Events & Festivals

Rock the Lake 2024: Kelowna's Classic Rock Festival

View of a calm lake with large rocks in the foreground, and mountains under a partly cloudy sky at sunset in Penticton.

This summer, Kelowna's Prospera Place is set to transform into an oasis for classic rock enthusiasts, hosting the eagerly anticipated Rock the Lake festival from July 12-14, 2024. For fans and musicians alike, this festival promises a lineup brimming with rock legends and an atmosphere electrified with the spirit of rock 'n' roll.

The Lineup: A Rendezvous with Rock Royalty

With the stage set against the stunning backdrop of Kelowna, Rock the Lake 2024 has curated a lineup that reads like a who's who of classic rock. Festival-goers can look forward to head-banging, fist-pumping performances from a roster of bands that have left indelible marks on the rock genre.

The Rock the Lake music festival in Kelowna is set to deliver its largest lineup yet for the 2024 event, taking place from July 12-14 at the outdoor plaza at Prospera Place. This year’s lineup includes iconic Canadian artists and international rock stars. The first wave of performers features legendary acts like Tom Cochrane, known for classics like "Life is a Highway," and Our Lady Peace, famous for hits such as "Somewhere Out There" and "Superman's Dead." They are joined by Theory of a Deadman, promising a high-energy show with their well-known tracks "Bad Girlfriend," and 54-40, bringing their decades-spanning catalog to the stage.

The festival also welcomes additional acts such as Daughtry, Hoobastank, Texas King, and Lynam. Daughtry is celebrated for their record-breaking debut album and hit singles, while Hoobastank is widely recognized for their song "The Reason." Texas King and Lynam will add to the diverse rock atmosphere with their energetic performances and unique styles​

Ticketing and Access: Your Passport to Rock

Securing your spot at Rock the Lake 2024 is straightforward, with tickets already on sale and various options to suit different preferences. The 3-Day General Admission Pass, starting at $109, offers comprehensive access to all three days of the festival, complete with in-and-out privileges. For those seeking an elevated experience, the Castanet VIP Section provides a premium vantage point for $489, ensuring VIP access throughout the festival weekend.

For attendees who can only make it for a day, single-day passes offer a flexible option, allowing fans to choose the day they wish to attend. Each ticket type has been thoughtfully designed to ensure festival-goers can fully immerse themselves in the music, atmosphere, and community spirit that Rock the Lake embodies.

An Inclusive Experience: Accessibility and Amenities

Rock the Lake 2024 is committed to creating an inclusive and accessible event for all music lovers. With accessible parking, seating, and facilities, the festival ensures that every attendee can enjoy the performances comfortably and without hassle. Service animals are welcome, reinforcing the festival's dedication to accommodating all guests.

Beyond the music, the festival experience is enhanced by an array of amenities designed to cater to the needs of the attendees. From designated washroom facilities to a variety of food and beverage options, every aspect has been considered to ensure a seamless and enjoyable festival experience.

A Fusion of Rock and Wine: A Unique Kelowna Collaboration

In a delightful twist, Rock the Lake 2024 has partnered with the Okanagan Wine Festivals to blend the rich flavours of BC's wine country with the electrifying energy of classic rock. This collaboration not only offers attendees a chance to indulge in some of the finest local wines but also highlights the culture and offerings of Kelowna and the surrounding region. The festival is committed to delivering an experience that transcends music, inviting attendees to savour the broader sensory pleasures of the Okanagan.

Stay Connected: Keeping Up with the Latest

For those eager to stay in the loop with the latest festival news, updates, and surprises, the official Rock the Lake website and Prospera Place's social media channels are your go-to sources. These platforms offer real-time information, ensuring that attendees are well-informed about everything from lineup additions to any logistical updates leading up to the festival.

Rock the Lake 2024 is a celebration of classic rock's enduring legacy, set against the stunning landscape of Kelowna. With its thoughtfully curated lineup, range of ticket options, and commitment to accessibility and enjoyment for all, this festival is shaping up to be a highlight of the summer music calendar. Get ready to rock, Kelowna—this July, Prospera Place is the place to be.