Miner's Walk Sculpture

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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  • Griz Day Fireworks
    March 5, 2021

    44th Annual Griz Days Winter Festival

    Fernie's biggest winter festival will feature covid-friendly celebrations and a look back at 44 years of Griz festivities.

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  • Fernie Spinners & Weavers Guild
    December 6, 2020

    Gallery Show: Fabrics of History at the Fernie Museum

    Untangling the ancient art of textiles with the Fernie Spinners & Weavers Guild. Part of the Fernie Chautauqua Program Series.

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  • Dan Mangan
    January 13, 2021

    Dan Mangan at the Northern

    Dan Mangan is a two-time JUNO award-winning & two-time Polaris Music Prize listed musician and songwriter. $35 *NEW DATE*

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  • Reel Canadian Film Festival Screening
    January 25, 2021

    13th Annual Reel Canadian Film Festival

    Celebrating the best of Canadian Cinema with feature films, documentaries and short films, plus special features.

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Featured Stories

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Second Avenue in Downtown Fernie

Ghost Stories of Fernie

Learn of the ghosts that haunt this hidden corner of the Kootenays…

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The Fernie Cenotaph

History | The Fernie Cenotaph

Commemorating the end of WW1 with Fernie's moving tribute, the site of the annual Remembrance Day Service.

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Fall season in Historic Downtown Fernie

Fall in Fernie

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