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Lytton River Fest

August 31, 2018 - September 2, 2018

FRIDAY, Aug. 31st

10 am – 7 pm

Farmers’ Market

Visit local produce vendors, artisans and enjoy home crafted items.

5:30 pm – 7 pm

Festival Dinner Offerings

Food Trucks, Jade Springs, Lytton Hotel buffet, Lil’ Towne Deli.

6:45 pm

Festival Opening

A warm welcome by Village of Lytton Mayor

7 pm – 8:30 pm

Horsepower Band

Street dancing to this energetic band from Chilliwack, BC.

9 pm – 11 pm

Angie Heinz Band

Hot contemporary dance band featuring Angie Heinz as the amazing lead singer


SATURDAY September 1st:


10 am – 3 pm*

Farmers’ Market

Visit local vendors, artisans and enjoy home crafted items.

* Some vendors will remain open Saturday night.

8 am – 10:30 am

Pancake Breakfast

Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast at the Parish Hall on 7th Street. Art and photography displays. Support local charity group.

10:30 – 11:30 am

Lytton Museum activity

History Comes Alive at Lytton Museum

10:30 am– 4 pm

Scotiabank Welcome Booth

River Festival Buttons and t-shirts for sale. Information on festival events.

11 am- 3 pm

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 pm – 3 pm

Mr. Bubbles the Clown

Mr. Bubbles entertains with balloon creations

12 pm – 12:45 pm

Youth Hand Drumming

A hands-on session with Soaring Spirit. Drums provided.

1 pm


Festival Welcoming

Welcome all to Lytton River Festival

1 pm – 2 pm

Under the Canopy for Children

Hands on making dream catchers, beading, painting and storytelling. Face painting.

1 pm – 3 pm

AcroFire street show

Aboriginal circus performers circulating throughout the Festival area, entertaining and amazing folks with their feats.

1 pm – 4 pm

Climbing wall

Challenge yourself on the supervised rock climbing wall

2:45 pm -3:30 pm

Bocephus King

Known for his worldly folk sound, Bocephus King (James Perry), has played music for crowds around the globe as well as collaborated with master musicians from all over the world

4 pm – 5 pm

Bocephus King

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Kayaking for kids

Practice your skills in the Lytton Pool

4 pm – 5 pm

Dog Show

Bring your Pooch and join the parade of pets. Details at the Scotiabank welcome tent.

5 pm – 7 pm

Dinner Offerings

Food truck, local eateries.

7 pm – 8:30 pm

Ritchie & The Fendermen

Lytton’s own! Street dancing and fun. Join the mob for rock n roll favourites, and the Fendermen’s Indian Car performance.

8:30 pm -9 pm

Fire Dancers

Be wowed by a mesmerizing performance featuring AcroFire productions.

9 pm – 11 pm

The Deloreans: Back to the 80’s Dance Band

This lively group hails from Kamloops. Street dancing continues into the night.


SUNDAY September 2nd

10 am – 3 pm

Farmers’ Market

Visit local produce vendors, artisans and enjoy home crafted items.

8 am – 10:30 am

Pancake Breakfast

Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast at the Parish Hall on 7th Street. Art and photography displays.

10 am – 4:30 pm

Two Rivers Farmers Market

Vendors offering food, jewelry, and other unique hand-crafted treasures.

11 am – 12 pm

First Nations youth welcome

Local youth demonstrate traditional First Nations drumming and singing in a welcome to the Cultural Day Celebrating Indigenous Culture..

11 am – 3 pm

Tee Pee stories and respite space

Visit with an elder and enjoy peaceful contemplation in the teepee.

11 am – 3 pm

Youth Tee Pee painting

A special project for youth: leave your representative art on the Youth Tee Pee.

11 am – 3 pm

Artisan Demonstrations

Local First Nations artisan workshops and demonstrations: visit, ask questions, or try your hand at traditional crafts under the instruction of local Knowledge Keepers.

2 pm – 2:30 pm

Ecko Aleck Spoken word Presentation

Listen to the compelling voice of this Indigenous Nlaka’pamux woman as she shares her story.

3 pm – 4 pm

Savage Society Presents

First Nations dramatic performance of “The Council of Spider Fly and Ant”, featuring professional actors and local citizens.Produced by Kevin Loring’s Savage Society.

4:30 pm – 6 pm

Community Dinner

A delicious meal by donation. Come and feast with Savage Society performers. Governor General Award winner Kevin Loring will be joining everyone for dinner.


August 31, 2018
September 2, 2018
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