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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.

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Downtown After 5

Arguably Kelowna’s best business casual mixer, Downtown Kelowna After 5 turns traditional networking into a chance to unwind and get to know your neighbours. These events routinely draw 200+ guests looking to socialize, network, share ideas, and have a great time ‘After 5’.

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Winter Market & Light Up

Relive the magic as thousands celebrated the magic of the Holiday Season at the Downtown Kelowna Winter Street Market & Light Up.

See you in December!

 

Events in Downtown Kelowna

Organizing an event in Downtown Kelowna? We automatically source and list events posted on Google Events, Eventbrite or Facebook. Ensure it’s within the Downtown boundary, and we’ll handle the rest!

Together, let’s keep our community vibrant and engaged!

February 25, 2024

na’ʔk’ʷulamən (what we do) Storytelling: How Names Were Given

Join local storytellers on How Names Were Given. These programs are led by Knowledge Carriers and Elders of the syilx Nation.

Winter is a time for storytelling. Immerse yourself in the captikʷɬ of How Names Were Given. This program is great for kids and families, as well as anyone looking for a deeper understanding of this story.

For any inquiries please contact education@kelownamuseums.ca or 250.868.4836.

Register here: https://www.kelownamuseums.ca/event/storytelling-how-names-were-given-2/

February 28, 2024

Downtown Kelowna After 5

UPDATE: FEB 21, 2024 -- This event is now sold out. Please join us at our next After 5 on April 17, 2024; tickets will be on sale in mid-March 2024.

Join us for the first Downtown After 5 of 2024 on Wednesday, February 28 at Prospera Place, hosted by GSL Group and the Kelowna Rockets.

Tickets are $15/person* or 3 tickets for $40*, which includes appies and two (2) complimentary drink tickets per person. Group Pricing (3 for $40) available only in limited quantities.

This event series sells out fast, and tickets may not be available for sale at the door. Please contact kris@downtownkelowna.com with questions or for more information.

A reminder that two drink tickets per person are allotted; additional drink tickets are not available for sale and are non-transferrable. Drink tickets can only be redeemed at the event venue during the event.

We’ll see you there ‘After 5’!

*Ticket price shown does not include tax or ticketing fees. Refunds requested within 48 hours of the event will not be issued.

February 29, 2024

na’ʔk’ʷulamən (what we do): Wild Tea Blends

Participants will learn about plants and medicine, sample wild tea, and make their own blend to take home. Plant samples have been respectfully collected on the land by syilx Knowledge Carriers.

The na’ʔk’ʷulamən series is presented by syilx elders/knowledge keepers in partnership with Wildrose Cultural Traditions.

Free tickets are available for members of Indigenous nations. For more information, please contact education@kelownamuseums.ca or 250-868-4836.

Register here

Winter Street Market

A magical day, kicking off the holiday season with thousands of visitors in the heart of Downtown. Loads of vendors and activities to get the whole family into the holiday spirit.

Taste of Downtown

Explore local eateries & drinkeries with Taste of Downtown! Celebrate Downtown Kelowna’s food & drink scene by trying delicious free samples, collecting signatures in your passport and entering to win great prizes.

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