When the weather doesn't co-operate, head indoors!
Very occasionally, Fernie experiences an extreme weather event when you might prefer to be indoors, or sometimes you might just prefer an indoor day, but that doesn't mean you can't still have a great time!
Check out our Events Calendar, packed with live entertainment, workshops, and more, or download our handy up-to-date PDF Version of events, programs and specials for the next two weeks.
Visit our Things To Do Section for suggested activities.
Check out Local Food & Beverage Specials to get the most out of your dining and imbibing experiences. See production in action at Fernie Distillers, Fernie Brewing Company, Beanpod Chocolate, Coffee & Gelato, Happy Cow Ice Cream, and Rooftop Coffee Roasters.
And here are some helpful links and details for indoor activities and attractions for all ages to enjoy:
- Fernie Heritage Library
Colouring sheets are available for kids, and there’s always a warm welcome and lots of comfy beanbags to snuggle up with a book.
- The Arts Station
New gallery shows open on the last Thursday of most months. Ready Paint Fire – drop in and paint some pre-made pottery at your leisure, and the Early Years Corner, an informal area to enjoy painting and crafts aimed at pre-schoolers.
- Fernie Aquatic Centre
See program description for details of hours and facilities.
- Fernie Memorial Arena is open for public skating at select times.
Gearhub Adventure Centre at 1441 7th Ave offers skate and hockey stick rentals, open daily 8:30am – 12:30pm and 3-6pm.
- Vogue Theatre opens two new movies every Friday.
Regular Screenings at 7pm and on Saturday & Sunday at 3pm. (Hours may vary)
The Vogue Arcade is available for booking for groups.
Special events are held throughout the year.
- The Fernie Museum is open daily 11am – 4pm.
- The Ice Bar at Lizard Creek Lodge is open daily 4 - 9pm. (SEASONAL)
- Drop by the Visitor Info Centre for maps, brochures and more information.
FERNIE & ELK VALLEY CULTURAL GUIDE
Download PDF of the current version here
Tourism Fernie has been publishing and distributing the Fernie & Elk Valley Culture Guide since June 2016. Each issue is packed with fascinating stories of life in the Elk Valley, from the Ktunaxa origin story and the early pioneer days, to current artists, events and activities.
Hardcopies of the latest issue can be picked up at various shops and cafes around Historic Downtown Fernie, the Fernie Museum, and Fernie Visitor Information Centre.Delve deeper into the Elk Valley's vast arts, culture and history scene at www.ElkValleyCulture.com