2022 Holiday Kickoff

Event Date(s): 
Friday, November 25, 2022

The Fernie Chamber in partnership with the City of Fernie and The Arts Station are excited to bring you a fun filled evening to kick off the holiday season and get your shop-on, locally! On Friday, November 25th spend minimum $25 at a Fernie business and be entered to win a $1000 gift card to a Fernie business of your choice! Winner will be announced the week of November 28, must have receipts to claim prize.


Scan the QR code or go to Win $1000 to a Fernie Business! on November 25 and enter the draw. Good luck and remember to #SpendItInFernie!


  • Spend minimum $25 at any Fernie business
  • Purchase must be made on Friday, November 25, 2022
  • Fill out the survey — scan QR code or go to survey link
  • Save your receipt! If you win you must show proof of receipt from November 25, 2022

Station Square

6pm – 7:30pm   Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus inside the Arts Station and Holiday tunes.
6pm – 8pm  Enjoy hot cocoa (while supplies last!)
7:30pm  Listen to the Audielles sing carols sing on the stage
7:30pm  Tree lighting and spot the Griz! Find him and get your photo taken. Post to socials and tag #grizdays

7th Avenue
4:30pm – 5:45pm
  The Griz visits 7th Ave! Find him and get your photo taken. Post to socials and tag #grizdays

4pm – 5:45pm
  Santa visits 2nd Ave
5:30pm – 7:30pm  Audielles sing carols along 2nd Ave
6pm – 7:30pm  Griz visits 2nd Ave. Find him and get your photo taken. Post to socials and tag #grizdays

Participating Businesses

Coal Town Goods  11am – 8pm: Great pre-Christmas sales section. Multiple draws for gift bag giveaways
Cottonwood Tree  10am – 8pm: Details to come!
Cycling Without Age  4pm – 8pm: “Sleigh” bike rides for the elderly around town.
Drift + Sonder Lifestyle & Refillery  All day: 15% entire store. Spend $250 and receive a Lohn Candle! 5pm – 8pm: Wine and cheese
Elk River Guiding Co.  9am – 8pm: Lots of great deals
Elk Valley Wine & U-Brew  10am – 8pm: Celebrating 30 years with 30 prizes. Each kit purchased gives you an entry to the draw! Come on in & make some wine!
Eye of the Needle  Open until 8pm: Details to come!
Fernie Arts Co-op  10am – 8pm: Enter a draw to win a $100 gift certificate with any purchase in store
Fernie Brewing Co.  11am – 8pm: Spin to Win!
Fernie Heritage Library  11am – 8pm: Foodbank collection, holiday cookie recipe swap, hot cocoa and apple cider offered, holiday movie and sing-along!
Fernie Museum  11am – 8pm: Kids crafts and gift wrapping services
Freshies  Details to come!
Freyja  5pm – 8pm: Late night Sip & Shop. In store specials, special guests and complimentary wine
Ghostrider Trading Co.  11am – 8pm: Instore sales all day long
Green Petal  10am – late: Spin the wheel along and enter to win prizes with purchase. We will also be serving Christmas cookies
Grow Children’s Boutique  10am – 8pm: In store specials
Happy Cow Ice Cream  Open until 8pm: Draw to win a pie with ice cream!! 1st place and 2nd place winners!
Kodiak Lounge @ The Raging Elk  8:30pm – 11:30pm: Live music w/Kevin Smith
Le Bon Pain  Details to come!
Local  2pm – 8pm: Holiday window display and decorating the store
Odyssey Clothing  9:30am – 8pm: Winter coat event and in store specials
Seniors Centre  1pm – 3pm: Bake and craft sale
Ski Base  5pm – 8pm: Hot cocoa and in store specials
Sparrow  5pm – 8pm: First 15 guests through the door receive a gift bag, discounts on hair products, make a purchase and enter the draw ($100 value), warm drinks to keep you warm
Stemhouse  10am – til late: In-store specials
Straight Line Bicycles  10am – 8pm: deals on clothing, helmets, e-bikes, fat bikes
Three Sisters Day Spa  10am – 5pm: 25% off AVEDA products