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You can find it all in Downtown Vernon; people watching, exploring local history and art, listening to live music, shopping, dining, and even yoga in the park. Downtown Vernon is accessible by car and public transit and is made safe for bikes and pedestrians.

Downtown Dollars Gift Cards.  A plethora of gift giving possibilities.

Enjoy a haircut, grocery shop, spa treatment, clothes, toys, music, jewellery, shoes, lunch, home decor and so, so much more.

View our downtown dollars tab for further details.

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Upcoming Events

View our 'Event Page' for up to date details, as we get closer to each event date.

- Every Saturday, enjoy Free Parking at The Parkade! Plus, at the surface lot across Eatology and by the Library. Look for the signs.
- September 16th: 11am - 4pm @ Civic Plaza (by Museum). It's The End of Summer Party! With 3 bands, Food Trucks, Games and much more. View our event page, for further details. FREE to Attend (all ages).
- October: Win a Shopping Spree! See our events page for details.
- October 16 - 21 is Small Business Week. Follow our socials and event page for details as we get closer to the date.
- October 31st, is The Treat Trail! Bring the family downtown for treats between 3pm - 5pm, (before you head into your own community). The list of prticipating businesses, will be featured on our event page upon completion.
- November: SHOP LATE 'TIL 8 on Thursdays in November! We have over 30 shops, specialty stores etc staying Open Late 'Til 8. Please view our EVENTS PAGE for list of businesses. PLUS, dine with family and friends after you shop.
- December 2023: Let It Glow! Free Parking Saturdays AND see Santa for a free photo, meet his elves, win prizes in our Letters To Santa and other contests. Free Parking (at all meters) & meet Santa: Dec. 2, 9, 16 & the 23rd.
- February: During The Vernon Winter Carnival, enjoy our popular Chili Cook Off and award winning Gold Rush scavenger hunt! Stay tuned for details, closer to these events.
- We have a fun 'Walk-In' Mural on the corner of 29 Ave & 31 Street. Stand in front of it and place your hand on either the paint brush or roller and smile! Take a photo w/family & friends (and tag us) as you Shop, Eat, Explore in Downtown Vernon.
- Mid March is our annual Taste of Downtown Vernon, indoor event. Stay tuned for details.
- The Sunshine Festival happens mid June! 6 blocks of 30th Ave are closed to traffic. Enjoy vendors and our wonderful shops, a kids zone, food zone, live entertainment and so much more. Stay tuned for details, as we get closer to this event.
- July & August enjoy the pedestrian block, called The 2900 Plaza.

'The Downtown Vernon Association recognizes and appreciates that the land on which we work and reside is the traditional unceded territory of the Syilx Nation'

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