Griz Days 2013 Is On Its Way


Every year Griz Days takes early March in Fernie by storm. This popular winter festival, celebrating Fernie's champagne powder and the legend behind it includes something for everyone, whether you reside in Fernie or are visiting this historic mountain community. The events begin Friday evening, March 1 and go through Sunday March 3. Peruse the line-up below to prepare for a fun-filled weekend in Fernie!

Friday March 1, 2013
Free Brewery Tours at Fernie Brewing Co, 3pm 250-423-7797
CP Station Square Street Party: 6-10pm (Downtown Fernie by the Arts Station):

  1. Griz Days Most Wanted arrests & bailouts
  2. Live Music by Coal Creek Boys
  3. Refreshment Garden 19+
  4. Concessions
  5. CP Rail Jam preliminaries hosted by Commit Snow & Skate

Saturday March 2, 2013
Griz Days Craft Fair, 10am-2pm
14th Annual Classic Canadian Street Hockey Tournament at Parkplace Pub
Hot Wing Eating Contest and Pig Roast at The Fernie
Griz Day Parade, Second Avenue 6:30pm
Griz Snow Bocce Tournament at The Royal, 8pm
CP Station Square Street Party! 7-10pm (Downtown Fernie by the Arts Station):

  1. Kids Griz Dress Up hosted by PT the Clown
  2. Live Music by 60Hertz
  3. Fireworks Display to the Black Eyed Peas song ‘Light up the Night’
  4. Crowing of Extreme Griz winners
  5. Refreshment Garden 19+
  6. Concessions
  7. CP Rail Jam Finals hosted by Commit Snow & Skate

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Raging Elk Dummy Downhill at Fernie Alpine Resort, 11am

Griz Days is coming Fernie's way in just over a week. Make sure to peruse the list of activities to ensure you don't miss out on the many events taking place over this popular weekend in Fernie, March 1-3.