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There will be no actual theme for the 62nd annual Vernon Winter Carnival in 2022 says the society. (Vernon Winter Carnival photo)

No theme in 2022 for Okanagan Carnival

Vernon Winter Carnival Society says it’s time for a step back and connect with community by just being a winter festival

 

Cast members Brian Martin (top row, from left), Vince Walzak, Peter Kaz, Nevada Christensen (middle row, from left), Victor Cumming, Roger Knox and Rebecca Barton (bottom) act out the virtual play Our HOME Town, written by Vernon’s Jason Armstrong, during its three-night run for the Vernon Winter Carnival. (Our HOME Town photo)

Okanagan winter carnival a virtual hit

Community, businesses support annual Vernon event that had to think outside box in 2021

 

Lumby Days’ organizers have announced the 2021 event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. (Morning Star - file photo)

COVID claims popular Okanagan festival for second straight year

Organizers hoping to be back with 65th annual Lumby Days in 2022

 

Vicki Proulx, executive director of the Vernon Winter Carnival Society, stands beneath a lights display the society lit up in Spirit Square Nov. 27, by way of announcing it will be taking over the 2021 downtown light-up event. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Vernon Winter Carnival Society lights up downtown square

The society announced it will be taking over next year’s downtown light-up event

Vicki Proulx, executive director of the Vernon Winter Carnival Society, stands beneath a lights display the society lit up in Spirit Square Nov. 27, by way of announcing it will be taking over the 2021 downtown light-up event. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
A colourful inflatable igloo is a new addition to Vernon Winter Carnival 2021, if the multi-day event can proceed amid health regulations. (Vernon Winter Carnival photo)

Vernon Winter Carnival still hoping to light up 2021 amid COVID-19

Event gets support from city in attempts to continue while navigating health regulations

A colourful inflatable igloo is a new addition to Vernon Winter Carnival 2021, if the multi-day event can proceed amid health regulations. (Vernon Winter Carnival photo)
COVID-19 fails to curb Vernon Winter Carnival

COVID-19 fails to curb Vernon Winter Carnival

Planning underway for February 2021 Wild West Carnival

COVID-19 fails to curb Vernon Winter Carnival
Vernon Winter Carnival directors announce Carnival of the Wild West as the 2021 theme Tuesday, March 10, at the Schubert Centre. (Roger Knox - Vernon Morning Star)

Vernon Winter Carnival announces Wild West theme

Carnival of the Wild West will be the theme for the 61st annual Winter Carnival

Vernon Winter Carnival directors announce Carnival of the Wild West as the 2021 theme Tuesday, March 10, at the Schubert Centre. (Roger Knox - Vernon Morning Star)
Alumni trumpet band strikes emotional chord for Vernon girls

Alumni trumpet band strikes emotional chord for Vernon girls

Vernon Girls Trumpet Band will be tooting their horn for the 60th Winter Carnival parade

Alumni trumpet band strikes emotional chord for Vernon girls
Excitment snowballs for Vernon Winter Carnival

Excitment snowballs for Vernon Winter Carnival

10 days of fun is just two weeks away

Excitment snowballs for Vernon Winter Carnival
Alumni trumpet band strikes emotional chord for North Okanagan girls

Alumni trumpet band strikes emotional chord for North Okanagan girls

Vernon Girls Trumpet Band will be tooting their horn for the 60th Winter Carnival parade

Alumni trumpet band strikes emotional chord for North Okanagan girls