New Interpretive Canoe Excursion Pairs Perfectly with Kamloops VIP Winery Visit

 July 10, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Tourism /  No Comments

Kamloops, BC  Three Kamloops tourism businesses – Moccasin Trails, DiVine Tours and Harper’s Trail Winery – have teamed up to launch a new interpretive tour.  The “Water to Wine Experience” embraces the area’s rich indigenous culture and is perfectly paired with a VIP wine tasting and patio picnic. “The South Thompson River serves as the lifeblood of Secwepemc Nation. It is a traditional waterway of the Tk’emlups people, which has served, and continues to serve as a connection to others and to M …


BrewLoops Downtown Block Party featuring FireFit

 April 4, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, Music, Tourism /  No Comments

Kamloops BC – On May 25th & 26th BrewLoops Cultural Development Society will kick off the summer season with beer, food trucks, live music and a new collaboration featuring the 2019 Southern BC FireFit Regional Championships. “It’s not often that the average Joe gets to see firefighters in action,” says Tyson Andrykew, co-chair of BrewLoops Society, “and I think this is a wonderful opportunity for our community to see these highly trained athletes in action paired with some great craft beer. …


Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games Legacy Distribution Announced

 December 17, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Sports, Tourism /  No Comments

Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games Legacy Distribution Announced Kamloops’ sporting committee has received an influx of capital after the Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games Legacy Celebration Kamloops, British Columbia – Canada’s Tournament Capital gathered together this evening to remember the impact of the Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games and celebrate the allocation of close to $60,000 from the Legacy Fund. This evening, seven local organizations received funding for infrastructure, equipment, and trainin …


BC Wildlife Park’s Wildlights

 December 17, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, Tourism /  No Comments

From December 14 until January 6, bring the whole family out to enjoy over 650,000 lights, interactive displays and light sculptures at the 21st annual Wildlights presented by the BC Wildlife Park along with Cascades Casino Kamloops. New this year is the Canadian Tire Kamloops Holiday Gazebo, bright lights train tunnel, and more lights than ever! Other highlights include a cookie baking contest (December 15 & 16 only), Scrooge’s Scavenger Hunt, the Nutcracker Maze; and family favorites inclu …


2019 Tourism Kamloops BOLD Hospitality Awards Nominees Announced

 November 22, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, Tourism /  No Comments

Kamloops, BC: November 20, 2018 – A record-breaking 72 nominations highlighting 46 unique nominees were received by closing time on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 for the 3rd Annual Tourism Kamloops BOLD Hospitality Awards.  The response was tremendous with 39% of nominations coming from Kamloops visitors, a first for the awards program. Nominations were submitted for all 6 awards categories: Accommodation “foh” of the Year – Front of House Accommodation “boh” of the Year – Back of House Food …


Headline Acts, Art Booths & More at Children’s Arts Festival, Sept. 14 & 15

 September 12, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, News, The Arts, Tourism /  No Comments

There is a hero inside every kid. Join us at the 19th annual Kamloops Children’s Arts Festival on September 14-15. The theme of this year’s festival is “Superheroes” with a goal of inspiring the little heroes in your life. Wear a costume — creativity and heroic adventures await! The Festival gives all children in the Kamloops area, ages 2 and up, the chance to try out different art forms. Unlike the majority of kids’ festivals in the province, thanks to sponsors and supporters, the Kamloops eve …


You’ve Broken in, But Now Can You Escape from PADOVA?

 September 7, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, Tourism /  No Comments

Tranquille Tunnel Theatre is proud to present their first-ever Tunnel Escape production (and the only of its kind in Canada!) in partnership with Chimera Theatre: Escape From Padova by Andrew G. Cooper and Dan Ondang. The abandoned sanitorium outside of town has just been purchased and they’re now calling it Padova City. You heard that there’s something strange about the new owner and wanted to check it out for yourself. Late one night, you find an entrance to the tunnels under the deserted faci …


WCT Single Tickets Now on Sale

 August 15, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  The Arts, Tourism /  No Comments

Book Early for ELF! Single tickets are now on sale to all our 2018-19 Season’s shows. Book early to get the best seats. Kamloopa – A Transformational Adventure Vimy – Heroism, Romance, Sacrifice ELF–The Musical – Modern Christmas Classic! Meet My Sister – Sibling Revelry! Buddy–The Buddy Holly Story – Iconic Rock ‘n’ Roll Musical Mom’s the Word–Nest 1/2 Empty – The Comedy of All Mothers Empire of the Son – Stunning, Powerful, Hypnotic Made in Italy – Audience Favourite Returns! Be sure to see al …


BrewLoops Festival Set to Return This Fall

 August 7, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, Tourism /  No Comments

Kamloops BC – Hear ye, hear ye, BrewLoops calls for all persons of discerning taste to join them for their 4th Annual BrewLoops Fall Festival.  Event dates for the momentous occasion are September 28 & 29, 2018. This year’s event will feature a few changes to the much beloved local festival some of which include a venue change, Simcoe Avenue and the adjourning parking lot (the Best West/Strauss lot along Fortune Drive), and the use of one location for the duration of the festival. “Holding t …


KAC Rivertown Players continues free theatre for kids to Aug. 25

 July 28, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, News, The Arts, Tourism /  No Comments

Kamloops Arts Council in partnership with Project X offer fun, free children’s shows for all ages Kamloops — The Rivertown Players are excited to be back with free, fun and interactive children’s theatre this summer. After a successful July, the troupe will soon be launching their three new shows for August: Carrot the Parrot By Ashley Hiibner It’s all smooth sailing aboard the SS A-Hoy… Until the crew notices the captain has gone missing! Now it’s up to the crew, the new recruits, and the re …



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