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 

Sports & Recreation

June 1

Location:  Voght Park 

Event Date 06-01-2019
* Event Contact Buzz Manuel
* Phone Number 250-378-1864
* Location Voght Park
Ride a Trail and Paint a Pot Spotted horse Pottery Studio and Canoa Farms Mountain Trail would like to share this event. Bring your horse and camp and stay the weekend. I have room for about 15 horses unless you can bring your own panels or we have also got highlines up in the trees in the campsite. Play around on our Mountain Trail course as well go for a trail ride out back on crown. Friday evening you will all pick a piece of pottery to paint and Paint it. Cost for the weekend is $75 this includes your pottery piece and playing around on the Mountain trail course. Ron will help people work there horses over obstacles on either Friday or Saturday. Stabling is $15 a night per horse, Camping is free. RV Trailer that sleeps up to 6 is $65 a night LQ trailer that sleeps up to 6 is $75 a night and we have a cute cabin with a queen size bed $50 a night. We will have a full kitchen set up at the house out on our porch. BBQ, Coolers, and 2 burner stove. Saturday night we will have a Potluck up by the house.
Event Date 05-31-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 06-02-2019 5:00 pm
* Event Contact Spotted Horse Studio
* Phone Number (250) 378-1670
* Location Merritt
Informational Mushroom Walk Join us as we partner with Mike Ebenal for our first mushroom walk! We will be meeting at the Collettville school parking lot and driving from their. Please arrange for your own transpertation. If you just can not wait to start your mushroom adventure check out Mikes website and order a grow kit.
Event Date 05-25-2019 3:00 pm
Event End Date 05-25-2019 6:00 pm
* Event Contact Nicola Valley Community Gardens
* Location Merritt
Turn Me Loose in Shulus - Run Walk and Stroll Event

Join us for this active event in the community. 

See poster for details. 

Event Date 05-24-2019
Event End Date 05-24-2019
* Location Lower Nicola
Merritt Stock Car Association Speedway Race - Season Opener At the Merritt Speedway Track in Lower Nicola
Event Date 05-18-2019 12:00 pm
Event End Date 05-19-2019 2:00 pm
* Event Contact Merritt Stock Car Association
* Phone Number 250-936-9296
* Location Lower Nicola
National Lifejacket Day

National Lifejacket Day

May 16

At the Nicola Valley Aquatic Center

Contact: 250-378-6662

  • Buckles will be here and we will be talking and teaching PFD safety – encourage everyone to wear their PFD that day to raise PDF awareness when in, on, or around water. 
Event Date 05-16-2019
* Location Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre
Event Date 05-11-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 05-11-2019 2:00 pm
* Event Contact Buzz Manuel
* Phone Number 250-378-1864
* Location Voght Park

May 11, 2019 & May 12, 2019 @ 7:00am – 7:00pm

At Central Park

Contact Crystal Swayze 250-315-8175

Event Date 05-11-2019 7:00 am
Event End Date 05-12-2019 7:00 pm
* Location Central Park
Family Fun Night

May 10

6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Regular Admission

At the Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre

Family Fun night is the 2nd Friday of the month from 6-9pm, so the Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre stays open later.  They offer concession items, Pizza $1.50 slice, and drinks for $1.  Sometimes there is a fun leader playing games with the kids. 

Contact: 250-378-6662

Event Date 05-10-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 05-10-2019 9:00 pm
* Location Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre

Come to support Ladies Volleyball at both CMS and MSS. Its gonna be a bumping time!!

Event Date 04-26-2019
Event End Date 04-28-2019
* Location Merritt Secondary School

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