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Get ready, Kelowna - one of B.C.’s best festivals is returning for another awesome year of arts, music and freshness this summer!
Ponderosa Arts & Music Festival, which takes place in Rock Creek from August 17th to 19th, is the perfect three-day festival for anyone who loves hanging out with friends, listening to good tunes, checking out cool art and enjoying all that nature has to offer.
Ponderosa isn’t like your typical, large, busy outdoor music festival. Independently-run since 2013, the creators of the festival have worked hard to build a sense of community within the festival - and those who have attended in the past will likely agree that they’ve succeeded.
Ponderosa’s easygoing vibes, crowd-free spaces, laid-back schedule and beautiful venue truly set it apart. It’s an accessible event for anyone looking to have a good time - whether you’re looking forward to three days of partying with your squad, or for a fun event to attend with the family.
Weekend passes offer attendees three days of discovery with a selectively curated lineup of live music performances, camping in the pristine setting of Rock Creek, access to swimming in the Kettle River, fresh drinking water, hot showers, morning yoga classes, local food vendors, an artisan market and more.
Attendees can park their RVs at the site, or pitch a tent and set up camp just a short stroll away from both the Kettle River and the festival grounds.
Although all of the camping options at Ponderosa are great, there are Riverside Upgrade options available for those who want to set up camp in a shadier spot right along the river. Those looking for a little more luxury can even book a Tipi Experience package.
Wake up to beautiful scenery and enjoy a morning yoga session, soak up some sun while floating down the Kettle River with your crew, and fuel up at tasty food vendors while checking out the artisan market.
Spend your evening rocking out to live music performances by artists like K-OS, Suuns, Blue Hawaii, The Funk Hunters, Yukon Blonde, We are the City, Little Destroyer, and more.
If attending an unbelievably fun, easy-going and memorable B.C. festival is on your summer bucket list, then Ponderosa Arts & Music Festival is the event for you.