Vernon Winter Carnival
Celebrate Vernon’s 62nd Annual Winter Carnival! In-person events are back along with some new and exciting features to the festival. This year features over 150 events – the most events ever registered for Vernon Winter Carnival.
“We are thrilled to see the return of many beloved Carnival traditions, such as the Snow Sculptures at Silver Star, the 50th Annual Coca-Cola Classic Peewee Hockey Tournament, and the 61st Annual Carnival Parade, just to name a few,” Carnival executive director Vicki Proulx said. “We want to invite all community members to embrace winter and have Snow Much Fun this February. There are also 19 new events this year, some of which include:
• Try Canskate Kids & Teens/Adult Skate – Vernon Figure Skating Club;
• Virtual Bingo Night – Halina Centre;
• To the Max 80s Party – Greater Vernon Museum and Archives Snow Pitch Tournament – VWC;
• Party in Plaid – Sherpa Events;
• Meant to Bee: Virtual Cheese, Mead & Honey Pairing Experience – Planet Bee The Snowglobe Concert – VWC
• Escape the Mayhem – Okanagan Science Centre;
• VWC Winter Playground;
• Artist Trading Card Session – Black & Whites – Vernon Community Arts Centre;
• Ladies Night Out- Make-up and Cocktail Class – Okanagan Event Planners;
• Snogolf Tournament – VWC;
• Party Like Gatsby – Okanagan Event Planners Towne Theatre Free Movie.
There are multiple new events at O’Keefe Ranch including:
• Blue Light Special;
• Film “Blue Steel” starring John Wayne;
• Blues Bands;
• Behind the Scenes Tour of O’Keefe Ranch;
• Cowboy Poetry.
Event tickets can be purchased online at vernonwintercarnival.com/events by phone at 250-545-2236 or in person from the Vernon Winter Carnival Office – 3401 -35th Ave.
Some events may require proof of vaccination. Events throughout the 10 days of Carnival will follow the most current health orders from the PHO.