Our Rutland

Scarecrow Festival

stay tuned for more details.... we're adding a barnyard, the scarecrows will have a new look and feel this year and for all your APPLE CRISP CREATORS... we're having a contest!     

Scarecrow Festival - Vendors Wanted

7th Annual Scarecrow Festival, here's your chance to be a vendor! 2015 Scarecrow Vendor Application Form.pdf     

Scarecrow Sponsorship Opportunity

Scarecrow Vendor Application Form. Be part of our event!


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

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,...


Check out these photos from URBA's 2015 summer network, 9 & Dine Golf Event!

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Classic Car Show 2015 Photos

Photos from 2015 Classic Car Show

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$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...

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

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...

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...

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.

More About URBA

"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...