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2024 Schedule of Events

  • Friday Sept 6 – early registration 1:00 pm-Nelson Chamber of Commerce (Railtown)
  • Friday 6:00 pm parade through Nelson
  • Saturday Sept 7 – Show’n Shine registration opens at 8:00 am and closes at 11:00 am
  • Saturday-Poker Walk
  • Saturday-Poker Run
  • Saturday-Evening dance with BC/DC put on by Rhinestone Productions

2023 Schedule of Events

2022 Schedule of Events


2021 Schedule of Events – cancelled

2020 Schedule of Events – cancelled

2019 Schedule of Events

LUST & Burlesque: A Weekend Affair
Two nights of jaw-dropping, award-winning, lascivious entertainment!
Featuring travelling performers from Austin, Seattle, Portland, Edmonton & Calgary as well as local luminaries from the Kootenays.
Come prepared for a weekend full of dance, theatre & burlesque art that is not to be missed!

September 6/7 at Capitol Theatre in Nelson, BC

Tickets $25-$32
Early bird prices and two-night reduced rates available!

Facebook Event Page:

Deja Louve Website:

The Kootenay Blues Society presents Lloyd Jones & the Nelson Uphill Blues band at Finley’s Bar & Grill in Nelson on Sept 7th at 8PM and the Balfour Beach Inn Sept 8 at 6pm Contact the venues for ticket info.


2018 Schedule of Events

Friday September 6th, 2018

1:00 pm Early Registration with a get together at the Nelson Chamber of Commerce (Historic CPR Station) at the foot of Baker Street starts Friday at 1 O’clock.

3:00 pm Dallas performing Live music at the Chamber.

6:00 pm Parade through town ending along Nelson Ave to Dairy Queen.

7:00pm Street dance in participation with Nelson Art’s Council.  Free to all families.  Located in the Hall Street Plaza. Featuring Clinton Swanson and his R & B Revue band.

Saturday September 8th, 2018

9:00 am Registration for the Show and Shine (Baker Street) Link to Map

10:00 am Show and Shine on Baker Street

10:00 am Poker Walk starts – 2 x $500 Prize

10:00 am Live Music- With Dallas, Rob Funk and Friends, and Brian Kalbfleisch & Jesse Lee performing throughout the day on the corner of Josephine and Baker

2:30 pm Poker Walk ends

3:30pm Trophy and Prize Presentation – Coldwell Banker on corner  Josephine and Baker St – Get Directions

4:30pm (approx) Lordco Poker Run starts – $500 Prize.  $100 for worst hand sponsored by Kootenay Glass and Mirror

5:30pm (approx) Poker Run Prize Presentation at Mountain Lakes Seniors Community

8:00pm Nelson Bar establishments will feature live music to dance the night away!

The Kootenay Blues Society: Country Pete McGill and Alabama Mike with the Riverside Blues Band at Finley’s Bar & Grill in Nelson on Sept 8th at 8PM. Contact the venues for ticket info. 250-352-5121