The Kamloops Cowboy Festival
 

The BC Cowboy Heritage Society Proudly Presents

The 21st Annual

Kamloops Cowboy Festival

March 16th - 19th, 2017

Thursday & Sunday evenings are a
bonus for weekend pass holders

We've gained the reputation of being the

Biggest and Best Festival of its kind in Canada

as well as one of the best in North America!

Don't miss out on the Sunday performance:
Evening main feature dinner show!

Our headquarters and host hotel is the
Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre



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Trade Show 

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Rising Stars 

2017 Entertainers 


Festival Raffle 

Ticket Info 

Entertainers 

Trade Show 

Art of the West

Accommodation 

All the hotels listed below are Festival sponsors and are giving special room rates for the Festival - tell them you're going to the Festival. see details!

We'll once again have a Thursday Evening Dinner Dance. This year we'll be featuring an entertianer at the Ramada Kamloops; Read More --->.

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday kick off events at the Horse Barn with entertainment by Gordie West and others. There will be shuttle buses running from the Festival on the weekend.


Schedule

Workshops 

Poster 

Festival Hours 

Location 

Sponsors 


Good news ... there will be a bus tour to the 2017 Kamloops Cowboy Festival from Alberta! See the details here


Here's what was on the agenda in 2017 ...

Check out the Dinner Theatre Show menues!
Roast Beef plus other choices all 3 nights: 2017 Dinner Theatre Menu



Two BCCHS Fund Raiser Raffles!

The 2017 Commemorative Belt Buckle

This has become a favourite annual raffle. Tickets are $10 each and the winner will receive a solid silver, custom handmade, 2017 Kamloops Cowboy Festival commemorative belt buckle valued at about $750.00. It's a one of a kind buckle too, hand made by Merritt silversmith Richard Tenisch.

click to enlarge A past year's buckle shown

There are only 300 tickets printed for this raffle and they're $10.00 each. Tickets will be sold in the trade show area, at the information desk, and at the General Store - ask any volunteer!

click to enlarge An example of Hope River Metal Art - the raffle prize will be something different this year.

The 2017 second, but just as popular, raffle ...

There's two prizes on this one - the first prize is a piece of custom made metal art donated by Hope River Metal Art and valued at about $400.00. The second prize winner will receive two weekend passes for the 2017 Kamloops Cowboy Festival and three nights accommodation at the Ramada Kamloops!

There are only 900 tickets printed for this raffle and you get 3 tickets for $10.00. Tickets will be sold in the trade show area, at the information desk, and at the General Store - ask any volunteer!


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Thursday Night "Welcome to Cowboy Festival" Dinner Dance!

Featuring Ed Wahl
teaming up with The Gordie West Band

$45 admission (including tax & gratuity) includes the Cowboy Buffet, lots of great entertainment, and the Dance! Shuttle busses will be available from the Festival headquarters. This year featuring ... with other joining in throughout the night.

Happy Hour @ 6:00, Dinner Buffet @ 6:45, Entertainment @ 8:00pm. The buffet will include: Buns and Whipped Butter, House Salad, Caesar Salad, Apple Cranberry Coleslaw, Baked Beans, Seasonal Roasted Vegetables, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Chipotle Mushroom Ravioli, Rosemary Pepper Roast Beef with Au Jus, Assorted Squares and Bars, and Freshly Brewed Coffee or Tea! Tickets are available at the Ramada Kamloops: Ph:1-800-663-2832 and ask for Joan.

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Ramada Kamloops Hosts Thursday Night Kickoff Dinner Dance


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Festival Hours

  • Thursday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM pre-Festival entertainment at the Horse Barn with Gordie West.

  • Thursday evening: Dinner Dance at the Ramada Kamloops details

  • Thursday 7:00 PM Kickoff party at the Kamloops Convention Center - this is free for all weekend pass holders! (but you must have a weekend pass)

  • Friday kick off events at the Horse Barn will have entertainment from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM ... there will be a free shuttle service.

