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Invermere Annual Events
August 4, 2019
Spend a lovely Sunday in August at Pothole Park visiting Art in the Park, a FREE outdoor art show and sale of the work of local artists.
July 19, 2019
Come on, y'all! It's Bull Ridin' in the Rockies time of year. Dust off your cowboy hat and shine up your spurs! Get ready for some fun!
July 6, 2019
The annual Mountain al Fresco is an elegant flash-mob-style dining affair at a secret outdoor Columbia Valley location. Delicious food, fine wines, dancing and everything is white.
July 1, 2019
Invermere's Canada Day Celebrations start with fireworks at midnight. In the morning, there's a parade and the Mountain Mosaic Festival with music, fun and birthday cake!
December 24, 2018
Christmas Eve fireworks ia an annual tradition at Conrad Kain Park in Wilmer, with bonfires and hot chocolate and a spectacular display for everyone. Join the fun.
November 17, 2018
The annual Light Up Celebration in Invermere is the official kick-off for the holiday season. Santa Claus Parade, Snowball Drop, lighting of the Christmas Tree, shopping specials.
November 17, 2018
The Winter Wonderland Market in Invermere is an annual festival of hand-made crafts and artisans. Buy gifts for everyone on your list plus home decor, baking, etc.
November 11, 2018
Remembrance Day in the East Kootenay is observed in many communities with solemn parades, commemoration ceremonies and laying of wreaths. Here's a list of the various events.
November 3, 2018
The annual WVSC Ski & Gear Swap is the place to sell last year's ski gear and get fantastic bargains on just what you've always wanted!
September 29, 2018
Downtown Invermere Oktoberfest is an all-day event that takes place every year on 13th Street in front of the Invermere Legion. This is a super fun event for the whole family.
September 22, 2018
The Columbia Valley Rockies golf tournament is a fundraiser for the hockey team. This is the fifth year for this event and it will take place again at Copper Point, one of the very best championship courses in the valley.
September 14, 2018
Enjoy a delightful trip down Memory Lane at Columbia Valley Classics Autumn Show and Shine, held each year at The Springs Golf Course, Radium Hot Springs.
August 17, 2018
The 2018 Invermere Music Festival covers 2 glorious days of great food & drink, fantastic musicians. Hear the best of the best. Tickets on sale now.
August 11, 2018
Run, jog or walk at your own pace and comfort level. It's great exercise in the fresh air, fun for every age and ability. It's Loop the Lake!
August 11, 2018
The Lakeside Event is a summer's Tradition. Bring lawn chairs, blankets & refreshments to James Chabot Park to watch the show! After-party with live music!
July 29, 2018
The annual Lake Windermere Open Water Swim offers participants a choice of a 2km or a 5km swim in the warm and magical waters of the lake.
July 21, 2018
Everyone's invited to come and celebrate all the reasons why we love the Columbia Valley! Pancake breakfast, live music, farmers market, bouncy castle, kids games etc.
July 14, 2018
The BIG BOOK SALE is your once-a-year opportunity to find books you've want to read - for the price of a donation! Thousands of books on sale!
July 8, 2018
Invermere Heart of the Rockies Triathlon welcomes all athletes of both novice and accomplished levels to participate in this challenging annual event at James Chabot Park.
July 8, 2018
The Invermere Heart of the Rockies Gran Fondo will take place in and around Lake Windermere and between Invermere and Canal Flats. 60 km and 100km distances.
July 8, 2018
The Invermere Heart of the Rockies Duathlon inaugural event will be in tandem with the Triathlon, open Run Races and Gran Fondo at James Chabot Park, invermere.
July 8, 2018
Invermere Heart of the Rockies Aquathon Individual Standard event includes a 1500 m swim in Lake Windermere & a 40 km bike race from James Chabot Park.
July 8, 2018
The Invermere Heart of the Rockies Run is in tandem with the other events at James Chabot Park.. There's a 10 km and a 5 km race.
July 7, 2018
Hey Kids! The Invermere Young Hearts Triathlon is about doing your best and having lots of fun. You'll win an award when you cross the finish line.
