The Dead South at Wapiti Music Festival 2016

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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  • Wednesday Outdoor Concert Series
    July 24, 2019

    Summer Outdoor Concert Series & Social

    Live Music & DJs, food trucks, drinks, kids activities and mountain market! Every Wednesday in July & August.

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  • Get your Wapiti tickets now
    August 9, 2019

    Wapiti Music Festival

    Mountains of the best Canadian Indie Music in beautiful Annex Park in Fernie BC.

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  • Bibbity Bobbity Boo Children's Festival
    August 11, 2019

    Bibbity Bobbity Boo Children's Festival

    A day of fun and whimsy in Rotary Park - live entertainment, bubbles, balloons, crafts, games, facepainting, stories and much much more!

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  • Show N' Shine event in Fernie in August
    August 11, 2019

    Show n' Shine

    The Fernie Show n' Shine brings out the best and brightest cars in the area. Come take in the show and vote for your favourite.

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Cirque Restaurant

Flavours of Fernie | Chef Jay Squires

Jay Squires leads the team of creative cooks at Cirque Restaurant at Lizard Creek Lodge.

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Industrial Heritage - Elk Valley Mining in the 1970's

History | A recent history of mining

The local and international impact of coal mining in the Elk Valley.

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Ktunaxa Nation

Community | The Ktunaxa First Nations

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

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