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Bernard Ave. by: Jessica Schlamp

Downtown Kelowna Block Party

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Block Party is turning 25, and we're going BIG

Saturday August 9, 2014   |   11AM - 5PM
Kerry Park & Bernard Ave.

Family, friends, dogs, shopping, food, music and fun… who doesn’t love a good old fashion Block Party? The new Bernard Avenue will be closed to traffic and lined with over 130 vendors offering great deals, yummy treats, children’s activities, music and lots more for the whole gang.

We’ve got lots of free stuff like a dog agility show and yoga classes; a Downtown Kelowna Fashion Show at 1:30pm; face painting and funky hair studios; soldiers and army jeeps; a climbing wall and even a TELUS Bouncy Castle Park! We can’t forget the Wentworth Musical Petting Zoo… no animals here, just lots of fun and instruments for your epic Guitar Hero solos. There will be awesome entertainment going on all day at the three street stages, too. Seriously, you’ll be singing, moving and grooving before you know it. Don’t miss The Boom Booms at 3:30pm on the Westcorp Main Stage. This is only a sneak peek into the awesomeness of this Block Party. So if we may reference a solid 80’s saying, be there or be square! When else do people get to party in the middle of a shiny, new street?

The Downtown Kelowna Block Party presented by Interior Savingstakes place in Kerry Park and along Bernard Avenue from Richter St. to Abbott Street. This event is open to the general public for FREE.

Don't miss a thing, check out the full schedule below.  Or download your copy HERE.

ENTERTAINMENT


Westcorp Main Stage – Kerry Park

11:00am – 12:00pm                Dog Agility Show
                                                          Central Okanagan Dog Agility Club

12:00pm – 1:00pm                 Fudunkafunk (Funk | Kelowna)

1:00pm – 2:00pm                   Free Kids/Youth Yoga Class (on the grass)
                                                          Ivivva Athletica

1:10pm – 2:10pm                    Wild Son (Folk-Rock | Kelowna)

2:00pm – 3:00pm                   Free Adults Yoga Class (on the grass)
                                                          The Hot Box Yoga

2:20pm – 3:20pm                   Devon Coyote (Rock-Folk-Blues | Kelowna)

3:30pm – 5:00pm                   The Boom Booms (Reggae-Soul | Vancouver)

 

Sun FM / EZ Rock Stage - 300 Block Bernard Ave.

11:10am – 12:10pm                Windborn (Singer-Songwriter | Kelowna)

12:20pm – 1:20pm                 Cod Gone Wild (Celtic | Vernon)

1:30pm – 2:30pm                   Downtown Kelowna Fashion Show
                                                          produced by DEJAVU Model Management

2:50pm – 3:50pm                   Zamboni Brothers (Classic Rock | Kelowna)

4:00pm – 5:00pm                   My Kind of Karma (Folk-Rock-Reggae |
                                                          Kelowna)

 

Interior Savings Kids Stage - 500 Block Bernard Ave.

11:15am – 12:15pm                 Ishdafish Music (Performer | Hope)

12:30pm – 1:00pm                MagicShow2Go (Entertainer | Vancouver)

1:10pm – 2:10pm                   Bumbershoot Children’s Theatre (Choir-
                                                         Theatre | Kelowna)

2:15pm – 2:45pm                   Trixie the Clown (Entertainer | West Kelowna)

3:00pm – 3:45pm                   MagicShow2Go (Entertainer | Vancouver)

4:00pm – 5:00pm                   Kelowna Rock School (Rock | Kelowna)

FUN ALL-DAY THINGS


11:00am – 4:00pm           Safeway Charity BBQ
                                                    Muscular Dystrophy Canada; 600 Block

11:00am – 5:00pm            Bouncy Castle & Moose Mascot
                                                 
Big White Ski Resort; Kerry Park

Park & Play
City of Kelowna Active Living & Culture; Kerry Park

Skateboard Park
The Bakery Boardshop; 400 Block

Little Travelers Safety Village
Kelowna & District Safety Council; 400 Block

Art Station
Kelowna Art Gallery; 500 Block       

Musical Instrument Zoo
Wentworth Music; 500 Block

Punk Hair Studio *while supplies last
MC College; 500 Block

Climbing Wall
Downtown Kelowna Association; 500 Block

Meet a Hero
BC Dragoons; 500 Block

TELUS Bouncy Castle Park
TELUS;  600 Block

11:30am – 3:00pm            Free Face Painting & Balloon Artist
                                                  Towne Centre Mall; 500 Block

