Elk Valley

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, September 5, 2021
Time: 
12:00pm - 6:00pm

Every Labor Day Sunday for over 40+ years, the Lions Club of Fernie hosts the Lions Demolition Derby in one big, smash up to celebrate the end of summer. All proceeds go to the Fernie Lions to support local charities, seniors and youth groups and sports.

Tentative event info, subject to change:

When asked what makes fishing in Fernie special, why so many people come from all over the world to fish here, it catches me off guard as I have not really thought about it for awhile. I headed down to the Elk River, near my home, looking for inspiration and after an afternoon on the river, I came up with these things.

The City of Fernie, in partnership with the Fernie Trails Alliance (FTA), has been awarded $1,619,000 for segment 1B of the Fernie Valley Pathway (FVP).

Event Date(s): 
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Time: 

How do we coexist with grizzly bears in the Elk Valley? 

You have probably noticed, there are a number of grizzly bears in the Elk Valley. We share these lands with bears and many other species. How can we make sure the valley works well for people and bears?

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Sun Jul 18 2021.
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Sunday, July 18, 2021

Fernie Alpine Resort is proud to partner with SE Racing, Cycling Canada, and Cycling BC to host the Fernie Legendary Summer Canada Cup / BC Cup Downhill Race! 

Competitors can expect a newly designed fun, technical racecourse complete with the infamous “steeps”.  This Canada Cup / BC Cup DH race is part of the Dunbar Summer Series.

For full event details and online registration, please click here.

 

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Sat Aug 28 2021.
Saturday, July 10, 2021
Sunday, July 11, 2021
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Sunday, July 18, 2021
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Sunday, July 25, 2021
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Sunday, August 1, 2021
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Sunday, August 8, 2021
Saturday, August 14, 2021
Sunday, August 15, 2021
Saturday, August 21, 2021
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Time: 

Discover the history and heritage that built the town we know and enjoy today. Join our knowledgeable local tour guides and explore Historic Downtown Fernie.

EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY IN JULY & AUGUST

Cost: $10, includes admission to the Museum. Can be paid on arrival by cash, debit or credit card.

After being closed since spring of 2020, the RDEK’s Reuse Centres are set to open in early July. 

“These centres are extremely popular with the public and I know people have been eager to see them reopened,” says Environmental Services Manager Kevin Paterson. “We are looking to the public to help us ensure we are able to keep them open by obeying the rules of operation, continuing to follow public health advice as posted and listening to any direction provided by site staff.” 

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce and the Elk Valley Economic Initiative (EVEI) are excited to announce the hiring of a brand-new position – the Elk Valley Economic Recovery Advisor. After a thorough recruitment process, Taylor Jenkins has been appointed to the new full-time role on a 12-month contract and officially started on Monday 14 June.  

Teck Resources Limited (“Teck”) announced on June 21st, 2021 new funding to support Indigenous youth to realize their potential through an educational bursary program in partnership with Indspire.

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, June 26, 2021
Time: 
10:30am - 4:30pm

Fernie Alpine Resort opens for daily summer operations on June 26th.  Enjoy lift-accessed mountain biking, hiking & sightseeing, on-mountain dining, kids summer camps, and cross country & uphill biking trails.  

Elk Chair is open daily from 10:30am to 4:30pm. 

Fernie Alpine Resort's summer operations run from June 26th to September 6th