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Top Spring Break Activities 2013 from Kelowna Hotels

March 14, 2013

Looking for things to do in Kelowna over Spring Break? Whether you’re a local or you’re staying at one of our renowned hotels, Kelowna has heaps of activities planned to entertain everyone in the family during the March break.

With one week of Spring Break in Kelowna already underway, you and the kids might be in need of an itinerary packed with fun and nearly free activities.

Our Kelowna Best Western compiled this handy list of our top picks.


For the Kids

Dino Discovery Days. Ever wanted to dig for bones and examine ancient dinosaur fossils? You can be a paleontologist for a day, play dinosaur games and bring home your very own handmade fossil at the Okanagan Heritage Museum.

This event costs $25 and runs March 19 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Register by calling 250-868-4836.

Movie matinee, cartooning and Lego-building at the ORL. The Okanagan Regional Library’s Kelowna branch is showing Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules. Check out this blockbuster at 1 p.m. on March 17. If you love Lego, build with them on March 21 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. or 6:30-7:30 p.m. And if you’re into cartooning, you won't want to miss the cartoon workshop on March 19 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

The full schedule can also be viewed here. All events are free.

A live performance of Aladdin. Your kids can see this Disney classic on stage performed by the talented troupe of Studio9 elementary students.

The magic begins at 7 p.m. on March 17 at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. Tickets are $9 and can be bought at


For the Teens

Hang 10 Friday Night at Big White. The fun begins when it gets dark at the Big White Ski Resort, home to Western Canada’s longest Quad Express Chair open for night skiing and snowboarding.

Race down all your favourite runs from the Plaza Lift, Bullet Chair and the terrain park from 3:30 to 8 p.m. on March 22. Lift tickets are just $10. Just a short drive up Highway 33 from your Kelowna Best Western.


For the Whole Family

The Kelowna Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market.  That’s right, market season is open! Fill your basket with the bounty of the Okanagan at BC’s largest farmer’s market. You’ll find food, body products, artwork, jewelry, and more on March 23.

Family Fun Night at the Best Western Kelowna. You and your family can enjoy a stay-cation or a Kelowna ski trip and end your evening in one of our Kelowna hotel rooms with a movie and snacks plus a free breakfast in the morning. Don’t forget our hot tubs and indoor mineral pool!


Spring Break is made fun and easy for your family when you stay at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Kelowna Hotel & Suites, offering a central location to skiing and shopping, a mineral pool and hot tubs, free breakfast and a range of getaway packages. Plus, you can bring your dog or cat since we’re a pet-friendly hotel in KelownaBook your room today.

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