RTX Exchange Spotlight | Panorama, British Columbia Canada

Are you traveling to Panorama in British Columbia, Canada soon? Don’t miss out on these fun activities this month. Keep reading for details.

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June 15-17: Brits Best Car Show

Each year in June the Calgary MG Car Club calls on all British Car and Bike enthusiasts to join us for BritsBest, our annual celebration of all things automotive and British.

June 16-17: MEC 2018 Canadian Enduro National Championship

The most exciting stop on the Canadian National Enduro Series, the 2018 Canadian National Enduro Championship race is coming to Panorama. This year a true one-off race will be run to crown the Canadian National Enduro Champion. This single day race will challenge Canada’s best riders, with five stages covering everything from open alpine singletrack to a former Canadian downhill race course, and a total elevation gain nearing 2,500m.

July 1: Happy Birthday Canada

Come down to the courtyard at the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort hot pools at noon and enjoy a great, fun-filled family celebration. There’s something to put a smile on every face.

July 6-8: Steamboat Mountain Music Festival-Edgewater

The festival includes about every genre of music. Bluegrass – Celtic – Classic Rock – Country – Pop – Guitar – Latin Jazz – Folk – all are together in one place at one time. Both local and featured artists perform on an outdoor festival stage on the grounds of the Edgewater Community Hall with a grand view of the Columbia River wetlands and Steamboat Mountain. Food and craft vendors along with kids entertainment will also be available.

July 21-22: Toby Creek Whitewater Kayak Festival

July 27-29: 2018 Canadian Downhill Nationals and BC Cup

Some of Canada’s top DH riders descend on the Panorama Bike Park for one of the most exciting events of the summer. Get ready for an action packed weekend as some of Canada’s best downhill mountain bike riders race against the clock for a spot on the podium in the Canadian DH National Championships & BC Cup. Not racing? This is a fun weekend with plenty of great spots for spectating, loads of animation and a fun family friendly race for the kids in the village.

July 29- September 15: Market & Music on Main- Radium Hot Springs

The market, from 4 – 9 pm, offers a delightful medley of home-made and home-grown products. You can find fresh-from the garden vegetables, jams and jellies, home baking and beautiful crafts from local artisans.

The music, from 7 – 9 pm, features some of the valley’s most talented local musicians who treat visitors to some pretty amazing music. Each week, there’s a different artist, plus there are a couple of extra dates too, so be sure to catch all the performances. Here’s the line-up for 2018:

  • June 29 – John Jenkins Small Town Revival
  • July 1 – Marty & Eli
  • July 6 – The Steadies
  • July 13 – The Swillbillies
  • July 20 – Devon Coyote
  • July 27 – Fairwater 54
  • August 1 – Dos Equis
  • August 10  – Dawson Rutledge
  • August 17 – Smarties
  • August 24 – The Usual Suspects
  • August 31 – The Pick Ups
  • September 14 – L8 (Market 4 – 8 pm, Music 5:30 – 7:30 pm)
  • September 15 – Islewild Market (12 – 4 pm, Music 1:30 – 3:30 pm)

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About the Author

About the Author: Pat Barcas serves as staff writer and photographer for RTX Traveler Magazine, based in Asheville, NC. His favorite RTX destinations are on the beach: Orange Beach, Alabama, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. .

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