July 5, 2018
The annual Horsethief Hideout Memorial Rally brings motorcycle enthusiasts to the Columbia Valley for a jam-packed weekend, both for those who have wheels & those who don't.
July 4, 2018
The Summer Reading Club at Invermere Library is for kids from grade 1 to 5. Have fun with crafts, activities and books.
July 1, 2018
Follow the Canada Day Parade to the Mountain Mosaic Festival at Kinsmen Park. FREE family fun. Live music, dance, magic, kids activities, food & boat-building contest.
June 24, 2018
The pledge-based Hike for Hospice, a fundraiser for the Hospice Society, is at the historic K2 Ranch this year! Everyone's welcome and kids hike FREE!
June 9, 2018
The Crafts and Collectibles Market in the parking lot at Home Hardware is to help raise funds for the local Cadets. Everyone's invited. There's a BBQ too!
June 1, 2018
The Vibrant Music Festival is back again for the 3rd year at an unknown location in the Invermere area. An unforgettable audio/visual experience for the festival goers.
May 29, 2018
The REACH DTSS Student Art Show features the best work of the Columbia Valley high school art students. See it at Pynelogs Art Gallery. Open daily 11am-5pm. The REACH DTSS student Art Show features the best work of the Columbia Valley high school art students. You can see it at
May 25, 2018
The Rocky Mountain Rally in Invermere and Radium Hot Springs areas is a performance-based event, pitting the drivers and co-drivers against the road and the clock.
May 13, 2018
On Mothers Day, show Mom how much you appreciate her by treating her to a special 3-course dinner at Strands Restaurant. She'll love you for it.
May 7, 2018
Celebrate the biodiversity of wildlife in the Columbia River wetlands. Join people from all over the world at the 22nd annual Wings Over the Rockies Festival.
May 5, 2018
Wings Over the Rockies Children's Festival was so popular last year that it's back in the 2018 line-up. Billed as "time for some fun and games", this part of the Wings festival will take place on Saturday, May 5, two days before the main line-up of events.
April 28, 2018
Ready to upgrade your gently-used biking gear? Sell it at the annual Columbia Valley Cycling Society Bike Swap and find tons of bargains for yourself.
April 25, 2018
Columbia Valley Golf Junior Tour kicks off! It's open to school kids under 13 years and can develop a love for the game and build new skills.
April 14, 2018
Wildsight Invermere AGM film night 2018 will feature a screening of The Messenger, an award-winning documentary about the worldwide disappearance of songbirds.
April 1, 2018
Strand's Annual Easter Dinner celebration is back with a special family menu. There's an Easter Egg Hunt for the kids after 5 pm too. Reservations a must. Call now!
March 24, 2018
'Art From the Heart' features the artwork of the Columbia Valley elementary school kids with a sneak peek at Copper Point Resort & the main show at Pynelogs.
March 2, 2018
The Invermere Coffee Fest is a 3-day celebration of coffee and tea, with workshops, tastings,, even a trade fair! Learn how to make the best cuppa ever!
February 24, 2018
The Cross River Ripper Fat Bike Race promises to be a popular annual event at Nipika Mountain Resort. BBQ and awards ceremony to follow. Register early.
January 27, 2018
Catch the biggest fish and win big cash prizes in the annual Fishing Derby. Entry fees help Kinsmen Club to serve the community.
January 27, 2018
Teck Kootenay Cup Race #5 is hosted by the Toby Creed Nordic Ski Club at the Nipika Mountain Resort. This event will be followed by BBQ & prizes
January 26, 2018
Columbia Valley Rockies Pond Hockey Championships shaping up to be a fantastic weekend on Lake Windermere. Two divisions with 6-player teams get minimum of 5 games.
January 19, 2018
For over 30 years, the Invermere Curling Club has hosted the annual Bonspiel on the Lake, a unique 3-day curling event on the ice of Lake Windermere.
January 19, 2018
Invermere's annual Snowflake Festival is a real family affair with live music, fantastic food, drink, ice skating, fire pit and fireworks as a grand finale.
