June 20, 2013 | by Christina Van
If you and your family are going to be in Kelowna for Canada Day, you’re in luck. As Kelowna hotels will tell you, this Okanagan city pulls out all the stops to celebrate our nation’s birthday.
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Canada Day festivities in Kelowna kick off with cake and Happy Birthday Canada, and end with fireworks over Okanagan Lake.
(Photo by Impact Kelowna)
The main attraction, and the one you won’t want to miss, is Celebrate Canada Day – Kelowna. Spread out through several city parks and our main event facility, Prospera Place (all close to many hotels in Kelowna), Celebrate Canada Day offers something for everyone from morning until the fireworks at dusk.
Here is what you need to know have a great Canada Day in Kelowna:
It’s free. All events are yours to enjoy at no cost, however, donations to support Celebrate Canada Day – Kelowna are accepted.
It’s for everyone. This event features activities for all ages, from toddlers to seniors. With more than 50 activities and performances geared toward multi-generational audiences, you’ll all be entertained.
It’s so easy. Just keep your vehicle parked at any one of our Kelowna hotels and either walk or take public transportation downtown. There, you’ll be able to walk from the main indoor events at Prospera Place to the stages at Waterfront Park.
Where you’ll find the big three indoor events: Prospera Place
Where you’ll find dozens of outdoor musical performances, food vendors and market displays: Waterfront Park
Outdoor musical performances:
Thinking about spending your family holiday in Kelowna? Check out our post on the top five reasons to spend your summer vacation in the Okanagan.
Are you looking for pet-friendly hotels in Kelowna for the Canada Day long weekend? Enjoy all Kelowna and the Okanagan have to offer from the centrally located BEST WESTERN PLUS Kelowna Hotel & Suites, offering an outdoor courtyard, mineral pool, hot tub, spa, pub and restaurant, and more. Book your room today!
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