The Arts Station is excited to invite you to “Light up the Arts” starting on November 25 at 6pm. Wander downtown to discover magical lighted installations by local artists in a fun and interactive artwalk. Light up the Arts will launch at an annual collaborative community event, the Holiday Kick-off, in partnership with the Fernie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Fernie. 

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, November 12, 2022
6:00pm - 11:00pm

This is the unofficial launch to the snow season as skiers and boarders gather to celebrate the coming snow season!

Three feature films will be presented on a large format screen with a professional image and dolby sound.

Saturday, November 12 – Fernie Community Centre
6:30 PM - Blank Collective – Feel Real
8:00PM – Teton Gravity Research – Magic Hour
9:30PM – Red Bull – Fleeting Time

Everyone attending will receive a 2 for 1 lift ticket voucher to Fernie Alpine Resort!

The Fernie Fox Hotel, located along HWY 3 in Fernie, has made a significant contribution towards the Elk River Alliance’s 2023 summer camp program for kids.

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, April 15, 2023
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Celebrate Fernie Alpine Resort's final weekend of skiing/riding with live music in the plaza with three incredible bands:  Runaway, Mt Rushka and Liquid Silence!

Saturday, April 15th 
Local rock legends Mt Rushka helps kick the weekend off by bringing their high-energy show to the main stage.

Following Mt Rushka, get ready to rock out in a “Blaze of Glory” with our headliner, the Bon Jovi Tribute band – Runaway

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, January 26, 2023
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Featuring local performers. Singers, comedians, poetry, bands and more! Entry by donation.

Visit the Arts Station website for more details on this event and other great events.


Did you know that our little town Fernie has an impressive rock ‘n roll legacy? The guitarist from Rush, Alex Lifeson (considered to be one of greatest guitarists of all time), was born right here in Fernie in 1953. Let me introduce you to us, we are called Mount Rushka and we are committed to continuing the legacy of a serious rock n’ roll group also born in Fernie.

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Sat Nov 05 2022.
Friday, November 4, 2022
Saturday, November 5, 2022

Fernie’s snowy winter season kicks off with the annual Fernie Alpine Ski Team Ski Swap!

Come on Friday November 4th between 6-8pm to drop off your Gear. Each item is $2 to consign. You will receive 75% of the purchase price and 25% goes to FAST. SWAP is Saturday November 5th from 9am-3pm. Get yourself set up for the upcoming season!

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that voting is now open for the 2022 People’s Choice Award. Given out every year at the annual Fernie Business Excellence Awards, any business or organization that is nominated for any award will be in the running to win the People’s Choice Award.

The Regional District of East Kootenay will be holding community meetings in both Electoral Areas A and G later this month.

This summer, locals and tourists basked in the refreshing waters of the Elk River. Unfortunately, where there are people, trash is soon to follow. The Elk River Alliance is asking the Elk Valley community to come together and help ensure a clean river for generations to come.