Carnival Celebrates Canada’s 150th

Queen Silver Star the 57th Jordynne Tomiak  was crowned last night along with Princess Silver Star Meghan Townley.

The 57th annual Vernon Winter Carnival runs February 3 to 12, 2017 with close to 100 events. Tickets are going fast so if you have an eye on a particular event you are urged to grab tickets as soon as possible “Suds and Cider, Grandparents Grandchild dance, pinot and paint, history trivia, and unwind downtown are now sold out. Long-time favourites, Irish Pub night and medieval carnival have limited tickets left as well as the dances. If you are planning on attending these event, please get your tickets soon” said Deb White, Carnival chairperson.

“We are very excited to have our local entertainer, Shawn Lightfoot, perform at the Jopo luncheon Vernon Lodge. Why not get a group together and attend this great luncheon on Thursday February 9th or Friday February 10th, 11:30 – 1:30”

“Don’t forget to buy your carnival button! You don’t want to get caught without one by a carnival cop! Jopo Raffle tickets are on sale now with the grand prize of a house boat vacation. You could also win $1000 and a $500 shopping spree, Roots and Blues festival package and a package from the Vernon Vipers. Get your ticket for $2 each”