Category: Virtual Events

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Downtown Summerfest Saturdays start soon!

Colleen Van Mook // Downtown PG This summer the event world is still not quite back into full action, so Downtown Summerfest is still not able to return our full festival to the streets of our downtown. But we are certainly able to do more in our community than last year and that is encouraging. Our restaurants, shops and businesses have been amazing all year long as they navigated through all the restrictions finding new, creative ways to keep their customers and staff happy and safe. It is more important than ever for everyone to know that our downtown is

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Support Prince George arts: Help save Omineca Arts Centre

Kate Ames // Omineca Arts Centre Support your local artists and help save Omineca Arts Centre by tuning into their Friday Fundraising Facebook Live Show April 30th from 7-10 (by donation)! Get ready for a night out…in! Almost like the good old days, because on Friday the 30th, Omineca Arts Centre, Gypsy Entertainment Group and Atmosphere Entertainment are going live with their new late night talk show: Off the Rails Comedy Show! Why we need your support This fundraiser was born out of a desperate need for self-expression and a drive to survive the rolling lockdowns. Before Corona, Omineca Arts Centre was known

Prince George Live! to raise funds for the community

Mindy Stroet // Prince George Community Foundation The Prince George Community Foundation is hosting “Prince George Live!” to boost community spirit while raising money to go back into the community in recognition of the Foundation’s 25th anniversary. The event will feature local entertainers and artists and celebrate some community initiatives from the past year. Last year the Foundation granted over $850,000 back into the community and region but there is still work to do!   What to expect from the event and how to donate ‘Prince George Live!’ will be broadcast to the public free of charge via CKPG-TV, online at

Support downtown businesses and enter to win a Downtown Winterfest 2021 prize pack!

Photo credit: City of Prince George Colleen Van Mook // Downtown PG This time last year we were watching the weather… hoping for snow and ideal weather conditions for a day of winter fun in Downtown Prince George.  Our partners at Ness Lake Bible Camp were watching and clearing ice on the lake to make sure that we had the best ice in town to build our ice slide and ice throne.  The City of Prince George was checking out the snow scene in our local parks to make sure they could haul in fresh and clean snow for the

How to enjoy the 2021 Kiwanis AleFest from home

Amy Dhanjal // Kiwanis Club Prince George Every January since 2015, Prince George locals have packed into Two Rivers Gallery in downtown PG to enjoy craft beer from across northern B.C. This year, the Kiwanis Club’s signature fundraising event, Kiwanis AleFest, looks a little different. Instead of gathering in person, locals and non-locals alike can enjoy the Kiwanis AleFest experience from their living rooms. Kiwanis AleFest 8 Pack With guidance from Trench Brewing & Distilling and support from breweries across the North, Kiwanian Jamie Cunningham coordinated a new fundraiser – an exclusive Kiwanis AleFest 8 pack. These 8 beers have

What’s in store for the 2021 #TrueNorth Business Development Forum?

Kendall Robertson // Prince George Chamber of Commerce The Prince George Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the return of the #TrueNorth Business Development Forum on January 25th, 2021! The event is once again sponsored by LNG Canada. #TrueNorth focuses on providing tools to build a strong and prosperous Northern BC. Given the challenges experienced in 2020, this coming event may be the most important to date! This year’s theme is “Leadership through Recovery”. What to Expect This year, the #TrueNorth Business Development Forum will take place virtually from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  Keynote speakers include David Irvine

The 35th Annual Business Excellence Awards Gala Coming Soon to a TV Near You!

Kendall Robertson // Prince George Chamber of Commerce The 35th annual Business Excellence Awards is fast approaching and given the circumstances of 2020, the event will look differently this year.  The Prince George Chamber of Commerce has partnered once again with Northland Nissan and the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group to bring you the same awards show we all know and love, however, this year you can tune in to CKPG TV from the comfort of your own home on October 12th at 5, 6, and 11 PM! This year’s theme is “Response, Recovery, and Resiliency”, a nod to the hardships

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2020 Downtown Fallfest – new ways and more days!

Colleen Van Mook // Downtown Prince George Fall is a time to celebrate the changing of the leaves and to embrace that slight chill in the air. Last year, we were so excited to see how Prince George folks filled our downtown streets on the wonderful Downtown Fallfest Saturday in September. Although the 2020 event will look different, we did not want to lose the opportunity to promote downtown and to give our community a chance to celebrate the autumn season. We have turned Downtown Fallfest into a month-long celebration and a way to support our great downtown businesses –

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Tee it up in Prince George!

Originally published on Tourism Prince George Colin Carson // Tourism Prince George Surrounded by the wild north, Prince George boasts six distinct golf courses and ample opportunities to play. Nestled in between valleys and running through natural northern forests, golfers can choose between a variety of play styles and terrain. You’ll soon find yourself on the edge of the city playing among wildflowers and local wildlife or centered in the core of the city valley, with amenities only minutes away.   Aberdeen Glen Book a Tee Time Located less than ten minutes from downtown, this premier course is the longest course in the

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How Downtown Prince George re-imagined Downtown Summerfest

Alisha Rubadeau // Downtown Prince George On Sunday July 12 Downtown Prince George invites you to our re-imagined Downtown Summerfest! That seems like the easiest sentence to write, but it was no easy task getting to it. The idiom “we’re building the plane while flying it” has been our motto since February. The changes that we have seen this year have left many events in Prince George cancelled or postponed. When we had our first Downtown Summerfest Zoom meeting, the team at Downtown Prince George knew we wanted the event to go on – but none of us could imagine

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