  • Friday
    • Doors open at 9:00 AM (for ticket purchases only)
    • Shuttle Bus will be running to the Horse Barn all day
    • Trade Show & Art Show, 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    • Daytime entertainment 12:00 - 4:30 PM
    • Evening Show (Ball Room) 7:00 PM
    • Dinner Theatre (Theatre) - happy hour 5:30 - dinner & show 6:30 PM


  • Saturday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM the Horse Barn will again have scheduled entertainment with different Festival entertainers performing ... there will be a free shuttle service.

  • Saturday
    • Doors open at 10:00 AM
    • Trade Show 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Art Show 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Daytime entertainment 10:45 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Evening Show (Ball Room) 7:00 PM
    • Dinner Theatre (Theatre) - happy hour 5:30 - dinner & show 6:30 PM

  • Sunday
    • Doors open & entertainment (Church) starts at 9:30 AM
    • Cowboy Church (Calvary Church) 10:30 AM to Noon
    • Trade Show & Art Show 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Daytime entertainment 10:45 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Dinner Theatre - happy hour 5:30 then dinner & show - weekend pass holders only

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Ticket Information

Ticket prices for 2017

  • Weekend Pass - $80.00 - Includes everything (except the dinner theatre) all weekend!
  • Evening Show - $40.00 - Includes evening performance in the Ball Room & daytime admission!
  • Fri, Sat, or Sun Dinner Theatre - $35.00 upgrade - with a weekend pass - Includes dinner!
  • Fri or Sat Dinner Theatre - $75.00 - Includes day time & one evening performance & dinner!
  • Day Pass (Fri, Sat, or Sun) - $25.00 - Includes daytime entertainment, trade show, & seminars!

Check out the all new Dinner Theatre Show menues!
Roast Beef plus other choices all 3 nights: 2017 Dinner Theatre Menu

To order tickets phone toll free: 1-888-763-2221

Festival Tickets are now available at:

Weekend passes and Feature passes may be purchased at:
The Horse Barn on Mount Paul Way, BC's biggest and best western wear store.

Or through us by phoning: 1-888-763-2221 (please don't call the Horse Barn).

Please note: for 2017
all Dinner Theatre tickets must be purchased at our toll free number,
and the Coast Hotel will not be offering packages - book your room then phone us for tickets. 1-888-763-2221

The BC Cowboy Heritage Society, Box 137, Kamloops, BC, V2C 5K3.
1-888-763-2221 or Email: cowboys@bcchs.com

There are discounted room rates at many of the local motels if you remember to tell them that you are going to attend the Cowboy Festival. Please support our sponsor motels - book at one that is on our list - see the Accommodation List!


Good News For Albertans!!
Frontier Bus Lines Coach / bus to the Kamloops Cowboy Festival

Alberta Bus Tour to the 2017 Kamloops Cowboy Festival

Enjoy the Kamloops Cowboy Festival without worrying about mountain travel ...

Our official carry is Frontier Bus Lines and it's announcing their third annual tour to the Cowboy Festival with a departure on March 16th, 2017 from Central Alberta. The tour will include deluxe motor coach transportation with an experienced tour guide, 4 nights at the Coast Hotel (host hotel for Festival), $15 daily breakfast coupon, a weekend pass to Cowboy Festival and all three dinner theater shows. Please check their website for details at: www.frontierbuslines.com or contact them toll free at: 1-888-LET-S-BUS (538-7287).


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2017 Tentative Performers Line-up:

Here's the tentative entertainer line up for 2017. Biographies and photos
for the following will be available on the Entertainers Bios and Photos soon.

  • Ben Crane
  • Bernadette Ducharme
  • Dave Longworth
  • Ed Brown
  • Ed Wahl
  • Emily Ireland
  • Frank Gleeson
  • Gordie West

  • Hanson Family
  • Hugh McLennan
  • Jay Snider
  • Jess Lee
  • Jim McLennan
  • Kathy Moss
  • Kevin Davis
  • Lesley Ross

  • Matt Johnston
  • Matt Robertson
  • Naomi Bristow
  • Phylis Rathwell
  • Shelly Goldbeck
  • The Wardens
  • Trinity Seely
  • Weslsey Hardisty


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The 2017 Evening Only Tentative Performance Schedule!

