Seasonal park openings and extended hours taking effect this month

March 13, 2024

Public Service Announcement

It’s the season of budding trees, chirping birds and brighter days. Spring is (nearly) here and Kelowna’s parks and beaches are readying for more visitors as the weather warms. 


Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery summer hours start March 15 

Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery will open extended hours from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days-a-week starting on Friday, March 15 and running until October 15.  


Only fresh cut flowers may be placed on grave sites within lawn areas at this time to allow for annual ground maintenance. Candles are not permitted as the open flame poses a potential fire hazard. Items collected from this year’s adornment refresh will be available to collect in the Cemetery office until April 5. 


Kasugai Gardens opens March 18 

Starting Monday, March 18, this downtown jewel will open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours will be extended to 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily after the May long weekend and until Labour Day, when they will return to 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Kasugai will close for the season on October 31.  


Kasugai Gardens opened in 1987 to symbolize the friendship between Kelowna and Kasugai, Japan, which have been sister cities since 1981. Kasugai features traditional elements of a Japanese garden, including stone lanterns, pine trees, a waterfall and a pond.  


Park washrooms open April 1  Bathroom facilities in Kelowna parks will open on Monday, April 1 barring unforeseen weather conditions.  


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