Sunrise Corner is home to many annual festivals and cultural events. There’s something interesting happening in every season – get out and participate!

Vita & Area Winter Festival  & Malanka (January 14 & 15th, 2017)

A new festival to the area for 2017, the Vita & Area Winter Festival promises to be a new experience. Featuring Southeast Sled Dog races. More information coming soon.

Sundown Gymkhana (August 26-27, 2017)

Having just wrapped up their 12th Annual festival, the Sundown Gymkhana has proven to be great family fun! Gymkhana is an equestrian event consisting of speed pattern racing and timed games for riders on horses. Bring a lawn chair to watch the fun show. A canteen is provided both days by the Sirko Womens’ Association.

 Gardenton Ukrainian Festival (July 15, 2017)

The Gardenton Ukrainian Festival is a time for family, friends – the old and the new – to share stories, eat, dance and celebrate culture. The outdoor stage is always teeming with colourful costumes, lively music and prominant local dance groups and musicians. Enjoy delicious Ukrainian fare, homemade from the Gardenton kitchens. Then put on your red boots and dance the night away at the Zabava!

Canada Day (South Junction-July 30, 2017 and Vita-July 1 & 2, 2017)


There are many ways to celebrate Canada Day in Sunrise Corner! This is a time for communities to pull together and celebrate what makes them special. With fireworks, food, sports and decorations, Canada day Fireworks at Vita Canada Dayeverybody’s favourite time of year.

South Junction celebrates with local bands, free hotdogs and community spirit – wrapped up by an unforgettable fireworks show. Vita is known for their parade, rodeo and inspiring display of fireworks that wows and shocks audiences every year.

Come out and be part of Sunrise Corner’s fun-filled Canada Day – you don’t want to miss it!

Carrick Days (August 12, 2017)

Carrick Days are a fun-filled taking place annually in August. There is a parade and horseshoe tournament. Rainbow auction, 50-50 and lots of prize draws. Bands take the stage while you enjoy a beautiful dinner. The canteen is filled with food and drinks. Who can forget the amazing fireworks from Canfire? Spend Carrick Days with family and friends!

St Labre 200 (July 7-8, 2017)go cart racing

St-Labre 200 is an annual go cart building-and-racing competition! Day One is build day and the next day is the 200 lap race to determine the winner. The whole weekend is filled with fun and celebration – excavator rodeos, drone races, adult bouncy castles and more! Come out to St-Labre to experience some good ol’ community fun!

Sprague Fest (August 12, 2017)

More information coming soon!