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The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre

The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre is the premier entertainment venue in the charming city of Vernon, British Columbia. Situated conveniently between Vancouver, British Columbia and Calgary Alberta, Vernon is the largest city in the North end of the picturesque Okanagan Valley.

Built in 2001, this facility boasts well-appointed backstage areas, a superb support staff and one of the most comfortable auditoriums in the province. Enjoy superior sound coverage and quality with less reliance on rental gear with the Centre's exceptional Meyer Mina digital sound system installed in 2013.

Performers, presenters and audiences alike regularly comment that this is one of the best facilities they have ever experienced. We encourage you to come and see for yourself!
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Til Death: The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 7:30pm
Til Death: The Six Wives of Henry VIII - a fast-paced, one woman, hilarious romp with the six wives of King Henry VIII. All in the space of 70 minutes, Fringe powerhouse Tara Travis will introduce us to: the Betrayed Wife, the Scheming Wife, the Peacemaker, the Ugly German, the Tarty One, and the One in Love with Someone Else.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
A brand-sparkling new adaptation of Shakespeare's whimsical classic about fairies, love potions and talking donkeys, made just for kids!
All Candidates Forum
Wednesday May 3, 7:00 - 9:00pm
No charge
Doors open at 6pm. Moderator: Betty Selin from SunFM.
Audience members will have the chance to submit questions into a draw box before the forum as well as during a brief intermission.
Canadiana Suite - A Sesquicentennial Celebration
Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 7:00pm
Collaborative partners Ballet Kelowna and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) join forces to present Canadiana Suite.
*Please note that coupons and discounts cannot be used for this performance*
The Little Mermaid
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 7:00pm,
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 2:00pm,
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 7:00pm
Center Stage Performing Arts Academy's Lights of Broadway welcomes you under the sea with the exciting Broadway Musical THE LITTLE MERMAID!
Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
Colonel Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian Commander of the International Space Station, shares his experiences in the fields of leadership, teamwork, collaboration, science, and technology - in space and on Earth.
Coco Love Alcorn
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 7:30pm
OnStage Concert: Joyful and genuine, jazz and pop singer Coco Love Alcorn brings her soulful and compelling music to the small stage for an intimate performance.
Freud's Last Session
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 7:30pm
Does God exist? Does goodness require the presence of evil? What begins as a philosophical debate becomes a profound play in which Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis boldly address the greatest questions of all time.
Armstrong Dance Academy
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
Armstrong Dance Academy students from ages 3 & up will entertain you by dancing to music from Opera to Broadway
Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
This year's dance theatre production is called, CANADIAN MOSAIC, CELEBRATING CANADA'S 150th. This musical production is drawn from the rich history and cultural traditions of various ethnic communities celebrating their immigration to Canada.
Lunch at Allen's
Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 7:30pm
Lunch at Allen's is a musical powerhouse comprised of four remarkable Canadian talents: Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan and Ian Thomas.
Dream, Believe, Dance
Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 2:30pm
Diversity Dance Recital 2017
Sons of the Pioneers
Monday, June 26, 2017- 7:00pm
For over 75 years the Sons of the Pioneers have been proud to perform the music of the celebrating the American West, such as Tumbling Tumbleweed, Cool Water and Ghost Riders in the Sky; songs that are unabashed love songs to the West.
Mainstage 2017
June 30, 2017 - July 8, 2017
Theatre BC Drama Festival
Awards Ceremony and Banquet
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 6:00pm
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 3:30pm
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 5:30pm
Captain Hook, Smee, a crocodile and of course Peter Pan
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 8:00pm
Showtime Australia presents this spectacular music tribute honouring the one and only King of Pop, Michael Jackson, with accomplished impersonator Dantanio - electrifying in his role as Jackson - plus a live band, choreographed dancers, authentic costumes and state-of-the-art production.
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 7:30pm
THE COMIC STRIPPERS A male stripper parody and improv comedy show. Your favourite comedy bodies are back with a new show, more moves and even quicker wits.
An Evening with the Rat Pack
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 7:30pm
Don't miss this fun-filled evening of good music, good fun and tom-foolery with Andy DiMino as Dean... Lambus Dean as Sammy and Gary Anthony as Frank... portrayed exactly like the originators did in so many years ago.
Double Double Duo
Saturday, October 21 2017 - 7:30pm
Double Double Duo with Michael Bridge on accordion and the return of Kornel Wolack on clarinet
Barenaked Ladies

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 8:00 pm

VIP tickets sill available
Please call the box office

Iconic Canadian Band, The Barenaked Ladies, to perform in Vernon, November 9th 2017! The Barenaked Ladies with special guest, will perform their Cross Canada 1-FIVE-0 Tour at The Vernon Performing Arts Centre
Sunday, November 19 2017 - 7:30pm
Collectif9 - a nine piece string ensemble from Quebec that will reinvent the classics with their seemingly unlimited energy.

Cheng2 Duo
Thursday, January 18 2018 - 7:30pm
Cheng2 Duo - the sibling synergy of Sylvie and Bryan Cheng on piano and cello.
Charles Richard-Hamelin
Thursday, March 15 2018 - 7:30pm
Charles Richard-Hamelin, a true rising star on the international scene and silver medal winner at the International Chopin Piano Competition.
Our Steinway will receive a deserving workout.
Saturday, April 14 2018 - 7:30pm
EnChor - a choir for "accomplished senior voices" from Vancouver. Their biography says it all. Once again, our Performing Arts Centre will be filled with song.
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