Best Sun Peaks Summer Activities - Fun For All and All For Fun

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There are so many Sun Peaks summer activities that appeal to all age, fitness and interest levels that it is hard to choose the best summer activity at Sun Peaks Resort after all the life bursts out in the spring.

From leisurely cross country or alpine meadow mountain biking or hiking to extreme downhill thrills at one of the best bike parks in the world, Sun Peaks has something for everyone and makes for a great summer vacation destination.

Save up to 40% on your lift-accessed hiking, biking or bike park pass - buy online and in advance via the Liftopia link on the left of  your screen. 

Sun Peaks typically enjoys sunny warm days and cool mountain nights which is perfect for an Okanagan holiday.

And better yet, when everyone else is raising their accommodation pricing for summer holidays, Sun Peaks Accommodations offers lower prices for an even more affordable family holiday!

We also offer great nightly and weekly rates on our Best Sun Peaks condo or Best Sun Peaks Townhouse anytime after the end of ski season so if you want a great deal and some stress relief come on up!

Sun Peaks offers a great climate, fantastic prices, easy access to so many activities, and a wonderful, safe family holiday destination - come on up and see for yourself. 

Head up the hill to chill!

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Are you wondering about tent, RV or trailer camping at Sun Peaks Resort?

Check our BestSunPeaks condo or BestSunPeaks townhouse summer availability.

Check for discounted rates on Sun Peaks condos, townhouses and chalets.

Consider the many FREE Sun Peaks summer activities to keep your family vacation affordable.

Some of the most popular of the many Sun Peaks summer activities include:

        Sun Peaks Summer Tours and Activities

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        Summer Sports & Recreational Activities

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  • Kayaking or canoeing in the nearby lakes
  • Horseback riding in the surrounding Sun Peaks hills and valleys
  • Geocaching
  • Segway tours - stay up and keep up!
  • Zip line adventures with Treetop Flyers in nearby Chase
  • White water rafting in nearby Chase
  • Day trip to visit the BC Wildlife Park in Kamloops
  • Sun Peaks summer day trip to beautiful Wells Grey Provincial Park (go chasing waterfalls)
  • and of course relaxing at one of the local 'watering holes' at Sun Peaks Resort. 

        Sun Peaks Free Summer Concert Series - 2018

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Every summer, the hills and alpine village come to life as popular musicians and bands hit the stage for these free outdoor summer concerts.

The main stage is typically set up at the base of Tod Mountain and over 5,000 people relax and dance the night away. 

Big Sugar and Free Summer Concert Series at Sun Peaks Resort June 30thBig Sugar and FREE Summer Concert Series - June 30th at Sun Peaks Resort

With such a stunning backdrop, you will be amazed how fun and how good the sound is at these exciting and free outdoor summer concerts.

Insider info: Set your chairs up early in the morning to ensure you get a great spot as the seating area fills up fast!

Celebrate the Saturday June 30 Canada Day Long Weekend with Big Sugar, the popular Toronto band known for popular songs including “Turn the Lights On”, “Diggin a Hole” and “If I Had My Way”. 

The last of the 2018 Free Summer Outdoor Concerts, dubbed "Music in the Mountains" is coming to Sun Peaks, August 25-26, 2018. Spanning two days, the final weekend of free outdoor summer concerts will feature award-winning Canadian headliners, Dan Mangan and Bedouin Soundclash.

Sun Peaks summer retro concert weekend

August 10 - 12  9th Annual Sun Peaks Retro Concert Weekend featuring three days of serious retro rock and roll at beautiful Sun Peaks Resort.  This weekend of outdoor tribute band performances is a favorite among local residents and guests.   The Sun Peaks Retro Summer Concert Series returns August 10 to 12, 2018 and features the following retro cover bands:

FRIDAY, AUG 10, 2018

7:00pm AC/DC performed by BC/DC
8:45 pm Barenaked Ladies performed by Kyle Cavanaugh on the Upper Plaza Stage

SATURDAY, AUG 11, 2018

2:00pm Elvis performed by Ultimate Elvis Show

4:30pm The Rolling Stones performed by SteelWheels

7:00pm The Beatles performed by The Fab Fourever

SUNDAY, AUG 12, 2018

11:00am Buddy Holly performed by Buddy Holic

Book our Stone's Throw  Best Sun Peaks condo or Trapper's Landing Sun Peaks townhouse early as these weekends are becoming very popular, along with these other Sun Peaks Vacation Rentals by Owners.

