Reaching the Cowboy in All of Us
For over 60 years, The Nicola Valley Rodeo Association has been committed to preserving the ranching & rodeo heritage of the Nicola Valley & creating community. The NVRA hosts a wide range of events, including ranch rodeos, youth rodeos, barrel racing, roping & other equestrian events & clinics.
NVRA Memberships, Roping Nights & Open Riding Info
NVRA is pleased to host open riding, open roping evenings (Tues & Thur) & ladies & novice roping. Come join the fun! Check back here for updates and join our Facebook group "Merritt Rodeo Grounds Events and Practices" here to stay current.
Nicola Valley CKC Dog Show
The Nicola Valley CKC approved dog show has been an annual fixture in Merritt for over 30 years, excluding Covid restricted years. The local kennel club is excited to bring the show back this year, bigger and better than ever, in a new location. Spectators are welcome, so come on by!
Canadian Bluemoon Elvis Festival
The Canadian Bluemoon Elvis Festival is moving to Merritt in 2022! Come for a weekend of Elvis music by top performers. Featured VIP is Cynthia Pepper, actress, singer and author, who co-starred with Elvis in Kissin' Cousins. For event information, tickets and more details click on the "more info" link below. For information about Merritt click here.