Fernie Celebrates Canada Day


Celebrate Canada’s 155th birthday in Fernie with family friendly activities and entertainment.

Canada Day has always been a popular day for Fernie folk to gather and celebrate friendship, fun and community.

In recognition of our location within the Ktunaxa Amakis, the day will begin with a flag raising ceremony at Fernie City Hall followed by a Reconciliation Walk to the celebration grounds around the Fernie Aquatic Centre.

SCHEDULE (Subject to Change):

Flag Raising Ceremony at Fernie City Hall with Yaq?it ?a·knuq?I ‘it First Nation, followed by and Reconciliation Walk to the Aquatic Centre.

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

10:30 – 11:30 am WELCOME TO CANADA DAY
Welcome speeches, Yaq?it ?a·knuq?I ‘it traditional drumming and dancing on stage at Fernie Aquatic Centre, followed by Canada Day cupcakes

10:30 am – 2:30 pm
FREE SWIM at Fernie Aquatic Centre

11:30 am – 3:30 pm LIVE MUSIC
11:30am – Children’s performance
12:30pm – Hark Raving Sirens
1:30pm – Red Girl Music
2:30pm – Naena Robinson

12:00 – 3:30 pm – KIDS ZONE ACTIVITIES
– Bike Decorating for the 1 pm Bike Parade
– Potato Sack Races
– Inflatable Obstacle Course
– Giant Checkers
– Chalk Art

Photo: Tourisn Fernie

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