Carnival Contests

Best Decorated Contest

This is your business or school's opportunity to celebrate Vernon's 64rd Winter Carnival! Start planning now. Transform your work place, school or organization to showcase your Carnival spirit with the Best Decorated Contest presented by Nixon Wenger LLP! 

All the area's businesses, schools and organizations are invited to participate, so encourage your colleagues or employees to get involved in the Carnival's Best Decorated Contest. Decorate the inside of your premises and dress in costume, create a display area behind your window Or paint your window with Carnival Spirit! And don't forget to decorate for the theme - CarnivalTV!

Registration is now closed for Best Decorated.

Be sure to vote for the people's choice through the VWC Brochure! 

Snow Sculpture Symposium

The 2023 VWC Snow Sculpture Symposium is proudly presented by Silver Star Mountain Resort and the Co-operators Bracken Insurance Group. Register to participate today as a carver! Your team's masterpiece will be featured to thousands of people, plus there's opportunity to win cash prizes!

For information and to register email [email protected]

Be sure to check out our events page for event info! 

School Poster Contest

Get your students showing their Carnival Spirit! All elementary school aged children from kindergarten to Grade 7 are eligible to enter a poster they create having Snow Much Fun!

At Home | Social Media Play a game!

Any game at all... video, board game, sports... whatever you like to play at home. Post a photo to facebook or instagram and tag Vernon Winter Carnival with the hashtag #Games #Evolve and you will be entered to win a $200 prize! Event sponsored by Evolve Marketing.

At Home | Social Media Snow Sculpture!

Build a snowman, castle, snow-bear or whatever you like in your own back yard... or the park.. we don't mind! Wherever you have snow fun. Post a photo to Facebook or instagram and tag Vernon Winter Carnival with the hashtag #Snow #Games and you will be entered to win a $200 prize! Event sponsored by Vernon Winter Carnival.

Cocktail Contest (19+)

Support local restaurants and bars this Carnival and taste their Carnival Cocktail! Each drink is $10 and if you decide to take part as a guest, post a photo of the cocktail you are trying and post to Facebook or Instagram. You MUST tag Vernon Winter Carnival, TMS- Transition Marketing Services, Kelly O'Bryan's Vernon and Vernon Nissan. A winner will be selected at random.. the GRAND Prize is over $600 from these amazing sponsors including

  • $299 Gold Package Detail (Nissan)
  • $100 GC (Kelly O’Bryan)
  • $150 Two Black Hoodies | Two Ball Caps (TMS)
  • $60 Two Pom Pom Toques (Vernon Winter Carnival)