The complete weekend schedules as PDFs are below.

This is tentative ... all schedules are subject to change

 

March 17th - Ball Room
Friday Evening - 7:00 PM!

(MC) Hugh McLennan
Ben Crane
Emily Ireland
Hanson Family
Intermission
Hall of Fame Inductions
Bernadette Ducharme
Frank Gleeson
Kevin Davis

 

March 17th - Dinner Theatre
Kamloops Convention Centre
Friday Evening

5:30 Happy Hour 6:00 entertainment - 2016 Rising Star Finalists
Shelley, Bernadette, Leslie, Emily Dinner Show 7:15 (Aprox) Concert
Dave Longworth MC

Ed Wahl
Phylis Rathwell
Naomi Bristow
Intermission
Matt Johnston
Dave Longworth
Trinity Seely

 

March 18th - Ball Room
Saturday Evening - 7:00 PM!

(MC) Dave Longworth
Matt Johnston
Ed Brown
Trinity Seely
Intermission
BCCHS Scholarship Awards
Joe Marten Award

Naomi Bristow
Jay Snider
Wesley Hardisty

 

March 18th - Dinner Theatre
Kamloops Convention Centre
Saturday Evening

5:30 Happy Hour with 6:00 entertainment - Gordie West Band
Dinner Show 7:15 (Aprox) Concert
Hugh McLennan MC

Jess Lee
Kathy Moss
Kevin Davis
Intermission
Matt Robertson
Hugh McLennan
The Wardens

The Sunday evening dinner theatre show at the Kamloops Hotel and Convention Centre will be for weekend pass holders only ... here's the schedule.

March 19th - Dinner Theatre
Kamloops Convention Centre
Sunday Evening

5:30 Happy Hour 6:00 entertainment - 2016 Rising Star Finalists
Shelley, Bernadette, Leslie, Emily
the Hanson Family & Phyllis
Dinner Show 7:15 (Aprox) Concert
Hugh McLennan MC

Kevin Davis
Kathy Moss
Wesley Hardisty
Intermission
Naomi Bristow
Jay Snider
Trinity Seely


The 2017 Tentative Performance Schedules!
All schedules are subject to change!!

The evening schedules only (not daytime) are above. If you want the complete schedules pick one of the following PDFs to download it. They include daytime performances and evening performances in both venues, as well as the workshop schedule for that day. There is a separate schedule for each day.

There is also a list of entertainers with their scheduled sets beside their name if you're hunting a particular show - this includes all performers, both venues, and all three days.
Schedules up dated December 3rd

 

Friday Schedule PDF
Saturday Schedule PDF

Sunday Schedule PDF
Schedule list by Entertainer PDF

 

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Workshops and Seminars for the 2017 Festival

We haven't confirmed all of the workshops as of yet but here's what we do know - tentatively:
Workshops and Seminars
Please note all workshops and seminars will be held in the Convention Centre
and there will be no workshops on Sunday.


Friday
1:15 Workshop room -
2:30 Workshop room -
3:00 Workshop room - Open Mic sessions

Saturday
11:00 Workshop room - Open Mic sessions

12:00 Workshop room - Kevin Davis - song writing
1:15 Workshop room - Jay Snider - cowboy poetry
2:30 Workshop room -
3:45 Workshop room -


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The Art of the West Show and Sale!

Click here to go to the Art Show Page!

The BC Cowboy Heritage Society is pleased to present the Art of the West Show and Sale at the Kamloops Cowboy Festival. The goal of this event is to showcase the art of the West in all its forms and all its locales, and in doing so, become one of the premier Western art shows in Canada. This year, the show will feature flat work in all mediums, photography, and sculpture.

