March 26, 2024

Downtown Event Guide: April 2024

As the sun begins to linger a little longer and the promise of spring fills the air, Downtown Kamloops is gearing up for a month filled with excitement, culture, and community. April is set to be one to remember in Downtown Kamloops.

Holi Festival of Colours: April 7

The Holi Festival returns to Riverside Park on April 7 from 1-4 pm. This SOLD-OUT event will have a live DJ, delicious food, vibrant colours, and more! Though the event is sold-out, everyone is invited to attend this colourful celebration.

For more information and inquiries about event support, contact rdbkamloops@gmail.com.

📍100 Lorne Street

Western Canada Theatre Year-End Productions

Jesus Christ Superstar: April 4th – 20th, Sagebrush Theatre

An explosive, dynamic telling of the last week of Jesus’ life, full of iconic music, exhilarating dance, and stirring performances. The greatest story ever told, following the exuberant faith of Jesus’ followers, the betrayal of Judas, and the devastating finale. A story of faith, passion, and betrayal, as relevant today as it was 2000 years ago, leaping off the Sagebrush stage in an all-new, original WCT production.

📍1300 9th Ave

Inner Elder: April 23rd-27th, Pavilion Theatre

A young Indigenous girl growing up in Alberta navigates a world of substance abuse, aliens, and the spiritual presence of her guiding grandmothers. In her darkest moments, her superhero Kookum with magic moccasins appears to help light the way forward. With humour, forgiveness, and truth, she is able to heal from the past and transform her future.

Award-winning Cree artist Michelle Thrush (from APTN’s Blackstone, CBC’s North of 60Arctic Air) weaves real-life memories with laughter, grace, and playfulness to explore her own inner Elder. A mix of poignant recollections, beautiful humour, and intimate storytelling that will open your heart and mind while making you laugh out loud.

📍1025 Lorne Street

Get your tickets now at www.wctlive.ca/tickets

Bikini Bills Swimwear Show: April 13

Bikini Bills is hosting a swimwear event on Saturday, April 13th from 4-6 pm.

Check out the new 2024 swimwear, enjoy snacks and music, and stay for the fashion show! Also, enter to win door prizes from some of our downtown businesses. The show is free or by donation to the Chris Rose Walk for Autism.

📍 143 Victoria Street

Far & Wide Book Swap: April 23

Update your summer reading list at Far & Wide’s Spring Book Swap event! You will also be able to DIY your own bookmark. Your GoodReads account will thank you.

Keep an eye out on Far & Wide’s Instagram page for more details!

📍353 Victoria Street

Spring Artisan Sale & Demos: April 27th

The Kamloops Arts and Crafts Club is hosting their Spring Artisan Sale on April 27 from 9-3pm at the Hertage House. Explore handmade ceramics, jewelry, crafts, and more! Craft demos and techniques will be held throughout the day. Coffee and baked goods will be available.

📍100 Lorne Street

Brewloops: April 27th

Brewloops returns to downtown Kamloops on April 27th from 5-10pm! Enjoy beverages from over 20 breweries, cideries, distilleries, and more from around British Columbia. Non-alcoholic options will also be available.

Enjoy food from delicious local food trucks and live performances by Delhi 2 Dublin, Small Town Artillery, Yaris Paris, The Stonefruits, Earthbound, Tommy Carson and Stefan Thordason.

This is a 19+ event. For more information, head to the Brewloops Facebook Page.

📍400 Block Victoria Street

CFJC-TV Boogie the Bridge: April 28

The 27th Annual CFJC-TV Boogie the Bridge returns to the heart of downtown Kamloops on April 28th! The 200 block of Victoria Street will become a sea of red as Kamloops’ largest health and wellness event kicks off Sunday at 8 AM. Register as a team or individually and be part of all the fun. Proceeds from this year’s event go to support Volunteer Kamloops. Please plan your route accordingly and be aware of road closures throughout the morning. For more information, head over to the Boogie the Bridge website.

Boogie Events:

April 9th: Boogie Burger & Beer Night – Shark Club

April 26th & 27th: Boogie Expo at the Colombo Lodge

April 28th: 27th Annual CFJC-TV Boogie the Bridge

📍200 Block Victoria Street

Article written by downtownkamloops
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