The Downtown Kelowna Association held a press conference on Friday, July 15th to announce the line up of performers and activities for the Downtown Kelowna Fusion Festival set to take place on Saturday, August 13th.
Amongst the lineup announce we musical artists including Windborn, Jeff Bryant, Junior Belzile, Watasun, Kinship, and this year’s Downtown Kelowna Fusion Festival headliner’s – Tambura Rasa – a buoyant cultural cross-pollination that fuses contemporary grooves and traditional rhythms into one energetic musical brand all their own. For the full list of performers and bios visit the ‘Performers’ page.
The Festival site plan was also unveiled at the press conference and will feature a variety of programming throughout many different areas including two Kids Zones, a Downtown Marketplace featuring a variety of Downtown Businesses and local vendors, the Aboriginal Village presented by the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society, the Cultural Pavilion Corridor, the Taste Around the World Food Court along with the Kerry Park Stage and the Stuart Park Main Stage.
Attendants of any age are sure to be entertained throughout the entire day as there is no shortage of programming and activities at the Downtown Kelowna Fusion Festival. The festivities will kick off at 11:00am with the opening ceremonies and the Festival will continue on until 10:00pm. The event is open to the public and free to attend.
The Downtown Kelowna Association also announced the launch of the Taste of Downtown a self-guided tour of 24 of Downtown Kelowna’s great restaurants and eateries. Taste of Downtown ‘Tourists’ will get a map of the participating restaurants, and have three weeks to visit the businesses to get their ‘passport’ stamped at as many locations as possible. Prizing will be awarded for completed passports including the grand prize of one ‘Experience Downtown Kelowna Package’. Consisting of an overnight stay at the Delta Grand Hotel, 2 VIP dinner theatre tickets from the Kelowna Actors Studio, and $500 Downtown Dollars to be spent at participating Downtown Kelowna retailers. For the full list of participating restaurants and complete rules and regulations, visit the ‘Taste of Downtown’ page.
Has a schedule that includes performance times been published? If so, where can I find it? Thanks.