Griz Days in Fernie BC

Location: Fernie Area
Friday, February 28, 2014   - Sunday, March 2, 2014  

Griz Days welcomes visitors and locals to the biggest, snowiest party of the year.

Organisers have been busy putting together an action packed weekend of events, see below for the confirmed schedule to date, and check back for updates!

Friday Feb 28th

10am-5:30pm- The Fernie Museum Griz Wiz- A Griz Adventure through time
4pm-7pm- Timbits Hockey Tournament at the Fernie Arena- Free Admission!
7pm-10pm- CP Station Square Street Party- downtown outside the Arts Station
   - Live music by Thar Be Dragons & The Good Ol’ Goats
   - Refreshment Garden 19+
   - Concessions
   - Commit 2 Pain Rail Jam preliminaries- hosted by Commit Snow & Skate

Saturday Mar 1st

7am-7pm-  Timbits Hockey Tournament at the Fernie Arena- Free Admission!
8am-10am-  Christian Youth Association Pancake Breakfast at the Fernie Community Centre
10am-8pm-  Fernie Arts Co-op live painting & demos- Free cookie with Griz Pin!
10am-5:30pm-  The Fernie Museum Griz Wiz- A Griz Adventure through time
10am-4pm-  Griz Days Craft Fair at the Fernie Community Centre
11am-12pm-  Extreme Griz pancake eating contest at the Fernie Community Centre
11am-  ‘Bacon Spectacular’ charity breakfast (pancakes, bacon, ham, sausage) at The Northern- all proceeds benefit the Heart & Stroke Foundation
11am-5pm-  ‘Bacon Spectacular’ games like Plinko & Bacon Toss- prizes to be won! outside The Northern & Boardstiff on 2nd Avenue
12pm-  Baby Griz Crawl at the Fernie Community Centre
12pm-6pm-  15th Annual Classic Canadian Street Hockey Tournament at Park Place Lodge- pre register at The Pub
12:30pm-2:30pm-  Extreme Griz Competition at Fernie Alpine Resort

  • Extreme Griz Competition events include:
  • Pancake Eating, Snow shoe races, GT snowracer race, Log Sawing, Axe Throwing, Log Tossing, Jeep Pulling, Fire Starting, Giant Twister, Leg Wrestling and Hockey Shoot Out

2pm- ‘Bacon Spectacular’ best bacon dish/drink, professional & amateur categories- outside The Northern & Boardstiff on 2nd Ave.
4pm- ‘Bacon Spectacular’ 3 Pound Bacon Eating Challenge! $5 entry fee- pre register at The Northern or Boardstiff.
4:30-6pm-  ‘Bacon Spectacular’ Salute to Bacon talent show- outside The Northern & Boardstiff on 2nd Avenue.
6:30pm-  Griz Days Parade down 2nd Avenue. Theme- Legend of the Griz, Wild & Spirited Mountain Culture
7pm-10pm-  CP Station Square Street Party- downtown outside the Arts Station
   - Live music by Los Morenos
   - Refreshment Garden 19+
   - Concessions
   - Crowning of Extreme Griz winner(s)
   - Commit 2 Pain Rail Jam finals- hosted by Commit Snow & Skate
9pm-  Fireworks display! viewable from the Street Party area

Sunday March 2nd

7am-4pm-  Timbits Hockey Tournament at the Fernie Arena- Free Admission!
10am-5:30pm-  The Fernie Museum Griz Wiz- A Griz Adventure through time
1pm-  Raging Elk Dummy Downhill at Fernie Alpine Resort
3pm-4:30pm-  Griz Days family dance w/DJ Jeff at the Holy Family Centre
   -  Junior Griz contest finale at the family dance

See photos from last year at: www.facebook.com/GrizDays2013

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