Carnival Gains Sponsor

Vernon Winter Carnival is thrilled to announce their new presenting sponsor Valley First, a division of First West Credit
Union. Valley First has signed on as presenting sponsor of the Vernon Winter Carnival for the next two years, including
the 59th Vernon Winter Carnival, A Pirate’s Carnival and the 60th anniversary in 2020.
“We are thrilled to partner with Vernon Winter Carnival for the next two years,” said Susan Ewanick, President of
Valley First. “When it comes to aligning with community-minded events, it doesn’t get better than this family-friendly
winter festival.”
“Vernon Winter Carnival board of directors are very excited to partner with Valley First as our title sponsor for the
59th and 60th year!” Says Deb White, Chair of Vernon Winter Carnival Society. “Vernon Winter Carnival is such a
wonderful tradition in our community and we are so thankful to have the support of local business’s. Valley First is
very community orientated and we are honoured that they have chosen Vernon Winter Carnival to partner with!”
A Pirate’s Carnival planning is already well underway, the deadline for event applications is Friday October 12th and
sponsorship deadline is Friday Oct 19th. For more information on Events or how to become a Sponsor of Vernon
Winter Carnival contact Executive Director Vicki Proulx at
To download an Event or Sponsorship application visit the website
About Vernon Winter Carnival Society
The Vernon Winter Carnival Society coordinates and promotes about 100 events that take place in February each year
over 10 fun filled days. Vernon Winter Carnival is one of the largest events of its kind in Canada. We are proud to
continue to deliver classic and anticipated events such as the BC Championship Snow Sculpture Competition, Jopo
house Luncheon, The Carnival Parade and Family Day in the Park, to name a few. For more information on Vernon
Winter Carnival events, sponsorship or volunteering visit