Community Calendar


Merritt's Community Calendar is stocked full of festivals, fairs and community events. Check back often for activities in all four seasons. #ExploreMerritt 

The Gala will take place on September 28th at the Civic Centre, presenting Michael Perkins and the Playmor Junction Big Band.  This 18-piece band will be playing popular swing music from the 40’s to 60’s.  There will be a dance floor and opportunities for dancers to win prize money for local non-profit groups.  The evening includes a banquet, cash bar, silent auction, games, art show and local entertainers.


Event Date 09-28-2019
* Location Merritt Civic Centre

Back by popular demand!! 

Summer Pour Paint Class with Artist/Co-Owner Jordan Joe

When: 1:00 pm Thurs, July 25,2019

Where Nlaka'pamux Creations

Max 12 Participants 

Price: $30 Per Person
* Can prepay in person at the shop or e-transfers are accepted.
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Event Date 07-25-2019 1:00 pm
* Location Merritt
Chair Walk 2019 Starts See poster for details
Event Date 07-10-2019
* Location Merritt
100 Year Celebration of the First Airplane to Land in Merritt

The City of Merritt - Municipal Government is pleased to announce the 100 Year Celebration of the First Airplane to Land in Merritt!

On June 29th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, everyone is invited for this family-friendly community event at the Merritt Airport (4510 Airport Road)

Featuring an airplane fly-in, a vintage car show and a community BBQ.

We hope to see you there!

Proudly supported by the Nicola Valley Museum & ArchivesNicola Valley Cruisers Car Club Association and Tourism Merritt

Event Date 06-29-2019 10:00 am
Event End Date 06-29-2019 2:00 pm
* Location Merritt
Murray Church Show See poster for details 
Event Date 06-28-2019 4:00 pm
Event End Date 06-28-2019 7:00 pm
* Location Old Courthouse Art Gallery
Aboriginal Day Come Celebrate in the festivities for National Aboriginal Day at Rotary Park on June 21, 10:00am-3:00pm For more info contact Conayt Friendship Society at 250-378-5107
Event Date 06-21-2019 10:00 am
Event End Date 06-21-2019 4:00 am
* Location Rotary Park
Love To Dance High Tea See Poster for Details
Event Date 06-17-2019 11:30 am
* Location Merritt

Kentucky Alleyne Lake Fathers Day Fishing Derby

Event will be held at the West Pond between Kentucky and Alleyne Lakes

All are welcome to attend

Free of Charge & Free BBQ Lunch Provided


Event Date 06-16-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 06-16-2019
* Location Kentucky Alleyne Lake
Merritt Little Britches Rodeo

Merritt Little Britches Rodeo  June 15-16 @ 9:00 am  At the Merritt Rodeo Grounds

Merritt Little Britches Rodeo includes: 

  •                                         Start times: 9am each day
  •                                         Camping $10 per night.
  •                                         Stalls to be booked at time of entries ($25 deposit, $15/stall/night).
  •                                         Committee Contact:  April Schneider 250-280-1728 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  •                                         Juniors first and Seniors second.
  •                                         Baron Beef dinner Saturday night $15 Adult, $10 Junior
  •                                         (dinner 6-7pm, reserve tickets with entries)


Event Date 06-15-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 06-16-2019
* Location Merritt Rodeo Grounds

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Merritt Visitor Centre: 250-378-0349
Tourism Manager: 250-378-8619
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