There are so many places to go and things to do in BC this summer. Here are a few of the events happening around the province.
July 1: Canada Day, Everywhere
Pick any city or town in BC and you are going to find some fabulous celebrations happening for Canada’s 156th birthday. Whether it’s by the water or in a green space, it’s a great way to spend a holiday, especially on a Saturday! Check local websites to find out what is happening where you are.
June 30 to July 3: Fantastic Slo Pitch and A&W Music Festival, Vernon
Get ready to play hard! Four days of slo pitch and live music. This is Canada’s largest Slo Pitch tournament and music festival. Spend the day playing hard or cheering on your favourite team. Grab your friends and take in the fabulous live music on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Ticket and info at funtasticsports.ca
July 6: Dîner en Blanc, Okanagan
This chic picnic takes place in an undisclosed area. Participants meet at a designated location and wear white. Transportation will take you to a secret location where guests set up their chairs, table, food etc. You must be invited by someone who has been to a previous event or sign up at their website Okanagan. More info at dinerenblanc.com.
July 9: Okanagan Granfondo, Penticton
This mass cycling event ranks as one of North America’s premier cycling events that attracts recreational, elite and pro cyclists. It’s an epic weekend of road cycling in the heart of Okanagan wine country. Cyclists can choose from one of four distances with each distance starting and finishing in Penticton. More info at okanagangranfondo.com.
July 18 to August 20: Caravan Farm Theatre, Armstrong
Caravan Farm Theatre is a not-for-profit professional outdoor theatre company based on an 80-acre farm near Armstrong, BC. This year’s two-hour performance is Every Brilliant Thing and starts at 7:30 pm. More info at caravanfarmtheatre.com.
Fun Things Everywhere!
There are hundreds of other smaller events happening in BC this summer. Wineries have special dinners, entertainers, and outdoor concerts, so contact your favourite winery and see what they are up to this summer!