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PHOTOS: Flames and fireworks light up Vernon Winter Carnival Fun Park

The pyrotechnics were abundant Friday night; still more to see and do on last day of Carnival Sunday

Vernon Winter Carnival was heavy on the pyrotechnics at the Family Fun Park in the parking lot of Kal Tire Place Friday night.

As dusk set in around 5:30 p.m., a crowd formed a circle in the Fun Park to watch performers from Kelowna’s Kinshira Entertainment put on a fire dancing show, twirling various flaming torches and staffs in the air.

At 6 p.m., Carnival-goers turned their attention to the skies above the Kin Race Track grounds to take in a spectacular fireworks show.

The 64th Annual Vernon Winter Carnival wraps up Sunday, Feb. 11. The Starting Block 10K Running Race and 3K Fun Run takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lavington Elementary School. Meanwhile, the Carnival Kickball Tournament and the Coca-Cola Classic Peewee Hockey Tournament will both wrap up Sunday. A Lunar New Year celebration by the Vernon District Immigrant and Community Services Society will also take place at the Elks Lodge from 2-4 p.m., with tickets available for purchase on

There are plenty of other ongoing events taking place Sunday. For a full schedule of events, visit

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Brendan Shykora

About the Author: Brendan Shykora

I started at the Morning Star as a carrier at the age of 8. In 2019 graduated from the Master of Journalism program at Carleton University.
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