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Top Things to Do in Fernie this Winter

No excuses to be bored in Fernie this winter. Here are the top things to do this season for everyone! 

Enjoy local live music every night of the week at Fernie’s various pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants

Book a day of snowcat skiing with Fernie Wilderness Adventures, the epic, social and affordable alternative to heliskiing

Visit Historic Downtown lined with century-old heritage buildings and unique shops, restaurants, pubs, cafes and attractions

Ski or snowboard at Fernie Alpine Resort with 142 runs and 3,550 vertical feet

Learn of local legends & The Griz at the Fernie Museum, and pick up a copy of the Fernie Cultural Guide

Enjoy nordic skiing at Fernie’s 5 cross-country ski areas

Visit Beanpod for artisan chocolate made on site with hundred year old machines

Stop by the Fernie Distillers and Fernie Brewing Company to sample local spirits and brews, or visit the new Rooftop Coffee Roasters Tasting Room on Fernie's Historic Downtown 2nd Avenue.

Experience winter wonderland on snowshoe on many of Fernie’s trails or take a guided tour with Wild Nature Tours or Fernie Alpine Resort

Take the kids to the Vogue Movie Theatre to catch the latest Hollywood movie! Have a group, book the Arcade Room

Join a snowmobile clinic from Weir Boondocking or Elk Valley Snow Shepherds

Explore art, culture and heritage in Fernie by taking the self-guided Art Walk or Heritage Walking Tour.

Treat yourself at one of Fernie’s spas or join a yoga class

Take in unique regular evening entertainment such as Indie Films, Beers & Queers, Tarot Readings, Poker Tournys, Trivia Nights, DJ Club, Bingo, Jam Nights, Meat Draw, Vinyl Appreciation, Karaoke, and more

Rent skates at Gearhub and enjoy the outdoor hockey & skating rink by the Aquatic Centre or public indoor skating at the Memorial Arena.

Book a scenic snowcat ride for a gourmet lunch at Island Lake Lodge. Add a snowshoe around the stunning lake, and complete your day with a spa session.

Rent a fatbike and go ride the local town trails or the groomed loop at Fernie Alpine Resort. Rentals available at Gearhub Sport or at the Resort

Both kids and adults will enjoy Fernie's Aquatic Centre featuring a full size pool with diving board and tarzan swing, a warm children's pool, waterslide, large hot tub with great views and a steam room.

Attend one of Fernie’s many great events, programs, tours, and live music events. Such as the Fernie Stoke Fest?

Get rinkside to catch the best action! Take in a Ghostrider Hockey Game at the Memorial Arena

Visit the Vodka Ice Bar at Cirque Restaurant in Lizard Creek Lodge while fashioning a Helly Hanson Parka

Join a class or workshop at The Arts Station, options for both kids and adults. Check out Fernie's Cultural Guide for lots of great information