Merritt’s 2018 Rocking River Music Festival is just around the corner. We hope you are just as excited as we are to hear all the amazing talent that takes the stage for this unforgettable weekend. Some of the headliners include: Eric Church, Brett Elderedge, Dallas Smith and some of country music’s upcoming talent such as Nice Horse, Rollin’ Trainwreck and Jackson Hollow. A weekend where friends get to experience their favorite country artists all weekend long and lounge in the refreshing Coldwater River.
While you are at the Festival, also check out the Tourism Merritt Mobile Visitor Information Kiosk onsite, supplying you with all the fun things to do around the beautiful Nicola Valley. As some of you may know, Merritt is the Country Music Capital of Canada. The Kiosk will also be providing info to the Country Music Hall of fame, the Walk of Stars and Walking tours around the city. A great way to learn a bit of the background on country music in Merritt. At the kiosk you can also enter to win free passes to Rockin’ River 2019!
For all the Merritt residence looking for a free ticket to Thursday night’s show, come to the information kiosk of De Wolf Way or stop by The Hall of Fame to pick up your ticket. Both places need a valid ID showing that you are from Merritt. You must have a ticket for Thursday night to be let in, they will not be excepting IDs at the gate.
We hope you have a fun and safe weekend experiencing this rockin’ awesome festival!
For all event deatils and to join us at the biggest Country Music Festival visit https://rockinriverfest.com
Father’s Day is Sunday June 17th 2018.
Looking for something exciting to do with your dad this upcoming Father's Day weekend? Always a good option is to head out and grab a bit to eat together or take a stroll and enjoy the beautiful Nicola Valley weather. There are many ways to celebrate Father’s Day in Merritt and no matter what you end up doing for Father’s Day the best thing is to spend time together.
Below are a few suggestions of things for you and your father to enjoy this upcoming Father’s Day in Merritt BC.
Photo Courtesy Debbie Sahara
Mother’s Day is Sunday May 13th 2018.
Moms are amazing, aren’t they? Who else would do your washing, cook you delicious Sunday dinners, pick you up every time you fall, be a constant shoulder to cry on and still fuss and worry about you long after you’ve grown up and left home? There are many ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Merritt and we feel no matter what you end up doing for Mother’s Day the best thing is to spend time together.
Below is a few suggestions of things for you and your mother to enjoy this upcoming Mother’s Day in Merritt BC.
Mother's Day 1964 - York Home in background - Louwina Eisinga & Rieks Polmans. Photo Courtesy of the Nicola Valley Heritage Society
Tourism Merritt is pleased to partner with the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC and is now able to offer the Rod Loan Program. These are available at the Baillie House Information Booth starting December 2016.
The Rod Loan Program gives the opportunity to those looking to fish, but may not have their own equipment, the chance to fish. The special focus of this program is aimed towards families to encourage an interest in fishing with a new generation.
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