Annual Events:

  • Spirit of Slocan Parade of Garage Sales (held in April)
  • Plant & Bake Sale (Held at the Slocan Legion Hall in May)
  • Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast (Put on by the Slocan Legion in May)
  • Springer Creek RV Park & Campground Opens for the Season (May Long Weekend)
  • Slocan Lake Garden Tour (Visit various gardens throughout the Slocan Valley – Held in June)  More info
  • Legion Appreciation BBQ (held at the Slocan Legion late June)
  • Legion Pig Roast (held at the Slocan Legion late June)
  • Josh Evin Kootenay Skate Jam (held at the Slocan skate park in July)
  • Slocan Valley Annual Soccer Tournament (held at the Slocan soccer fields late June, concession open)
  • Unity Music Festival (held at the Slocan Beach late July). More info
  • Spirit of Slocan Labour Day Family Fun Faire & Parade (held at the Slocan Ball Field)
  • Halloween Monster Mash (Enjoy beverages and live music in costume at the Slocan Legion Hall – held on Halloween weekend)
  • Halloween Hoot (7pm, October 31 at the ball field. Enjoy fireworks, bonfires, costumes, hot dogs and hot chocolate. Everyone Welcome!)
  • Christmas Craft Fair (Held in November at the Slocan Legion Hall – 10am to 3pm, Santa visits from 11-12)
  • Christmas Tree Light-Up (At the Wellness Center Grounds – 4:00pm, Santa visits at 4:30pm, caroling & bonfire)
  • Mountain Valley Station’s Annual Boxing Day Family Fun Skate, held at the Tennis Court ‘Ice Arena’ (complimentary hot chocolate, hot dogs and music)
  • New Year’s Dance, December 31 (Held at the Slocan Legion Hall)

Slocan City & Local Attractions:

  SLOCAN LAKE GAZEBO
Gazebo on the edge of Slocan Lake next to the boat ramp and beach. Location also has a dog beach and swimming area.
  SPRINGER CREEK RV PARK & CAMPGROUND
Camp at Springer Creek RV Park & Campground featuring waterfalls and hiking trails. Learn More.
Tenacity Skate Park TENACITY SKATE PARK
Come and skate the bowl at Tenacity Skate Park! Located in the heart of Slocan City beside the school and community center.
1001 Harold Street, Slocan BC
  SLOCAN VALLEY RAIL TRAIL
Winding gently through one of the most beautiful river valleys in British Columbia, the Slocan Valley Rail Trail offers easy access to 50 km of breathtaking scenery. Following the contours of the Slocan River, the trail makes its way from Slocan Lake in the North, towards the Kootenay River in the South. From the beaches that line its path, to pristine wildlife sanctuaries, world-class fishing, white water rafting, and some of the most quaint cafes in BC, the trail is extensively used year-round by both locals and people from all over the world.  slocanvalleyrailtrail.ca
  VALHALLA PROVINCIAL PARK
Valhalla Provincial Park is a magnificent world-class wilderness, encompassing 49,893 hectares of natural landscape and 30 kms of pristine shoreline along Slocan Lake. Three biogeoclimatic zones are found within Valhalla: interior cedar/hemlock, Engelmann spruce/sub-alpine fir and alpine tundra. Due to a moist climate, interesting plant communities such as yellow cedar, Engelmann spruce/fern associations, and coastal fern communities are important features of the area.
  ROCK CLIMBING
Rock climbing on the Slocan Bluffs, located on the ‘old highway’ (enter from the corner of Slocan Street and Delany Avenue in Slocan, past the sawmill).
  KAYAKING
Kayaking on the Slocan River – experience your own adventure or enjoy a guided tour available through Smiling Otter Wilderness Adventures. smilingotter.com
  Valhalla Provincial Park has several hiking trails. This park was created to protect the diverse topography, majestic peaks and unique vegetation typical of the Selkirk Mountains. There are many opportunities here for the back-country adventurer. Several beaches for boaters – some for water skiers, and others for canoeists. Click here for more details
  SILVERY SLOCAN TOUR
Silvery Slocan Tour, a circle tour which can be completed in one day, features areas of long ago. Slocan Valley, Nelson, Balfour, Ainsworth, Kaslo, Retallack, Sandon, New Denver, Silverton. More info please go here
  Tour to Silverton, New Denver, Nakusp, Beaton, Trout Lake, Meadow Creek and Kaslo, an interesting view of wild and unexplored areas of the Kootenays.
owl-walk SLOCAN OWL WALK
The Village of Slocan has created an interpretive Owl Walk for visitors and schools to learn about the endangered and elusive Western Screech Owl. Trails lead beside the Slocan River, alongside the Slocan Valley Rail Trail, giving visitors a unique peek at the owl’s spectacular riparian habitat. Learn More. . .
  VALLEY VIEW GOLF CLUB
Golfing amenities nearby at Valley View Golf Club in Appledale. golfvalleyview.ca
After your round, enjoy delicious food in their licensed restaurant with its inviting wrap-around deck overlooking the course. The friendly and relaxed atmosphere will make you want to return again and again.