LGBTQ

The Fernie Pride Society is seeking input from workers and residents in the Elk Valley as part of their efforts to build diversity and inclusion; particularly for those who identify as LGBTQ2+ or who may be questioning their sexual orientation and gender identity. Input is being collected through a confidential online survey open to everyone, including allies such as employers, family members, friends, coworkers, educators, and healthcare professionals.   

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Time: 
5:00pm - 9:00pm

Support Isabella Gia and 6 other local drag queens along with members of the Elk Valley Suicide Task Force as they ski and ride as many laps as they can on the Mighty Moose.

Raising awareness and funds for the Elk Valley Suicide Task Force.

Donate online via GoFundMe.

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 

Join the Fernie Pride Society from the comfort of your own home on Thursday, March 11 at 6:00pm for their Annual General Meeting.

Everyone is welcome to attend, but only those with current Fernie Pride Society memberships are able to vote. Not sure if you are still a member? Email Courtney to find out or visit ferniepride.ca/membership to purchase or renew!

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 27, 2020
Time: 
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Bring your pup to the Railyard Dog Park for a Pride Pup Parade and Social! The cutest way ever to cap off the Elk Valley Pride Festival! Register online.

About this Event

Event Date: 
Friday, September 25, 2020
Time: 
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Author Suzette Mayr will be in discussion with Angie Abdou as they examine Mayr's book, Monoceros.

Thanks to the Fernie Heritage Library for being a fantastic partner for this event! Register online.

Please visit Fernie Pride Society on Eventbrite for more info and to secure your ticket. Only 20 available for this outdoor event!

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 26, 2020
Time: 
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Join the Fernie Pride Society’s Kevin Allen on a walk through Fernie. We will explore the streets through stories of the LGBTQ2 community. Register online!

About this Event

Let's get together for a walk through Fernie to discover the stories and people that make up the contemporary queer landscape of the community.

Event Date: 
Friday, September 25, 2020
Time: 
5:00pm - 6:30pm

Youth ages 13-17 join us for a FREE online cooking class! Let Kristy and Carrie Du'Way show you how to make a delicious brunch staple!

About this Event

Join Red Seal chef Kristy McKee and our visiting Queen, Carrie Du'Way for a fun cooking class! Learn how to prep and bake a delicious overnight breakfast casserole that you pop in in the oven the next morning for a delicious brunch item!

Event Date: 
Friday, September 25, 2020
Time: 
10:30am - 12:00pm

Join the Fernie Pride Society and the Fernie Heritage Library for a fun virtual morning of stories and crafts! This is a FREE event open to all but please remain respectful and kind.

Curbside Craft package registration is on the Fernie Pride Society Eventbrite page.

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Time: 
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join in the Elk Valley Pride Festival Opening Ceremony and Bike Parade! Speeches, flag raising, colourful bikes, and a chill social to follow. Tickets are limited and required for this event. Search Fernie Pride Society on Eventbrite for all festival event tickets.

Event Date: 
Friday, August 14, 2020
Time: 
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Join the Fernie Pride Society for the August edition of Rainbow Connections on Friday, August 14! Meet at Maiden Lake and being your favourite floating method as we enjoy a summer evening on the water.

Please bring and a picnic if you like, a towel, and lifejacket if needed. And of course, maintain physical distance and bring hand sanitizer!

Not a water baby? No worries as there is plenty of grass to spread out a blanket and relax with friends!