MAY 10-12, 2012
We are currently accepting applications for musicians who are interested in performing live on the streets for the Spring Festival, Live at Lunch and Merchants Market for the 2012 Season. Sign up today!

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New Gold - 2012 Spring Festival Gold Sponsor

This year the 2012 Spring Festival is growing and is going to be better than ever and packed with much more to do and see including a large artist and artisan show complete with live demonstrations, music on the streets, flowers, dance and a first ever community band competition. Come and join the KCBIA for Live MADness! 3 days of Music, Art and Dance filling the downtown streets.

–  Paint the Town Planter Painting Party!

We will be Painting the Town. The Spring Festival is headed to the 100 block of Victoria Street on Thursday, May 10 this year with the first ever Communities in Bloom Planter Painting Party, Live Music and Celebrations. From 11am to 2pm, artists will be on location brightening up our 5 big beautiful planters from flat black. At the same time we will also have chalk art and live music playing at the tent. We are encouraging 100 block businesses to open their doors, bring out samples, have a sale and join in on the festivities.

– Paint the Town Mini Murals & Music!
We are foregoing Flower Friday this year because of the close proximity to Mother’s Day so in lieu of flowers we will be hosting artists along the 200 block of Victoria Street who will be out painting mini-murals. From 11am to 2pm, artists will be on location painting big, beautiful murals on canvas, creating awesome chalk art and playing live music. Businesses are encouraged to open up their doors and join in the festivities any way they can!

– Festival Day | Art on the Street | Community Band Festival | Children’s Activities, Clowns, Entertainment

Saturday is going to be big, big, big this year. There will be lots of entertainment and things to do and see including the second annual Community Band Festival live on the 300 block as well as a Artist and Artisan show put on by the Kamloops Arts Council. There will also be lots of activities for kids, entertainment including the Dance Alive entertainment zone and the hilarious Mascot Mania Parade.


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