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 starting April 27  
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

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

TRAIL SILVER CITY DAYS - May 8 to 12, 2019
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

- June 13 through August 29 on Thursday evenings
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.
July 18 and August 8 also feature local food trucks.
Music in the Park

- June 15, 2019
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 more information. 
Smoke and Steel Car Show

INDIGENOUS DAY - Sunday, June 16, 2019
Come on down to Gyro Park and become better acquainted with the cultural diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples and discover the unique accomplishments of Indigenous Peoples. All-ages family friendly event. Everyone welcome to attend.

SPOOKTACULAR - October 26, 2019
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 14, 2019
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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