Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre

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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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Upcoming Events

Oh Alfred! Opera Oh Alfred! Opera

Oh Alfred! Opera

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sun, Aug 15, 2021 At 7:30pm

This opera was commissioned by the Proms to a young Kelowna composer Antony Knight. It was based on George Elliot’s horror novella “The Lifted Veil”. The plot is spooky and terrifically entertaining!

Rachel Park, Soprano - Ian Cleary, Tenor - Alireza Mojibian, Baritone - Matthew Kim, Baritone - Graham Vink, Piano
Dana Hudson & Vince Walzak, spoken roles

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Big Block Union Big Block Union

Big Block Union

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Thu, Aug 19, 2021 At 7:30pm

Original Rock n Roll straight out of the Okanagan Valley. These two bands are going to rock your socks off. Big Block Union featuring King Informal will be an evening to make sure not to miss. Get your tickets now and support the growing local original rock scene.

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Comic Strippers: Fully Clothed! Comic Strippers: Fully Clothed!

Comic Strippers: Fully Clothed!

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Fri, Aug 20, 2021 At 5:30pm
Fri, Aug 20, 2021 At 8:00pm

In this stripped down two person version of the show, members from the cast shed their characters, keep their shirts on and the laughs going. Designed for more intimate settings and smaller venues, this is your chance to get to know the real comedians underneath the bow ties.

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Mike Delamont - Socially Distant Stand Up Comedy Tour Mike Delamont - Socially Distant Stand Up Comedy Tour

Mike Delamont - Socially Distant Stand Up Comedy Tour

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Fri, Sep 17, 2021 At 5:30pm
Fri, Sep 17, 2021 At 8:00pm

Award-winning stand-up comedian Mike Delamont returns with his acclaimed, family-friendly comedy to the Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre for two back-to-back shows and talks about everything from marriage to foreign travel and confronting bidets in a hilarious evening of comedy you won't ever forget!

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JETHRO TULL’S MARTIN BARRE JETHRO TULL’S MARTIN BARRE

JETHRO TULL’S MARTIN BARRE

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Wed, Sep 22, 2021 At 7:30pm

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.

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Jodie B Jodie B

Jodie B

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Fri, Sep 24, 2021 At 5:30pm
Fri, Sep 24, 2021 At 8:00pm

Jodie B is a live loop performer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, performing as both a solo artist and as a duo with her sister, Nique. (No Minors)

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Corb Lund Corb Lund

Corb Lund

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Mon, Oct 18, 2021 At 7:30pm

This event has been CANCELLED

Corb Lund is bringing his Agricultural Tragic Tour to Vernon, BC.

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THE BEACHES THE BEACHES

THE BEACHES

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Tue, Mar 1, 2022 At 8:00pm

The Beaches are a Canadian rock band formed in Toronto in 2013. ... Named after the Toronto neighbourhood where three of the four ...

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The Rocket Man - Tribute to Elton John The Rocket Man - Tribute to Elton John

The Rocket Man - Tribute to Elton John

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Fri, Mar 18, 2022 At 7:30pm

This entertaining and engaging Stage Show will take you through a journey of Elton John and Billy Joel's biggest hits. Backed by a full live band and dancers, Ryan Langevin as Elton John and Billy Joel, will have you singing and dancing in your seats!

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Queen: It's a Kinda Magic Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Mon, Jun 13, 2022 At 8:00pm

Direct from Australia, Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is back by popular demand! The show is set to again immerse fans in the spectacle, grandeur and extravagance of Queen and Freddie Mercury, but with an incredible new star on board things are looking bigger and better than ever! You’ve seen Bohemian Rhapsody at the cinemas, now see it all come alive on stage and in concert, with big sound, big screens, crazy lighting and outlandish costumes… the REAL ROCK EXPERIENCE!

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