2023 TENTATIVE EVENTS
Entertainment Saturday and Sunday Afternoon
EXTREME FREESTYLE MOTOCROSS
The high flying entertainment of Extreme Motocross is back! Saturday and Sunday afternoons!
THRASH WRESTLERS WILL BE BACK !
“Thrash” guarantees action packed entertainment during Lumby Days again this year. The wrestlers will be full on matc
hing in the park oval Friday and Saturday evenings
Pro wrestling talent at it’s best will entertain the crowds.
When the bell rings, its Smack talk stops and its go time, that is body slams, suplexes, hammer locks, high flying moonsaults and powerbombs just to name a few manoevres.
Join in on the action – Top notch independent pro wrestlers from all over BC will entertain all members of the family at Lumby Days 2023.
This is a perfect opportunity to come out and share with us your cars, trucks and motorcycles. The perfect site for this type of venue – a large grassy area with many shade trees and picnic tables, with hospitality you can’t beat. Register at Cruising the Okanagan
This event has been growing each year and is proving to be one of the best shows in the area. The Awards will be handed at the Main Stage at 4:30. Come and check us out, and take in the many activities of Lumby Days!
Show time is scheduled in the park:
Sat from 10:0pm – 5:00pm (awards handed out Main Stage at 4:30 pm)
Sun from 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Have fun planning your 1940’s/1950’s look. All wardrobe must suit a family event. Thank you for not wearing, bathing suits, lingerie, short shorts, or any inappropriate clothing for a family event.
For information please contact committee member
VALHALLA HELICOPTERS can fly you on an experienceof your life this year at Lumby Days.
Enjoy a 10 minute sightseeing tour in a Bell 206 helicopter that is capable of carrying 4 passengers.
Professional staff will load and unload passengers from the helicopter which will operate from Royal’s Park which is adjacent to the Lumby Park Oval and the Lumby Days activities.
- Cost is $75 per person – (based on an occupancy of a minimum of 3)
- Flying Times will be Saturday and Sunday afternoon commencing at 12:30pm
Have an exciting adventure with your family or friends during Lumby Days
VERNON PLACER MINING CLUB
Celebrating our history at Lumby Days
The Vernon Placer Mining Club will be returning to Lumby Days 2023.
They will be situated near the museum.
Gold is considered the world’s most precious metal and the Vernon
Placer Miner’s Club’s purpose is to educate and promote the heritage of
placer mining in BC.
COME AND JOIN THE PLACER MINERS
ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AFTERNOONS
TRY YOUR HAND AT GOLD PANNING FOR ONLY $5.00
Wolf Kin Dance Performance + Family Dance Journey
4p Sunday, final act Lumby Days!️
Join Jada Fire Kalika and the Wolf Kin for an inspiring belly dance and performing arts expression of love! Enjoy a few magic dances followed by an interactive family dance journey where children and adults can shake loose and embody the primal rhythms of drum and dance. Bring a drum if you fancy!
Jada is the creative guide of Wolf Kin, a locally cultivated performing arts troupe that seeks to heal + inspire! Wolf Kin offers Dance Medicine, Expressive Yoga and Healing Arts for all communities. Learn more at: www.wolfkin.ca
Wolf Kin was birthed here in Lumby and is always inspired to share this joy with Lumby Days! See you there️️️
Contact Jada with any questions on classes, workshops, retreats and more. 778.212.3284
GOLD FOX ACRES home of MINIATURE MONSTER PETTING ZOO
Gold Fox Acres is a family run hobby farm in Lumby. They really enjoy sharing their farm raised animals with others, and hope you enjoy visiting them. We welcome them to Lumby Days and are excited to have them join our celebration.
Come & visit the momma llama and her baby; the miniature donkeys….the rabbits…. the ducks… the goats…..the chickens …and whatever other animals are available from the farm that day!
LUMBY DAYS KID’s ZONE EDUCATION STATIONS brought to you by FORTIS BC™
Check out Weekend Activities:
- Gold Fox Acres Petting
- ZooFloppy Shot Mini Golf “free”
- North Okanagan Railroad Demo
- Make My Fun – Glitter Tattoos
- Mr Bubbles
- Raku Firing by Monashee Arts
- Kalamalka Caring Clowns
- Mr Barrel of Fun
THE LUMBY AIR RACES -High in the Sky
The 13th Annual Lumby Air Races for Hang Gliding and Paragliding pilots will be hosted again by the Lumby Airforce Flying Club and will be based at The Freedom Flight Park near Lumby in Conjunction with Lumby Days Annual Family Festival.
Pilots from all over western Canada will launch from Coopers Launch and or Saddle Launch ( both visible from Lumby Days location ), and climb to around 6000 feet ASL and use GPS guidance instruments to race their glider wings around the 10km and 25km triangle courses surrounding Lumby Days, then make a safe landing at the Freedom Flight Park. Qualifying flights will usually last from 1-3 hours. On a real good day 50km triangles will also be possible and on a great day even 100km triangles flights could happen!! Keep your eyes in the sky!
