More Sun Peaks events to fill your calendar this summer
Summer is just getting started.
With our summer season in full swing, we have already checked off several events that were on our roster. But don’t worry, there are still loads more events to partake in this summer in Sun Peaks. We’ve continued to fill the calendar—so be sure to check out some of our upcoming favourites, along with a few new ones we’ve recently added to the list.
Sun Peaks Market Day, Sunday mornings
Every Sunday until September 2, the Sun Peaks village stroll is filled with various vendors. Browse products from local farmers, ranchers and artisans while listening to live music. New for this year, we’ve added an educational speaker series to inspire projects and share expert advice.
Family Weeks, July 16 - August 10
Back by popular demand, we’ll be putting on free, kid-friendly activities from Monday to Friday through August 10 for Family Weeks. Each week we offer an array of activities such as art classes, yoga, a bucket of balls for the driving range and pony rides.
High Five Day, July 16
This seasonal favourite is the best deal on summer lift tickets! A donation of $5/person plus a non-perishable food item will get you a lift ticket for the day (sightseeing, hike, or bike). Not only will you get a great day in the mountains, but you’ll be helping a great cause in the process! All funds raised will go to a local charitable organization, and all food donations will be given to the Kamloops Food Bank.
Summer Patio Party, July 20 – 22
Patio hop your way through the village while listening to great live music during our summer patio party. The variety of music pairs nicely with specials at each venue.
Alpine Blossom Festival, July 28 - 29
The alpine wildflowers will be at the height of their bloom during this weekend. Take a scenic ride on the Sunburst Express chairlift for access to hiking and biking. The village will be filled with a host of entertainers and activities during one of our favourite times in Sun Peaks.
The Annual Retro Concert Weekend, August 10 - 12
AC/DC, Elvis, The Rolling Stones—this music is worth repeating! See some fantastic tribute bands performing the classic hits. The lush forest will act as a backdrop just steps away from the village outdoor patios.
West Coast Camaro Rally Show and Shine, August 18
Car connoisseurs will have a lot to admire during the West Coast Camaro Rally Show and Shine. The village stroll will be lined with all generations of Camaros, while live music will add to the festivities.
Music in the Mountains Ft. Dan Mangan and Bedouin Soundclash, August 25 - 26
Sun Peaks is set to host two JUNO award winning headliners for the “Music in the Mountains” weekend. Pull up a lawn chair for this free outdoor concert in the mountains.
Peaks Pedal Fest, September 1 – 3
We’re celebrating a truly radical bike season with our annual Peaks Pedal Fest Weekend. Tons of bike events are on the roster including: Seek + Enjoy Poker Ride, Kids Foot-Down Derby, the Yeah Bru! Classic Dual Slalom and Lift and a Lager.
Sun Peaks Cider Fest, September 8
New for this year, Sun Peaks will host an event featuring Okanagan cideries and craft breweries for a unique tasting experience. Enjoy small bites and live music while sipping ciders and beer.
The North Face Dirty Feet Mountain Run, September 9
The North Face Dirty Feet trail running event is back for another year. This race has four distances to choose from.
Bonus Weekends, September 7 – 9; September 14 - 16
We're extending the fun and keeping the chairlift spinning for two bonus weekends this summer! From Friday, September 7 to Sunday, September 9 AND Friday, September 14 to Sunday, September 16 the Sunburst chairlift will be open for regular summer hours of 10:00am to 7:00pm, giving you two additional weekends to enjoy the alpine.