Group photo of the participants in Vernon’s first winter carnival, held on Long Lake (now Kalamalka) in 1893. (Greater Vernon Museum and Archives #12053.)

Group photo of the participants in Vernon’s first winter carnival, held on Long Lake (now Kalamalka) in 1893. (Greater Vernon Museum and Archives #12053.)

Our History: A look back at the first Vernon Winter Carnival

Take a look at the participants in Vernon’s first Winter Carnival, which was held on Long Lake in 1893. Long Lake is now known as Kalamalka Lake.