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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Have you ever wanted to be a rock star or be in a band rocking out with your friends or new found friends? This is your time!
A Number involves human cloning in a beguiling hour-long psychological thriller that blends scientific speculation with a stunning portrait of the relationship between fathers and their sons
*Discount Show packs and Member pricing only available by phone or in person
Mainstage 2022: Okanagan Zone
Mainstage 2022: Fraser Valley Zone
Lego Land & Never Swim Alone
Mainstage 2022: North Island Zone
Mainstage 2022: Friday Wild Card
Original Pinoy Music Festival in the Okanagan
Days of action-packed fun, laughter, music, and expression are what MCT day camps embody for its cast members. All of the students will participate in a fun audition, receive a role, and rehearse the production. Camp/cast members will also experience the freedom of improvisation, the excitement of theatre skills development, movement, and art classes, and the thrill of performance!
In 1969, a band of four English musicians arrived in New York and literally took America by storm. Over the next 50 years, this legendary band accumulated over 65 million record sales and a following of loyal fans that are the envy of rock bands worldwide! This band was Jethro Tull.
'In Praise of the Ostrich’ - Derek Edwards' new 90-minute stand-up comedy show... a richly textured and enthralling 'cut above,' delivered with pace and authority by the consummate Canadian Comedian. Down to earth, lots of laughs, wagons ho!
From rocking Halifax’s Marquee Club to performing for the masses at Massey Hall or touring the country with his father, Joel Plaskett has forged a reputation as one of Canada’s most engaging performers and respected singer-songwriters.
Audiences are amazed at just how close this show sounds to the real Elton John. As Elton, Ron Camilleri has the vocal, the piano, the look and the feel of the real Elton John performance. You’ll feel like you are watching the real Elton John.
ABRA Cadabra is excited to be returning to the Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre on September 13th, 2022, as a part of their “I Still Have Faith In You” Western Canada Tour!
THE COMIC STRIPPERS (19+ only)
A parody and improv comedy show. The award winning improv comedians are back with a new show, more moves and even quicker wits. A SHOW FOR ALL GENDERS… 19+ ONLY - WARNING! No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity.
It’s time for us to come together in celebration!
Toronto-based vocal powerhouse Serena Ryder is a platinum-selling artist adored by fans, peers and critics alike, in part due to her raw and earnest songwriting, and beautifully electric live performances.
VaughnCo Entertainment is proud to present a return engagement of “Rumours” The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac tribute show based in Los Angeles, California. The group recreates the legendary band in it's youthful heyday from 1975-1979.
After 19 albums, countless awards and wowing sold-out audiences around the globe, THE LEGENDARY DOWNCHILD BLUES BAND are celebrating over 50 years of playing the blues with a brand-new show!
With an inherent and candid ability to break down the barrier between performer and audience while “leading the vanguard of East Coast hip hop” (Chronicle Herald), Classified is one of Canada’s most respected and successful rap artists and producers.
A trio of passionate storytellers transport us to exotic destinations in song
Blackie and The Rodeo Kings mark their 25th anniversary as a band with the release of King of This Town. Originally, Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and Tom Wilson came together to record what was supposed to be a one-off tribute album to the great Canadian songwriter Willie P. Bennett.
Juno Award winning fiddle virtuosos Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy are hitting the road again to bring back their successful concert series, A Celtic Family Xmas. This intimate and unique show sold out everywhere prior to the pandemic and it will see the duo perform with their incredibly talented children playing Celtic and holiday favourites that are fun for the entire family.
A great variety of colors and atmospheres from the instruments
MARC ATKINSON TRIO WITH CAM WILSON: From classical to jazz to folk to roots to a little rock. ECLECTIC?
A new soundscape to modern composition
Vibrant Canadian duo Amy Hillis (violin) and Meagan Milatz (piano) - passionate, innovative and fearless music-making!