Light Up, Winterfest coming to town this weekend - InfoNews

Current Conditions

Mostly Cloudy

Light Up, Winterfest coming to town this weekend

A wreath outside Kelowna City Hall is pictured in this file photo.
Image Credit: FILE PHOTO
November 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM

KELOWNA – If you’re looking for a little tree decorating inspiration, then you’ll want to be at either the West Kelowna or Downtown Kelowna Light Ups this weekend.

The 28th annual Downtown Kelowna Light Up is an entire day of Christmas events. The official lighting of the huge Christmas tree north of Stuart Rink Saturday, Dec. 3 is the culmination of a food, live music, ice skating, face painting, a bounce house, lawn games, hot chocolate and a BBQ.

Santa himself will light the tree at 5 p.m. and be available for photos for the first time this year, and the Kelowna Community Theatre will play Christmas movies.

The City of West Kelowna is hosting their annual Light Up and Winterfest this weekend at Town Centre starting Friday, Dec. 2. There will be caroling, kids’ activites, hot chocolate and cookies at this free event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the tree will be lit at 6 p.m.

Winterfest takes place at Mt. Boucherie Community Centre on Cameron Road Sunday, Dec. 4 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be free skating, crafts, face painting and cookie decorating followed by a visit from Santa.

Skate and helmet rentals are free during this event however a donation to the food bank is accepted.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw or call 250-718-0428 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2016
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kamloops News
  • Comments
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile