Fernie & Elk Valley Culture Guide Fernie & Elk Valley Cultural Guide - Winter 18-19 - Page 34

COMING IN SPRING & SUMMER 2019 CLOSING WEEKEND AT FERNIE ALPINE RESORT APRIL 13-14 FERNIVAL is Fernie’s biggest FREE live concert featuring legends of Canadian rock music. The Powder, Pedal, Paddle Relay Race and Coca-Cola Slopesoaker round out the weekend with tons of fun for participants and spectators alike. SPRING CRAFT FAIR AT THE COMMUNITY CENTRE, FERNIE MAY 4 Explore the creative talents of craft vendors from around the region at this delightful sale of original artwork, jewellery, woodcrafts, leatherwork, home-baking, preserves, textiles and more! COAL MINER DAYS, SPARWOOD JUNE 7-9 Celebrate the Valley’s mining heritage and community with a weekend of kids activities, a parade, live entertainment, food, fun and games for the whole family to enjoy. WILDCAT DAYS, ELKFORD JUNE, TBC A weekend of family fun celebrating an early pioneer of the area, Wildcat Charlie Weigert featuring a parade, 34 fireworks, tournaments, entertainment and plenty of food and drinks. OUTDOOR EVENING CONCERT SERIES AT STATION SQUARE, FERNIE WEDNESDAYS IN JULY & AUGUST Enjoy the festival-like atmosphere at the Station Square with live music, food vendors, activities for kids and beverage gardens in the early evening sunshine. WAPITI MUSIC FESTIVAL IN ANNEX PARK, FERNIE AUGUST 9-10 A stellar lineup of Canadian Indie musicians at a festival that’s all about family, fun, and good times in the sun. Kid’s activities, beverage gardens, food & merch vendors and art installations will have you loving life in Fernie. BIBBITY BOBBITY BOO CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL & THE SHOW N’ SHINE AUGUST 11 | ROTARY PARK 2ND AVE, FERNIE Continuing the fun in the sun of Wapiti, kids get their very own festival in beautiful Rotary Park, while auto enthusiasts stroll downtown Fernie to enjoy the displays of classic and demo cars.