Merchants Market set to take over Downtown Kamloops

The Downtown Merchants Market will once again take over several blocks of Victoria Street this week.
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KAMLOOPS - Four days full of food, music and community is coming to downtown Kamloops this week.

From July 22 to 25 the Downtown Merchants Market will take over several blocks of Victoria Street. Every day will feature live music from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. along with sidewalk sales.

The event will kick off with Car Free Day, which will shut down the 200-block, 300-block and 400-block of Victoria Street on Wednesday, July 22. Only pedestrian traffic will be allowed.

Along with the farmers market you can take in carnival games, entertainment, food and sales.

On Thursday the Taste of Downtown will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at more than 20 downtown eateries. Passports and tokens are available from the visitor information kiosk at the corner of Third Avenue and Victoria Street.

Friday will feature sidewalk entertainment, performers and sales while Saturday Battle of the Bands will take over the Downtown core. Fourth Avenue will be close to traffic for the battle, which will take place from noon to 7 p.m.

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