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iNPHOTOS: The Tragically Hip and Overlanders Days in Kamloops

August 22, 2016 - 1:33 PM

KAMLOOPS - City parks were packed on Saturday, Aug. 20, as crowds gathered for the last Tragically Hip show and Overlanders Day.

Overlanders Day brought the North Shore out as neighbourhood businesses, local restaurants and families filled the park.

Children were entertained by icons like Ronald McDonald and Disney princesses while the stage hosted a variety of performances and local musicians.

Disney princesses were on hand to entertain and pose with kids at Overlanders Day in McDonald Park.
Disney princesses were on hand to entertain and pose with kids at Overlanders Day in McDonald Park.

Local businesses set up tents at Overlanders Day to show attendees what they do on the North Shore.
Local businesses set up tents at Overlanders Day to show attendees what they do on the North Shore.

North Shore restaurants were on site to feed the crowds at Overlanders Day.
North Shore restaurants were on site to feed the crowds at Overlanders Day.

A couple thousand people crowded onto the field in front of the Rotary Bandshell in Riverside Park for a live stream of the Tragically Hip show live from Kingston, Ont. While it may be the iconic band's final show as lead singer Gord Downie faces terminal brain cancer, most fans in the park were in a celebratory mood with craft beer and the sunset setting the stage for the show.

Fans of the Tragically Hip filled Riverside Park for a live stream of what may be the iconic band's final show.
Fans of the Tragically Hip filled Riverside Park for a live stream of what may be the iconic band's final show.


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