Griz Days Festival Parade

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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  • Fernie Mountain Film Festival
    February 22, 2019

    13th Annual Fernie Mountain Film Festival

    Dedicated to filmmakers who spark awareness of mountain cultures, fragile environments, and the passion and perseverance of global explorers.

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  • The Arts Station
    February 28, 2019

    Gallery Opening - Troy Bubba Cook

    Rabbit Dreams of the Shapeshifter: Step into the fantastical imagination of The Bubba.

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  • Griz Days Festival - Parade
    March 1, 2019

    42nd Annual Griz Days Winter Festival | Gone Denim!

    Fernie's biggest winter festival! Music, parade, fireworks, pub crawl, lumberjack show, Extreme Griz Competition, Dummy Downhill and more!

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  •  Fernie Community Centre
    March 2, 2019

    Griz Days Craft Fair at the Community Centre

    Local Fernie crafts and goodies! Pancake breakfast, Extreme Griz & Baby Griz contest.

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  • Oliver the Crow
    March 14, 2019

    Oliver the Crow at Fernie Distillers

    Fiddle, Cello, and two voices winding together to create a completely unique sonic experience. $20.

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  • Slocan Ramblers
    March 24, 2019

    Slocan Ramblers in Concert at The Arts Station

    One of The Arts Station favourites returns for a spring concert. $22 at the door.

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  • Jocelyn Mudry
    March 28, 2019

    Gallery Opening - Jocelyn Mudry

    Creative woodworking inspired by the landscapes of the Rocky Mountains.

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  • Retro Days
    March 30, 2019

    Kokanee Retro Weekend

    Celebrate the 80's at Fernie Alpine Resort - DJs in the event gardens and at the Griz Bar until late!

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  • Fernie Stoke Fest
    April 6, 2019

    Fernie Stoke Fest - Live Concert featuring Shred Kelly

    Join Shred Kelly and friends! Friday night concerts. Early all-ages show & 19+ night concert.

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Featured Stories

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Fernie's Founding Fathers

Fernie's Founding Fathers

Michael Phillips & William Fernie helped discover Fernie in the 1800's

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Inside The Forge 1

Feature Artist: Sandra Barrett

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

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Spalding Great Fire

History | The Great Fire of 1908

Fernie is populated by a people that is possessed with that indomitable western spirit that knows no such thing as failure.

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