Spring Events Near McGill Ridge Apartments in Kamloops

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Spring Events Near McGill Ridge Apartments in Kamloops

The McGill Ridge Kamloops apartment community is located minutes from the rest of the city and is a quick drive to Trans Canada Highway via McGill Road. We like to say, “We’re 5-minutes to everywhere”, because of our convenient location, which makes getting to events and attractions quick and easy, whether the event is local or beyond the city limits. With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of popular local spring events and attractions. Whether or not you rent at McGill Ridge Apartments, Kamloops boasts a cornucopia of family-friendly springtime activities that are often free or reasonably priced.

Events and attractions listed below are in Kamloops.

The 45th Annual Kamloops Regional Farmer’s Market

The farmer’s market began in the early twentieth century, when in 1914 the Kamloops city council set up a market with vendor stalls at Fourth Avenue and Victoria Street. The market had sixteen vendors. You might say the market is “all grown up” now, with 100+ vendors who “make, bake or grow” their own products.

Saturday Market (April 23 – October 29, 2022)
Location: 200 block of St Paul Street
Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Wednesday Market (May 4 – October 26)
Location: 400 block Victoria Street
Time: 8:00 am – 1:30 pm

Visit the Kamloops Farmer’s Market website.

Kweseltken Farmer’s and Artisan Market

The Kweseltken market vendors “make, bake, grow, raise, wild harvest or craft their own products”. The market was launched in June 2019, at the end of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. 2022 marks the third season.

Sundays (June 26-September 25, 2022)
Location: 345 Powwow Trail, Kamloops
Time: 8am – 2pm

Visit the Kwelsetken Farmer’s Market web page.

BC Wildlife Park (Open Daily)

The BC Wildlife Park is a wildlife park and rehabilitation centre for orphaned and injured animals. The park offers a lot of fun, education and food fit for the entire family. In the 18,000 sq. ft. Discovery Centre, check out the gallery, education centre, reptile exhibit, gift shop and Blue Heron Café. Kids can play in the animal-habitat themed playground or cool off in the splash park. You can tour the park onboard the Wildlife Express miniature train!

Open daily
Location: 9077 Dallas Drive
Time: 9:30am – 5:00pm with the last admission at 4:30pm
Purchase a reasonably-priced day pass or annual passes

Rotary International Kamloops Lobsterfest 2022

Drive-thru and pick up a pre-ordered take-out dinner that includes a half-rack of ribs and two lobster tails, buttery potatoes, an Italian green salad, a brownie from Brynn’s Bakery and a bomber of pilsner from Noble Pig.

June 11, 2022
Location: Columbo Lodge, 814 Lorne Street
Time: June 11, 2022. Ticket sales begin May 7
Price: $100. Purchase tickets at the Lobsterfest website

McArthur Island Park

Whether you want to try pickleball or tennis or have a rousing game of mini-golf, this City of Kamloops park has these fun activities and more, including disc golf, lawn bowling, a skateboard park, bike paths and more.

Location: 1655 Island Parkway
Opening hours: 8am – 11pm
Visit the McArthur Island Park web page

All of the spring events and activities listed above are minutes from our Kamloops apartments. View a complete list of seasonal events and activities at Tourism Kamloops.

Rent at McGill Ridge Apartments in Kamloops

Our Kamloops apartment community is comprised of three buildings located in the Southwest Business district just steps from TRU. If you’d like to rent, we suggest viewing our apartment floor plans then complete this quick form to request availability. We will contact you to discuss next steps.