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  • Electric Blanket
  • DJ Nay Taron
  • Ferdy Belland
  • DJ Philly Wonka
  • DJs Corvessa & Geo
  • The Banned
  • Saturday • June 22, 2024
  • 12:00 pm
  • In Town

A brand new one-day festival in the mountains near Fernie.

Fun Field Festival will feature 2 stages of live music & DJ's - arts - crafts - games - local foodtrucks - camping - firespinning - and plenty of fun times!


Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of a brand new family friendly festival. It's a place where you can be yourself, express your love for music, and connect with like-minded individuals. Experience a magical musical mountain festival and celebrate the solstice!


A limited number of tickets will be available - be sure to purchase yours right away to avoid dissapointment!
19+ Earlybird: $60 - only 75 available!
19+ Regular: $70
13-18: $20
12 & U: FREE, registration required, wristbands will be issued
CAMPING $10 per person
RETURN SHUTTLE: $10 per person
$30 Late-night tickets available at the door for Midnight - 6am


  • Gates & camping open at 12PM
  • Live music from 2PM:
    • 2PM: Garuda
    • 3PM: The Banned
    • 4PM: Duckes of Pectin (Jam)
    • 5:15PM: Headwall
    • 6:15PM: Bella Cat
    • 7:30PM: The Doggone Brothers Band
    • 8:45PM: Brotherhood of Lost Souls
    • 9:45PM: Electric Blanket Band Club
    • 11PM: Rubber TIre Peep Show
  • DJ Reggae sets 3 - 6PM:
    • 3PM: Dubconscious
    • 4PM: DJ Sasquatch
    • 5PM: Philly Wonka
    • 6PM: DA Believa
  • PLUS! Midnight Fire Spinning Show, followed by DJ's until 6am:
    • Paint Department
    • Dorothy
    • Dubconcious
    • Philly Wonka
    • Dingo Starr
    • Corvessa & Geo



  • Bella Cat
    • Described as a futuristic soul show, Bella's voice has been compared to Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse, and Etta James by multiple media sources like CBC, Les 7 Jours, Rogers, Ottawa Magazine, and more. Live shows with Bella and her band are a feast for the senses. 
  • Brotherhood of Lost Souls
    • Pugilistic Pistol Pete Durning, Roy "BTR" Wilgan, Peter Warland Jr., Dirty Ferdy Belland and Morgan Fraser make up this Kootenay based hard-driving garage-rock engine. With a sound reminiscent of the Supersuckers, the Hellacopters, Zeke, and Danko Jones, the Brotherhood of Lost Souls specializes in songs about broken hearts, broken dreams, and broken glass.
  • Doggone Brothers
    • Acoustic-grassy, with a dash of old country and a side of old-time music throughout their set of original, traditional and cover tunes. This Kootenay-based band is Clayton Parsons, Michael Hepher, Leah Gardiner and Ronda Shippy with their banjos, guitars, dobro, mandolins, fiddle and upright bass.
  • Electric Blanket Band Club
    • A Fernie-based collective of misfits and ski bums, Electric Blanket will amaze you with their powerful punk rock sound and energetic performance!
  • Garuda
    • Garuda describe themselves as Kootenay Raga, the mindchild of sitarist-vocalist Steven Pierson, who combines his love of the sound of Hindustani classical music with a unique prog-rocking songwriting style, plus powerhouse rhythm section of Jason Deatherage and Ferdy Belland. The band propels songs of social justice, mysterious love, and ancient chains.
  • Rubber Tire Peep Show
    • Country-blues, funk, soul, and good old rock ’n’ roll. Through an ever-growing roster of collaborating musicians both on stage, and in studio, “the Peep Show” infuses each performance with Jam-Band dynamics and fresh interpretations of both original compositions and beloved classics, they work hard to ensure that you’ll never see the same show twice!
  • The Banned
    • The Banned, formed in 2019, is a 5 piece rock band with members from the Elk Valley playing a variety of music from Country Rock to Hard Rock, the Eagles to Metallica and everything in between. They enjoy playing to people who like to party and dance. Members are: Josh Scholpp, lead guitar and vocals. Dan Turner, drums. John Ashbridge, bass and vocals. Roger Fairhurst, guitar, keyboard, mandolin and vocals and their newest member Carrie Will lead vocals.
  • Headwall
    • Headwall is a dynamic Canadian alternative rock band, based in Golden BC, known for their electrifying performances and infectious melodies. Drawing inspiration from iconic acts such as The Tragically Hip, Joel Plaskett, and Hey Rosetta, Headwall has crafted a distinctive sound that captures the essence of Canadian alternative rock. Fuelled by their love for Fernie Beer, the band has been known to indulge in their drink of choice while honing their craft and fine-tuning their sound. This passion for their craft, combined with their undeniable talent, has allowed Headwall to explore new musical landscapes they intend to present through their upcoming album “The Beer”.
  • plus an afternoon Jam with the Dukes of Pectin!
    • Scott Deydey (The Runs, Blues Steel) - Rick Miller (Brickhouse Jam) - Zak Barrett (Royal & Brickhouse Jam) - Ryan Mildenberger (Shred Kelly) Fernie’s music culture is built on a long history of good quality Jam. Especially preserved for Fun Field Festival, the highest quality batch of Jam will be created by these cornerstones of the Fernie Jam world. These fine musicians will be facilitating the afternoon Jam at the festival but all musicians, crowd members, sticky types and Jam fans are invited and encouraged to join. The Dukes of Pectin will spread this Jam on thick, that we know for sure, as for where the Jam ends up… for that we will leave the door a jar…