 FUN ONE-TIME-DON'T-MISS THINGS


11:00am – 5:00pm          Fat Cat Mascot
                                              
Interior Savings; Roaming

1:30pm – 2:30pm            Downtown Kelowna Fashion Show                                                                             produced by DEJAVU Model Management; 300 Block

1:00pm – 2:00pm            Free Kids/Youth Yoga Class (on the grass)
                                                 Ivivva Athletica; Kerry Park

1:00pm – 4:00pm           Ishdafish Soapbox Street Theatre                  
                                                 Roaming

2:00pm – 3:00pm          Free Adults Yoga Class (on the grass)
                                                The Hot Box Yoga; Kerry Park

2014 Block Party Vendors


30 Minute Hit Kelowna  Kelowna Women's Shelter
American Apparel KGH Foundation
Amni Apparel  Kmotion Apparel 
Amy's Gifts KRAFTY kitchen & bar
Arbonne  Ktown Street Meat
Arkindale Farms KVI Travel
Aviva Studios La Belle Boutique
Bakery Boardshop, The Lake Okanagan Realty 
BC Dragoons Lavish Design
Bean Scene Coffee  Lipo Laser & Spa 
Behind The Fly  Luigi's Towing
Bertram & Co. Tattoo & Piercing lululemon athletica
Bia Boro Boutique  Luscious Lashes Inc. 
Blackfish Apparel Maccabee Financial Inc. 
BMO - Bank of Montreal  Mary Claris Hair Extensions
Boyd Autobody & Glass Mary Kay Cosmetics
Bread Company, The MC College
Brendon Rothwell Notary Public Michelle Handcrafts
Burnetts Florist & Gifts  Mighty Bricks 
BWP Consulting Inc  Milkcrate Records 
Cadence Footwear Modern Accents
Canada Synthetic Turf Mosaic Books 
Canadian Jewelry Exchange Intl. Moxy Apparel
Canadian School of Natural Nutrition  Natural Rezources
Centre culturel francohone de l'Okanagan  New Vintage Theatre
Chaibaba  Norwex
CIBC O'Flannigan's Pub
CIBC Run For The Cure  Okanagan Car Share Co-op
Collective, The Okanagan College
College of Opticians of BC Okanagan Hydroplanes
Collett Manor Okanagan Pride Society
CrAsian Food Truck  Okanagan WaterWise
Cruzwear Unlimited O-Lake Cafe & Bistro 
Dixies Concession ORL Kelowna Branch 
DM Cash4Gold Pharaoh Tattoo Studio 
Don't Look Down Tattoo & Apparel Platinum Tattoo 
Downtown Scooterz Pulp Fiction Coffee House 
Duke & Duchess Apparel raw athletics 
Elizabeth Fry Society Routes
Epicure Royal Lepage Kelowna 
Face to Face Face Painting Salted Brick
Fair Realty Kelowna Sand Magic Kelowna
Full Moon Scooter's Ice Cream Ltd 
Funktional Gifts Scotiabank 
Gaia Love Serenicity
Get in the Loop Serenity Aesthetics 
Gifts for Him Sliderz Community House
Gorgeous Georgie's Ice Cream Slim's Shades 
Gypsy Soul Designs Smokanagan 
Happy Pineapple Hawaiian Shave Ice  Smoothies
Highpoint Ventures SpinCo.
Hot Box Yoga, The SS Korean
Inspire Health  Sun City Vapors
Inspired Eyes Creative Eyewear Surf Culture Clothing Co.
IODE Thrift Store Sweet Cravings
It Works Sweetnam's Nik Naks
Ivivva Ted's Paperback
JK Apparel Ten Fashions Bridal Boutique
Kelly O'Bryan's Restaurant Tigerlily Fashions
Kelowna Area Cycling Coalition Turtle Island Gallery 
Kelowna Beach Rentals Uniquity Creations & Consignments 
Kelowna Chamber of Commerce  Wild Mountain 
Kelowna Christian School WildPlay Kelowna
Kelowna Community Food Bank WorkBC
Kelowna Museums  x10sion 207 Clothing Co.
  Bell Media

 STAGE SPONSORS


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COMMUNITY
PARTNERS


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RSVP on Facebook HERE!


VENDORS


CLICK HERE
for vendor information.


VOLUNTEER


Urge to do something good? Love to give back to the community? Volunteering at the Block Party is a blast! Check out the opportunities and sign up in 3 easy steps:

 

1. Click this link: http://vols.pt/1VJKEq
2. Enter your email address.
3. View the volunteer opportunities and choose your spots!

 

We will not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email, please contact Brittany (250.862.3515) and we can sign you up manually. Thanks!