People's Choice Award

Watch for the People's Choice Award ballots at the Festival. A People's choice award will be awarded to the piece of art work that receives the most votes from the viewers attending the show. The volunteers taking care of the show will be asked to encourage each visitor to vote once for their favourite. Artwork, Photography, and Sculpture entries are all eligible for the award. The voting will end at 5 pm on Saturday.


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The Western Art and Gear Show!

Click here to go to the 2016 Trade Show Page!

As well as all the above entertainment we also have a Western Art and Gear Show that will run all weekend long! The exhibitors in this show are some of the finest cowboy craftsmen and artists in North America! There will be a variety of booths selling and taking orders for saddles and leather work, western clothing, cowboy hats, books, jewelry, lots of art, bronzes, and some educational booths!

Here is a list of the exhibitors that will be at the 2016 Festival


  • ArtLink Art
  • Art of Anita Klein
  • BC Cowboy Heritage Society
  • BC High School Rodeo
  • BC Rodeo Association
  • Barkerville Historic Town
  • Ben Crane - Jinglebob Music
  • Canadian Bluemoon Ventures
  • Canadian Cowboy Country magazine
  • Candice Camille Photography
  • Cariboo Saddlery
  • Charming
  • Cowboys' Choice
  • Cowboy Classic Equipment
  • Cowboy Custom Forged Knives
  • Creations by Bob
  • David Thompson Resort
  • Flying U Guest Ranch
  • Homestead Workshop
  • Hope River Metal Art
  • Ignite Custom Designs
  • Judy Vanderveen Western & Wildlife Artist

  • Kactus Western Wear
  • Klip Klop Kreations
  • Lighten Up! Jewels
  • Lodestar Horesmanship
  • Longhorn Rope Creations
  • Medicine Man Gallery
  • Mountain Legaues Art
  • Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin
  • O'Keefe Ranch
  • Princeton Exhibition Days
  • Richard Tenisch, Silversmith
  • Ripple Creek Creations
  • Saddle Up Magazine
  • Skye Hifarms Soap
  • Spotted Horse Studio
  • Stone Crop Studio
  • SweetWater Bronze
  • The Mushroom Lady (wildrags & Scarves)
  • Thompson River Boot Company
  • Unique Bling 'N' Things
  • Wilm Saddlery - bits, spurs, & silver

For photos and write-ups on some of the exhibitors see The Trade Show Page!


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Where Are We?

The Kamloops Cowboy Festival is held in two great venues - across the road from each other. Kamloops Conference Centre (formerly Forsters) and the Calvary Community Church! We'll be running a shuttle service between venues.

Kamloops Conference Centre is located at 1250 Rogers Way and the Calvary Community Church is at 1205 Rogers Way - just off of Highway #1 in Kamloops, BC, Canada. Kamloops is one of the few places that you can not only take in a super Cowboy Festival, but you can also bring your snow skis and your golf clubs and enjoy a week long holiday in March! Remember to tell your motel that you are attending the Cowboy Festival, as they are offering discount rates! For more information phone 1-888-763-2224 (in Canada), outside Canada phone: (250)579-5667, or Email: cowboys@bcchs.com

Click here for a Map!

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Accommodation

Just say that you're going to the Cowboy Festival and the following sponsors will give you a special "Festival Rate!" Don't forget to tell them, though. If you do need accommodation please stay at one of the following as they do sponsor the Festival.

The prices quoted below are as accurate as possible but if the motels have not supplied us with current information then these prices may not be correct .... please let us know if the prices here are not the same as what the motel quotes you. Also motels may block a number of rooms at the following prices and when they are gone, they will go back to their normal price. We have no control of this.

Please note: Some hotels that were sponsors in the past are no longer sponsoring us and have therefore been removed from this list - we'd appreciate you supporting our sponsors, thank you!


Our Official Host Hotel - Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre

Our Official Host Hotel

Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre

1250 Rogers Way (Festival Headquarters)
Phone 1-800-665-6674 or 250-828-6660
Email: ckhinfo@coasthotels.com
www.coastkamloopshotel.com

March 2017
single or double $125 (plus tax) for standard accommodation with 2 queen beds.
Please quote: Cowboy Festival

Please note: all Festival passes must now be purchased from the BCCCS @ 1-888-763-2221.

