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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.

FEBRUARY
- 10th is Chili Cook Off Noon -3pm
Gold Rush Scavenger Hunt & Chili Cook-Off Passports are on sale now at The Vernon Winter Carnival Office.
- Every Saturday until February 17: FREE SHUTTLES to and from SilverStar Mountain. View our EVENT Page for more details. Stay up to date on our socials as well, for all events.

MARCH
- March 16th is the 2nd Annual A Taste of Downtown Vernon 11am – 3pm @ The Elks Hall
Live music under large tent outside and our vendors inside. $2 Samples of a larger dish.
We still have room for another restaurant if you re interested. View our event page for details. FREE PARKING DAY

- March 30th Window Easter Egg Hunt
We will place our numbered easter eggs in store windows. The general public will have a clue list to search for them.

JUNE
- 15th is our 30th Annual Sunshine Festival
We are now accepting applications for vendors. This is Free for the general public to enjoy some music, vendors, etc. Email us for your application form. FREE PARKING DAY

JULY
- 6th: Downtown Car Show, 4 - 8pm.

JULY & AUG
- Thursdays:
Live free concerts at Downtown Sounds will be hosted by The Museum from 6pm – 7:30pm. View our calendar for our band schedule.

SEPTEMBER
- 21st: 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). FREE PARKING DAY

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 participating businesses, will be featured on our event page upon completion.

NOVEMBER
- 29th: Our new Kick Off To Christmas Event
We will be looking to close off 30th Ave and have a blend of entertainment, market, activities etc AND a Santa Parade! FREE PARKING DAY

DECEMBER
- 7 / 14/ 21 is our Christmas Saturdays:
Santa, Elves, Carolers, Music, etc. FREE PARKING DAYS

- Every Saturday, enjoy Free Parking at The Parkade! Plus, at the surface lot across Eatology and by the Library. Look for the signs.
- 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.

'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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