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Fernie is authentic to the core with year-round cultural activities and events.

Here is a list of 2017 summer & fall cultural events in Fernie. Be sure to plan your visit accordingly!

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JUNE:

  • 1st: 2017 Banner Launch at the Arts Station 
    7pm at The Arts Station

  • 3rd: Community-wide Yard Sale
    Location Map in the Fernie Free Press on June 1st

  • 8-11th: Coal Miner Days 
    Sparwood

  • 15th: Fernie Artography Gallery Launch & Reception
    7pm, Fernie Museum

  • 16-18th: Untamed Kootenays Culinary Weekend & Fathers Day Brunch
    Island Lake Lodge

JULY & AUGUST:

  • Wednesday Evening Outdoor Concert Series
    Every Wednesday evening July & August
    6:30pm-8:30pm at The Arts Station 

  • Mountain Market
    Every Sunday July & August
    10am-2pm at Rotary Park 

  • Heritage Walks & Bus Tours with the Fernie Museum
    Every weekend in July & August
    Times & Locations vary, see calendar 

JULY:

  • 1st: Canada150 Sesquicentennial Celebrations
    From noon, Fernie Aquatic Centre Grounds

  • 2nd, 16th & 30th: Downtown Sunday Social
    1-4pm, 2nd Ave

  • 9th: Out of the Box Dumpster Painting Event
    10-5:30pm, at The Arts Station

AUGUST:

  • 11-12th: Wapiti Music Festival
    Fri 6-11pm / Sat 1-11pm, Annex Park

  • 12-13th: Columbia Basin Cultural Tour
  • Various locations

  • 13th: Bibbity Bobbity Boo Children's Festival
  • 10am-2pm, Rotary Park

  • 13th: Show N' Shine Classic Car Show Summer Social
    1-4pm, Historic Downtown

SEPTEMBER:

  • 3rd: Lion's Demolition Derby
    Railway Ave Demo Grounds

  • 14-17th: Chautauqua Fair & Fall Fair
    Historic Downtown/Museum/Prentice Park

  • 14th: Booked! Fernie's Writer's Series with Angie Abdou
    Fernie Heritage Library

  • 15th: Fernie Treasures and Curiosities Gallery Launch and Reception
    Fernie Museum 

  • 29th-Oct 1st: 2nd Annual Gilbilly Festival
    Location TBC 

OCTOBER:

  • 4th: Wildcrafting with Wildsight
    Location TBC

  • 7th: Treasures from Fernie's Attics, Basements & Garages Live Appraisal Event
    Fernie Community Centre

AND: 

Gallery Opening Receptions, usually the third Thursday of every month at The Arts Station
See Calendar for live music & DJs, regular jam nights and trivia nights at local bars 

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