Street Fest to Celebrate UBCO Academic Year

UBCO has uniquely discovered how to celebrate and announce the start of 2015’s academic year. The students at the University of British Columbia Okanagan are organizing a free ‘Street Fest’ on September 12th from 3:00 – 8:00pm, located downtown in Kerry Park (next to the sails). Starting university has never been so much fun, and the best part…. everyone is welcome! If you have ever wanted to relive your university days, September 12th is the day to pull out your old college sweaters and celebrate UBCO.

“A big street fest will return to downtown Kelowna thanks to organizers at UBCO.

On Saturday, September 12th from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. the third annual Street Fest will take place in Kerry Park. Students are returning for another school year and to make things a bit more exciting for some, the party will help celebrate the new academic year.

The fest will be a chance for those, new and returning, to have some fun and explore downtown Kelowna while meeting others in the community. The street party will include a road hockey tournament, yoga and Zumba demos, food trucks, and popular local bands.

“Everyone in the community is invited to join our students at Kerry Park,” said Ian Cull, Associate Vice-President of Students. “We look forward to Street Fest each September. This year it is also part of our community celebration recognizing the 10th anniversary of our UBC Okanagan campus and UBC’s centennial.”

The event is free to attend with everyone welcome to participate by the sails, just off Bernard Avenue.” – Kelownanow

As a support of UBCO, The Habitat is offering $5 tickets to all students for September 12th’s live music performance of The Royal Foundry with Mark Irving. Valid student ID must be presented.


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