- Kelowna Votes
Plans for the return of Canada Day celebrations in Kelowna were announced earlier this week.
It’s the long-awaited return of the annual celebration that was put on pause for the last two summers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 55,000 people are expected to attend the event next Friday, with activities taking place all over the downtown core.
For starters, July 1 is the first day of Meet Me on Bernard, which means Bernard Avenue will be closed west of St. Paul Street until the end of summer.
Closures that will be in place only for Canada Day celebrations include:
The City of Kelowna is urging residents to reduce traffic and parking congestion by biking, walking or carpooling to the festivities on July 1.
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