Upgrades are available at additional upgrade fees. Please call for more information.
Phone 1-800-665-6674

Relax at the best location in the heart of the Festival. As the host hotel for the event you have easy access to the tradeshow, art show, dinner theatre shows & all the entertainment, only steps from your room. Take time to enjoy the indoor pool & hot tub in the tropical atrium, onsite liquor store and Romeo's Kitchen + Spirits offering stunning city views, amazing food and perhaps a nightcap with friends right in the hotel. Parking and high speed internet is free, plus Press Reader; offering magazines & news of the world to your device.

Relax and play at the Coast, you never have to leave the building!


The Ramada Kamloops
Host of the Thursday Evening Kick-Off Party with
Ed Wahl & Friends

The Ramada Kamloops
555 West Columbia St
Phone: 250-374-0358
Toll Free: 1-800-663-2832
Email: ramada.kam@shawbiz.ca
www.ramadakamloops.com

March 2017
Ask for the Special
Cowboy Festival Rate
Single $99
Double $109
Plus tax.
Includes a Hot Breakfast

Full facility hotel, Burning Barrel Grill, free wireless high-speed internet, Rooftop Lounge, hot tub, exercise room, coin laundry, 5 minutes by car to convention centre. Shuttle buses will be available.

Tickets for the kickoff party are available at $45 per person. This includes a cowboy buffet dinner and dance with live entertainment - Ed Wahl & Gordie West. Please Contact the Ramada for more info and/or reservations.
Toll Free: 1-800-663-2832 and ask for Joan.


Quality Inn
1860 Rogers Place (1/2 block away)
Phone 1-800-575-7322 or 250-851-0111
Email: qualityinn@kamloops.com
www.qualityinn.kamloops.com

New owners / management and newly renovated with hot breakfast buffet open from 6:30 - 10:00am
Free high speed wireless internet, a indoor hot tub and coin laundry on site. All rooms come with a fridge and a microwave, coffee maker with complimentary supplies, hair dryer and an iron with ironing board.
The Cowboy Festival and many restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance.

March 2017
Standard Room $85
Also available:
Jacuzzi or kitchen suites
Pet friendly rooms

Please quote
"Cowboy Festival"

Quality Inn

Hampton Inn
1245 Rogers Way (right across the street!)
Phone 1-866-571-7897 or 250-571-7897
Email: kambc_hampton@hilton.com
www.kamloops.hamptoninn.com

Pet Friendly Rooms available - $20.00/night Pet Fee
Prices for upgrades are available

March 2017
Standard 2 Queen $119
or 1 King $129.00
Please quote
group code CBF
online booking use code CBF
Hot Breakfast Included

Hampton Inn

Come and join our Hamptonality here at the Hampton Inn Kamloops. All our rooms have fridge and Microwaves, as well as Wi Fi, hot deluxe breakfast and Parking is included. Come relax in our pool, hot tub and waterslide or enjoy a brisk work out in our new gym (all open from 6am till midnight). 100% Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed!
A proud member of the Hilton Family of Hotels.



Travelodge Mountview
1225 Rogers Way (right next door)
Phone 1-800-667-8868 or 250-374-4788
Email: travelodgemountview@hotmail.ca
www.travelodgekamloopsaberdeen.com

Your room includes ... a complimentary self serve breakfast bar (6:30am - 9:30am), free high speed internet access, and the use of our new business center. All suites come with a fridge and microwave for your convenience!

We're right across the road from the Convention Centre!

March 2017
$89 for one night
$85 per night for 2 or more
including a
continental breakfast
Suites are available at added cost - please ask for rate


Travelodge Mountview


Four Points by Sheraton Kamloops
1175 Rogers Way
Phone: 250-374 4144
Toll Free: 1-888-836-4411
Email: guestservices@fourpointskamloops.com
For booking: www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/cowboyfest

Ready for Festival - Newly Renovated Rooms!

