Ready to kick off the holiday season? The town of Fernie is hosting a festive celebration this December with tons of activities for the whole family to enjoy. In addition to an artisan fair and free cocoa, the event will offer visitors the chance to snap a picture with Santa in Fernie’s historic downtown. Oh, and there will be fireworks at Station Square!

The festival’s artisan fair will also include a Mug Gallery Show at The Arts Station from 2 to 8 p.m. And if you’re looking to check out some local businesses while you’re in Fernie, the town’s Chamber of Commerce says that multiple participating shops will provide in-store specials and prizes – so stay tuned for more info as it comes.

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As for the grand finale of the holiday event, visitors can enjoy a special display of fireworks at Station Square at 8 p.m., accompanied by holiday decor and a live DJ.

Looking for more holiday activities this month? In November, those heading to Fernie can check out the town’s Ski & Board Film Festival, an annual Jingle & Mingle shopping event, and a Holiday Craft Fair at the Fernie Community Centre.

The Holiday Kickoff & Fireworks will take place on Saturday, December 2nd – so mark your calendars and get excited for a full day of festive fun.

Holiday Kickoff & Fireworks in Fernie 

When: Saturday, December 2nd
Where: Multiple locations in downtown Fernie, BC