Dear Guests due to COVID-19 the hot tub will be closed until further notice. Pool & Water Slides will be operating as normal and breakfast is limited to grab & go only.

  • Brown dried trees and vegetation line one side of the Elk River bank and tall conifer pines trees are clustered on the other side with the backdrop of the snow capped Rocky Mountains far in the distance. The Elk River in Fernie, BC on a winter day with brown and dried vegetation, barren trees and sturdy pine trees at the river's banks and snowy Rocky Mountains in the distance.

Image by Jill Wellington

The holiday season is on its way and, while you may still be getting used to it being fall, before you know it we’ll be in the thick of the festive season. The holidays are always busy and a lot of fun, but getting into the spirit doesn’t always come naturally.

If you’re someone who needs a little boost to get those festive feelings flowing, then there’s plenty going on in Fernie to help speed up the process. 

On November 22 (from 5 pm to 9 pm) and 23 (from 10 am to 3 pm) the Twilight & Holiday Craft Fair is set to take place at the Fernie Community Centre. If you’re looking for unique gifts to give this holiday season, there’s no better place to find them. From food to jewelry to knitted treasures and more, there is sure to be something here for everyone and it’s a great way to support local artisans.

The Holiday Kick Off happens this year on Friday, November 29 downtown from 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The Kick Off offers late-night holiday shopping. Get a jump start on your gift buying and enjoy the bonfires and caroling along the way.

Hosted by the City of Fernie, Light Up The Night is also set to take place on November 29. Make your way over to the Fernie Courthouse for plenty of family-friendly fun. Take in the lighting ceremonies and watch the night skies become illuminated with colourful festive displays. There will also be great food, entertainment and activities to keep everyone feeling warm and welcome. The event takes place from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

If you’re not from the area and are looking for accommodations in Fernie, look no further than the Fernie Stanford Resort. Set in a majestic Alpine setting, we offer spacious rooms, suites and condos. While you’re here, take advantage of our complimentary continental breakfast, award-winning restaurant and aquatic centre with a 166-foot waterslide. We have the friendliest staff around and we’re even pet-friendly, so you don’t have to leave your four-legged friend behind.