The heart of Fernie's vibrant community is the small but perfectly formed Historic Downtown.
Historic Downtown is a highlight of any Fernie travel itinerary. Centred around 2nd Avenue, Fernie offers boutique shopping, dining, attractions and activities of a more gentle nature. Plan to spend at least a day exploring all the unique features and soaking up the charming atmosphere from a summer patio or on a snowy stroll, while enjoying spectacular mountain views in every direction.
If this is your first time exploring Downtown Fernie, perhaps get acquainted by taking one of these self-guided tours:
Looking for more inspiration on how to spend your day in Historic Down? Be sure to check out these attractions.
Fernie & Elk Valley Culture Guide is a seasonal publication showcasing upcoming events in the Fernie & Elk Valley region. Pick up physical of the newest release at various shops and cafes around Fernie, at the Fernie Museum, and Fernie Visitor Information Centre. If you're out of town, you can find download the latest and back issues from our webpage.