Fernival stacks up to be a celebration of spring fuelled by music and sometimes wacky mountain culture. 

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Kootenay Rockies
British Columbia

Yehaa! Its the 10thh Annual Fernival at Fernie Alpine Resort featuring Sloan Music! Fernival is Fernie Alpine Resort's Closing Weekend Celebration. Fernie Alpine Resort is the place to be this spring as the annual Fernival event gets underway and rockin,’ April 14.

Catch the enthusiastic spirit of this spring music festival, which includes live music, popular DJs, a retro-themed weekend and some fun but intense competitions to wrap up the ski season. 

More dtails about events and bands will follow. 

Schedule Of Events from 2017 


11AM: Raging Elk Powder Pedal Paddle Relay Race

  • For over 30 years the PPP has been going strong. Teams of 1-5 people ski, bike, paddle, & run in a fun yet competitive relay race. Race starts at 11am and ends around 1pm. 
    More details and how to register

12-6PM: Party in the Plaza! Free concert

  • 12pm – 6pm: Kokanee Event Gardens open in the Plaza with Skratch Bastid spinning the decks
    2pm (tentative): Backroad Traveler Band live on stage - high energy Calgary rock cover band to get the party started!
    4pm (tentative): WIDE MOUTH MASON live on stage - 20-year veteran Canadian mega-band, live, loud, and free! 

SUNDAY is Funday!

1PM: Coca Cola Slope Soaker event! Set your up prime seat patio view early at the Rusty Edge.

  • Can you make it across Slope Soaker Pond? Grab your skis or snowboard, even dress up in your most creative costumes! Additional prizes and points will be awarded for costumes, creativity and biggest crowd reaction!
    Entries limited to 75 people, for ages 12 and up. 
    More details and how to register.


 If you've ever seen this band, you know its worth coming for the afternoon show again in 2018. 

  • BC/DC - live and loud on the big stage in the plaza. Canada's original dirtbag metal-heads. Often imitated, never bettered! 

Have a read to this FestivalSeekers story and what you can expect