Current Conditions

Mostly Cloudy
-6.2°C

You'll fall in love with all the fun things to do in Kelowna this weekend

The BMO Okanagan Marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifier that attracts thousands of athletes from across Canada. Starting Saturday at 7:30 a.m., the marathon includes several different distance options for all abilities as well as a kids activity centre.
Image Credit: Contributed
October 09, 2015 - 8:30 AM

KELOWNA – If you’re not too stuffed from Thanksgiving dinner, Kelowna has a ton of events on the plate for the whole family.

On Friday night, Oct. 9, the Kelowna Rockets host the Victoria Royals at Prospera Place. The puck drops at 7 p.m. you can get your tickets here

The Fall Okanagan Wine Festival is already underway with the final events happening this weekend. With more than 110 events from Osoyoos to Kamloops, the Festival starts at noon every day. For a complete list of events visit the Okanagan Wine Festival website.

On Saturday, the Kelowna Library is hosting musicians from the Kelowna Symphony Orchestra who will give interactive presentations for the whole family. This is your chance to meet the musicians and try your hand at an instrument petting zoo. It starts at 11:45 a.m.

The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is proud to present a new exhibit called “The Chilcotin War: A Colonial Legacy.” Artist Ann Nicholson shares the story of the war and the events leading up to the conflict through a series of paintings that critique the legacy of colonialism and conveys how an entire culture has been suffocated through government policies. It started Sept. 18 and runs until the end of October.

One of the biggest fall attractions is the Kelowna Corn Maze at MacMillan Farms on Valley Road every day until the end of October. Starting at noon, the maze is a kid-friendly, spooky fall treat. Call 250-869-9495 for hours of operation. 

The dead will rise this Saturday for the annual Zombie Walk starting at 4 p.m. on Leon Ave. The zombie walk is an all-ages event so get your freak on and join in the fun.

The biggest event of the weekend is happening Saturday and Sunday at Kelowna City Park. The BMO Okanagan Marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifier that attracts thousands of athletes from across Canada. Starting Saturday at 7:30 a.m., the marathon includes several different distance options for all abilities as well as a kids activity centre. For more information visit the Okanagan Marathon website.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infonews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2015
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular penticton News
  • Comments

View Site in: Desktop | Mobile