Life in the City Gardens Neighbourhood: December November 29, 2023

The holiday season is upon us, and there’s no better place to experience the magic of Christmas than the City Gardens neighbourhood. As December rolls around, Downtown Kamloops comes alive with festive cheer and a variety of events and attractions that are sure to get you into the holiday spirit.

Kamloops Symphony: Christmas with the KSO – December 16 and 17

Kick off your holiday celebrations with the Kamloops Symphony’s ‘Christmas with the KSO.’ This enchanting concert features the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra (KSO) Chorus and students from the Kamloops Symphony Music School. Sing along to your cherished carols as the symphony fills the air with heartwarming melodies.

Kamloops Art Gallery’s Exhibitions – Now until December 30

For art enthusiasts, the Kamloops Art Gallery offers a feast for the eyes with its two current exhibitions. Immerse yourself in the world of contemporary and traditional art as you appreciate the creativity of local and international artists, making it a fantastic destination for a cultural outing.

Western Canada Theatre: Shrek the Musical – December 1 to December 9

Yes, you read that right! If you have not done so yet, check out this family-friendly musical adventure – with ‘Shrek the Musical’ presented by Western Canada Theatre at the Sagebrush Theatre. With catchy tunes and captivating performances from your favourite fairy tale, this show promises to be a delightful experience for all ages. 

CPKC Holiday Train – December 16

Get ready for festive cheer as the CPKC Holiday Train is set to roll into various cities and towns across Canada! Make a note on your calendars because on December 16th, the train will be making a stop in Kamloops. Head over to the north side of Sandman Centre on Lorne Street, rear parking lot, to catch a fantastic performance by Tyler Shaw and Kiesza. The train is scheduled to arrive at 4:45pm, with the performance kicking off at 5:00pm.

Kamloops Blazers Games – Now until February 2024

And, of course, you can’t spend the holiday season without a little bit of hockey action! If you’re a sports enthusiast or simply looking for an exhilarating outing, catching a Blazers game can be a great way to enjoy the festivities. Check their schedule for game dates and times.

In the core of Downtown Kamloops, the City Gardens neighbourhood offers an array of events and attractions catering to a variety of interests and preferences. From captivating concerts to artistic exhibitions and family-friendly performances, there’s something for everyone in this charming district. As you plan your December activities, remember to embrace the local culture and community spirit, creating unforgettable memories with your loved ones.

Photo credit: Tourism Kamloops

Author: Mandy Curtis Post Date: November 29, 2023

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