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 

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
* Event Contact Conayt Friendship Society
* Phone Number 250-378-5107
* 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
For more info visit
Event Date 06-13-2019 10:30 am
* Phone Number Christine McKee or Vicki Klassen 250-378-4245
* Location Merritt Civic Centre
An evening of classic country music through stories and songs.  Proceeds to the Hall of Fame in Merritt.
Event Date 06-07-2019 6:30 pm
Event End Date 06-07-2019 11:55 pm
* Event Contact Shelley Sanders
* Phone Number 7782572807
* Location Merritt Civic Centre

Sign up on the site, with or without a team.

Log rides and get entered in to win prizes! 

Everyone receives a t-shirt when you register.

#GoByBike is giving away a cycling trip around Prosecco Hills in Italy!


Intermediate Ride for Bike Week;


Join Darch Oborne for a tour of JP Cool; an fun  intermediate trail on the Coutlee Plateau.

Meet at Civic centre ; shuttle to MMBA Coutlee Parking lot; then shuttle to to of JP and enjoy a 1 hour ride through the woods. 

This is not a beginners' ride; but there are no drops of life threatening sections. Riders should be in good physical shape to ride the full trail; but there is a bailout point so the climb can be avoided, mostly.

RSVP: Felicity @ 315.1050 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date 05-27-2019
Event End Date 06-02-2019
* Event Contact Merritt Leisure Services
* Phone Number 250-315-1050
* Location Merritt

The Baillie House is having its annual Garden and Plant Sale. 

Come and check out different plants for the garden and for your home.

Event Date 05-25-2019 10:30 am
Event End Date 05-25-2019
* Event Contact Baillie House
* Phone Number 250-378-0349
* Location Baillie House

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