Sunshine Festival on tap

Performers, clowns, entertainment and fun for all ages in downtown Vernon

Performers, clowns, entertainment and fun for all ages in downtown Vernon.

The 17th annual Sunshine Festival is set to sparkle Saturday on 30th Avenue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event will feature many vendors for the sidewalk sale, including many downtown businesses.

There will also be three entertainment stages including the main stage, the arts and entertainment stage and the Wentworth Music Education Centre stage.

The children’s activities range from bouncy houses and face painting to an inflatable obstacle course, pony rides and a climbing wall.

Dignitaries such as fire chief Keith Green (10 a.m.), school principals (Morris Vardabasso, VSS, 1:30 p.m., Malcolm Reid, Fulton, 2 p.m.) and Kiki the Eco Elf (3 p.m.) will volunteer in the dunk tank.