Gearing up for Griz Days 2016

Locals are getting ready for the annual Griz Days celebrations, which will be held from Mar. 4 to 6.

Locals are getting ready for the annual Griz Days celebrations. This year events will be held from Mar. 4 to Mar. 6. The party will be shared between eight locations.

Station Square is host to the Rocky Mountain Lumberjack Show, Bacon Spectacular, Refreshment Gardens, Live Music and Food Vendors, Dance Party and Family fun as well as the crowning of the Extreme Griz.

Fernie Alpine Resort will be home to four events, Ski with Griz, the Extreme Griz Competition, Griz Pub Crawl and Raging Elk Dummy Downhill.

The Fernie Memorial Arena is the location for a pre-novice hockey tournament and the Fernie Museum will be the hiding place for the Griz Wiz Scavenger Hunt.

The Park Place Lodge will be the puck drop location of the 17th Annual Classic Canadian Street Hockey Tournament and The Fernie Family Centre will host the community garage sale.

The Fernie Aquatic Centre will be the home for the CP Rail Jam and Griz Olympic Pool Activities.

The Fernie Community Centre is the location for the Griz Days Country Stomp II, Griz Days Craft Fair, Griz Days Family Dance, Extreme Griz Pancake Eating Contest and the Baby Griz Crawl.

For a complete schedule, check next week’s edition of The Free Press.