In photos and video: Salty good time in downtown Salmon Arm

Issac Riep of Canmore, Alta. finds the wood track more difficult than it looks as he rides one of the bikes from the Shuswap Children’s Association’s toy library around around it during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Issac Riep of Canmore, Alta. finds the wood track more difficult than it looks as he rides one of the bikes from the Shuswap Children’s Association’s toy library around around it during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Entrants of the Candy Vault bike decorating event await the announcement of the top decorated bikes during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Entrants of the Candy Vault bike decorating event await the announcement of the top decorated bikes during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
The podium finishers of the pie eating contest show off the remains of their pies during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. From left, Silas Vergara placed third, Jeremiah Vergara placed second and Ludo Van Pelt finished in first place. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)The podium finishers of the pie eating contest show off the remains of their pies during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. From left, Silas Vergara placed third, Jeremiah Vergara placed second and Ludo Van Pelt finished in first place. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)
Finnley Brett takes to the wooden track laid out for young mountain bike enthusiasts during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)Finnley Brett takes to the wooden track laid out for young mountain bike enthusiasts during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)
Jana Releux cradles a young goat at the De Mille’s family farm petting booth during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)Jana Releux cradles a young goat at the De Mille’s family farm petting booth during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)
Luca and Dominic Reid put the finishing touches on their new pet rocks they adopted from the Inclusive Arts pet rock adoption centre during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)Luca and Dominic Reid put the finishing touches on their new pet rocks they adopted from the Inclusive Arts pet rock adoption centre during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)
Jenna Meikle hangs up some freshly painted masterpieces at the Meikle Studios’s cycle art booth at the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)Jenna Meikle hangs up some freshly painted masterpieces at the Meikle Studios’s cycle art booth at the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)
Evan Johaneson wows the crowd by juggling blocks, bowling pins and even knives during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)Evan Johaneson wows the crowd by juggling blocks, bowling pins and even knives during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)
Finnley Brett takes dad Sutra for a spin during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Finnley Brett takes dad Sutra for a spin during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Ira and Ever Olson sit by their dog Pavlov beating the heat with an ice cream break during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Ira and Ever Olson sit by their dog Pavlov beating the heat with an ice cream break during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Aaron and son Owen Timmers work their way through their apple pies during the Shuswap Pie Co. pie eating contest held uring the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Aaron and son Owen Timmers work their way through their apple pies during the Shuswap Pie Co. pie eating contest held uring the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Shuswap Pie Co. pie eating contest winner Ludo Van Pelt shows off his largely devoured pie during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Shuswap Pie Co. pie eating contest winner Ludo Van Pelt shows off his largely devoured pie during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
SAS Jackson leadership students Maja Weisinger, Amy, Kate Gable-Fell, Ava Lamerton and Allison Rokosh unexpectedly tally up a three-way tie in the Candy Vault bike decorating contest during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)SAS Jackson leadership students Maja Weisinger, Amy, Kate Gable-Fell, Ava Lamerton and Allison Rokosh unexpectedly tally up a three-way tie in the Candy Vault bike decorating contest during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Logan and Neko Dudgeon share a laugh as they attempt to explain their Mother’s Day plans while enjoying a lollipop to Laureen Shannon during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Logan and Neko Dudgeon share a laugh as they attempt to explain their Mother’s Day plans while enjoying a lollipop to Laureen Shannon during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Stilt walking pirate Cadence Ritums navigates his way through the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Stilt walking pirate Cadence Ritums navigates his way through the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Silas Vergara adds his paint to his paper on the spinning wheel, turned via pedal power by Meikle Studio’s Jenna Meikle during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Silas Vergara adds his paint to his paper on the spinning wheel, turned via pedal power by Meikle Studio’s Jenna Meikle during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Fire On Wheel’s Jodie Pruden sends her pizza dough sailing through the air while prepping more pies for a hungry crowd at the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Fire On Wheel’s Jodie Pruden sends her pizza dough sailing through the air while prepping more pies for a hungry crowd at the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Emily Vergara puts the finishing touches on her pet rock designed at the Inclusive Arts booth during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Emily Vergara puts the finishing touches on her pet rock designed at the Inclusive Arts booth during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Hendrix Goode is in good hands as Salmon Arm Barber Shop Matt Koivisto takes his business outside during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Hendrix Goode is in good hands as Salmon Arm Barber Shop Matt Koivisto takes his business outside during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Chis and daughter Maycee Ducharme add all kinds of flair to her ride for the Candy Vault bike decorating contest during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Chis and daughter Maycee Ducharme add all kinds of flair to her ride for the Candy Vault bike decorating contest during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Salmon Arm Secondary leadership class student Erin Hiebert helps Ben Currie with his bubble making during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Salmon Arm Secondary leadership class student Erin Hiebert helps Ben Currie with his bubble making during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Abel Yampolsky inflates his prize from the Kalmalka Caring Klowns at the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Abel Yampolsky inflates his prize from the Kalmalka Caring Klowns at the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
Ivy Timmers takes her freshly decorated bike for a ride through the street during the Salty Street Fest in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Obserer)Ivy Timmers takes her freshly decorated bike for a ride through the street during the Salty Street Fest in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Obserer)
Issac Riep of Canmore, Alta. finds the wood track more difficult than it looks as he rides one of the bikes from the Shuswap Children’s Association’s toy library around around it during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)Issac Riep of Canmore, Alta. finds the wood track more difficult than it looks as he rides one of the bikes from the Shuswap Children’s Association’s toy library around around it during the Salty Street Fest event in downtown Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 11. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)

A portion of Hudson Avenue in downtown Salmon Arm became a pedestrian and bike lane Saturday, May 11 for the return of the Salty Dog Street Festival.

The family friendly carnival-like kickoff to Sunday’s Enduro race, all hosted by Skookum Cycle and Ski, saw the closed off section of the downtown fill will with vendors and community groups, pedestrians and riders, with various activities, information and more available throughout the morning and into the afternoon.

Read more: Salty Dog takes to the street

Read more: Video: Salty Dog 2018

Read more: Salty Dog draws more than 700


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