Indoor Venues & Reception

Alpine Lodge
Located at Fernie Alpine Resort, Alpine Lodge offers unique smaller receptions with an emphasis on service and includes eight ensuite rooms, a beautiful dining area with 35ft vaulted ceilings, and an outdoor hot tub. 250-423-4237

Best Western
Full service hotel offering a banquet room and catering services for up to 180 guests. | 250-423-5500

Cirque Restaurant
A newly renovated space in the Lizard Creek Lodge with a fireplace and patio, up to 150 guests at Fernie Alpine Resort. | 250-423-2056

Elkford Community Conference Centre
A beautifully built centre showcasing innovative wood within its structure, the centre hosts up to 430 guests and is a great option for larger events in the Elk Valey. | 250-865-4010

Elks Hall
Located in downtown Fernie, this classic hall is perfect for a wedding of 100 or less, and includes a kitchen, stage, tables, chairs and the opportunity to make it your own. 250-423-9636

Elk View Lodge
Your boutique wedding with the spectacular Rocky Mountains Views. Catering available for up to 40 guests. | 519-701-3821

Fernie Community Centre
With seating up to 350 this is the only option for large weddings. | 250-423-4466

Fernie Seniors Centre
Seating for up to 100 guets for a smaller, intimate wedding.

Fernie Stanford Resort
On the edge of town alongside the Elk River, with a seating capacity up to 150 people. | 250-423-5000

Knox on 2nd
A new venue in Fernie, just a few blocks off the Historic Downtown, Knox on 2nd can accommodate up to 180 for a reception or event. Great acoustics, full kitchen and tables and chairs, a unique space to celebrate.  
403-890-7278 |

The Central
Adjacent to Himalayan Spice Bistro, The Central offers a casual venue with bar service, DJ booth and can accommodate 100 people. Catering available. | 250-430-0399

The Griz Lodge
A spacious floor plan, rustic atmosphere and full service kitchen at the base of Fernie Alpine Resort for up to 200 guests. | 250-423-4655

Island Lake Lodge
At the base of the Lizard Range with a capacity of up to 100 guests. Specializing in boutique mountain weddings, book far in advance. | 250-423-3700

Park Place Lodge
Centrally located with a fireplace, great for up to 150 guests. | 250-423-6871

Red Tree Lodge
Flexible, comfortable mountain setting with seating for 130 people, full kitchen and bar on site. | 250-423-4622

Snow Creek Lodge
This lodge on the hill can accommodate up to 80 people. | 250-423-6878

For smaller sized wedding or those looking for something more casual or unique, consider one of the following options!

Casual yet cool:
Griz Bar at Fernie Alpine Resort hosts up to 150 guests (250-423-4655) or The Bridge Bistro (250-423-7367) by the Elk River has a large patio and beautiful setting in town.

Elegant and chic:
The Arts Station (250-423-4842) located in downtown Fernie in the historic train station, and just down the street Fernie Distillers has a cool and unique option for a small group (250-278-0365). Bramasole Restaurant and Wine Bar is a perfect setting for a smaller group up to 40 people and includes a back patio (250-430-0526). Freshies Fernie is a licensed venue that can host private functions for groups of 15 to 45 people (

For a more traditional affair, consider one of the beautiful churches that mark many a scenic shot in town. From the iconic Catholic Church just off the historic downtown Fernie, to the more modern Mountain Side Community Church in the Annex subdivision, there is truly a space for everyone.

Anglican Church of Canada Christ Church 541 4th Ave | 250-423-6517
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses 421 9th Ave | 250-423-6887
Mountainside Community Church 1622 10th Ave | 250-423-4112
Trinity Pentecostal Tabernacle 1362 8th Ave | 250-423-4114