Summerland Action Festival June 1-3

An 80s theme for this three day free family event & music festival, featuring a wide variety of musical artists.


June 1, 2, 3rd 2012


The 30th Annual Summerland Action Festival is set to go June 1-3 with free family entertainment and a music festival featuring an 80s theme with a wide variety of local musicians, international recording artists and top tribute acts.

Where Were You in 82 is the theme for an incredible weekend of family fun, entertainment, great music, baseball tournament, children’s carnival, fireworks and triathlon.

Henry Small (Prism, Burton Cummings Band, John Entwistle Band (the Who) plus  Aerosmith Rocks, The Led Zepplin Show, Worms Hate Rain, Forever Young, will be performing with top Okanagan bands Random Act, Scissor Kick, Donovan Sweet, Blue Healer,  Hotsands Beach, Pink Torpedo and Crazy Hearts Blue Grass Band.

Plus finalists from the Kids Have Talent 2012 contest, (Beamer Wigley, The Shags (Derek Rush, Evan Aasen, Ryan Boesel) Jesse Mast, Megan Abel) and popular youth performers Mariah, Tiana Ferlizza and the  Summerland School of Dance.

The three-day Summerland Action Festival is a popular Okanagan community event  that is free for the public and includes a Music Festival in Summerland City Park, beverage garden, fireworks, baseball tournament with 70 teams, Giants Head run and Man of Steel triathlon, children’s carnival, parade, street hoops, vendors, pancake breakfasts and many more fun family activities.


Summerland City Park Main Stage


Friday June 1, 2012 (Opening Festivities, Beverage Garden and Rock’n Good Times)

6:00     Hotsands Beach (Recording Artist R & B & retro rock)

7:15     Scissor Kick (retro-rock and recording artists)

8:00     Worms Hate Rain (Hits & Retro rock)

9:00     The Led Zeppelin Show (Led Zepplin tribute act)

10:20   Fireworks Display


Saturday June 2, 2012 (Youth, Teen & Family Day)

11:00   Tina Ferlizza (popular Summerland youth performer)

11:30   Mariah (popular Summerland youth performer)

12:00   Finalists from KIDS HAVE TALENT 2012 Contest,

1:30     Summerland Showcase (TBA)

1:40     Donovan Sweet (80s theme, Rhythm & Blues & Retro Hits,)

2:30     Crazy Hearts Blue Grass Band

3:30     Pink Torpedo (80s Tribute Act  – Hits, Classic & Retro Rock)

4:30     Random Act (R&B 80s Funk Hits & disco Hits) –

5:50     Henry Small (International Recording Artist, Prism, Burton Cummings Band, John Entwistle Band)


Sunday June 3, 2012 (Feature Acts and Awards Ceremonies)

11:30   Summerland School of Dance

12:10   Blue Healer (Classic Rock & Retro Hits, Guess Who, Santana)

1:15     Forever Young – Neil Young Tribute

2:40     Worms Hate Rain (Popular Hits, Classic Rock, Country Rock, R&B)

4:00     Aerosmith Rocks (award winning Aerosmith tribute act)