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Kelowna or K-Town, with its motto "Fruitful in Unity" is located in the regional district of Central Okanagan, in British Columbia, Canada. Kelowna is in the Okanagan Valley, along the Okanagan Lake. The name of the city, Kelowna, comes from the Okanagan language and means "grizzly bear". Kelowna was settled by a catholic missionary, the French Charles M. Pandosy. He initially named the new settlement L'Anse Au Sable, the French for "Bay of Sand". In 1905, the city was incorporated as Kelowna. Notable former or present residents of Kelowna include politicians W.A.C. Bennett and William R. Bennett, skier Kelsey Serwa, soccer player Rob Friend, actress Evangeline Lilly and singer Chad Brownlee. If you want to visit the city, there are some attractions that you should not miss in your trip.
Top Attractions within Kelowna
Apple Bowl is a multi purpose stadium located at 1555 Burtch Road. It has a surface of natural grass and a 400 meters rubber track. The stadium offers seating for more than 2,000 people. If you travel to Kelowna, you should visit this great attraction of the city, the host of many important community events.
Kelowna Art Gallery was opened to visitors in 1976. This is the most important public art gallery in the region and has a permanent collection of Irvine Adams. This Kelowna attraction has over 700 works of art exposed. A part of the paintings and sculptures were bought and a part were donated. Each year, wonderful temporary collections are exhibited in the gallery, attracting thousand of visitors to Kelowna.
Center of Gravity is an important sport event of Kelowna. It is held each year in a prolonged weekend of August. It includes besides sports competitions, free live music concerts. This Kelowna festival includes beach volleyball, basketball, freestyle mountain biking, wakeboarding and FMX. In the last year, this single event has drawn more than 25,000 participants.
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