March 2017
Traditional Room $109
Deluxe King Rooms $129

Four Points by Sheraton

Located a short walk from the Festival events, conveniently located off of Hwy #5, Exit 368. Kamloops premier hotel property, the Four Points by Sheraton has all the extras that you'll need. Like free high speed internet and free bottled water in ever room. Twisted Olive, serving Mediterranean cuisine, is our in house restaurant, is open daily from 6:30am to 10:30pm and the Prime Lounge, open until 12am for the festival. Come and enjoy the weekend, in Four Points style


Scott's Inn
551-11th Ave & Columbia - Downtown
Phone: 1-800-665-3343
Phone: 250-372-8221
Email: booking@scottsinn.com
www.scottsinnkamloops.ca

Voted # 1 in Business Excellence
for Tourism and Hospitality
Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor

There will be four Free Shuttles from the
Cowboy Festival running all weekend long!

March 2016
$79.95 1 - 2 persons / 1 bed
$79.95 2 people / 2 beds
$99.95 2 people / 1 bed suite

Scott's Inn
Free Continental Breakfast

Please mention Cowboy Festival
when making your reservation!

All Brand New SERTA CONCIERGE PLUSH BEDS, New Flat Screen TVs & Renovated Bathrooms. Amenities include FREE Continental Breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi, FREE In-room coffee, FREE parking, Indoor pool & Hot Tub & an on-site licensed restaurant. Pet Friendly rooms available upon request ($10.00 plus tax/night).


Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Kamloops
1475 Hugh Allan Drive
1200 Rogers Way, Kamloops
Phone: 778-471-0902, Toll Free: 1-855-603-1189
Email: fiskamloops@gmail.com
www.marriot.com/ykafi

The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott is Kamloops' newest hotel, having opened in 2015. We feature complimentary hot breakfast, internet access and parking. Just a short walk to the festival site and Cascades Casino we are the perfect venue for your stay in Kamloops. Our suites offer a choice of two queen beds or a king, refrigerator, microwave and Keurig coffee. Unwind in our indoor pool and hot tub or work out in our fitness facility. We guarantee your stay with us will be everything you expect.

March 2016
Double Queen $109
Single King $109
Exec King Suite $109.00
all rates are plus tax
Breakfast included
Ask for Cowboy Festival rate

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Kamloops


Canada's Best Value Inn & Suites
(next door to Coast Kamloops Hotel & Convention
Centre, and the Calvary Community Church)

Exit 368 off Highway #1
1200 Rogers Way, Kamloops
Phone: 250-374-8100, Toll Free: 1-800-665-4467
Email: canadasbestvalueinn@shaw.ca

Recently renovated rooms

Free continental breakfast, WIFI, parking, and local calls. Ice machine, vending machine and onsite guest laundry. All rooms have a fridge, microwave, TV with cable, Iron, Ironing board, Tea / coffee maker, AM/FM Clock radio, and Hair Dryer.

March 2016
$89 single or double
Full Kitchenettes available
Pet friendly rooms available
Ask for Cowboy Festival rate


Canadas Best Value Inn

Walking distance to Prime Grill, On the Rocks Pub,
Duffy's Pub, Tim Horton's, McDonald's, Dairy Queen, Triple O Restaurant

Special meal discounts with our partnered restaurants/Pubs (walking distance): Joey's Only, On the Rocks Pub, Romeo's Kitchen & Spirit and Swiss Chalet Rotisserie & Grill!


BEST WESTERN PLUS Kamloops Hotel
660 Columbia Street West
Phone: 250-374-7878
Toll Free 1-877-302-7878
Email: info@bestwesternkamloops.com
www.bestwesternkamloops.com

This is a special rate for the Cowboy Festival so please quote Cowboy Festival when you make your reservation.

