed to RCA Records in 2007, she hit her stride as a country singer and songwriter when she scored a top 20 hit with her song “You Can Let Go” and debuted in the Billboard Top 20.

Don't miss this Canadian blues and country music icon! Tickets on sale now.

August 20, 2022

Show N Shine on Bernard

The Show N Shine on Bernard is a free, family-friendly event for auto enthusiasts of all ages. Over 50 classic cars, hot rods, and genuine collectibles will be available for viewing along Bernard Ave from The Sails to St. Paul within the Meet me On Bernard corridor. Visitors to the Show N Shine on Bernard will be able to view the vehicles and meet & greet each of the owners from 11am-4pm while taking in Meet me On Bernard and visiting Downtown businesses!

Vote and WIN

The power is in your hands! Vote for your favourite ride at the Show N Shine on Bernard for your chance to win one of three prize packs from Downtown Kelowna businesses. Scan the QR code on your preferred vehicles’ Dash Card and cast your vote for Best Import and Best Domestic entries; Best Overall will also be awarded, based on the vehicle that receives the most votes in total.

The only way to be entered into the contest is to attend Show N Shine on Bernard and scan the QR code on the vehicles’ Dash Cards.

Show N Shine “Best of” Awards and winners of the Show N Shine prize packages will be announced on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.

August 24, 2022

na’ʔk’ʷulamən (what we do): Creations from the Land

Explore the world of plants and art, textiles and paint from a syilx/Okanagan perspective. Use your new knowledge to create a special keepsake to take home.

Pay by donation, we suggest $15 per household

Free tickets are available for people from Indigenous nations

For more information, please contact education@kelownamuseums.ca or 250-868-4836.

Register here

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