    • Corvessa & Geo
      • A dynamic DJ duo known for their infectious energy and eclectic music range. With their genre palette that spans from downtempo grooves to fast-paced psychedelic trance, they ignite dance floors with a contagious blend of beats that gets your body moving. As friends and roommates, their connection shines through in their performances, creating an unforgettable experience.
    • Dingo Starr
      • Bringing cosmic energy to the Kootenays for two decades, DingoStarr is a staple in Fernie’s electronic music scene and culture. An essential pioneer in the Fernie rave scene, Dingo has played basshouse, organic ethno house and psytech, but is mostly known for his Psytrance style. 
    • DJ Sasquatch
      • Representing INSURGENCY SOUND a Swiss/Canadian sound clash team and the recently formed DUBSIDE COLLECTIVE out of cranbrook, Sasquatch is a Vancouver born DJ and Promoter who moved to the Kootenays to raise his family and embed himself in the music scene. A lover of reggae music, you can always expect a blend of new and old sounds from classic roots to modern dancehall with a healthy sprinkle of custom Dubplates for added flavour.
    • Dorothy
      • Back from Oz! Known for his diverse range of house music sounds, Dorothy takes the crowd on a journey, expertly building tension and delivering euphoric releases. His impeccable precision and flawless mixing skills create an atmosphere that leaves dancefloors buzzing with excitement.
    • Dubconscious
      • You may have caught a Dubconscious set at Shambhala, Bass Coast, Wicked Woods, Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival, WEMF (Ontario), Dragon Festival (Spain) or at any one of a number of prestigious nightclubs/venues across western Canada. Raised on amens, Reese basslines and ragga chat in Toronto's vibrant jungle scene, he now calls Nelson his home where he continues to weave cohesive sound tapestries coloured by his unique influences and handpicked sounds & styles - generally rooted in reggae / dub / soundsystem culture.
    • Philly Wonka
      • A versatile DJ hailing from the vibrant music scene of the U.K. with a mastery of a wide variety of genres including drum & bass, jungle, dubstep, house, techno, hip-hop, funk, reggae and much more. Philly Wonka has been electrifying dance floors around the globe. From intimate club settings to festival stages, his diverse repertoire and seamless mixes blended in a fun and creative style create an unforgettable experience.
    • Paint Department
      • Paînt Depårtmënt is a dynamic and energetic DJ duo based in Fernie, BC/unceded Ktunaxa territory, with members Straus and KG working hard to deliver only the best for their beloved friends and fans Their procured sound is characterized by their use of breaks and garage influences, with a focus on driving beats and pulsing rhythms often accented by heart wrenching harmonies. They love adding new layers to their favourite track selections with their signature long, overlapping mixing style creating a smooth and intricate symphony of sounds with every transition. 
    • and more TBA!


    • The venue is located in a wildlife corridor. Please be responsible with garbage disposal.
    • A family friendly event
    • No ATM on site, tap available for purchases
    • Sorry, no pets allowed
    • Food & Beverage:
      • Food Trucks on site: Chilango and Iggy's
      • Outside alcohol not permitted in the main festival area.
      • Beverage Garden on site. Local beers & $7 cocktails. 
      • A freshwater creek is available for drinking water. If you prefer another water supply, please bring it with you. No glass allowed.
    • Other entertainment & activities on site:
      • Games - bocce - cornhole - ladder ball & more  
      • Kids (and adults!) tent with arts, crafts & music
      • Firespinning exhibition
    • Location & Transportation:
      • The Festival will be held on Hartley Lake Road, approx 10 minutes drive from Fernie. Exact location will be announced on the website closer to the event. 
      • Day parking available
      • Return shuttle available for $10 per person. Details will be provided closer to the event


    • Camping available for Saturday Night, $10 per person.
    • The venue is located in a wildlife corridor. Please be responsible with food storage & garbage disposal.
    • No campfires allowed, small propane stoves allowed for cooking
    • Gates open for access from 12pm
    • A family camping area will be available farthest away from the stages, please expect some noise
    • Outside alcohol is allowed in the camping area, but cannot be taken into the main festival area. No glass containers.



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  • 1778-233-0258
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  • Hartley Lake Road, approx 10 minute drive from Fernie