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  • March 3, 2017 thru March 5, 2017
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Griz Days welcomes visitors and locals to the biggest, snowiest party of the year!

Fernie's annual winter carnival is a 3 day festival of fun-filled family-friendly events, activities and entertainment. Highlights include:

  • Downtown Celebrations including 2nd Ave Parade and Fireworks
  • Extreme Griz Competition - great for participants and spectators alike!
  • Rocky Mountain Lumberjack Show
  • Rail Jam
  • Raging Elk Dummy Downhill


Join the party in Fernie on the first weekend of March and see how Fernie celebrates winter! For 2016, the event will have an international theme as 'Fernie welcomes the world.'

The Griz is is the central character for the weekend's event, read all about how this mountain man came to be Fernie's mascot and the symbol of winter.

Make sure to pick up your Griz Pin at locations around town for $3 or 2 for $5. Every pin is worth one entry into the contest to win $1000! See facebook page for details. Don't be seen without your pin or you might be thrown in the Griz Jail along with Fernie's Most Wanted!

March 3-5 2017, EVENT SCHEDULE to be confirmed.

For more nightlife listings including live bands and DJ's at bars around town on Griz Days weekend check the events calendar for info!

Thanks to the generous sponsors who make this event possible:

Title Sponsor: Fernie Ford
Event & Principal Sponsors: RCR, Super 8, Ann’s Independent, TD Canada Trust, Teck, RDEK, and City of Fernie

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