5 Holiday Events in Kamloops You Don’t Want to Miss

The holiday season is the perfect excuse to enjoy amazing events happening in your community. Whether it’s time with the kids, shopping for christmas presents with friends, or just a special date night, there’s an activity for everyone. Here are 5 local events in Kamloops you don’t want to miss!

Santa Claus Parade in Downtown Kamloops – November 26th, 2016
11:00am – 12:30pm. The biggest outdoor celebration of the winter season! The parade begins at 2nd & St. Paul and travels North on 2nd Avenue and East on Victoria Street to 6th Avenue where it will disperse in the 600 Block at Victoria Street. The day starts with Wake-Up Santa at 10:30am and the parade beginning at 11:00am. There will be pre-parade entertainment starting at 10:15am along the parade route for the kids. For more information click here.

Holiday Open House with Kamloops Wine Trail – November 26th & 27th, 2016
Enjoy complimentary wine tastings, shop for your christmas list, enjoy exclusive icewine tasting, holiday eats, photos with Santa and more! 11:00am to 5:00pm at Harper’s Trail Winery, Privato Winery and Monte Creek Ranch Winery. For more information click here.

Wildlights Festival at BC Wildlife Park – December 9th, 2016 to January 2nd, 2017
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Last admission at 8:30 pm) *Closed Christmas Day – 9077 Dallas Drive, Kamloops
Bring the whole family out to see the amazing light show at BC Wildlife Park. Enjoy colouring contests, scavenger hunts, visits with Santa and more. For more information click here.

Kamloops Heritage Railway Presents: The Spirit of Christmas – December 9th to 11th, and 17th to 19th, 2016
#3 – 510 Lorne Street, Kamloops
A one-hour ride through the wintry Kamloops night, capturing the magic of an old-fashioned Christmas. Lights, traditional carols, visits with Santa, hot chocolate and gingerbread! Departures: December 9th & 10th at 7pm, December 11th at 4pm, December 17th at 7pm, December 18th at 4pm and December 19th at 7pm. For more information click here.

Christmas Market at the Barn – December 10th, 2016 2pm – 8pm
Sun Meadows Equestrian Centre 7373 Barnhartvale Road, Kamloops
Shop for everyone on your christmas list at the Christmas Market at the Barn featuring local potters, glass makers and chocolatiers, plus crafts and gifts for all ages! For more information click here.