Celebrate the New Year in Fernie, BC

The level of excitement in Fernie, BC has been on the rise over the last few weeks, first with the incredible early-season snowfall that blanketed the valley, followed by the busy week of Christmas and amazing shopping atmosphere and opportunities in downtown Fernie, and now peaking with the upcoming New Year's celebrations.

Fernie businesses, restaurants, bars, and clubs have put together an impressive lineup of activities and music, dining and refreshments, providing literally an option for everyone. Our events calendar includes a thorough list of these New Year's opportunities, here are some additional options to fill out your Fernie, BC New Year's experience! Enjoy, and all the best in 2013.

Fernie Alpine Resort - There will be a host activities for the entire family happening lower mountain, but prior to these take in a few runs with the kids, head for a Nordic Ski on the Silk Trail, a walk on the snowshoe trails, and finish off with a hot chocolate at the Slopeside Cafe or pint of cold beer at the Griz Bar.... where you may just end up bringing in the New Year in your ski boots!

In Town - Spend the day tobogganing on the Ridgemont hill behind the Aquatic Centre near the bike park. Head for a snowshoe on one of the may trails available literally minutes from town. Enjoy the freshly groomed Nordic trails at the Fernie Golf & Country Club, along the City of Fernie dike system or up to Island Lake Lodge. Buy that New Year's outfit and accessories in the Downtown Shopping district, followed by enjoying a coffee with friends, an appetizer and cocktail, or perhaps a late lunch along the way. And don't forget to make your reservation for tonight or purchase a ticket at your venue of choice. For those staying in, consider renting a fondue or raclette set from Le Grand Fromage - a fun, social way to celebrate the New Year!