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 

Art, Culture & Heritage

Murray Church Storytelling Night Murray Church Storytelling Night!
Join us for an evening of stories, memories, memorabilia...all about Murray Church. Share with us the history of it, events there, your hopes for its future now that it’s gone.
Wednesday, July 24th, 6:30-8pm
Courthouse Gallery, 1840 Nicola Ave
See the Murray Church Exhibition while you are there, if you haven’t already!

Hosted by Linda Baird, Amrit Samra from the Trinity United Church, and the NIcola Valley Community Arts Council
Event Date 07-24-2019 6:30 pm
Event End Date 07-24-2019 8:00 pm
* Location Old Courthouse Art Gallery
Chair Walk 2019 Starts See poster for details
Event Date 07-10-2019
* Event Contact Shirley Reynolds
* Phone Number 250-315-9672
* 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
* 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

Contact Us

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