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Outdoor Concerts in the Okanagan

The Okanagan sunshine has finally arrived! In celebration of the heat and our love of live music,
we’ve put together a list of FREE outdoor concerts taking place across the Okanagan.
Thankfully, the Okanagan hosts a wide range of musical styles, allowing everyone to find the
perfect concert to enjoy in this beautiful place we call home. First let’s begin the list with
concerts taking place in Kelowna, BC!

“Parks Alive!”
Festivals Kelowna hosts live outdoor entertainment all summer long at unique venues in
Kelowna, BC. Performances are family friendly and free of charge. You are welcome to show
your support for “Parks Alive!” by donating on site. Each donation gives you a chance to win
some very cool door prizes from their community supporters. With a wide range of performers,
musical genres, and styles there is a show for everyone!

Sampling of Upcoming Events:
Tuesday, August 2nd 2016. 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Country music in Gertsmar Park
Performances by Jim Abbott and Steven Stairs
Friday, August 5th 2016. 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Indie music at the Kelowna Pride Stage, Kerry Park
Performances by Lefty, The Bonsais, Amistad, and Ari Neufeld
Tuesday, August 8th 2016. 6:30PM – 8:30PM
50’s/60’s Music at Rutland Lions Park
Performances by Shaughnessy Rose and The Regals
For more information, visit www.parksalive.festivalskelowna.com.

“Vibes at the Vine”
Vibrant Vines is hosting a free concert series on their beautiful outdoor stage. Performances
occur from 1:30PM – 4:30PM and feature an array of artists. Enjoy the music while sipping a
glass of their tasty wine.

Sampling of Upcoming Events:
Sunday, July 31st 2016. Performance by Adam Meachem
Monday, August 1st 2016. Performance by Sally Wallick
Saturday, August 6th 2016. Performance by Monica Tracey
Sunday, August 7th 2016. Performance by Blue Skies the Trio and the list goes on!
For full schedule of events see www.thevibrantvine.com

“Opera Under the Stars”
Presented by Opera Kelowna and UBC Okanagan is a free concert in the courtyard of the UBCO
campus. “Opera Under the Stars” offers world-class voices in a relaxed family friendly
environment. You are welcome to pack a picnic and blanket to make it one memorable summer
evening. Concert begins at 8:30PM.
For full more information please visit www.operakelowna.comh

Peachland, BC
Even Peachland residents can enjoy outdoor live music without having to drive far! The
Peachland Rotary Club is hosting a free summer concert series at the Rotary Club in Heritage
park.

Upcoming Events:
Sunday, August 7th 2016. 4PM. Performance by Pauline Kyllonen
Sunday, August 7th 2016. 6PM. Performance by Opera Kelowna
Sunday, August 14th 2016. 4PM. Performance by Cod Gone Wild
For more information, visit www.peachlandrotary.com

Lake Country, BC

Taking place across Lake Country with a plethora of performances and locations is the first
annual “Live in Lake Country” Concert series. Each Sunday performers will entertain audiences
from 6:30PM – 9:00PM. Like most outdoor concerts these are free to attend and family friendly.
This series also includes a “Movie-in-the-Park” aspect so you can sit back and enjoy a live band
followed by a movie.

Sampling of Upcoming Events:
Saturday, July 30th 2016. 6:30PM – 9:00PM
Kaloya Park – 16061 Trask Road
Performances by Sophia Boal and Black Umfolosi
Saturday, August 6th 2016. 6:30PM – 9:00PM
Jack Seaton Park – 1950 Camp Road
Performances by Madison Gendemann, Brandon Schmoor and James Buddy Rogers
Saturday, August 13th 2016. 6:30PM – 9:00PM
Swalwell Park – 10070 Bottom Wood Lake Road
Performances by Shea Fraser, Hip Replacements and Sista B Duo
For full schedule of events see www.okanaganway.ca

Penticton, BC
Thornhaven Estate Winery is hosting live performances on their beautiful patio overlooking the
vineyard. If you’re looking to enjoy a nice summer day with a glass of wine, while listening to
live music then this is the best place to do it! There are no tickets required for the performances
just a purchase from their business, but we know that wont be a problem as everyone needs a
good glass of wine!

Sampling of Upcoming Events:
Saturday, August 6th 2016. 1PM-4PM
Performance by WD40
Sunday, August 7th 2016. 1PM – 4PM
Performance by Timbre Wolves
Saturday, August 13th 2016. 1PM – 4PM
Performance by Uncorked
For full schedule of events see www.thornhaven.com

West Kelowna, BC
Take in free concerts every Friday night at the amphitheatre in Memorial Park.
Friday, August 5th 2016. 6:45PM
Performance by Westbank Opry
Friday, August 12th 2016. 6:45PM
Performance by Royal
Friday, August 13th 2016. 6:45PM
Performance by Joshua Smith
For full schedule of events see www.districtofwestkelowna.ca

What performances are you most excited for? Do you enjoy sitting on a patio or plunking down
on the grass and feeling nature surround you? What could make outdoor performances better?
More beverages? Pet friendly? Tell us! We want to know!
Enjoy the sunshine and concerts!

Photocredit: Parks Alive!

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