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Visiting Fernie Safely

Travellers from across Canada are welcome to visit Fernie after travel restrictions end. Current travel restrictions are in place until February 5, 2021. Help flatten the curve now to ensure we may still see travel in the latter part of the winter season. Read more.

Fernie businesses have worked hard to be open and to welcome visitors back while keeping our community and guests safe. We all want winter to be enjoyable as we respect the provincial health guidelines and explore our town’s outdoors, activities, shops, restaurants and attractions.  View below a sample of how local businesses have adapted with your well-being top of mind.  For more details and to plan your trip read our Trip Planning during COVID-19.

Safety 1st at Fernie Distillers! Be sure to drop by for a beverage, with their physically distanced tables, or pick up craft spirits to take back to your lodging or to take home.

Raging Elk Hostel has reopened with COVID-19 safety protocols and procedures in place.  From private rooms, family rooms and private group dorm rooms, the team at Raging Elk has your safety covered.

With a strong commitment to strictly follow the health and safety guidelines by the Province of BC, Worksafe BC and CMTBC, Spa 901 is open to provide a great wellness experience.

Fernie Brewing Company & Tasting Room is open daily and has fully adhered to all health protocols and directives. Drop by or order online and pick up a 6-pack or case of your favorite brew using their FBC Flyby!

Hotels in Fernie, such as Park Place Lodge, have placed a variety of health and safety measures to ensure guest well-being and a positive experience. Plexiglass at the front desk during check in is one of many, and with a smile!

Many local businesses, such as Lunchbox Fresh Market & Smoothie Bar, have placed floor stickies to help their customers practice safe social distancing.

Tourism Fernie has produced some Fernie branded masks! Priced between $11-$14 each, plus shipping.  Contact us, or drop by the Fernie Visitor Centre on the north side of town along Hwy 3 to pick one up.

Businesses, such as Polar Peek Books & Treasurers, provide signage helping communicate how they are supporting safety during the COVID-19 pandemic while doing business.

Rooftop Coffee Roasters in Historic Downtown has reopened with a pick up window to help support physical distancing measures. All their coffee is locally roasted, ask about their various options and tasters.

Local spa and wellness businesses, such as Three Sisters Day Spa, have reopened with the same great service while ensuring proper safety protocols are in place such as allowing small group appointments for those travelling in the same group or family.