On July 1, Join the Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡI ‘it First Nation and the City of Fernie for a Reconciliation Walk and ceremony. The walk will start at 10:00am at City Hall with a ceremonial flag raising. The walk will make its way though downtown before ending at the Aquatic Centre for a short ceremony and speeches followed by traditional drum dancing.
Following the walk and ceremony, that day will transition to Canada Day festivities beginning with the singing of O Canada to kick off an afternoon of live music featuring local musicians.
The afternoon festivities will also include a bike parade, crafts, games, activities, the Mountain Market and a free swim for children. See the schedule here.