Tag Archives: Mountain Market

Canada Day In Fernie Without Fireworks

That’s only a few days away! How did that happen?! School’s almost out, my strawberries are turning red, Fernie is looking lush…so of course it’s almost Canada Day.

Here’s the festival Facebook page with a Farmer’s market and everything. What it doesn’t tell you is that Naena Robinson is playing at 4:30. Not to be missed.

https://www.facebook.com/

This is what it says, though:

“Get ready for some serious Canada Day fun in Fernie, BC. This is one of the biggest farmers market events of the year.

The City of Fernie is excited to once again be hosting the Canada Day celebration from 12pm-9pm on July 1!

The event will be held on the Fernie Aquatic Centre grounds and include a full lineup of live music, children’s activities, the Mountain Market, free swimming, beer gardens and much more.

The Mountain Market will runs from noon to 5pm.

The City of Fernie would also like to let the community know that due to the recurring high seasonal fire risk, we have decided not to include a fireworks display at the 2019 Canada Day festivities.

More info: http://ow.ly/eS9450uyqHY”

In lieu of actual fireworks, I’ll leave you with this:

photo of fireworks
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Bippity Boppity Boo Children’s Festival This Sunday

Fernie Sunday Market In Rotary Park
(photo from 2015 Farmer’s Market at Rotary Park)

This sunday starting at 10 am there is going to be something called Bippity Boppity Boo Children’s Festival and Fernie Farmer’s Market at Rotary Park this Sunday.

From the event page “With balloons, bubbles, dancing and more, this festival will offer hours of fun for the whole family, plus include inspiring live performances and engaging kid crafts, sprinklers, crafts, and piles of circus inspired fun.

This event is brought to you by the Fernie Heritage Library, and Fernie Mountain Market.”

Enjoy your Wapiti, BBB hot weekend!

Wednesday Summer Social – Free Concert Event On July 20th

Summer Social 2nd Ave Fernie BC - Free Concert - Jack Mercer and The Whiskey Bandits

The Garden Centre’s Impromptu Market This Sunday

The Garden Centre Impromptu Market on Sunday

The Garden Centre is organizing an impromptu Market on Sunday, September 12th, from 10 am to 2 pm!! Let’s keep the market alive! If you’re interested in putting up a table with your crafts, produce, baked goods and other delights, contact Karen or her staff at 250-423-3666 as soon as you can.

A few details in the works for vendors: The Garden Centre will host the market in their greenhouse and offer tables for those who don’t have their own specific set up. There are only 20 spots available. Set up begins at 8:30 am.

Sunday Fernie Mountain Market Begins

Fernie Mountain Market - Summer SundaysFernie Mountain Market on Sundays in Rotary Park (seen from the Hwy) from 10am till 2pm to experience the local growers selling fresh picked fruit, veggies, herbs and flowers; the herbalist’s hand-crafted soaps and fragrances; the baker’s tasty pies and homemade sourdough bread; and local artisans latest creations, for yourself. From from Canada Day to Labor Day weekend. This past weekend was a bit wet but the forecast is looking good for next weekend.

Yeah Canada!

bulldogs canada day eve party fernie bc

Canada Day Poster for Fernie BC

Canada Day Celebrations In Fernie

Canada Day Celebrations in Fernie in 2010

In one week most of this whole country will go absolutely mad for Canada. It’s time to prepare your red and white outfit, stock your shelf with lots of syrup and arrange a safe place for your dog to prevent him/her from bolting during the fireworks because Canada Day is coming. There’s quite the schedule of music lined up for the Fernie Secondary School Track Stage that you probably won’t want to miss….

1:30 Children’s Entertainment
2:00 – 2:30 The Arcade Files
2:45 – 3:15 Tim Hus
3:30 – 4:00 Shred Kelly
4:15 – 4:45 The Rust of Us
5:00 – 5:30 Heather McDonald
5:45 – 6:15 The Kootenay River Boys
6:30 – 7:00 Flirty Urge
7:15 – 8:00 Tim Hus
8:15 – 9:00 Shred Kelly
9:15 – 10:45 Los Furios
11:00 Fireworks

I’ll spare you from the City Canada Day Poster and just tell you that there’s going to be lots of fun stuff going on around town, such as:

bike and pet parade (starts at the kids tent at 1:30 pm)
baby races (start at 3:30 pm)
ultimate frisbee tournament (register at ferniehat.com)
beer garden
bouncy castle
craft tent
relay games
pony rides
dunk tank
face painting
sand box fun,
grand opening of the Mountain Market
and
birthday cake for the big guy (1 pm).

There’s a reminder to bring a lawn chair, sunscreen, water and if it’s raining, the alternate location is Fernie Memorial Arena.