For updated flying info please go to www.LumbyAirForce.com
For Fun Flights around the Lumby area in a motorized hang glider / trike during Lumby Days, contact Raven Aviation 250 307 7553 www.RavAv.com
All weekend long there will be entertainment for all ages on the stage!
Come out to check out all the talent!
entertainment of Extreme Motocross is back! More info to follow!
Lumby Days Parade is where friends and family meet. The Vernon Flying team is scheduled for a fly over before the parade starts so you want to get there early. Parade starts at 11 am on Saturday. Parade participants need to be within the marshalling area by 10:30 am. Complete the parade entry found at Forms and mail it to Bob Massey or drop off at the Lumby Chamber of Commerce. Please note that items need to be handed out during the parade, not thrown.
This attraction proves to be a festival hit each year – parade entry forms are available at the Lumby Chamber of Commerce or on-line at lumbydays.ca. For further information please contact . Parade Route: The parade round up starts at the Industrial Park east of Lumby – and heads down highway 6 and turns onto Shuswap Ave, then heads north at the traffic light and turns right on Maple Street and then right on Shields Avenue.
PARADE STARTS AT 11 AM SATURDAY
SHOOTING STAR AMUSEMENTS
Will be back to offer fun rides, professional staff and entertainment galore.
RIDE ALL DAY FOR JUST ONE PRICE
CHECK OUT SHOOTING STAR WEBSITE FOR $5 COUPON
- $40 For Friday
- $40 For Saturday
- $40 For Sunday
- Visit Shooting Star website www.shootingstar.ca
- Check out contests to win prizes
- Check out their Facebook Company page to win more prizes every day!
Friday: Midway opens at 3pm
Saturday: opens at noon
Sunday: opens at noon closes around 5:00 pm
MONASHEE ARTS COUNCIL SHOW
Celebrating the Arts and Lumby Days! The Monashee Arts Council will be hosting it’s annual Festival of the Arts in the Whitevalley Community Hall once again. Demonstrations from the Monashee Quilters, the Monashee Spinners and Weavers, the Vernon Carvers and of Raku firing will showcase all the incredible talent that we have here in the community. If you would like to join us a demonstrator (free of charge), contact the Council.
In addition, there will be artist/artisan displays and sales, MAC membership drive and the entrants to the Good Ol’ Summertime photography contest. Go to the MAC website for more details on the contest and tips to help you create “winning” photography.
This show hang at the Village Gallery for the month of June as well as be displayed at Lumby days; all media, all ages are welcome. This is a free event. Venue Hours:
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 10am – 4 pm
For information, to obtain application forms or to be part of our competitions check our website at www.monasheeartscouncil.com, or contact Hayley Bouzek, Arts & Culture Program Coordinator for the Monashee Arts Council at 778-212-2397 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FOOD ROW & OUTDOOR VENDORS
The wonderful aromas will draw everyone to Food Row at Lumby Days. There is everything from Hamburgers, Fish and Chips, Mini donuts, fresh Fruit drinks, Cappuccinos, Chicken , Lemonade, Donair, Ice Cream, Perogies and lots more.
Shopping at the outdoor vendors is also a big treat. There will be garments, or the perfect sandals, sun & fun articles and outdoor trinkets. There will be something for everyone in the park oval.
For information call Jeri at 250 503-8692
Take your time and view the activities in the curling club. Vendors with products and supplies for sale
- North Okanagan Minature R/Road display
- Silent Auction sponsored by J.W.Inglis PAC committee
Indoor Vendor Director Nancy House @ email@example.com for information
Lumby And District Wildlife Association Gun and Antique Show
This show is popular with all wildlife enthusiasts! Check out the displays at the Pat Duke Arena. Admission is $5 (cash only) at the door. Children 12 and under get in free with a parent.
The Kal Fly Fishers will also be there this year to show fishing enthusiasts young and old how to make your own fishing flys!
Kid Zone – Sponsored by FORTIS BC
Join us for these FREE activities:
- Mr. Barrel of Fun “Balloon Artist”
- Make My Fun “Glitter Up Kids”
- Gold Fox Petting Zoo
- Kalamalka Caring Klowns
- Pat’s Blacksmith Demo’s
- North Okanagan Model Railroad
- Mr. Bubbles (shows Saturday at 1pm and 2pm, Sunday at 1pm)
Part of the Lumby Days Family Festival will be the Floppy Shot Mini Golf. This is a fun filled event for the entire family and will be set up in the tennis courts during Lumby Days. Putt your way around the obstacles, test your skills (or lack of !) and experience some great fun on the golf course.
Free to Lumby Days Visitors!