Festivals

Wapiti Music Festival Society is cancelling the 10th Anniversary Wapiti Music Festival scheduled for August 7th and 8th in Fernie, BC. Due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and in light of the statements of the Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry regarding not lifting the order against mass gatherings, the society has concluded that for the safety of all involved cancellation is necessary.

Event Date: 
Sunday, March 8, 2020
Time: 
5:00pm

Member $9
Non-Member $10
Member Youth $8
Non-Member Youth $9

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 
6:30pm

Light Up the Night Griz Parade will wind down 2nd Avenue - starting at 901 Fernie heading south to the Vogue Theatre. Featuring Project Fire Elf Shanese FV & Noah KC.

Right after the parade, head to Station Square for free, live entertainment with the Hip Flexors, playing at 7 and 9pm. At 5:30pm and 7:30pm, check out the always popular Rocky Mountain Lumberjack Show, and don't miss the Griz Days Fireworks at 8:30pm.

 

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 
4:30pm

Teams of 4 plus a rider will careen down main street to beat out their competitors! Main street hasn’t seen action like this since the 1970s. You will have two chances to show your skills with two different sizes of beds, the fastest team will be crowned the winner! Beds are provided.

There is a registration fee of $10 per team. Register online.

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 
4:00pm - 6:00pm

This is challenge sees local restaurants present thier best version of Griz's gruel! Tickets available at the Grizzly Gruel tent located in Station Square.

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 
3:00pm

The team that can maneuver the course the fastest wins! Drop in registration.

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Tentative Schedule:

2:00 pm Fernie Community Choir

Led by choirmaster David Pasivirta, the Fernie Community Choir loves to sing and represent #ferniestoke whenever they perform.

3:00 pm The Legend of The Griz

Lancelot has his sword, Thor has his hammer, Skywalker has his Lightsaber and The Griz has his…….Bull Horn!?! Join the Fernie Youth Players on the Main Stage as they tell the origin story of our beloved Griz through story, song and dance.

 

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 
1:00pm

Learn all things chainsawing while watching Michael bring wood to life.

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 
1:00pm

Hosted by the Elk Valley Gymnastic Club The Training Ground is just the place to test your mettle. A full range of challenges and activities for youth of all ages will be set up along 2nd Avenue for the afternoon. Incentives will be awarded for tackling the Training Ground course. Free to enter, Finning BBQ trailor on site!

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 
1:00pm

A winter rules fun game of Tag/touch SNOW RUGBY hosted by the Clubs Girls n Guys, everyone is welcome to join in, or just come for the sideline laughter. This is a FREE event.