The Okanagan Navy Tattoo could have a brand new dwelling in 2021.
Organizers of the favored summer season occasion, cancelled in 2020 on account of COVID-19, have introduced the tattoo will happen July 23 and 24, 2021, at Armstrong’s Inside Provincial Exhibition (IPE) Grounds.
The Okanagan Navy Tattoo staff has begun planning what they promise might be a secure and unforgettable occasion that mixes navy precision, dwell music, particular results and unbelievable leisure.
“The previous few months haven’t been simple for anybody, nevertheless, we at the moment are wanting ahead to 2021 and we’re dedicated to delivering a secure, thrilling and uplifting spectacle for our audiences,” mentioned Norm Crerar, tattoo president.
“As a result of unsure availability of Kal Tire Place ensuing from the COVID-19 pandemic and the long-term planning required for an occasion of this magnitude, the tattoo’s organizing committee opted to maneuver the 2021 present to the Metropolis of Armstrong.”
Kal Tire Place has hosted the Tattoo since its inception in 2014.
“We’re excited concerning the transfer to the Armstrong Truthful Grounds and look ahead to internet hosting the world-class occasion,” mentioned Armstrong Mayor Chris Pieper.
Whereas the organizing committee hopes the pandemic might be a factor of the previous by the tip of July, the 2021 seating plan has been thought of to permit social distancing measures, ought to it’s crucial.
The Armstrong Fairgrounds additionally supply services preferrred for rehearsals, change rooms, meals and extra.
“The Lord Strathcona’s Horse Mounted Troop has been invited to carry out and the provision of the stables for his or her horses might be most welcome,” mentioned Crerar.
Whereas the 2 night performances will happen in Armstrong, the dearth of lodging out there in Armstrong will imply that many of the performers might be staying at accommodations in Vernon. Traditionally the tattoo supplies resort lodging for a number of hundred performers.
The solid of performers won’t be confirmed till the spring of 2021 however invites and discussions are ongoing with a big variety of teams.
The Metropolis of Armstrong has robust Celtic roots and even has its personal Tartan. Town, mentioned Crerar, is exploring the potential for including some Celtic actions along side the tattoo.
All seating for the 2021 tattoo is on a “rush” or “pageant” foundation. There is no such thing as a reserved seating. This can permit ticket costs to stay reasonably priced but additionally means the perfect seats are on a first-come-first-served foundation. Numerous seats might be put aside for folks with mobility points.
Ticket costs are $35 for adults, $30 for seniors and veterans. Youth (18 and beneath) might be admitted freed from cost with the acquisition of an grownup or senior/veteran ticket. Particular person youth tickets outdoors the 1:1 (adult-youth) ratio might be bought for $20. A ten per cent low cost might be out there for teams paying for 10 or extra tickets.
Tickets to the 2021 Okanagan Navy Tattoo can be found on the Ticket Vendor Field Workplace 3800 – thirty third Road in Vernon, by cellphone 250-549-7469 or on-line at Ticketseller.ca.