Events & Promotions

Promote your business by participating in Downtown Kelowna events & promotions

Our events mandate is to bring the public Downtown and show them what an amazing place it is. From throwing a huge street festival to running regular networking events, there is surely a away to promote your business at one of our events. Find out more information about whats happening below:

After 5

Food, wine and people make a great mix. Bringing 250-300 people together after work to the Downtown After 5 is a fantastic way to promote your business. These events let Kelowna's business community come together in a casual atmosphere with great people, delicious food and fabulous wine and beer. Socializing, networking and sharing of ideas and information is strongly encouraged.

Opportunities: Host, Cater
Audience: 300+
Date: Various Dates
Contact: corey@downtownkelowna.com
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block party

Every year we have a good old-fashioned Downtown Kelowna Block Party and invite the whole city. We close down Bernard Avenue for possibly the biggest block party in the Okanagan. This free community event brings together food, shopping, and entertainment and attractions to 18,000+ people each year for live entertainment on three street stages. Vendors line the streets with great stuff, yummy treats, children's activities, dancing, art, and more!

Opportunities: Sponsorship, Vendor
Registration: Register here
Audience: 18,000+
Date: July 21, 2018
Contact: lacey@downtownkelowna.com
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Winter Street Market

The Downtown Kelowna Winter Street Market celebrates the magic of the holiday season with family activities, music, ice skating, entertainment, visits from Santa, and of course the lighting of a huge tree in Stuart Park. The public is free to explore amazing shopping and great dining options while taking part in seasonal festivities.

Opportunities: Sponsorship, Vendor
Registration: Register here
Audience: 5,000+
Date: December 1, 2018
Contact: lacey@downtownkelowna.com
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Our amazing promotions are designed to drive visitation downtown and directly into your businesses. With promotions suited to food & beverages and services, we hope you can join us for some impactful, simple and free advertising. Find out more about our promotions below:

Small Shop

Small Shop is Downtown Kelowna's biggest celebration for small businesses on two dedicated days. With over 100 businesses participating, Small Shop continues to grow year after year, keeping small businesses in the limelight. Take advantage of increased press around the event to promote your small business. All participating businesses and their Small Shop deals and promotions will be listed in the official Small Shop Guide, website and newspaper ad. This is a Downtown member exclusive promotion.

Date: March 24, 2018 & November 23, 2018
Registration: Register here
Contact: corey@downtownkelowna.com
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taste of Downtown

The Taste of Downtown lets people sample the best Downtown restaurants have to offer and exposes your business to a thousand visitors in a single day. With overwhelmingly positive feedback from previous years, the appetite for this promotion continues to grow. Members can build awareness for their business through radio and print advertising, printed material, online media, and food and beverage sampling on this self-guided tour of Downtown Kelowna eateries.

Date: September 22, 2018
Registration: Register here
Contact: corey@downtownkelowna.com
Find out more information here