Park Place Lodge
Griz Days Winter Festival

Description:

Griz Days welcomes visitors and locals to the biggest party of the Winter.

Highlights Include:

-The Fernie Museum Griz Wiz- A Griz Adventure through time
-Timbits Hockey Tournament at the Fernie Arena
-CP Station Square Street Party- downtown with live music, concessions & beverage garden
-Commit 2 Pain Rail Jam in downtown Fernie
-Griz Days Craft Fair, Pancake Breakfast & Baby Griz Crawl
-‘Bacon Spectacular’ charity breakfast, cooking contest and bacon eating challenge
-Annual Classic Canadian Street Hockey Tournament
-Fireworks display
-Griz Days family dance
-Griz Days Parade
-Extreme Griz Competition including:
-Pancake Eating, Snow shoe races, GT snowracer race, Log Sawing, Axe Throwing, Log Tossing, Jeep Pulling, Fire Starting, Giant Twister, Leg Wrestling and Hockey Shoot Out

Griz Days Fernie Winter Carnival from Tourism Fernie on Vimeo.

Griz Days Final Schedule
Friday Feb 27th
10:00am – 5:30pm Griz Wiz Scavenger Hunt – The Fernie Museum
4:00pm – 7:00pm Novice Hockey Tournament at the Fernie Arena – Free Admission!
6:30pm Country Stomp presented by the Elk Valley Hospital
7:00 pm Fernie Museum Event – Road to the Olympics. Presentation by Canadian Olympic curler Kevin Martin. Limited invitations available at Fernie Museum.
6:00pm – 11:00pm Activities – Aquatic Centre Parking Lot
– DJ Jeff McRae
– Refreshment Garden 19+
– Concessions including hotdogs, popcorn and chili
New! Bouncy obstacle course for kids, craft tent, Chiclet & the Roosters 7:00pm

Saturday Feb 28th
7:00am – 6:00pm Novice Hockey Tournament at the Fernie Arena – Free Admission!
8:00am – 10:00am Christian Youth Association Pancake Breakfast – Fernie Community Centre
10:00am & 2:45 Senior Citizens Drop In Centre – $25 (Includes 2 bridge sessions and lunch)
10:00am – 5:30pm Griz Wiz Scavenger Hunt – The Fernie Museum
9:00am – 2:00pm Griz Days Craft Fair at the Fernie Community Centre
All day Pulled pork meals for $10 at the Fernie Hotel
11:00am – 12:00pm Extreme Griz pancake eating contest at the Fernie Community Centre
11:00am – 7:00pm 16th Annual Classic Canadian Street Hockey Tournament at Park Place Lodge
*Pre-register at The Pub, up to 10 teams, beer gardens and BBQ available
11:00am Bacon Spectacular charity breakfast (pancakes, bacon, ham, sausage) at The Northern- all proceeds benefit the Heart & Stroke Foundation
11:00am – 5:00pm Bacon Spectacular games outside The Northern & Boardstiff on 2nd Avenue
12:00pm Baby Griz Crawl at the Fernie Community Centre
12:30pm-2:30pm Extreme Griz Competition at Fernie Alpine Resort
1:00 pm Improve your Curling with Kevin Martin – $15 student/$25 adult
Curling Clinic organized by Fernie Curling Club; Registration online at eventbrite.ca Search Fernie or at the Fernie Museum
2:00pm Bacon Spectacular best bacon dish/drink, professional & amateur categories Outside The Northern & Boardstiff on 2nd Avenue.
3:30pm New!! Rocky Mountain Lumberjack Show
2:00-6:00pm Live music including the band “Thar Be Dragons”
4:00pm Bacon Spectacular 3 Pound Bacon Eating Challenge!
$5 entry fee- pre register at The Northern or Boardstiff.
4:00-6:00pm Fat Bike Log Drag at the Aquatic Centre
4:30-6:00pm ‘Bacon Spectacular’ Salute to Bacon talent show- outside The Northern & Boardstiff on 2nd Avenue
5:00 Hot wing eating contest – Fernie Hotel
6:30pm Griz Days “Fire & Ice” Parade down 2nd Avenue
7:00pm The Road to the Olympics – Draw Weight: Banquet and Presentation by Canadian Olympic Curler Kevin Martin 7 pm Fernie Curling Club; $50 Banquet tickets available online at eventbrite.ca Search Fernie, at the Fernie Museum and from Fernie Curling Club executive
2:00pm-11:00pm Fire and Ice Dance Party with DJ Jeff – Aquatic Centre Parking Lot
Concessions open 2:00-11:00, refreshment gardens open 4:00-11:00
– New! Thar Be Dragons band
– New! Bouncy obstacle course for kids, craft tent, and more to come.
3:30 & 7:30 New! Rocky Mountain Lumberjack Show
8:00 FIREWORKS!
8:30 Crowning of Extreme Griz winner(s)
8:30 Live Music: Scenic Route To Alaska

Sunday March 1st
7:00am – 4:00pm Novice Hockey Tournament at the Fernie Arena – Free Admission!
10:00am – 5:30pm Griz Wiz Scavenger Hunt – The Fernie Museum
1:00pm Raging Elk Dummy Downhill at Fernie Alpine Resort
2:30pm – 4:00pm Griz Days family dance w/DJ Jeff at the Community Centre


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