This is one of the newest and most environmentally friendly hotels in Kamloops

March 2017
$115 Single and $125 Double

upgrades available

Best Western Logo
Includes continental breakfast from 6:30 - 9:00


Super 8 Kamloops
1521 Hugh Allan Dr
Phone: 250-374-8688
Email: super8kam@shawbiz.ca
www.super8.com

Please quote "Cowboy Festival"

Next to the Cascade Casino!!
We're an easy two block walk from the Festival ...
or take one of the four shuttle busses that run regularly!

March 2017
Single or Double $79

Super 8 Kamloops


Riverland Inn & Suites
1530 River Street
Suites & jacuzzi suites also available, please ask for more information when you reserve. Rates include a continental breakfast. Kamloops' only river front Inn located minutes from the Cowboy Festival & downtown.

Phone: 1-800-663-1530 or 250-374-1530
riverlandinn@shawbiz.ca
www.riverlandinn.com

March 2017
Standard one queen $79
Standard two queens $89
plus tax

Riverland Inn & Suites

Comfort Inn Kamloops
1810 Rogers Place
Phone 1-888-556-3111 or 250-372-0987
Email: desk@comfortinnkamloops.com
www.comfortinnkamloops.com

Just around the corner from the action, with in walking distance to numerous restaurants and the shopping mall

March 2017
double occupancy $99
hot breakfast included

Comfort Inn Kamloops

Pacific Inn & Suites
1810 Rogers Place
Phone 1-888-738-4086 or 250-372-0952
Email: info@pacificinnkamloops.com
www.pacificinnkamloops.com

Kitchenette rooms available. A short walk to festival, restaurants and shopping!

March 2017
double occupancy $89
Kitchenettes available

Pacific Inn & Suites

Sandman Inn and Suites
550 Columbia Street,
(within walking distance of Cactus Jack's).
Phone 1-800-726-3626 or 250-374-1218
Email: gm_kamloops@sandman.ca
www.sandman.ca

FREE SHUTTLE to the FESTIVAL

March 2016
Basic Room $99
2 deluxe double beds with a Kitchen Suite $109-$119

depending on avaialability

Sandman Motel Logo

Choice of standard one or two bedded room and suites with one or two beds. Rooms come complete with complimentary Wi-Fi & in-room coffee, and our suites are equipped with a full kitchen unit. On site we have a 24 hour Denny's Restaurant and we are just a 5 minute walk from the city's downtown core with many other fine restaurants, stores, and the casino.


Howard Johnson Inn Downtown Kamloops
530 Columbia St
Phone: 250-372-7761
Toll Free: 1-800-533-9233
Email: info@howardjohnsonkamloops.com
www.howardjohnsonkamloops.com

FREE Cowboy Festival Shuttle all weekend !!

March 2016
Single or Double $59
Please quote
"Cowboy Festival"

Howard Johnson Inn

We offer a complimentary continental breakfast, guest parking, and free wireless Internet access. Rooms with fridge, microwave, and kitchenette are also available. Located on Columbia street in downtown, Howard Johnson is just few minute drive from the main event. Royal Inland Hospital, the Art Gallery, city center, and Kamloops Museum & Archives is within a walking distance.


Wingate By Wyndham
opening in 2016
1200 Rogers Way, Kamloops
236-435-1986
www.wingatehotels.com

Recently renovated rooms

Hot breakfast, wired and wireless high speed internet, printing copying and faxing in 24 hour business centre, express check out, indoor pool, hot tub, fitness centre, guest laundry, and meeting room / board room.

ready March 2017
Ask for Cowboy Festival rate


Wingate By Wyndham


Thanks for supporting our sponsor motels!
Please remember to ask for the
"Kamloops Cowboy Festival Rate"
when making your reservation.


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The 2017 Kamloops Cowboy Festival Poster

The 2017 Kamloops
Cowboy Festival Poster

The 2017 Kamloops Cowboy Festival poster has been chosen. It features the great drawing by local artist Sarah Schryver. You can see more of Sarah's work at her dad's booth, Thompson River Boot Company, in the tradeshow.

