New one-day pageant Kelowna Made is ready to take over Metropolis Park August 27 – Kelowna Information

Sooner or later of Kelowna Made

From a pancake breakfast to a stomach flop contest, and an entire lot extra in between.

The brand new one-day pageant Kelowna Made takes over Metropolis park on Saturday, August 27.

The family-friendly pageant is the brainchild of a committee of native residents and the Metropolis of Kelowna. It emerged from the town’s Occasion Technique and its Get Eventive Days and incorporates suggestions from public engagement and surveys.

“Over time, we’re hoping Kelowna Made can develop right into a signature occasion for the Metropolis of Kelowna,” mentioned Sarah Semeniuk, occasion providers coordinator with the Metropolis of Kelowna, and co-chair of the Kelowna Made host committee.

“On this pilot 12 months, we’ve bought quite a lot of enjoyable actions deliberate, together with a wacky stomach flop championship that’s positive to be enjoyable to observe or take part in! We hope this can be a enjoyable all-ages celebration that can carry the neighborhood collectively.”

The day begins with a pancake breakfast hosted by the Kelowna-Okanagan Mission Lions Membership.

Different highlights embody a seaside volleyball event, a household sandcastle constructing occasion with a particular set up by grasp sand sculptor Peter Vogelaar, yoga within the park and a free introductory ballet class by Ballet Kelowna.

Organizers are nonetheless in search of volunteers. Shifts might be as quick as two hours or cowl the entire occasion. Volunteers will obtain a restricted version Kelowna Made bucket hat, the final word memento from the inaugural occasion. To register full this manner.

Kicking off at 9 a.m. on August 27, the 2022 Kelowna Made lineup consists of:

  • Kelowna Made Pancake Breakfast, Hosted by Kelowna-Okanagan Mission Lions Membership
  • Spirit of the Lake Parade Float, Hosted by Metropolis of Kelowna
  • Kelowna Made Seaside Volleyball Match, Powered by City Rec Okanagan
  • Kelowna Made Artisan Showcase, Hosted by Artisans Showcase
  • Park & Play, Hosted by Metropolis of Kelowna Park & Play
  • Leisure Stage, Organized by Festivals Kelowna
  • Zorbs, Hosted by Metropolis of Kelowna Park & Play
  • Children’ Athletic Testing, Hosted by PacificSport Okanagan
  • Grasp Sand Sculptor, Peter Vogelaar
  • Pop-Up Collection: Dance by the Lake, Hosted by Ballet Kelowna
  • Yoga within the Park, Hosted by Okanagan Yoga Professionals
  • Are you able to Canoe?, Hosted by Kelowna Paddle Centre
  • Free Face Portray with Henna Hut
  • Free Caricatures with Monte
  • Household Sandcastle Constructing, Hosted by BGC Okanagan
  • Water Polo, Hosted by Kelowna Water Polo Membership
  • Pickleball Elite Demos, Hosted by Kelowna Pickleball Membership
  • Meals Vehicles
  • Disc Golf, Hosted by Kelowna Disc Golf Affiliation
  • Row your Dragon Boat, Hosted by Kelowna Dragon Boat Membership
  • Kelowna Made Stomach Flop Championship
  • Parks Alive! Avenue Dance, Hosted by Festivals Kelowna, a part of the “PC City & Nicola Wealth Music Weekends” offered by Re/Max Kelowna and supported by Valley First

View the complete schedule right here.

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