Summer in Fernie brings outdoor fun for everyone

You just can’t compare summer and winter in Fernie, they’re just both equally amazing and offer a variety of activities and events. Winter is what Fernie is known for, but summer is becoming increasingly more popular.

We thought we’d fill you in on all the great events happening in Fernie this summer. Almost every weekend (and some weekdays) until the middle of October there’s golf tournaments, bike races, outdoor market (featuring local creations), tennis competitions, conferences and more! We made a list of events we think you should see or participate in to experience what Fernie has to offer.


21 – Couples Alternate Shot at Fernie Golf & Country Club
22-23 – Preview weekend at Fernie Alpine Resort
23 – Adult/Junior Team Event at Fernie Golf & Country Club
27 – Singer/Songwriter Emily Rowed at Infinitea
29 – Opening day at Fernie Alpine Resort
29 – TransRockies Ultra Run
29 – 10th Annual Lizard Range Disc Golf Tournament

1 – Canada Day Celebrations
5 – Rookies Tennis Tournament
6-7 – Mudd Sweat and Tears
9 – 2Knee Ride Series
14 – Fernie Writer’s Conference
18 – Tony Servello Senior Open at Fernie Golf & Country Club
19 – Children’s Music Show
20 – Wam Bam Dirt Jump Jam
27 – 29 – TransRockies Mountain Bike Race


3 – Porky Blue Ride
9 – 10 – Wapiti Music Festival
9 – 11 – 2nd Annual Koocanusa Wakesurfing Challenge
10 – Highline 100
24 – Heiko’s Hellish Half
24 – 25 – The Altitude with Altitude Enduro Challenge
30 – Junior Closed Tennis Tournament

1 – Demolition Derby
2 – Project 9 Race
14 – 4th Annual Tears & Gears Classic and Enduro Race
15 – Fernie Kids Triathlon
21 – Emily Brydon Youth Foundation Golf Tournament
21 – Dirt Diggler Fall Classic DH Race
28 – High Roller Poker Ride


6 – Fernie Half Marathon & Three Person Relay
13 – Ironman Open at Fernie Golf & Country Club

Whichever event or competition you decide to participate in, be sure to use the Red Tree Lodge for all your accommodation needs while in Fernie. Our Economy rooms feature 2 Double beds and are great for those on a budget or who don’t need all the frills of our Standard room. If you’d like to enjoy the view and the outdoors a little more, then our Superior room is for you. With 2 Queen beds and private balcony, it’s like a small piece of heaven.

With our unrivalled amenities (more than any hotel in Fernie), we make your stay comfortable and affordable. Our hot tub and sauna are great to relax in after a hard day on the trails, or take a dip in our indoor swimming pool. Been on the road cycling? Take advantage of our free laundry facilities. Our bike wash station and storage room are great for our mountain bike guests who want a secure place to keep their bike. When making your booking, be sure to mention which event your attending as we’ve arranged special discounts for many of the events taking place this summer. Call 1-800-977-2977 now to book your stay!

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