Events and Festivals

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Annual events are widely celebrated in Trail and we invite you to play along during your stay!  For other events happening in the area, view the City of Trail's event calendar or the Lower Columbia event calendar.


Trail's incrEDIBLE Farmers Market - Every Second Saturday, May 5 through October 6, 2018
A Saturday morning experience, the Market brings farm fresh produce, fruits vegetables, home baking/gluten free, handcrafted items, entertainment and more! Trail's incrEDIBLE Farmers Market is held every second Saturday in the downtown core.
Saturday Farmers Market

Trail Silver City Days - May 9 to 13, 2018
This annual multi-day festival is not to be missed!  Carnival rides, outdoor food fair, games, tournaments, parade, fireworks, live music and more. Fun for the whole family. View all the details here.
Silver City Days

Trail Market on the Esplanade - June 6, July 11 and August 8 from 4pm - 8pm
The Trail Market on the Esplanade features food and market vendors, and entertainment along the picturesque Esplanade.  The market occurs on select Wednesday evenings from June through August. View the website or the City's events calendar to get the current schedule.
Trail Market on the Esplanade

Music in the Park - June through August
Enjoy live music in the beautiful Gyro Park. From June through August, the Trail & District Arts Council and Kootenay Savings bring in a variety of talented musicians for your enjoyment. View their events schedule, grab your lawn chair and bring a toonie for donation.
Music in the Park

Cruisn' the Columbia Car Show - June
Trail is home to the West Kootenay Smoke ' n Steel Auto Club and every June they celebrate with a multi-day car show for car lovers of all age to enjoy. Check their website for the 2018 event dates and location.
Smoke and Steel Car Show

Kootenay Healthy Lifestyles Expo - June 8 - 9, 2018
The event features exhibitors, expert speakers and demonstrations that promote holistic and western health practices, green initiatives, food sustainability, physical and emotional well-being, nutrition, and wellness. Attendees will have the opportunity to collect information, as well as purchase and experience products and services.  Hosted by the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce. View the event site here.
Lifestyles Expo

2018 BC Little League Provincials - July 20 - 28, 2018
Trail welcomes the 2018 11/12 year old BC Provincial Championship at Andy Bilesky Park!  Hosted by the BC Little League Provincials, this multi-day tournament is a great way to support youth in sport.  Cheer on the teams and enjoy a burger and a snack at the park concession.  A full schedule is available on their Facebook page or on their website.
BC Little League Championship

Spooktacular - October 27, 2018
Get spooky downtown Trail as the community comes together for its annual Halloween celebrationOutdoor fun, downtown trick or treat, costume contest, food and more.
Check the City of Trail's event calendar for more information.


Santa's Candy Parade - December 8, 2018
Santa makes an appearance downtown Trail! Don't forget a candy bag for all your loot. Parade starts at 5pm. Check the City of Trail's event calendar for more information.
Santa's Candy Parade

Photos: Lower Columbia Tourism / Ryan Flett Media & Dave Heath; and City of Trail

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