West Kelowna World Music Festival

A Celebration of Culture



The City of West Kelowna, in partnership with Creative Okanagan, is proud to present the 5th annual West Kelowna World Music Festival:

  • Saturday, August 26 
  • 4:00 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Memorial Park, adjacent to Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Centre
  • 3737 Old Okanagan Highway (get directions)
West Kelowna World Music Festival is a family event.

Admission is free. Vending opportunities are available for those wishing to purchase food on site.

About the Event



West Kelowna World Music Festival is an artistic showcase, flavoured with the many cultures of the Okanagan Valley. The event is hosted at Memorial Park as part of Council's vision to create a vibrant Westbank Centre and establish the area as the social, cultural and civic heart of West Kelowna.
West Kelowna World Music Festival is family focused, offering a kids' zone and an all ages entertainment lineup.

Admission to all performances is free. Retail opportunities are available to those wishing to purchase food from vendors on site.

For more information, please contact the Recreation and Culture Department at:

On Stage Performances

Acts performing at the Annette Beaudreau Amphitheatre are:

Opening Acts

  • Krystal Withakay - Aboriginal
  • Ootn' Oots - rock band for kids
  • Waking Cal.li.o.pe - Folk
  • Los Riveras - Latin and Spanish Flamenco

Headline Acts

  • Kym Gouchie Band - Aboriginal, Folk and Roots
  • Chipko Jones - Calypso, Reggae and Ska

Off Stage Activities


Off stage, enjoy the gravity defying performances of Kinshira - an LED light and stilts show.

Interior Savings presents KidZone, from 4 to 8 p.m. , featuring free activities such as circus yoga, face-painting, hand-drumming, story-telling, two bouncy castles, and more.

Partners



  • Arts Council of the Central Okanagan
  • City of West Kelowna
  • Creative Okanagan
  • Gorman Brothers
  • Interior Savings
  • New Horizons Productions
  • Rotary
  • Twirling Umbrellas

Media Partners



  • AM 1150
  • Westside Weekly

Find Memorial Park



Memorial Park is located next to Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Centre (JBMAC) at 3737 Old Okanagan Highway.

If travelling north, proceed along Highway 97 (turns into one-way Dobbin Road through Westbank Centre) to Old Okanagan Highway. Turn right on Old Okanagan Highway and travel 250 metres. Park and JBMAC entrance is on the left.

If travelling south, proceed along Highway 97 (turns into one-way Main Street through Westbank Centre), turn left onto Old Okanagan Highway. Proceed on Old Okanagan Highway and go straight through the intersection of Dobbin Road (Highway 97 northbound). Park entrance is 250 metres ahead on the left.