Free Parking Days


Skip plugging your parking meter on Saturday, December 1 for a Free Parking Day in Vernon, a day to love shopping local. When you shop in the heart of Vernon you’re helping to maintain our unique community character while supporting local entrepreneurs at the same time. You'll love what you find in the heart of Vernon - in Downtown Vernon.

All specials, discounts and events will be posted below. Whatever it is, whatever you're looking for, find it in Downtown Vernon this December.



Deals and In-store Events

Cobbler's Rack Shoes & Repair: 20-50% off all shoes and purses
Little Plum Children's Boutique: Winter craft making and free warm apple cider and Kiki the Eco Elf CD release party 3:30-4:30.
Teassential: Free cup of tea with purchase of 100g bag of tea.
Terra Incognita Imports: Tax free day
The Room Collection: 20% off Christmas items
Vernon Towne Cinema: Show this page and get 2 for 1 tickets to all shows before 4 pm
Tidal Elements Healing Arts Studio: Details here
Triumph Coffee: x Locality = THE MARKET ft. Okanagan-made goods & live music from Jeff Johnson 11am-3pm
Vernon Teach & Learn: Free half pound fudge with $25 purchase. Free gift wrapping, tags and hot chocolate.


December 1, 11am to 1 pm

It’s back! Vernon’s highly coveted Hot Chocolate Challenge is your chance to be the judge of who makes the best cup of hot chocolate in town. Pick up your FREE official Hot Chocolate Challenge passport at any of the participating businesses between 11 am and 1 pm or at the Downtown Vernon tent located outside 3334 30th Ave. From there, you’ll take a stroll through downtown and your taste buds will be thrown a party! A chocolate party that is. When you’re done, you’ll submit your vote for the best. There will only be 200 passports printed so make sure to start early.

Participating businesses:

Back to Roots
Blenz Coffee Downtown
El Gusto Latino Market
Spinners Sound
Teassential
The Fig