Festival

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Sat Aug 06 2022.
Friday, August 5, 2022
Saturday, August 6, 2022
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Join the Wapiti Music Festival this August for Wapiti's 10th Year! Lineup and Passes info at wapitimusicfestival.com. New location for 2022 is James White Park in.

Fernie’s beloved winter festival Griz Days will be celebrating its 44th year the first weekend of March, but in a completely different format due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. All activities planned will be either completely virtual (streaming Griz Days video content to people at home) or self-guided, COVID-safe activities people can enjoy while keeping it local with their household.

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Sun Mar 08 2020.
Friday, March 6, 2020
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Sunday, March 8, 2020
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The 43rd annual Griz Days are back and The Fernie Hotel is so excited!

They've got The Nova Scotiables band joining us on Friday at 8pm and Saturday at 10pm.

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time: 
1:00pm - 4:30pm

A showcase of shorts by and for young film-makers and fans! Entry details available at http://fernielovesfilm.ca/little-reels/.

Event Date(s): 
Monday, July 1, 2019
Time: 
12:00pm - 9:00pm

The City of Fernie invites the community to join for a celebration of Canada’s birthday on July 1 from 12pm-9pm at the Fernie Aquatic Centre Grounds. The event will include a full lineup of live music, children’s activities, the Mountain Market, free swimming at the pool from 1pm-3pm, and much more.

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Time: 
7:30pm

Celebrate National Coming Out Day in concert with award winning non-binary musician and author Rae Spoon.

They have released nine solo albums spanning folk, indie rock and electronic genres and have toured across Canada and internationally. Rae was the subject and composer of the score for the National Film Board–produced musical-documentary My Prairie Home, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2014. Rae owns and runs an indie record label called Coax Records that has released fifteen albums by Canadian and international artists.

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Time: 
5:00pm - 7:00pm

IFF in celebration of the Elk Valley Pride Festival is screening The Miseducation of Cameron Post for its monthly offering.

After her clandestine romance with her female best friend is revealed, Cameron Post’s conservative aunt and guardian sends her away to undergo conversion therapy. “Chloë Grace Moretz puts in a career-best turn as a teen sent to ‘pray away the gay’ at a Christian camp in Desiree Akhavan’s compassionate LGBT story.” – Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Time: 
7:30pm - 11:30pm

Misty Meadows and her entourage are turning up the heat this year for Fernie Pride’s Fun’d Raising Party. Precious Party Favours and Cocky Cocktail are included with your ticket at this all-out Dragilicous Dance Party. And bring your Pocket Books – the Sassy & Saucy Silent Auction features awesome auction items as well as a 50/50 Drag Draw will raise money for Fernie Pride empowerment and education programming.

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Time: 
12:00pm - 2:00pm

A movie double-header! Gross Indecency documents the story of Everett Klippert, the last Canadian to be jailed for homosexuality. Kevin Allen, of the Calgary Gay History Project and Fernie Pride board member, tries to understand Klippert and his place in LGBTQ history. Kevin will be on hand to introduce the film.

The feature film Transformer, follows the story of former US Marine and decorated bodybuilder Janae Marie Kroczaleski who came out as a transgender woman in 2015 and how her public life as Matt “Kroc” Kroczaleski came quickly crashing down around her.

Event Date(s): 
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Time: 
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Celebrate the start of Elk Valley Pride Festival with Fernie Pride and the City of Fernie. The raising of the Pride Rainbow and Transgender Flags symbolizes our society and our community’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Join Mayor Mary Giuliano and youth society members as they raise the colours over the city.