Radium Hot Springs
Radium Hot Springs and the Columbia Valley area is host to many of the best festivals and events in BC. From the Music and Market on Main in the summer to New Years Eve Celebrations, your Radium Hot Springs vacation can be as busy or as relaxed as you like.
Nov 1 - 3, 2019
Only in Radium do the headbangers take it to the streets - Bighorn Sheep Rams that is. Come see nature in action as the Bighorn Sheep ram heads on our streets. Radium is hosting their annual Headbanger Festival in November. The weekend is full of activities and educational opportunities for the whole family.
Wings Over the Rockies
May 11 - 17, 2020
Wings takes place in Radium, Brisco, Edgewater, Windermere, Panorama, Fairmont and Canal Flats. Many different aspects of migration will be explored including the migration of waterfowl and songbirds and the seasonal movement of ungulates, carnivores, butterflies, bats, fish and even humans. The festival coincides with International Migratory Bird Day and will include hikes, river floats, workshops, presentations, children's activities, guest speakers, exhibits, food and more.
Lakeside Splash Down
Hang glider and paraglider pilots take off from Mt. Swansea and fly through the air and land in water targets on Lake Windermere. This is a great spectator sport from the comfort of a beach chair on James Chabot Beach. http://www.lakesideevent.com/
Music & Market on Main
every Friday July through to September Long Weekend
Radium's main street opens up to fantastic marketplace with accompanying entertainment from a wide variety of musical talent. Come listen to the great music while cruising through the booths. This event runs from July through to September long weekend with the market running from 4-9 pm and music from 7-9 pm.
Nipika Toby Creek Nordic Skate Loppet
January 25 - 26, 2020
A weekend of Nordic skiing fun with Saturdays event being classic technique and Sunday is skate technique. There are lots of age categories for all events. There are distances for all ages and abilities and awards will be presented to the top skiers in each category on both days. There are lots of draw prizes to be had. Top male & female will be awarded a special prize for the two day total time. After the loppet, join in the awards barbecue.
Winter in Motion Festival
December - March
The Columbia Valley doesn't slow down when the snow hits! We turn up the volume on getting outdoors in our winter wonderland.
December - March is the time to be in the Columbia Valley to enjoy the following activities and events. Click here for a full list of events.
Columbia Valley Oktoberfest
Sept 28, 2019
Oktoberfest happens in downtown Invermere and features, vendors, food, beverages and activities for the whole family.
Kinsmen Ice Fishing Derby
The Annual Ice Fishing Derby drops line every January . Registration begins at 8 am. Catch a net full of squaw fish and you could win up to $500 (prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place). Follow up the fishing action with a great post-derby meal and drink at the Station Pub with your fellow ice fishermen.
Columbia Valley Classic Show & Shine
September 19, 2020
This event kicks off with live entertainment on Friday night. Start the show day with a pancake breakfast before you tour through rows and rows of a variety of cars and trucks on display. The car and truck show ends with a grand finale parade to Invermere. An evening of 50's/60's costume clad party-goers dance the night away from 8 pm to 1 am. Visit www.radiumcarshow.com