The City of Kelowna reminds residents and visitors that parking on Abbott Street (Highway 97 south to Beach Avenue and west of Water Street to the lake) will be restricted starting Thursday, July 24 until Monday, July 28 for the Center of Gravity festival.
On-street parking will be available to valid Resident and Visitor Permit holders only.
These permits can be obtained at City Hall. Ticketing and towing will be enforced during this time period.
Public parking is available at various parking lots downtown, including Chapman Parkade on Lawrence Avenue and the Library Parkade on Ellis Street.
However, City Park parking lot will be closed from Wednesday, July 23 to Monday, July 28.
Residents and visitors are encouraged to use public transit to enjoy the festivities downtown. Click here for route and schedule information.
Shuttle buses are also available to ticket holders, click here.
As Center of Gravity is taking place in City Park, adjacent to Highway 97, motorists are reminded to be aware that they may see bikes in the air during the dirt bike show and to not be alarmed.