Events

Tickets for 2020 Events on sale

Friday Dec 6, 2019 at 9am

More 2020 events to be posted soon!


Friday, December 6, 2019
2020 Carnival Tickets on Sale!

2020 Carnival Tickets on Sale!

Mark your calendars! Carnival tickets go on sale Dec 6th at 9am!

  Family

  •   9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Carnival Business After 5

Carnival Business After 5

Join Vernon Winter Carnival for a Holiday Business After 5!

  Adult Only

  •   5:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday, December 13, 2019
Queen Silver Excellence Program Official Debut and Fashion Show

Queen Silver Excellence Program Official Debut and Fashion Show

Join us for the Queen Silver Star Excellence Program Official Debut and Fashion Show.

  Family

  •   7:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Queen Silver Star Excellence Program Talent Showcase

Queen Silver Star Excellence Program Talent Showcase

The race for the crowns continues with the Queen Silver Star Excellence Program Talent Showcase!

  Family

  •   2:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Queen Silver Star Excellence Program Proclamation of Queen Silver Star LX

Queen Silver Star Excellence Program Proclamation of Queen Silver Star LX

Witness the Proclamation of Queen and Princess Silver Star the 60th!

  Family

  •   7:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, February 7, 2020
Vernon Hot Air Balloon Festival

Vernon Hot Air Balloon Festival

Watch for the Balloons in the sky with the British Columbia Ballooning Association!

  Family

  •   All Day
Valley First Trip Around Town

Valley First Trip Around Town

Come together and join us on a trek around town like a rolling stone!

  Family

  •   All Day
2020 BC Snow Sculpture Competition

2020 BC Snow Sculpture Competition

See the magnificent works of art created from snow at Silver Star Mountain Resort!

  Family

  •   All Day
Ice Sculpting

Ice Sculpting

A returning favorite Carnival Event for students and businesses!

  Family

  •   9:00am - 3:00pm
Sheriff's Jail

Sheriff's Jail

Take a step back in time and visit the Carnival Sheriff’s Jail!

  Family

  •   11:00am - 1:00pm
Super Spies

Super Spies

Have you ever wanted to be a spy?

  Family

  •   3:30pm - 4:30pm
Balloon Glow & Carnival Kickoff Celebration

Balloon Glow & Carnival Kickoff Celebration

Celebrate the kickoff to the 60th Annual Vernon Winter Carnival!

  Family

  •   4:00pm - 7:00pm
Queen Silver Star Excellence Program Coronation of Queen Silver Star LX

Queen Silver Star Excellence Program Coronation of Queen Silver Star LX

Join the Queen Silver Star Excellence Program in the official crowning of Queen and Princess Silver Star LX.

  Family

  •   5:00pm - 6:00pm
Suds N Cider

Suds N Cider

The Okanagan's most popular and longest running showcase of domestic beer, craft beer, and ciders from BC and across Canada.

  Adult Only

  •   6:30pm - 10:30pm
BeerCan Beiner

BeerCan Beiner

Join Sovereign Lake for the unique and unforgettable evening under the night sky!

  Adult Only   Tickets Available

  •   6:30pm - 9:00pm
Vernon Vipers vs Nanaimo Clippers Hockey Game

Vernon Vipers vs Nanaimo Clippers Hockey Game

Nothing says Winter like a Hockey Game!

  Family

  •   7:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, February 8, 2020
2020 BC Snow Sculpture Competition

2020 BC Snow Sculpture Competition

See the magnificent works of art created from snow at Silver Star Mountain Resort!

  Family

  •   All Day
Over the Hill Downhill

Over the Hill Downhill

The 39th Annual Over the Hill Downhill returns to Silver Star Mountain!

  Family

  •   All Day
Valley First Trip Around Town

Valley First Trip Around Town

Come together and join us on a trek around town like a rolling stone!

  Family

  •   All Day
Vernon Hot Air Balloon Festival

Vernon Hot Air Balloon Festival

Watch for the Balloons in the sky with the British Columbia Ballooning Association!

  Family

  •   All Day
Ice Sculpting

Ice Sculpting

A returning favorite Carnival Event for students and businesses!

  Family

  •   8:00am - 9:00am
Jess4Kids Team Challenge Relay

Jess4Kids Team Challenge Relay

Dress Up in Team Costumes and bring friends, family or co-workers together to form teams of 4 to take part in the Relay Challenge at Sovereign Lake!

  Family

  •   10:30am - 3:30pm
Beer Garden

Beer Garden

Join the Elks Hall for the annual Beer Garden Fundraiser!

  Adult Only

  •   11:00am - 6:00pm
Sheriff's Jail

Sheriff's Jail

Take a step back in time and visit the Carnival Sheriff’s Jail!

  Family

  •   11:00am - 1:00pm
Soups On!!! Free Soup at Sovereign Lake

Soups On!!! Free Soup at Sovereign Lake

Try our North Okanagan Valley Gleaners soup at Sovereign Lake’s Annual Jess4Kids Team Relay Challenge!

  Family

  •   11:30am - 2:00pm
Vernon Winter Carnival Parade, 60th Annual

Vernon Winter Carnival Parade, 60th Annual

It's the 60th Annual Vernon Winter Carnival Parade!

  Family

  •   12:00pm - 2:00pm
Moon Madness

Moon Madness

Join the Okanagan Science Centre for a real blast from the past as we return to the moon!

  Family

  •   1:00pm - 2:00pm
Jopo Swim

Jopo Swim

Join the Vernon Aquatic Centre for an afternoon of games, prizes and fun for the whole family.

  Family

  •   1:30pm - 4:00pm
Celebration of Talent

Celebration of Talent

Celebrate the amazing talent we have in our community with Vernon Winter Carnival!

  Family

  •   2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lego Space Party

Lego Space Party

Have a fun afternoon with the kids building Lego!

  Family   Tickets Available

  •   3:00pm - 5:00pm