Creative Chaos

Western Canada’s largest summer craft show, Creative Chaos features creators from across the Okanagan, annually in June.

Festival Dates: -
Location: Vernon, British Columbia

Hundreds of exhibitors will showcase the finest in locally made, handcrafted goods in Vernon over three days. 

There are so many crafters and makers that the show spans three different venues: 

Vernon Recreation Centre (100s booths)
Vernon Curling Club (200s booths) 
Priest Valley Arena (300s)

Find locally made fashions, jewelry, carving and sculpture, natural health and body products, metalwork and accessories and more.

Plus, the event features local entertainers and talents, a food court and even wine and spirit tastings. 

2024 entertainment schedule - TBA

Creative Chaos features a lineup of great regional musical acts. The 2024 performers are yet to be announced, but here's a look at the 2023 lineup, to give a sense of what to expect.

2023 lineup *2024 TBD

11:00  Duane Marchand 
12:15  Hugh and Monica 
2:00  Gord Wilson 
3:30  Marv Machura 
4:30  Don Goddard 
6:00  Crazy4ABBA 


11:00  North Okanagan Pipes and Drums 
12:00  Niki Martinus and Friends 
1:30  Steve Smith 
3:15  Desert Moon Dancers 
4:30  Peter Peever 


11:00  Dale’s one piece band 
12:15  Rockin’ Horse 
2:00  roots&strings

More info

Interested food and exhibit vendors and performers can apply here.

For more info visit the event page. 

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