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Downtown Kelowna is host to many exciting events all through the year. Whether hosted by the Association, the city, or other businesses or partners you’re sure to find something fun to do in #downtownkelowna. Find out more about what’s happening below.

December 4, 2024

Matilda

Based on Roald Dahl’s beloved novel, Matilda takes you on a whimsical journey into the extraordinary world of a precocious and gifted young girl named Matilda Wormwood. With her wit and intelligence, Matilda overcomes the challenges of her unsupportive family and the tyrannical headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, to discover the true power of courage, friendship, and the magic of books. Packed with unforgettable songs, mesmerizing choreography, and an outstanding cast of young talents, Matilda is a delightful feast for the senses that will captivate both the young and the young at heart!

This Tony Award-winning musical, featuring a heartwarming and empowering narrative, its’ a perfect fit for the holiday season and celebrates the resilience of the human spirit.  With its witty humor, touching moments, and unforgettable characters, Matilda is a theatrical masterpiece that will leave you believing in the power of courage and the boundless possibilities of a child’s imagination.

Whether you’re a fan of Roald Dahl’s timeless story or discovering it for the first time, Matilda is a must-see Broadway gem that will leave you inspired, entertained, and with a renewed appreciation for the power of storytelling and the strength of the human spirit.
PLEASE NOTE: We kindly inform our guests that although there is no official minimum purchase requirement, we appreciate your understanding that when seated at a table/booth for evening performances, it is expected to order dinner or food items as part of our licensing. To ensure a continued pleasant dining experience for all, we reserve the right to impose minimum charges for guests who disregard this policy. Thank you for your cooperation.

September 7, 2024

Parkinson SuperWalk 2024

Join us as we bring our communities together to celebrate the 34th annual Parkinson SuperWalk! This charitable event takes place in over 20 locations across the province. At Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC), we are inspired every day by the strength and resilience of our community. Together, we are united in our commitment to the advocacy, research, and fundraising efforts that are bringing us closer to a future without Parkinson's disease. Funds raised through Parkinson SuperWalk help PSBC continue to offer life-changing programs and services.

September 6, 2024

An Evening of Improv with Colin Mochrie & Debra McGrath

Experience an evening of comedy brilliance as the acclaimed improv duo, Colin Mochrie (Whose Line is it anyway?) and Deb McGrath (Little Mosque on the Prairie), take the stage at the Kelowna Community Theatre! This is an all ages show that you don't want to miss.

With their quick wit, unmatched chemistry, and hilarious improv skills, Colin and Debra are guaranteed to leave you roaring with laughter whether it be as a spectator, or possibly as a participant onstage! This show will have you in stitches from start to finish, and will prove why—when it comes to improv—it’s “best to say yes”.

Colin Mochrie, the celebrated Canadian comedian and improv actor, has captured the hearts of audiences far and wide with his unparalleled wit and comedic genius. Best known for his role as a regular cast member on the improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway? and is widely considered to be one of the leading improvisers in the world. In 2013, Colin Mochrie was named Canadian Comedy Person of the Year at the Canadian Comedy Awards. Colin also spent two seasons as a cast member on popular CBC satirical television series This Hour Has 22 Minutes and has been involved in numerous other television shows, both in North America and beyond, including Supertown Challenge and CBC’s Blackfly.

Debra McGrath started her career as a member of the Toronto Second City, she has become a familiar name in Canadian film and television due to her numerous appearances in various TV shows and movies, such as Little Mosque on the Prairie, Murdoch Mysteries, Baroness Von Sketch Show, Expecting, Junior’s Giant, and Getting Along Famously, to name a few. McGrath is also the creator of the Women Fully Clothed comedy troupe.

Colin and Debra have been performing for decades and although they once played a con­stantly feud­ing show­biz cou­ple, they’ve been happily married for years.

August 30, 2024

Denim on the Diamond

Music Festival in Kelowna's beach front City Park with Tyler Hubbard, KALEO, Bishop Briggs, K.Flay, Matt Schuster, VAVO, Alli Walker, Jamie Fine, LOLO, Aysanabee, Mo Lowda & more.

Invest in fun experiences, make lasting memories & deeper connections with your closest friends.
August 30 to September 1st, 2024 - join for a weekend filled with music, laughter and fun with friends.

Country, rock, pop and dancing!
Single day and weekend passes on sale Friday February 16th.

Sunday is all ages event, Friday and Saturday is 19+

August 10, 2024

Tayos w/ Misplaced Intentions

Saturday August 10th 7PM @rotarycentreofthearts
TAYOS is coming to your city this summer!!!
And they have invited their friends from Edmonton MISPLACED INTENTIONS!!!
Tickets will be $20
Consider this your warning Kelowna!!!
YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS

July 12, 2024

Rock the Lake (Ft. Tom Cochrane, Theory of a Deadman, Our Lady Peace & 54-40)

The iconic 3-day outdoor summer festival is back July 12-14th, featuring its largest line-up yet with rock legends including Tom Cochrane, Theory of a Deadman, Our Lady Peace, 54-40, and more!

General admission tickets and VIP tickets are available now, while quantities last. VIP passes include a tented VIP area includes misters, seating with sight lines to the stage, elevated tables, a private bar with premium beverages, private washrooms, a $100 GC for on-site F&B or merch, dedicated front-of-stage access (new for 2024), and many more perks.

Learn more about the festival and get your tickets at  rtlkelowna.com.

*Gate times are subject to change. Check the website or follow us on social media for the latest updates.

After 5

Part networking event, part foodgasm, this smorgasbord for the soul takes place in various venues in Downtown Kelowna.

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Block Party

SHOP great vendors and local retailers. ENJOY the atmosphere. EAT at a downtown restaurant or grab a snack from a Food Truck. PLAY in the kids zone. DANCE to the music at one of our stages – with a variety of acts there is something for everyone!

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