Join friends and family in Fernwood Square and the Vic High field for a two-day community celebration of music, art and community. FernFest is Friday, June 22nd from 5-10pm and Saturday, June 23rd from 9am-10pm.
On Friday evening, June 22nd from 5-10pm, Fernwood Square is transformed into a music festival with local bands, a BBQ and Phillips Beer and Merridale Cider.
On Saturday, June 23rd, the festival will kick off at 9am with a by-donation breakfast in Fernwood Square. Then, kids and families can move right along to decorate their bikes for the Kidical Mass Bike Parade that tours the neighbourhood. Saturday afternoon offers a diversity of activities with a 30+ local Artisan Markets, Kid’s Stage, kid’s activities, a cardboard castle, walking tours, interactive art projects for all ages, a Non-Profit Hub, Senior’s Tea, Silent Auction and a Market Stage. Live music, a BBQ, and beverages will be available in Fernwood Square from 12pm-10pm with a diverse line-up of amazing musicians and performers including multiple dance crews, a spoken word artist and music that ranges from bluesy Americana to R&B to disco to world beats!
Please join us for this free festival that celebrates Fernwood and beyond this Summer Solstice!
Make sure to check out our full Program Guide to know what time and where everything is happening.