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A Rock’n’Roll Christmas: Light-Up Weekend

December 3, 2022 - December 4, 2022

This years Christmas is going to ROCK! A fun-filled weekend for everyone: come and enjoy our Light-Up Event Crawl on December 3rd & 4th! You can find all events at a glance:

Christmas Light-Up Parade: December 3rd, 2022 at 4 PM to 5 PM – Veterans Avenue. The parade motto is A Rock’n’Roll Christmas. Click here for more information and to sign up as a participant.

Similkameen Rec Centre Festivities: December 3rd, 2022 5 PM to 8 PM – Similkameen Rec Centre. 50/50 Raffle, Turkey Curling, Basketball Contest, Artists, Bowling and much more! Here you will be able to cast your vote and decide who you think should win the People’s Choice Prize at the Light-Up Parade. Hixzee’s Gourmet Street Food Truck will be there and fill your bellies with their delicious food! Watch out for fireworks at 7 PM!

Victory Hall Craft Fair: December 3rd + 4th, 2022. Saturday: 3 PM to 8 PM, Sunday 9 AM to 2 PM – Victory Hall. Click here to sign up as a vendor – we still have availability!

Klippers Art Market: December 3rd, 2022 9 AM to 2 PM – Klippers Marketplace + Cafe. Klippers is hosting additional Christmas festivities throughout December. Click here for more information.

Keremeos Rodeo Association + K-Mountain Diner: December 3rd, 2022 8:30 to 10:30 AM – K-Mountain Diner. Enjoy a FREE breakfast with Santa!

Business Window Contest: December 2nd – 5th, 2022. All businesses in the Keremeos downtown area are encouraged to celebrate A Rock’n’Roll Christmas with the community by decorating their shop windows as extravagant as possible. Visitors and residents are encouraged to cast their votes to determine the business with the best window decorations. No sign up necessary, but feel free to display this sign in your window, to encourage votes for you. The winner will receive a plaque as well free social media exposure and a 6 month membership with the Chamber of Commerce. Residents can click here to participate in the survey between December 2nd – 5th, 2022.

LSIB Hot Drink Station: December 3rd, 2022 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM – LSIB office (downtown/7th Ave). Stop by and warm up with some hot chocolate while you check out the downtown Business Window Contest or on your way to other festivities in town.

Toy + Clothing Drive: December 3rd, 2022 2 PM to 8 PM – Hilltop. Click here for more information.

Food Drive: December 1st – 3rd, 2022 – Keremeos Visitor Centre. Drop off your non-perishable food items during opening hours of the Visitor Centre and receive a free hot dog and hot chocolate at the Light-Up Parade. Thanks to our local Home Building Centre, Ashnola Electric and Buy-Low Foods for the donation. All donations will go to the Cawston Food Bank. Please be advised that the Keremeos Visitor Centre will close early on December 3rd.

Similkameen Independent Wine Growers: Some members have special opening hours during the Light-Up Weekend and the duration of December. Click here for detailed information.


You’re organizing an event on this weekend and would like to add it to our list? Shoot us a message via [email protected] – don’t forget to send us all the important information, including digital flyers!

You want to play an active role in organizing this Light-Up Weekend? Join us, the Similkameen Country Development Organization (SCDA), as a volunteer and participate in our Committee Meetings – no membership necessary! If you’re interested in volunteering on the day of the events, please email us at [email protected]. More info here.

Damage Disclaimer The Similkameen Country Development Association (including the Similkameen Country Chamber of Commerce) is not responsible for any damage or injury that could possibly occur during the Light-Up Parade as well as any accompanied events organized by the society.


December 3, 2022
December 4, 2022