July 1

Canada Day Paddle

Join Endless Adventure and all other paddling enthusiasts for the annual float down the Columbia River on Canada Day. This year the goal is to get 152 people on the water for Canada’s 152nd birthday. Meet at Lion’s Head Pub at 11am and take out in Genelle around 2:30pm.

When: July 1, 2019
Where: Lion’s Head Pub in Robson to Genelle
Age: All ages
Tickets: Free
Info: endlessadventure.ca

July 1

Canada Day Celebrations

Castlegar’s official Canada Day Celebrations start at 4pm at Millennium Park. Vendors, music, cake are on offer plus an outdoor movie (Mary Poppins returns) on the soccer field at dusk. There will also be a beach volleyball tournament starting at 6pm.

When: July 1, 2019
Where: Millennium Park
Age: All ages
Tickets: Free
Info: castlegar.ca

Various Nights

$5 Movies at Castle Theatre

The Castle Theatre (also known as “The Old Theatre”) in downtown Castlegar is offering a special discount for various nights throughout the month. For only $5 you can see great movies in the comfort of an historic theatre. This month’s $5 movies include the classic Caddyshack, the new Shazam, Apollo 11, Dogman and Teen Spirit.

When: Various Nights, 7pm
Where: The Castle Theatre
Age: Varies depending on movie ratings
Tickets: $5
Info: The Castle Theatre

July 3-31

Music in the Park

The Kalawsky Auto Group presents live music at Kinnaird Park in downtown Castlegar every Wednesday throughout July. On the 3rd is That Girl & Earl, a 50’s rock, country and pop band. The 10th features Willy Blizzard (indie); the 17th is Blue Crush Rush (country/pop); the 24th is Route 33 with Jack Hamelin (classic R&R); and the 31st is Johnny P Johnson (folk).

When: Every Wednesday in July, 7-9pm
Where: Kinnaird Park, 2501 14 Ave.
Age: All ages
Tickets: By donation
Info: Kalawsky Auto Group: 250-365-2155

July 8-12

Destination Youth Camps

Every July Castlegar hosts three unique and specialized Youth Camps and this year they include Fiddlers, Golf and Kayak Academy Camp. We’ve created a special article dedicated to all these camps and you can learn all about them by visiting: destinationcastlegar.com/summer_camps.

When: July 8-12, varying times
Where: C: Locations differ depending on camp
Age: Depends on camp
Tickets: Prices vary according to camp
Info: destinationcastlegar.com/summer_camps

July 27

Kootenay Festival

Kootenay Festival is a multi-faceted event encouraging the recognition and appreciation of our community’s diversity through entertainment, cuisine and interactive educational activities, displays and performance. The festival provides residents and summer visitors an opportunity to experience and celebrate the heritage, culture, ethnicity and artistic expression of the Kootenay region.

When: July 27, 10:30am – 7pm
Where: Millennium Park
Age: All ages
Tickets: Free
Info: kootenayfestival.com