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Friday, June 23rd
Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day
Farm Workers Picnic

Celebrate the local fruit harvest and the farm workers who come to Oliver each year with a picnic in the park.  Enjoy multicultural food, festivities, French Canadian music and other live entertainment. Everyone is welcome to attend this family-friendly community event.
Lions Park
4:00-7:00pm |FREE


Saturday, July 1st
Canada Day Breakfast

Join us for a Free Pancake Breakfast. Face painting and performances by local talent.
Community Centre
8:30am – 10:30am | FREE


Saturday, July 15th
Raft Race Fundraiser

Get ready for the first ever Oliver Raft Race! Taking place on Tuc-el-nuit Lake, this event will raise funds for the Sunshine Festival. Make your own raft and paddle up the lake through an obstacle course. Prizes go to rafts that embrace the spirit of the race and celebrate their uniqueness through decorations and/or costumes.
Rotary Park Beach | 1:00pm – 3:00PM
$100/team (adults) |  $60/team (kids)
Please see our website oliverrecreation.ca for a registration form and race information


Friday, August 18
Uncork the Sun

This event, Oliver’s hottest summer wine, food and music event is the kickoff of, and main fundraiser for the Sunshine Festival.  Taste local wines and brews, try a variety of food  and dance the night away to live music. Sponsored by the Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association and Oliver Tourism Association.
Community Park | 6:00-9:00pm
$25/adult, $15/student (9-19yrs), kids 9- free


Saturday, August 19th
Oliver Sunshine Festival

This festival will focus on showcasing Oliver’s unique heritage and the incredible agricultural nature of the area through a full day of free family-friendly activities and entertainment! Come out and enjoy  BCCMA “ Country Club Act of the Year” Chris Buck Band.
Oliver Community Park | FREE
Parade starts at 10:30am | Festival 11am-11pm