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 

Meet the Art Walk Artist Day- Ellen Miller

Join Art Walk Artist Ellen Miller on location to talk about her fused glasses art work. 

Meet the Art Walk Artist Day - join fused glass artist Ellen Miller to discuss her process, see her work and ask questions. A great opportunity to get to know a local artist in the Valley.

For more info call (250) 378-6515. 

Event Date 07-07-2017 3:00 pm
Event End Date 07-07-2017 4:00 pm
* Location Old Courthouse Art Gallery
Art Walk Live!

Art Walk Artist Cam Novak painting at 378 Board Shop

Bass Coast sponsored Artist, Cam Novak a.k.a. Open Mind who will be doing a painting a panel at 378 Board Shop. 
This is an opportunity to check out a great out of town artist, watch the process unfold and check out Art Walk. 

About the artist, Open Mind, is a visual artist who creates raw emotional art for those in search of magic. His large scale murals and watercolour drawings are vibrant explorations into his connection to spirit, nature and animals. His practice focuses on understanding the power of abstraction and improvisation and how art can be used as a tool to become more connected to one's self.

For more info contact the Merritt Chamber at 250-378-5634, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date 07-06-2017 11:30 am
Event End Date 06-06-2017 4:00 pm
* Location Merritt
ATV BC Desert Ride

ATV BC Desert Ride in Merritt BC

Another summer is upon us and another summer of riding.  We would like to invite one and all to partake in this year’s annual ATVBC Ride.

Photo credit to Backroad Mapbooks 

Contact Info:

Event Date 06-23-2017 6:30 pm
Event End Date 06-23-2017
* Location Merritt Rodeo Grounds
Aboriginal Day

Ab Day 2017

Come Celebrate in the festivities for National Aboriginal Day at Rotary Park on June 21, 10:00am-4:00pm

For more info contact Conayt Friendship Society at 250-378-5107


Event Date 06-21-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date 06-21-2017 4:00 pm
* Location Rotary Park
My Fair Lady High Tea

My Fair Lady High Tea at the Merritt Golf Club

See poster for details


Contact Info: Love To Dance - Ltd Dance Academy 250-378-9898

Event Date 06-19-2017 11:30 am
Cut off date 05-31-2017
Individual Price $15.00
* Location Merritt

Akasa Yoga studio is hosting our first Maker's Market - June 17 from 6-9pm. Join us for lots of love, laughter, and shopping. 

Contact info: 250-936-9642

Event Date 06-17-2017 6:00 pm
Event End Date 06-17-2017 9:00 pm
* Location Merritt
Vintage Car Club of Canada Show and Shine

The Vintage Car Club of Canada is venturing out on their Canada 150 tour and will be stopping in Merritt on June 13th!

All are invited to come on over and see the 60+ antique cars and talk to the owners. Cars will be parked in the parking lot beside the Baillie House (where the Farmers Market is held).  

Part of a BC wide tour to celebrate Canada 150. 

Contact Info: Al James 250-378-7402,

Event Date 06-13-2017 4:00 pm
Event End Date 06-13-2017 6:00 pm
* Location Baillie House
The Snapshot Artist & The Teacher- Illustrated Talk

See poster for details 

Contact info: 250-378-4145, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date 06-08-2017 7:00 pm
Event End Date 06-08-2017 8:30 pm
* Location Merritt
Art Opening Reception

See poster for details 

Event Date 06-08-2017 4:00 pm
Event End Date 06-08-2017 7:00 pm
* Location Old Courthouse Art Gallery
Nlaka'pamux Culture Retreat

Nlaka'pamux Culture Retreat

Free Cultural Teachings open to all ages! Free admission & meals are provided (please bring your own plates & utensils)

Guest Speaker Dr. Jeanne Paul, Naturopathic Physician

Activities include:

  • Cedar weaving
  • Medicine Bag making
  • Pine needle baskets
  • Beading classes
  • Dream catcher classes
  • Traditional medicines
  • On-Site Traditional Healer

Welcoming all Hand Drummers!

Dance starts at 6:30pm

Top Door Prizes: Pendleton blanket, Gas Cards & Meat Package $300 value from Kuiper's

Various Information booths on location

For more information or to register please contact Kristy Henkes at 250 378 1864 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

May 27-28

At the Merritt Civic Centre

Contact Info: 250-378-1864

Event Date 05-27-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 05-28-2017 2:00 pm
* Location Merritt Civic Centre

Contact Us

Got questions? Contact us by phone, or by email using our contact form.

Merritt Visitor Centre: 250-378-0349
Tourism Manager: 250-378-8619
Email: Contact Form