Things to Do in Fernie: Events and Attractions

No matter what time of year you visit Fernie, you can count on having countless options for things to do when you’re here. With dozens of Fernie events happening all year round, and exciting Fernie attractions just minutes from our resort, there’s never a dull moment in our beautiful mountain town.

TransRockies Challenge

The TransRockies Challenge is an epic mountain bike race through the heart of the wild and rugged Canadian Rocky Mountains. The Fernie Stanford Resort is an official sponsor of the TransRockies Challenge.

Fernie Alpine Resort

Legendary for its powder skiing, Fernie has expanded its terrain to 2504 acres of glades, alpine bowls for skiing and riding. Skiers and riders can enjoy the uncrowded resort with an ideal mix of expert, intermediate and novice terrain. Open during the summer for mountain

Fernie Winter Dogsled Tours

Enjoy the unforgettable experience of dog sledding with Adventure Source Tours. A variety of interactive and unique dogsled tours are available including passenger rides or half day and full day mushing introductions. Explore the Rocky Mountains as you learn how to drive your own dogsled team of huskies. This is one adventure the whole family won’t want to miss!

Fernie Ghost Riders

Local Hockey at its best! Bring the whole family and cheer on the Fernie Ghost Riders as they battle their way to the top! All home games start at 7:30pm.

Fernie Golf & Country Club

The course is laid out to create a challenge for both the beginner and avid golfer. One of the biggest challenges is lowering the eyes from the spectacular mountain view to focus on the ball. Enjoy the many amenities of this course, including a fully licensed restaurant, lounge, driving range and banquet facilities.

Fernie Snowmobile Tours

Snowmobile tours are an exhilarating way to explore Fernie, great fun for beginner and experienced riders alike. With tours ranging from 2 to 6 hours, Prestige Tours will take you on an exclusive mountain route to see the picturesque Island Lake Lodge among other scenic sights.

Climbing at College of the Rockies Fernie Campus

Come out to the College of the Rockies in Fernie and experience the exciting sport of indoor wall climbing! Drop by and join us for a few trial climbs or take a fun introductory course that will teach you all the basics you need to climb on your own. Click here for detailed information on hours and prices for ‘Climbing At The Wall’.

Located only a few minutes from the Stanford Resort Fernie Hotel, the College of the Rockies is a great place to bring friends and family for an enjoyable and unique group event that is sure to add additional adventure to your time in Fernie, BC.

Fernie Disc Golf

For relaxed family fun in Fernie, play a round of Frisbee golf at the Lizard Range Disc Golf Course. Located in James White Park and minutes from downtown, this 18 basket course is sure to please beginners and experts alike. Disc golf is great group activity for all ages and skill ability. And the best part, the course is free to enjoy! Discs are available for purchase at the Fernie Aquatic Centre and at the Giv’Er Shirt Works on Historic 2nd Avenue in downtown Fernie. View the Lizard Disc Golf course map.

Fernie Points of Interest