One of the largest events of it’s kind is about to take place here in Vernon, BC. The Vernon Winter Carnival will be kicking off it’s 56th year on February 5th and will run until February 14th. The theme this year is Mardi Gras, what fun! All the events will contain that colourful theme and believe me there is something for everyone! If you are new to Vernon or just visiting you need to take in the Balloon glow on February 5th 5:30 -6:30 at Polson Park. What a colourful sight this is, your chance to get up close and personal with one of these gentle giants!
If Latin dancing is one of your passions or if you just want to come out and enjoy the atmosphere, City Dance Okanagan is hosting Mardi Gras in Rio Dance Party. They were last years winner of the Best Adult Event for Carnival, so put your dancing shoes on come on down for mini lessons, dance shows and some hot and sultry dancing! Stay tuned for more updates on events as we move into a Mardi Gras Carnival!