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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  • 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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  • Women Talk Conference
    April 13, 2019

    Women Talk Conference at Best Western Plus

    Ordinary Women sharing Extraordinary Stories. A day of empowerment, connections and inspiration. $85.

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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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