Community Calendar


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Events Calendar

Saturday, August 31, 2019
12:00 am

61st Annual Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo

Merritt Rodeo Grounds

The best cowboys and cowgirls from across Canada and the US come out to compete at the NVRA's 61st annual Pro Rodeo


This year’s rodeo will be held on Labour Day weekend (August 31st and September 1st, 2019). Gates to the grounds will open at 11:00 AM. Both Saturday and Sunday performances will start at 1:00 PM. Beer gardens and concession/vendors on site. Come on down and enjoy some rodeo action!!

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9:30 am

Nicola Valley Farmers Market

Nicola Valley Farmers Market

Come see a variety of vendors at the Nicola Valley Farmers Market besides the Baillie House (Voght st and Merritt Ave). Do you want to "make, bake or grow your own" we would love to welcome you to the market contact us for more info.


2019 Market: May 11th to October 12th. 
Every Saturday from 9:30 am to 1 pm next to the Baillie House (Voght St @ Merritt Ave)! 
Also at the Friday Night Market from 6-9pm downtown (Quilchena Ave @Voght St) until end of August!

Company Overview
The Nicola Valley Farmers' Market is a Non-Profit Society which works to provide local vendors who "make, bake, or grow" their products a community market to sell their goods at. The Nicola Valley Farmers' Market is an integral part of the community, bringing the community members together every Friday night and Saturday from May to October, providing the community with a chance to buy local and keep our community thriving through local commerce! Go Green... Buy LOCAL!
General Information
For more information call 250-378-9703 or visit

Founding date
Local,Fresh Produce and Fruits
Locally grown Flowers, Plants, and Herbs
Various Jams, Jellies and Pickles, etc
Handmade Soaps, Lotions & Body Care Products
Pumpkins, Gourds and Zucchinis
Canning supplies such as tomatoes, pickling cukes, fruits, beans, etc...
A wide Variety of Baked Goods
Knitted, Crocheted products, slippers, scarves etc.
Whirligigs, Outdoor Furniture
Birdhouses, Signs, Shoulder and Market Cloth Bags
Pottery, Jewelry, plus many other Handmade Products!
11:00 am

2019 Rodeo Parade


Still accepting applications for entries until August 23rd. 25$ per entry, discounted for chamber members

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7:00 pm

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