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!
Ticket Seller Box Office - Upcoming Events
Ian Parker, piano
Saturday, October 29 2016 - 7:30pm
NOCCA presents Ian Parker - Join Ian as he returns to Vernon for the exciting debut of NOCCA's new Steinway. Parker will display the dazzling range of his artistry (and of our new piano) in this passionate and celebratory performance.
The Louisiana Hayride Show Fall Tour Spectacular!
Thursday, November 3 2016 - 7:30pm
The Louisiana Hayride Show Fall Tour Spectacular with Great New songs you will Love! As well as previous show Favorites with a spectacular salute to some of our Canadian Legends!
Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Thursday, November 10 2016 - 7:30pm
A fast-paced farcical comedy starring everyone's favorite detective. Five actors play over 40 comical characters, filling the stage with suspects, allies, and heirs in this zany whodunit based on the Arthur Conan Doyle classic. The game's afoot in this hilarious thriller that's anything but elementary!
Thursday, November 17 2016 - 7:30pm
It is with his distinctive sound and songwriting ability that defines Gord Bamford as one of country music's best neotraditional artists and like so many others that have come before him; Bamford is not an overnight success. He has spent the better part of the last 20 years honing his craft, working to get where he is today.
KENNY AND DOLLY: TOGETHER AGAIN
Monday, November 28 2016 - 7:30pm
The Ultimate Tribute to Dolly & Kenny is coming to the Okanagan in November! You will experience an incredible night of hits as well as some timeless Christmas classics. Don't miss this opportunity- you will feel like you have been transported back to a simpler time.
Friday, December 2 2016 - 7:00pm
*Tickets $21 each, all ages - On sale Monday Nov 7th, 9:00 am*
Center Stage Performing Arts Academy (Junior Company) presents a new musical - Holiday Express - featuring music from The Polar Express
Rotary Carol Festival
No Tickets Required - Donations Accepted At The Door
Saturday, December 3 2016 - 2:00PM
Saturday, December 3 2016 - 7:00PM
Sunday, December 4 2016 - 2:00PM
A long standing and popular pre-Christmas tradition in Vernon since 1952, the annual Rotary Christmas Carol Festival returns to the Vernon Performing Arts Centre.
The Shriners Variety Show
Friday, December 9 2016 - 4:00pm & 7:00pm
The Shriners Variety Show will feature Murray Hatfield, awarded "Canada's Magician Of The Year" twice in recent years.
The Shriners of B.C. & Yukon are raising funds to transport local children to Shrine Hospitals for free care.
A Cowboy Christmas with Rob Dinwoodie & Friends
Saturday, December 10 2016 - 7:30pm
Come celebrate a Cowboy Christmas with Rob Dinwoodie and friends this holiday season. Let the music, story and cowboy poetry take you back, when Christmas was simpler and where friends and family were the focus.
Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble
Saturday, January 28 2017 - 7:30pm
NOCCA presents the Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble - A Tribute to Dave Brubeck. The Remi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble brings the soul and brilliance of one of the great exponents of cool jazz to our stage. Not to be missed!
Swan Lake - Canada's Ballet Jorgen
Thursday, February 16 2017 - 7:30pm
By popular demand, Canada's Ballet Jorgen (Sleeping Beauty, Romeo & Juliet) brings the beloved and magical full-length production of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake back to Vernon to delight out audiences once again.
Sarah Hagen & Benjamin Butterfield
Sunday, February 26 2017 - 2:00pm
NOCCA presents Sarah Hagen, piano & Benjamin Butterfield, tenor. Sarah and Benjamin unite in a magical offering from the voice and piano repertoire in a musical expression of artistry and human emotion.
Ring of Fire - The Music of Johnny Cash
Monday, March 6 2017 - 7:30pm
Western Canada Theatre and Chemainus Theatre Festival are proud to co-produce the ultimate tribute to the iconic Johnny Cash, Ring of Fire. Performed by a multi-talented cast, this production is a powerful tribute to the Man in Black, an endlessly entertaining journey that will leave you cheering for more!
Ben Caplan and the Casual Smokers
Friday, March 17 2017 - 7:30pm
OnStage Concert: Audience seated cabaret style, on stage. Inspired in part by Eastern European and Jewish folk traditions, Ben Caplan mixes older musical sensibilities with his own heart & soul. Adult Only performance
Saturday, March 18 2017 - 7:30pm
NOCCA presents Duo Rendezvous - Violinist Jasper Wood & guitarist Daniel Bolshoy join forces in a perfect synergy of intimate and virtuosic performance, offering us a presentation of humour and passionate musicianship.
Shay Keubler's GLORY
Saturday, April 1 2017 - 7:30pm
A company of 6 bold and dynamic performers create a physical essay around numerous themes of glorification. Creating rich and dark imagery through visceral and impactful choreography, Glory pushes the audience to question the purpose and reasoning of violent material in society.
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.
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.
Canadiana Suite - A Sesquicentennial Celebration
SATURDAY, May 06 2017 - 7:00pm
With the Okanagan Symphony's collaborative partner Ballet Kelowna sharing the stage, we raise a toast to Canada in this Sesquicentennial Celebration. *Please note this performance is on Saturday evening*
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