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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’. 

Admission to the hottest post-work party in town is only $12/person, which includes appies and two (2) complimentary drink tickets.* The more, the merrier – pay just $30 for each group of 3.**

See you ‘After 5’!

*Additional drink tickets are not available for sale and are non-transferrable. Tickets can only be redeemed at the event venue during the during the event. 

**Group Pricing – 3 for $30 available only in limited quantities. 

Uride’s Safe Ride Program: Keep your evening going and make sure to get a safe ride home by using Uride’s ‘DKA50’ code when attending a Downtown After 5 event. You’ll get 50% off your ride (max. $10 off)! 

UPDATE: The event on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at The Laurel Packinghouse (1304 Ellis St.) is at capacity. Tickets are no longer available and will not be for sale at the door. 

Join us at the next after 5

UPDATE: The event on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at The Laurel Packinghouse (1304 Ellis St.) is at capacity. Tickets are no longer available and will not be for sale at the door. 

Upcoming ‘After 5’ Events in 2023:

February 22, 2023
April 19, 2023
May 17, 2023
June 21, 2023
September 20, 2023
October 18, 2023
November 23, 2023

Need more information?

Contact kris@downtownkelowna.com or call 250.862.3515 for more information.

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Host A Downtown KELOWNA After 5

Looking to put your business in the spotlight? Hosting a Downtown Kelowna After 5 event is a fantastic way to promote your business.

Only DKA Members are eligible to host Downtown Kelowna After 5 events. Event hosts, caterers, and venues must be within the Downtown Kelowna boundary (see Map), and the venue must be able to safely accommodate min. 250 people. Fully accessible venues are preferred. 

Log into your DKA Member Profile, contact kris@downtownkelowna.com or call 250.862.3515 for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers!

YES. Tickets are sold online through Eventbrite; debit, credit, and PayPal are accepted. 

Generally no. These events sell out fast. Pre-sales makes entry to the event more efficient and allows event hosts to more effectively plan for accurate food & beverage amounts. 

BUT: in the rare occasion that tickets remain, we will make them available for sale at the door. 

Yes, of course, we always keep in mind our guests who can not/do not want to partake in an alcoholic beverage. There will always be an alternative available to you.

No. Your $12 admission provides you with two (2) complimentary drink tickets for the evening. The tickets themselves are not for sale.

While we do advise the host to plan for it, we can not guarantee there will be a dietary option that meets the needs of every attendee. Please contact the current host for more details in regards to the evenings menu.

If you’re a DKA Member, you can host a Downtown After 5 event. Sign in to your Member Profile to find out how or contact kris@downtownkelowna.com for more info.

Additional Information

  • Admission tickets are sold in advance, with pre-event sales beginning a min. of two weeks prior.
  • Paying attendees will be issued two (2) complimentary drink tickets* that may be redeemed for alcoholic (*must be 19+) and/or non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Additional drink tickets may NOT be purchased.
  • Drink tickets cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed.
  • Drink tickets are valid only for the event for which it is issued and have no cash value. Admission is non-refundable.

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