Ribfest, Kamloops Dragon Boat Festival and Hot Nite in the City
With Summer in full swing, you can enjoy Kamloops’ vibrant community with these August staple events. There will be something for everyone!
Ribfest 2022: August 5th – 7th | Riverside Park
Combining the love of great food with great entertainment, Kamloops Ribfest is Western Canada’s biggest rib festival. You can enjoy award-winning ribs, a variety of food vendors, a beer garden and live stage performances.
Kamloops Dragon Boat Festival: August 6th | Riverside Park
As Canada’s Tournament Capital, Kamloops hosts the iconic dragon boating race along the South Thompson River. The free summer event showcases dragon boaters from across B.C. competing in the 500-metre races starting at 8:00 am. The best viewing is from Riverside Park beach!
Hot Nite in the City: August 6th – 8th
If you have a passion for vintage vehicles, get ready for three days of dazzling cars and trucks! From 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, six Downtown city blocks will be closed off, displaying dozens of classical and collector vehicles. We can’t wait!