Fall Fair

Back again in September 2019 is The Fernie Fall Fair! This much loved annual event is the perfect bookend to the Fernie Chautauqua weekend and is hosted by Wildsight Elk Valley in conjunction with the Fernie Museum. 

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Time: 
10:00am - 3:00pm

Wildsight Elk Valley's annual Fall Fair is Fernie, BC's reinvention of the traditional fall fair. We're celebrating once again with a festival that is as unique as our community. The Fall Fair is a grass roots public event that encourages people to bridge rural and urban living by promoting agriculture, recreation, household arts, and gardening. It is our goal to showcase healthy, farmstead living and promote the importance and achievability of sustainable food production in the Elk Valley.

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Time: 
10:00am - 3:00pm

Wildsight Elk Valley's annual Fall Fair is Fernie, BC's reinvention of the traditional fall fair. They're celebrating once again with a festival that is as unique as our community. The Fall Fair is a grass roots public event that encourages people to bridge rural and urban living by promoting agriculture, recreation, household arts, and gardening. It is our goal to showcase healthy, farmstead living and promote the importance and achievability of sustainable food production in the Elk Valley.

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time: 
5:30pm - 8:00pm

In celebration of the harvest, the organizing committee for the Chautauqua and Fall Fair invites you to an authentic Ukrainian dinner with all the trimmings to celebrate the bonds of community and to celebrate the contributions of the Ukrainian, Slavic and Polish communities to Fernie. Proceeds from the supper will benefit the Syrian Refugee Committee, continuing Fernie's long tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world.

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time: 
10:00am - 2:00pm

As part of the 2017 Fernie Chautauqua & Fall Fair, Wildsight's Our Harvest Fall Fair is Fernie, BC's reinvention of the traditional fall fair. We're celebrating with a festival that is as unique as our community. The Fall Fair is a grass roots public event that encourages people to bridge rural and urban living by promoting agriculture, recreation, household arts, and gardening. It is our goal to showcase healthy, farmstead living and promote the importance and achievability of sustainable food production in the Elk Valley.

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time: 
2:00pm - 4:00pm

For over a century, Fernie has had a significant British community, and formal afternoon tea was a tradition among those who immigrated to Fernie from England, Scotland and Wales. 

Join the Hearts' Content Ensemble as we revive this delightful tradition with the Chautauqua Afternoon Tea. 

Our menu includes our own Fernie Blend tea by Murchies Tea of Victoria; scones with jam, marmalade and Devonshire cream; Coronation chicken, smoked salmon with cream cheese, and cucumber with cress finger sandwiches; and dainties. 

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 
12:00pm - 4:00pm

the Chautauqua Main Stage will come alive for an afternoon of music by incredibly talented regional musicians. Free admission. Beer gardens start at 11:30 am. Hot food available at local food trucks and vendors are located adjacent to the beer gardens.

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 
11:00am - 4:00pm

Explore Fernie's architectural gems. 9 heritage buildings throughout Fernie’s Heritage District will be open to the public, with volunteers providing short tours of each facility.

Doors Open is an international event that provides free and rare access to architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings. Fernie Doors Open is hosted by Heritage Fernie.

Event Date: 
Friday, September 15, 2017
Time: 
5:30pm - 10:00pm

As part of the Fernie Chautauqua and Fall Fair.

Craig Moritz is a country boy at heart, a what you see is what you get kind of a guy who happens to write and sing some pretty good country music. He is a native of Medicine Hat Alberta and now hails from the Calgary area.

Free admission. Beer gardens start at 5:30 pm. Hot food available at local food trucks located adjacent to the beer gardens. Performance starts at 7:00 pm.

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Time: 
6:30pm - 7:00pm

Help kick off the 2017 Fernie Chautauqua and Fall Fair with a performance by the Ktunaxa Youth Dancer and a welcome by dignitaries.