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  • Snowmobiling in Fernie BC
  • Beanpod making chocolate on 100 year-old machines
  • Burton Girls Camp - Photo Credit: Jessika Hunter
  • Coardboard derby at Fernie Alpine Resort
  • Elk Valley Nordic Center
  • Fernie Ghostriders
  • Fernie Mountain Film Festival
  • Go!
  • The Three Sisters by Camilla Merritt
  • Aquatic Centre pool area for all ages
  • Winter Yoga in Fernie with Coraley Letcher
  • Aquatic Centre hot tub
  • Fernie Brewing Company
  • Island Lake Catskiing
  • Fernie Memorial Arena
  • Inside the museum
  • Fatbike on the trails all winter
  • Snowshoeing fun with the family
  • Kids Programs

Top 20 Things to Do in Fernie

Upsize your ski, snowboard or sledding vacation in Fernie this winter and discover a wonderland of things to see and do!

Top 20 Things to Do in Fernie

  1. Visit Historic Downtown & area. Explore century-old heritage buildings, shops and cafes, art galleries and attractions

  2. Book a day of Snowcat Skiing or Boarding, the fun and affordable alternative to heli skiing!

  3. Learn all about local Legends and Folklore including the tale of the Ghostrider, Bootlegging & The Griz at the Fernie Museum

  4. Treat yourself at at a Spa or join a Yoga class. Great winter conditioning to keep you in shape and help you make the most of your time on the slopes!

  5. Get your cross country skiing fix at Fernie’s Four Cross Country Ski Areas. Rentals are available downtown and on-mountain

  6. Visit Beanpod for a taste of artisan chocolate made from rare fine flavoured cacao beans, and learn about the source and art of chocolate making

  7. Stop by the Fernie Brewing Company to sample local brews. Specialty winter ales include the Pumpkin Head Brown Ale & Black Mammoth Winter Ale - Yum!

  8. Try Curling! Canada’s other winter sport. Drop in nights are a fun way to spend an evening in the winter

  9. Take in a Ghostrider Hockey Game - Fernie's official junior ice hockey team regularly plays to sold out 2000-strong crowds at the Fernie Memorial Arena

  10. Rent a snow bike and go Fat Biking around Fernie - it's the newest thing in winter fun!

  11. Catch Jam Night at The Brickhouse or The Royal, Open Mic at Kodiak Lounge or Trivia Thursdays at The Pub. Check dates on our Events Calendar

  12. Take the kids to the waterslide and leisure pool at the Fernie Aquatic Centre while you soak in the hot tub, relax in the steam room or work up a sweat in the fitness room

  13. Take a winter wonderland stroll or guided Snowshoe Tour in our scenic old growth forests

  14. See a 100 year old letterpress in action at Clawhammer Letterpress and browse the beautiful artwork. Take an interactive class or catch a live band in the gallery space

  15. Book a snowcat ride and lunch at Island Lake Lodge. For added romance and relaxation, take a snowshoe walk or nordic ski around the frozen lake or add a spa session

  16. Join in the fun children’s programs at the Fernie Heritage Library or The Arts Station

  17. Go Ice Skating at the Fernie Memorial Arena. Free sessions on Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursdays; skate rentals available

  18. View local works of art on Fernie’s Art Beat. From art banners and outdoor murals to galleries and artisan stores, there's a world of art to discover in Fernie

  19. Sign up for a Workshop or Class - there's tons to choose from from felting and pottery to yoga, fatbiking and more!

  20. Take in one of Fernie’s many great Events from indie films and live bands to kids events, winter races and festivals - there's always something happening in Fernie!
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