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Family Day at the BC Wildlife Park

Monday, February 12th
9:30 am to 4:00 pm

(Last admission at 3:30 pm)

Bring the whole family out to enjoy:

Exciting Animal Encounters:
12:00 pm – Wolf Feeding
1:00 pm – Bobcat Feeding
2:00 pm – Reptile Encounter
3:00 pm – Elk Feeding

“The Brave Little Burrowing Owl” at 11:00 am – Discover the lives of burrowing owls through interactive story time! Meet a burrowing owl up close, learn how to keep our habitats healthy and take home your own burrowing owl colouring sheet!

Build A Turtle Workshop at 1:00 pm (by donation) – Registration is  required! Build your own yarn turtle to take home! Children must have adult supervision! To register for this workshop please email bookings@bcwildlife.org, this workshop is limited to 20 participants!

Indoor Family Scavenger Hunt (all ages) – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm – Complete the scavenger hunt to be entered to win an exciting prize package!

Outdoor Winter Photo Scavenger Hunt (all ages) – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm – Complete the scavenger hunt to be entered to win an annual family pass! Bring your smartphone!

Home Hardware Family Farm

Wildlife Rangers Pin Collectors Club  – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

BOO AT THE ZOO!

October 27th, 28th & 29th
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

(Last admission at 8:30 pm)

Bring the whole family out to enjoy:

  • Uncle Chris the Clown performing his magic show on the amphitheatre at 6:30 pm
  • Trick or Treat stations around the park
  • Halloween Carnival Games for ages 4 to 12 – 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Scavenger Hunt for age 13 & up – 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Dress up and enter our Costume Contest! – all ages
  • Exciting Animal Encounters!
    5:00 pm – Bird of Prey Encounter
    7:30 pm – Snake Encounter
  • NEW Haunted Maze
  • Meet our goats at the Home Hardware Family Farm
  • Wildlife Express Miniature Train – $1.00 per person (cash only)
  • Spooktacular light displays
  • Enjoy a tasty meal at the Blue Heron Cafe or a warm drink at the Caboose!

Admission Rates

Adults $12.00
Seniors (65+) $10.00
Children (3 -17) $8.00
Children (2 & under) FREE

Family Day Pass (2 Adults, 2 Children) $35.00
Family Day Pass (2 Adults, 3 Children) $40.00
Family Day Pass (2 Adults, 4 Children) $45.00

*Boo at the Zoo is an after hours event. Annual pass holders will receive 50% off admission rates.

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

What’s Happening in Kamloops for BC Family Day Long Weekend!

Here’s a list of what’s going on for BC Family Day long weekend in Kamloops:

5th Annual Family Day Festival

On Family Day, the City of Kamloops will transform the unnamedTournament Capital Centre (TCC) into a festival for families with children of all ages! The 5th Annual Family Day Festival will take place on Monday, February 13 (a statutory holiday in BC), from 10 am – 2 pm, and the event is free. We will also host a free swim at the TCC from 1 pm – 4 pm.

Community organizations and businesses will bring a wide range of family-focused festivities into one place. Festival goers will have an opportunity to join a princess tea party, get creative with arts and crafts, have their faces painted, experience live performances, learn about all things science, practice karate, and try new sports. With close to 50 booths and activities, there will be something for everyone.

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In addition to music, games, sports, and crafts, there will be opportunities to win great prizes. Families can pick up “experience passports” at the door and all completed passports will be entered in a draw to win an Annual Family Pass to the Wildlife Park.

In addition, the City of Kamloops booth will have a draw to win a six month full facility pass to the TCC and there will be a chance to win more prizes: Wildlife Park passes, family memberships to the Kamloops Art Gallery, skate passes, swim passes, and City of Kamloops swag. If that wasn’t enough, in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, the 150th person to walk through the door at the TCC will win some great Canada 150 merchandise!

The Kamloops Food Bank will be accepting donations for non-perishable food items at the door.

We invite you to celebrate your family with us! See you at the    TCC (910 McGill Road) on Monday February 13th.


BC Family Day Long Weekend at Sun Peaks Resort

Feb 12th – 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Come on out on February 12th for some family fun time!

