family fun

Fernie’s contingent of families has been on the rise in recent years, and with it has come an amazing array of programming and events specific to kids and families. This provides a great resource not just for those residing here, but those visiting.

Event Date(s): 
Friday, December 22, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Join the Arts Station from 3 - 5pm for family lantern crafting session.

Totally free, all materials provided, just drop in. Lead by Rachel Butterworth. Lanterns can be taken home afterwards. Suitable for ages 3+, families must stay with their children. Then, get the whole family and join us on the deck to hold your lanterns and sing songs with Rachel.

5:30pm on the deck at the Arts Station. Rachel to lead the signing with a crew of singers and music! Traditional and modern holidays songs. All ages welcome.

Free hot chocolates! Generously donated by Starbucks Fernie.

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Bring the family down and enjoy a number of free family activities in the base area from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Activities include arts and crafts, photo booth and more. The night culminates with a NYE fireworks display on the Mighty Moose at 9pm.  All activities are FREE of charge.

Please note that this is NOT a supervised event – resort staff will be on hand to assist with activities but parents are asked to remain with their children. If parents are looking for a supervised event they should register for the Griz Kidz NYE Party.


Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day 15 times.
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Friday, December 22, 2017
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Sunday, December 24, 2017
Monday, December 25, 2017
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Friday, December 29, 2017
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Monday, January 1, 2018
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018
12:00pm - 7:00pm

Experience the magic of a horse drawn sleigh ride over the Christmas Holidays!

DATES: Dec 21, 2017 - Jan. 5, 2018 inclusive
TIMES: Sleigh Rides depart daily 12:00pm - 7:00pm
RATES: $15 per person

Private Evening Sleigh Rides are available
Price: $165 (for up to 11 guests)

Contact Guest Services to book your Holiday Sleigh Ride by phone at 250-423-2435.

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every week 1 times. Also includes Sun Dec 10 2017, Sun Dec 17 2017.
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Sunday, December 17, 2017


Sundays in December - December 3, 10, & 17
Every Sunday in December, weather permitting, come out for a horse drawn sleigh ride, or strap on your skates at our outdoor rink! Warm up by the fire, or visit our cozy cafe and enjoy a wholesome lunch!

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, December 3, 2017

Park Place Lodge is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a special visit from Old Saint Nick on Sunday, December 3rd  from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm in Max Restaurant & the Fireside Room.

The Breakfast Buffet will run from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, featuring a variety of delicious items including Pastries, Fresh Fruit, Scrambled Eggs, Hash Browns, Bacon, Sausages, Fruit Juice, Cold Cereals, and a Deluxe Pancake Station with Buttermilk Pancakes.  The cost for the Buffet will be $17 for Adults, $12 for Youth & Senior (10-14) and only $3  for Children (9 and under).

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, November 25, 2017
1:00pm - 1:30pm

Stories, singing and fun for the babies – preschoolers.


Event Date(s): 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
9:30am - 11:30am

Come for the Fernie Heritage Library for their annual dress up party for babies, preschoolers and their caregivers. Join in for stories, songs, activates and a craft: don't forget to bring a potluck item to share.

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, September 23, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join Essential Yoga Studio for fun and playful drop-in Family Yoga classes!

Saturdays from 2-3pm (all ages over 2 yrs) 

No prior yoga experience or pre-registration required.
All levels are welcome.

* Children must be at least 2yrs old to participate

Sign up online now.

Event Date(s): 
Monday, September 4, 2017

Local Unions, Labour Council and The Drive invite you to a fun, family-friendly afternoon in Fernie's Rotary Park.