Self-taught artist, Sarah Schryver was born in 1991 and raised in the Interior of British Columbia. Being a bootmaker's daughter, Sarah has always had an artistic background and draws much of her inspiration from early western influences.

Sarah's primary goal is to capture a moment in time that connects people to the equine essence and the lifestyle that surrounds them. Having ridden for a professional horse trainer, her knowledge of

horsemen and their equine partners allows her to portray powerful moment, captivating stance and touching emotions in a unique contemporary manner.

Sarah currently resides in British Columbia's Thompson Plateau, making boots in her father's bootshop, the Thompson River Boot Company. She remains devoted to portraying the equine world through her charcoal art, as well as preserving the western culture through bootmaking.

Sarah's work has been internationally awarded and can be seen in both western and fine art publications.

Sarah will have her work on display in the Trade Show at the 2017 Kamloops Cowboy Festival. Her art will be displayed in a double booth shared with her dad, Daniel Gordon, Thompson River Boot Company.

The 2017 Kamloops Cowboy Festival Poster artist is Sarah Schryve
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The Cowboy Festival wouldn't be possible
if it wasn't for our sponsors
If you get a chance drop in and see them - tell them thanks!


We have quite a pile of sponsors lined up - please take a minute or two and go through this list - if you see a sponsor that you could patronise please support them - they support us!


    Platinum Sponsor
  • CJKC Country 103.1
  • Coast Kamloops Hotel
  • Black Press Group
  • North Thompson Star Journal
  • Canadian Cowboy Country
  • Spirit of the West
    Gold Sponsor
  • Noran Printing Ltd
  • The Horse Barn
  • Dr David Ciriani Inc
  • MSR Web Design
  • BC Tractor Parts.com
    Silver Sponsor
  • Saddle Up magazine
  • Radio NL
  • Hampton Inn
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
  • Four Points by Sheraton Kamloops
  • KGHM Ajax Mining Inc
  • Valley First Insurance & Ada Mogge
  • PMT Chartered Professional Accountants (100 Mile House)
    Bronze Sponsor
  • Ramada Kamloops
  • SignRite Signs
  • Lee's Music
  • Caffe Motivo
  • Hub Intl Barton Insurance
  • Travelodge - Mountview
  • Canada's Best Value Inn
  • Scott's Inn
  • Teck Highland Valley Copper
  • Doug Haughton & Family
    Sponsor
  • Sandman Motel
  • CIBC (Victoria St)
  • Ideal Brake and Muffler
  • Dearborn Ford
  • Kamloops Dodge Chrysler
  • DJM Earthworks
  • National Car Rentals
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Omega Communications
  • Aqua Pure Premium Water
  • Interior Savings Insurance Service
  • Big Sky Station
  • KamLake View Meats Ltd
  • Kamloops Large Animal Clinic
  • Kal Tire (Downtown)
  • Save ON Foods (Coopers)
  • Best Western Plus Kamloops
  • Howard Johnson Downtown
  • Riverland Motel
  • Quality Inn & Suites
  • Surplus Herbies
  • Princess Auto
  • Chartwell RidgePointe Retirement Residence
  • Douglas Lake Equipment
  • Lloyd Creek Ranch
    & Vic & Janette Piva and Family
  • Comfort Inn Kamloops
  • Pacific Inn & Suites
  • Swiss Chalet
  • The Bay
  • Lordco Auto Parts
  • Kamloops Camera House
    Supporters
  • Art Knapp Garden Centre
  • Costco Wholesale
  • Fountain Tire (Yellowhead Hwy)
  • Home Hardware
  • Canadian Tire
  • The Keg Steakhouse & Bar
  • Kal Tire (Mt Paul Way)
  • Grocery People
  • ABC Communications
  • The Home Depot
  • Kamloops Harley-Davidson
  • George Low RE/MAX
  • Cascades Kamloops Casino
  • Tobiano
  • Walmart
  • KMS Tools
  • Absorbent Products Ltd
  • Coast Beer & Wine (Coast Hotel)

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