Summer Events

Downtown Kelowna Block Party

Event Details

2024-07-20 to 2024-07-20
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453 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6L6, Canada


The Ultimate Summer Celebration

As the weather warms up, the city of Kelowna transforms into the ultimate hub of summer festivities, with the highlight of the season being the Downtown Kelowna Block Party in July. This renowned annual event is a gathering that showcases the Okanagan’s community spirit.

Held in downtown Kelowna, the Block Party is typically located on Bernard Avenue and Water Street. Thousands of locals and tourists alike fill the streets for this all-day extravaganza that usually starts at 10 am and concludes by 4 pm.

The Downtown Kelowna Block Party is a celebration of local culture and community spirit. With over 100 vendors ranging from retail businesses, food trucks, artisan booths, non-profit organizations, and local community groups, there's something for everyone.

Feast your senses on a wide variety of local cuisines. From locally sourced gourmet dishes to some of the best international street food, your taste buds are in for a treat. Additionally, local wineries and breweries often have a presence, letting you sip the best of the Okanagan's world-renowned beverages.

Entertainment is at the core of the Block Party. Multiple stages host an array of talent, from local bands and musicians to dance troupes and performance artists. Each year, the event features an eclectic mix of music genres, promising something to suit every musical taste.Kids are far from forgotten at the Block Party. A dedicated Kids Zone ensures your little ones are catered for, with fun activities such as face painting, bouncy castles, interactive games, and more.

Remember to pack your sunscreen, a hat, and refillable water bottles. Although the event is free, it's always a good idea to bring some cash or a card for food, drinks, and any irresistible artisan products you might come across.

The Downtown Kelowna Block Party is an example of the thriving, diverse, and welcoming community that calls Kelowna home. Whether you're a local or a visitor, don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the true spirit of the Okanagan.