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.

RED RESORT SPRING THING - March 13 - 29, 2020
Focused on overnight visits through a string of packaged events and activities ranging from our Beer Goggles and Clam Slam festivals, live music, specialty dinners, distillery tastings, tap takeovers and brewery-sponsored deck games, kids activities, terrain park events, concerts in town, chocolate tastings, cheese and wine pairing nights, etc etc. It's a packed schedule for 18 days in Rossland, BC - just minutes from Trail!  More info here

TRAIL'S incrEDIBLE FARMERS' MARKET - Every second Saturday May 2  - October 31, 2020
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 on Cedar Avenue.  Call (250) 231-8671 or email for more information.
Saturday Farmers Market

TRAIL SILVER CITY DAYS - May 6 to 10, 2020
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 at
Silver City Days

Exhibitors & market vendors, expert speakers, consultations and demonstrations, all geared towards living a healthy lifestyle, will fill the Waneta Plaza at 8100 Highway Drive in Trail. The Expo also features food trucks showcasing healthy options, shopping, and prizes…so bring your appetite and an open mind. Visit the Trail & Disctrict Chamber of Commerce's website for more info.
Healthy Lifestyles Expo

MUSIC IN THE PARK - June  through August 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 16 and August 6, 2020 also feature local food trucks, starting at 5 PM.
Music in the Park

- Saturday, June 20, 2020
Trail is home to the West Kootenay Smoke ' n Steel Auto Club and every June they celebrate on the Esplanade with a car show and market for car lovers of all age to enjoy. Check their website for more information. 
Smoke and Steel Car Show

INDIGENOUS DAY - Sunday, June 21, 2020
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 - Saturday, October 24, 2020
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 PARADE- Saturday, December 12, 2020
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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