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March 1 - 3, 2024

Fernie, B.C.

Title Sponsor

Get Your Griz Pins!

A collectors item like no other!

For more than 30 years, The Rotary Club of Fernie has partnered with The Fernie Chamber of Commerce to sell commemorative Griz Pins, as a community fundraiser.

Proceeds raised will support the Fernie Food Bank and other community non-profit organizations. To show your support, win $1,000, and stay out of jail, be sure to purchase and wear a Griz Pin throughout the Griz Days weekend!

2024 Winning Pin # (1)

Best Mountain Festival 2023 Winner

Fernie Griz Days is the winner of Avenue Magazine’s 2023 Best Mountain Festival. Readers voted for their favourite places to eat, stay and play in the mountains near Calgary.

Thank you to everyone who voted! We can’t wait to see you in 2024!

Event Highlights

Event Schedule

Sheriff Shazz & Sheriff Bull

Watch out Fernie, Sheriff Shaz, and Sheriff Bull are out in town to make sure you have your Griz Days pins, otherwise, you’ll get thrown in jail!

These two sheriffs will be out at Fernie restaurants and events the week leading up to Griz Days and during Griz Days weekend. Make sure you're wearing  your Griz pins, so they don’t lock you up!


See where to buy your pins HERE

Now until February 28

6th Annual Griz Inspired Storytelling Contest

Sponsored by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy 

The Griz is back and seems to be enjoying his time in Fernie. However, there have been some rumors about his involvement with some suspicious individuals. Tell us a story about the Griz and these "Most Wanted" criminals.

Congratulations to the Winners!

Keyfer Potter

Ava McCombie

Everett Gollat




9:30am - 3:00pm

Special Griz themed Club Cre8

Special Griz Themed Club Cre8. Funky arts based projects, with chilled out Griz vibes!
Full day $56 and half day $28 options available. Ages K-G5. How to register: Register online by clicking here.

Fernie Arts Station | 601 1st Ave

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Griz on the Mountain!

Join the Griz at Fernie Alpine Resort for sweet photo ops!

Use the hashtags #ferniegrizdays #grizdays #grizdays2024 to share on social media!

Valid ski pass required to access the ski hill.

7:30am - 5:00pm

U7 Grizzly Growler Fernie Minor Hockey Tournament

Annual U7 Grizzly Growler Hockey Tournament. Come watch our youngest Fernie Minor Hockey Jr. Ghostriders

Fernie Memorial Arena | 1092 BC 3

8:30am - 11:00am

Pancake Breakfast

Start your Saturday off right and get fueled for all of the Griz Days events with a fundraising pancake breakfast for the Seniors Drop-In Centre!


Breakfast includes pancakes, sausages, and coffee or juice. Cash only please.

Fernie Seniors Centre | 562 3rd Ave

7:30am - 5:30pm

U7 Grizzly Growler Fernie Minor Hockey Tournament

Our annual U7 Grizzly Growler Hockey Tournament. Come watch our youngest Fernie Minor Hockey Jr. Ghostriders.

Free to enter! Concession on site (cash only!)


Fernie Memorial Arena | 1092 BC 3

11:00am - 4:00pm

Outdoor History Scavenger Hunt

Get your first clue at the Fernie Museum!

Fernie Museum | 491 2nd Ave


Griz Most Wanted

The Griz Jail and Griz Most Wanted program is back! Through this opportunity organizations and businesses are invited to “jail” and have one their employees/members to be one of GRIZ MOST WANTED. 


Extreme Griz Competition

Griz competitors face a number of Grizzly challenges to vie for the Extreme Griz crown! Follow along with the schedule above and cheer them on!