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        Summer Rentals & Lessons

        Other Summer Weekly and Weekend Activities

Sun Peaks Resort Golf Courses and many other fun family summer activities

Summer activities at Sun Peaks offer incredible outdoor recreational activities seven days a week, and every weekend during the summer there are scheduled events and activities with something for everyone and every age. And if you need equipment, there are lots of Sun Peaks equipment rentals options

Just some of the Sun Peaks Summer scheduled events include:

Late May - Sun Peaks Golf Course opens 
Late May - Sun Peaks Downhill Go Karts expected to open
June 9 & 10 Skate Sun Peaks Longboard Events - 1st of its kind in North America
June 16 - Sun Peaks 5k Foam Fest For Family Fun
June 17 - Sept. 2nd - Start of weekly Sun Peaks & Region Summer Farmer's & Artisan's Markets
TBD - Kids Fest
June 22-24 weekend - lifts start for Sun Peaks summer hiking and biking
June 22-24 weekend - Sun Peaks Mountain Spirit Festival with motivational speakers, yoga & meditation sessions
June 23 - Lift and Lager hikes and pints 
June 30 - July 1 - Canada Day Celebrations with Big Sugar free summer outdoor concert
June 30 -  Annual Mountain of Beer & Chili Cook-off Festival
July 7-8 - BC Downhill Championships and BC Cup in the Bike Park
July 16 - Aug. 10 - Family weeks with free activities for kids
July 16 - High Five Day - where $5 and a food donation gets you one lift ticket for the day (for sightseeing, hiking or biking)
July 20-22 - Sun Peaks Summer Patio Parties
July 27-29 - Canada's Sun Peaks Alpine Blossom Festival Weekend
July 28 - Annual Reach the Peak Tod Mountain Summit Hike (check out Tod Lake too!) with Nancy Greene
July 28 - Sun Peaks Summer Rotary Club Art Summit
July 28 & 29 - Alpine Wildflower Helicopter tours
August 10-12 - 9th Annual Sun Peaks Retro Concert Weekend
August 18 - Sun Peaks 2nd Annual Ball Hockey Tournament (3 on 3)
August 18 - Westcoast Camaro Rally Show & Shine
August 25-26 - Music in the Mountains Free Summer Concerts, featuring Dan Mangan and Bedouin Soundclash
September 1-3 - Sun Peaks Pedal Fest including the Seek + Enjoy Poker Ride, the Yeah Bru! Classic Dual Slalom, a Kids Foot-Down Derby, plus a local craft beer tasting and round two of Lift and a Lager to wrap things up in style

September 3 - Lift and Lager (did someone say FREE BEER?)
September 7-9 - Bonus weekend with lifts running for lift-accessed hiking and mountain biking 
September 8 - 1st Annual Sun Peaks Cider Fest
September 9 - North Face Dirty Feet Mountain 5, 10, 21 and 42km races
September 14th - 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament
September 14-16 - Bonus weekend with lifts running for lift-accessed hiking and mountain biking 
September 16 - 8th Annual Race to the Sun Hill Road Race - 34km from Heffley Creek to Sun Peaks Resort

More to come....

Summer fun at Sun Peaks ResortCheers from Best Sun Peaks!

Our private hot tub is running all season long so don't forget to book the Best Sun Peaks condo or Best Sun Peaks luxurious townhouse for your ultimate Sun Peaks Summer Vacation with so many Sun Peaks summer activities to enjoy!

Book ahead for a Sun Peaks spa session, a gourmet catered dinner party, or even arrange to have a Sun Peaks Mobile Massage come to you after an enjoyable Sun Peaks area winery or craft beer tour!

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