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Lytton River Festival has events for the whole family!

Browse our local farmers’ market, enjoy the rock climbing wall, and dance the night away to great bands and entertainment. Don’t forget to visit our museum and visitor’s centre, and take advantage of great deals on whitewater rafting adventures!


Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Entertainment
18:45 - 19:15
Festival Opening - A warm welcome by Village of Lytton Mayor
19:00 - 20:30
Gerald Charlie and the Black Owl Blues Band - Back by popular demand, this band plays favourites that will keep your toes tapping and feet moving
21:00 - 23:00
Bobby Garcia and the 6 Strings - Don't miss out on the awesome Country/Rock Band from Merritt!
Activities
17:30 - 19:00
Festival Dinner Options - Food Trucks, Jade Springs, Lytton Hotel buffet, Lil’ Towne Deli.
Activities
8:00 - 10:30
Pancake Breakfast - Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Parish Hall on 7th Street, and browse the art and photography displays.
10:30 - 16:00
Scotiabank Welcome Booth - River Festival buttons and t-shirts for sale. Information on festival events.
10:30 - 11:30
Lytton Museum Activity - History comes alive at the Lytton Museum
11:00 - 15:00
Chicken Poop Bingo, Bouncy Slide, Dunk Tank. - Place your bet on a bingo square for chicken poop bingo. Children will have fun on the bouncy slide. Can you hit the target to make a dunk?
12:00 - 13:00
A hands-on session with Soaring Spirit. Drums provided.
13:00 - 16:00
Climbing Wall - Challenge yourself on the supervised rock climbing wall
13:00 - 14:00
Under the Canopy for Children - Hands on making dream catchers, beading, painting and storytelling. Plus face painting!
16:15 - 17:15
Kayaking for kids - Practice your skills in the Lytton Pool
17:00 - 19:00
Festival Dinner Options - Lytton Legion Buffet Fundraiser; local eateries.
Entertainment
12:00 - 15:00
Mr. Bubbles the Clown - Mr. Bubbles entertains with balloon creations
13:00 - 13:45
Sandy Scofield - Aboriginal Recording Artist and her 4-piece band
13:00 - 13:30
Festival Welcoming - Local Chiefs welcome all to Lytton River Festival
13:30 - 14:00
Spotlight on local talent - Lillooet Choir performs
13:30 - 13:45
Spotlight on local talent - Sam’s dance class performs routine
13:45 - 14:30
Billanannee - Duet from Ashcroft
14:30 - 15:15
Sandy Scofield - Aboriginal Recording Artist and her 4-piece band
15:15 - 16:00
Billanannee - Duet from Ashcroft
16:00 - 17:00
Spotlight on local talent - Eric Siwik on the classical guitar
19:00 - 20:30
Ritchie & The Fendermen - Lytton’s own! Street dancing and fun.
20:30 - 21:00
Fire Dancers - An energetic performance featuring Mary.
21:00 - 23:00
Bluesfoot - Back by popular demand from Kamloops. Street dancing continues into the night.
Activities
8:00 - 10:30
Pancake Breakfast - Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Parish Hall on 7th Street, and browse the art and photography displays.
11:00 - 15:00
Welcome Booth - Visit with an artisan on Main and 4th street
11:00 - 15:00
Artisan Demonstrations - Local First Nations artisan workshops and demonstrations
16:30 - 18:00
Community Dinner - A delicious meal by donation. Come and feast with Savage Society performers. Governor General Award winner Kevin Loring will be in attendance to greet you.
Entertainment
11:00 - 12:00
First Nations youth dancing demonstration - Local youth demonstrate traditional First Nations dancing in full regalia.
13:00 - 14:30
Kalan Wi - First Nations musicians
15:00 - 16:00
Savage Society Presents - First Nations performance of historical events featuring professional actors and local citizens.
16:30 - 18:30
Rock to old time tunes with Butt Naked - All the way from Harrison Mills, aboriginal performing artists

Farmers’ Market Hours:

Friday  |  10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday  |  10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Lytton Museum Hours:

Friday  |  9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday  |  9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visitor Centre Hours:

Friday  |  9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Saturday  |   9:00 am- 11:00 pm

Whitewater Adventures:

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Town to Kumsheen Shuttle Bus Hours:

Saturday  |  Hourly from 7:30pm – 12:00am