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A Guide to Arts, Culture and Heritage in Fernie & the Elk Valley

In the heart of the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains, the Elk Valley is a hidden oasis of verdant landscapes, charming towns and abundant arts, culture and history.

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Featured Events

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  • Jam Night with Topo

    Jam Night at Kodiak Lounge

    Every Monday, hosted by Topo and RedGe. Located at the Raging Elk Adventure Lodge.

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  • Fall Fair
    September 9, 2022 - September 11, 2022

    7th Annual Fernie Chautauqua Cultural Festival

    Art, music and heritage come together in a 3-day festival of community.

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  • Pride in Fernie
    September 21, 2022 - September 25, 2022

    6th Annual Elk Valley Pride Festival

    Fun, friendship, and unity in Fernie to celebrate Pride, mountain style!

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Birding & Wildlife Viewing with Wild Nature Tours

Environment | Naturalist Lee-Anne Walker

The unique flora and fauna of the Elk Valley is right outside your door waiting to be discovered.

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Ktunaxa Nation

Community | The Ktunaxa First Nation

For more than 10,000 years, the Ktunaxa people have occupied a vast traditional territory that includes the Elk Valley.

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Inside The Forge 1

Featured Artist | Sandra Barrett

Sandra Barrett and her husband create intricate and artistic 3-dimensional artwork and functional homewares

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