January 13, 2018
The annual Kinsmen Club of Windermere Valley Snow Golf Tournament is a fundraising event with great prizes to be won and a whole lot of fun for the players.
December 24, 2017
An Invermere Christmas Eve Service will be taking place at Christ Church Trinity this year. We welcome all to join with us in this holy tradition.
December 3, 2017
The 14th annual 'Feed the Town' Christmas feast is coming to Copper Point Golf Club. The event is FREE. Everyone s invited. Bring a food bank donation.
December 1, 2017
The BIG Christmas Craft Sale in Invermere is a favorite annual tradition for holiday shoppers who are looking for unique gift items they won't find anywhere else.
November 25, 2017
The Wild and Scenic Film Festival, touring 150 communities in North America, will feature several fantastic films that cover topics of environmental concern to our local population.
October 23, 2017
Everyone is invited to join with the community of Invermere as, together, we remember those men and women who have sacrificed their lives in previous wars.
September 16, 2017
The annual Car Show Dance tops the charts every year! There is always a live band so you can dance your bobby socks off the whole night!
September 9, 2017
Visitors and the Ktunaxa people will have the chance to learn about the history and also the future of salmon in the Columbia River at Kinsmen Park.
August 6, 2017
Join the fun at James Chabot Beach! Summer Splash is an annual celebration of Lake Windermere and everything we love about it. Competitions, live music, learning.
July 7, 2017
Art Walk is one of summer's favorite cultural pleasures in Invermere. Visit participating local art galleries as you take a pleasant Friday evening stroll around town.
May 19, 2017
Coming soon! A spring artisan market at the Columbia Valley Centre in Invermere. Featured will be items by valley artisans. See local honey, home baking, hand-blown glass, baking. FREE admission.
May 2, 2017
The Wings Over the Rockies Art Show is a showcase for the theme-related artwork of many local artists. It's free and runs at Pynelogs during the festival
April 29, 2017
It's hard to believe it's the 34th year for the DTSS Big Band Dance! Fantastic music by the school stage band. Get your tickets now!
March 15, 2017
The Lake Windermere Ambassadors AGM is open to the public. Please join us to hear about what our team has been up to over the past year.
March 9, 2017
The Columbia Valley Arts AGM at Pynelogs Cultural Centre is your opportunity to review last year's accomplishments and look forward to this year's plans. A FREE event.
November 18, 2016
The annual Junior Fun Spiel is always a great way to get the local youth excited about the sport of curling. Junior & Advanced pools. Register now.
November 14, 2016
Operation Christmas Child offers you a way to brighten the heart of a child in need this holiday season. Pack a shoebox - change a life!
October 22, 2016
The annual Firemans Ball has been the Invermere Fire Rescue Services's largest fundraiser for more than 4 decades. Great food, dancing, silent auction, door prizes, Balloon Pop.
October 14, 2016
Link to Rink is a great 2-day opportunity to get one last ball down the fairway before packing up the clubs and starting the curling season.
October 8, 2016
Box City at Pothole Park is the Summit Youth's challenge to the community. Live for one night in a cardboard box. Experience the plight of the homeless.
October 3, 2016
Coats for Families accepts donations of men's, women's and children's winter coats, boots, hats and mitts, clean and in good repair & distributes them to needy families.
July 22, 2016
The Ballfest Slo Pitch tournament is a great summertime weekend of FUN FIRST! There's cheering crowds, prizes and a licensed concession. All ability levels welcome. Register your team!
May 7, 2016
The Emergency Preparedness Fair - get a chance to meet Columbia Valley first responders. Learn about the area's emergency plan. Put your plan in place.
April 14, 2016
The Christmas Bureau of the Columbia Valley is holding its annual general meeting at Christ Church Trinity. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
April 14, 2016
Say thank-you to all your organization's volunteers at the Columbia Valley Volunteer Appreciation party at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Live music, appetizers and gifts. Meet other volunteers.
These events are compiled by Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce. To submit an event please go here.