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Parade Route for Sat May 16th 2015

Countdown to
56th Annual Rutland May Days

Great Food, Live Local Entertainment,Bingo, Market Vendors, Pancake Breakfast, Parade, Shooting Star Amusements and the all new Imagination Market!!! Does it get any better than this? It does....

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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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Live Outdoor Entertainment -Rutland May Days

56th Annual Rutland May Days

See what we have in store for the 56th Annual Rutland May Days. 2015 Rutland May Days.pdf

Rutland May Days Parade

download parade application:  ParadeEntryForm2015.pdf  

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...

Annual Rutland Scarecrow Festival a Huge Success

The 7th Annual Rutland Scarecrow Festival offered a beautiful day for Kelowna families to get out and take in some fall harvest fun at the Lions Park. The popular event is presented by the Uptown Rutland Business Association and this year was the best event yet. In all, about 5,000 attendees wandered the park, taking in live music, face painting, bouncy castles, games, and, of course, the popular scarecrow building contest.

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