Bounce high on the Bungee Trampoline, slide down Tube Time dressed as a penguin and enjoy free skating on our new rink.

Pick up a wristband at the Village Day Lodge from 12:00pm to 2:30pm to enjoy the following activities for FREE!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Bungee Trampoline 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Penguin Tube Time 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Ice Skating 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Wristbands are required for all free activities. Pick them up in the Village Day Lodge.

Be sure to ski an extra day! On BC Family Day (Monday February 13) alpine lift tickets are 50% off for BC residents.


Celebrate BC Family Day at BC Wildlife Park

Monday, February 13th
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
(Last admission at 3:30 pm)

Bring the whole family out to enjoy:

Exciting Animal Encounters:
1:00 pm – Bobcat Feeding
2:00 pm – Owl Encounter
Turtle Tales Workshop at 11:00 am! – Discover the lives of turtles through interactive story time and art! Meet a turtle up close and colour your very own painted turtle picture!
Photo Scavenger Hunt (age 8-17) 9:30 am to 3:30 pm – bring your camera or smartphone!
Colour Count Scavenger Hunt (age 5-7) 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Wildlife Rangers Pin Collectors Club – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Admission Rates
Adults $12.00
Seniors (65+) $10.00
Children (3 -17) $8.00
Children (2 & under) FREE

Family Day Pass (2 Adults, 2 Children) $35.00
Family Day Pass (2 Adults, 3 Children) $40.00
Family Day Pass (2 Adults, 4 Children) $45.00

*Annual Pass Holders receive free admission to this event

For more information please call 250-573-3242 ext.226

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

BC Bears Day

Monday, August 1st
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
(Last admission at 4:30 pm)

Bring the whole family out to enjoy: 

  • Uncle Chris the Clown performing on the amphitheatre at 11:00 am & 2:00 pm
  • Bring your teddy bear in to see the Teddy Bear Doctor from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Several exciting animal encounters:
    10:30 am – Kermode bear  feeding
    12:00 pm – Grizzly bear  feeding
    1:00 pm – Bobcat  feeding
    3:00 pm – Moose  feeding
  • BBQ Special! Hot Dog & Drink for $2.50 (cash only) from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Fun Factor Bouncy Inflatables – $2/ticket or $5.00 for three tickets (cash only) from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Wildlife Express Miniature Train  – $1/person (cash only) from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
  • Home Hardware Family Farm  – 10:30 am to 3:30 pm

For more information please call 250-573-3242 ext.226

 

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Family Events for Easter Weekend in Kamloops

Here is what’s happening in Kamloops for Easter Weekend!

Easter Brunch & Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, March 27th from 9:00-11:00 am at Kamloops Golf & Country Club (3125 Tranquille Road)

Join us for a buffet style brunch followed by an Easter Egg hung for kids 10 and under on our driving range!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1588504991475184/


Sahali Mall Easter Eggstravaganza

Saturday, March 26th from 11:00-3:00 pm at Sahali Mall

Join us for a fun filled day! Easter Egg Hunt from 11am-12pm, Bold Pizzeria will have pizza by the slice, Pony Rides by donation in the parking lot, Bouncy Castles and goodies by Jump’n’Jacks Entertainment, Face Painting, princess, coloring contest and more – PLUS take your picture with the Easter Bunny this year and use #smlovelocal and be entered to win $100 Gift Cetificate to Sahali Mall!

https://www.facebook.com/events/586620921503583/


Easter Eggs-Citement at the BC Wildlife Park

March 25, 26, 27, 28 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm at the BC Wildlife Park (Last admission at 3:30 pm)

Bring the whole family out to enjoy:

  • A special appearance by Ronald McDonald on March 27th from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • Uncle Chris the Clown
  • Easter Egg Hunts for kids 12 & under
  • Pancake Breakfast from 9:30 am to 11:00 am – $3.00/small breakfast or $6.00/large breakfast
  • Fun Factor Bouncy Inflatables – $2/ticket or $5 for three tickets (cash only)
  • Colouring Contest for kids 12 & under
  • Scavenger Hunt for kids 13 to 17
  • Wildlife Express Miniature Train – $1/person (cash only)
  • Home Hardware Family Farm – 10:30 am to 3:30 pm

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Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!