Art and music hit the streets for Kamloops' Spring Fest

Some Kamloops shops are planning sidewalk sales and promotions during this year's Spring Fest.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Downtown Kamloops

KAMLOOPS – This weekend the downtown core in Kamloops will transform into a pop up plaza filled with art and entertainment.

Locals can take in a drum circle, swing dance lessons, hoop dancing and watch live mural painting. For the younger crowd, there will be face painting and a family clown. An interactive makers market and art auction fundraiser takes place on the last day of the festival, according to a release from Downtown Kamloops. 

On Saturday and Sunday bands perform live on the main stage in the 300 block of Victoria Street. At Mission Dolores, Bees & Bare Bones and James & the North Shore are headlining the event. Musicians are scheduled to play throughout the day in various locations in the 100 block to the 400 block of Victoria Street and in Landsdowne Village.

Some downtown shops are offering sales and promotions during the festival. 

Spring Fest 2017 runs from Friday, May 26 to Sunday, May 28. People can take it all in on Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Live painting is on the Spring Fest 2017 event schedule.
Live painting is on the Spring Fest 2017 event schedule.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Downtown Kamloops

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