Our Rutland

$273,586 Grant for Rutland Centennial Hall Renovation

Today, at a presentation at Rutland Centennial Hall, The Honourable Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna – Lake Country, announced that the Rutland Park Society has received a $273 thousand grant to renovate Rutland Centennial...


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Rutland Community Market

The Rutland Community Market will be open every Sunday and have space for over 69 vendors outside and an additional 50 vendors inside. Vendors will include those that are committed to locally owned and operated agricultural operations, foods,...

News Release  For Immediate Release Harper Government improves accessibility for Canadians with disabilities in Kelowna July 8, 2015                 ...

Classic Car Show Registration

Pre Registration for the Uptown Rutland Classic Car Show is now open. Click below to register.

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Uptown Rutland Classic Car Show presented by WS Accounting Services Inc.

Art in Empty Spaces

Art in Empty Spaces Everyone is a winner when local businesses, the Uptown Rutland Association and ARTSCO, work together. Empty storefronts awaiting new tenants or business spaces being newly configured by construction are being used creatively...

May Days 2015 - was a success

Thanks to all our sponsors, supporters, media,  vendors, entertainers, volunteers and the community of Rutland. See you in 2016! check out this link and see who helped make it all happen.  Community spirit is alive and well in...

Rutland Spring Clean Up

Rutland Spring Clean Up was a success. The weather held out (despite the wind) we had 15 businesses represented and about 70 people! A big thanks to everyone who helped out. The Winning Businesses are: 1st Place - Olympia, 2nd Place - MCC Thrift Store, 3rd Place - Lil Bloomers Day Care

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Why "Rutland"? - A condensed history

In a nutshell, Rutland is named after one of our famous pioneer fore-fathers, John Hope Rutland, who developed an irrigation system that allowed the local lands to flourish and brought in droves of settlers.   As to the history of...


Rutland is an active and thriving community. There are always events and happenings going on around town. Click below to find out more and get involved.

Community Events

For too many years Rutland has been described by everybody else. We think it's time we did something about that.


Business Support For You

URBA is a business support group authorized and funded by local government to promote, encourage, support and advocate for Rutland businesses. We have 5 areas we focus on and they are 1) revitalization and development, 2) cleanliness and safety, 3) business marketing, 4) Information support and engagement of local businesses, and 5) Promotion of local businesses. The businesses that set up shop in Rutland are here because they want to be. Respect, hard work and a positive attitude are important values the people who live and work here are most proud of. URBA is here to assist you every step of the way.

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Who Is Ben Lee?

Many people visiting Rutland will choose to stop off at one of its nicest parks, named “Ben Lee Park”.  Many may not know why it is named this.  Obviously there was [is] a man named Ben Lee who had a park dedicated to...

"We're Just Getting Started"

Under the auspices of URBA, Rutland has requisitioned a new branding theme launched in July 2014.  After extensive research and analysis the new positioning line we’ve chosen, "We're Just Getting Started" reflects the...