Event Date(s): 
Saturday, September 16, 2023

A new event combining the communities of Elkford, Fernie & Sparwood through the entire Elk Valley.

Mountain bike, road bike, run or even walk the distance from Elkford to Sparwood and then on to Fernie. Go the full distance, go half the distance, do whatever you want on September 16th. They just want you to participate and support the Elkford, Sparwood and Fernie trail networks.

Register online.


On Friday, the District of Sparwood hosted the grand opening of the revitalized Sparwood Centennial Plaza with a community celebration that brought residents and visitors together in the new outdoor space for the first time. The revitalization project was funded through grants and donations, including $1 million from Teck, who also supported hosting for the event. The Plaza was designed with usability in mind, greenspace, seating, planters and an outdoor fire pit to allow the space to become a functional gathering area, which can be utilized for many community events and activities.

The District of Sparwood and Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) have issued a joint Evacuation Alert this evening as another day of above-average temperatures, low humidity and wind fueled growth on the Lladnar Creek fire west of Sparwood. 

The expanded Evacuation Alert area covers properties north of Sparwood Heights Drive, including:

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Sun Jun 11 2023.
Monday, June 5, 2023
Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Thursday, June 8, 2023
Friday, June 9, 2023
Saturday, June 10, 2023
Sunday, June 11, 2023

Coal Miner Days is a Community celebration that has something for everyone, from sporting events to bounce houses and everything in between.

Coal Miner Days proceeds have been raised to support: Lilac Terrace expansion, new Sparwood Skate Park, Raise a Child UP, Sparwood EDC Committee, Sparwood Food Bank, Search & Rescue as well as sporting groups in our community. Coal Miner Days are packed full of exciting events, fun for the entire family!

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Sun Jun 12 2022.
Monday, June 6, 2022
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Thursday, June 9, 2022
Friday, June 10, 2022
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Sunday, June 12, 2022

Coal Miner Days is excited to host events all week second week in June. Check out their events page for all of the exciting things that this year has to offer.​ 

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Sun Oct 18 2020.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Friday, October 16, 2020
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Sunday, October 18, 2020

Advance voting in the BC Election for Sparwood takes place October 15th-18th. 

You can drop your mail-in ballots at these offices or drop in to vote in person with appropriate ID.

The mail-in Ballots do not have names written on them so you can either write Wayne Stetski or just the BC NDP in the box.


Event Date(s): 
Sunday, September 20, 2020
8:00am - 12:00pm

Join in for the Terry Fox Run happening in Sparwood!

For 25 years, Columbia Basin Trust has been supporting your ideas and efforts. Now the Trust is inviting you to celebrate all that the people and communities of the Columbia Basin have accomplished together over the last quarter century, and to share your aspirations for the future.

Event Date(s): 
Friday, November 15, 2019
1:00pm - 8:00pm

The Sparwood and District Arts and Heritage Council is hosting the 41st Annual Craft and Small Business Fair.

For more information contact Rose Sharma at 250-425-6900.

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, September 14, 2017
11:30am - 8:00pm

That's right! The Sparwood Chamber will be hosting a Food Truck Festival on September 14th!

This awesome event will be starting at 11:30am. However, music and other activities will be kicking off at 3pm. Which creates the perfect opportunity to stop in for some lunch and to come back later for some dinner.