|Downtown Fallfest is Downtown Prince George’s newest signature festival!|
Fall is a time to celebrate the changing of the leaves and embrace that slight chill in the air. Bring the whole family to Downtown Fallfest where vendors and exhibitors will introduce you to local products, green & sustainable ideas and a unique look at Prince George’s farming and entrepreneurial spirit.
Learn about our northern climate and connect with growers, farmers and other organizations for further education and involvement, such as workshops and online resources.
Downtown’s 3rd Avenue will be brimming with fun activities, entertainment and vendors. Come and enjoy unique local shopping at Prince George’s largest outdoor market of the year.
Saturday September 21st
8:30am – 2:00pm
Did you know that if you buy your Taste Tickets for the Canadian Western Bank Taste Pavilion (at Downtown Summerfest 2019) early you are entered to win a Return Flight to Victoria or Vancouver with Pacific Coastal Airlines!
And a HUGE thank you to Pacific Coastal Airlines for this awesome prize!
Enter to win Fabulous Prizes anytime you shop downtown this Holiday Season!
Its so Easy! Just Shop downtown at any of the participating businesses, and enter your name and phone into the draw box.
Participating Business: Homework, Simply Beautiful, Kathys Quilt Shop, 3 Sisters Rock’n Gems Gallery, Alison’s Embroidery & Gifts, Les Beaux Visages, Prince George Florists, McInnis Lighting, Dandy Lines, Zoe’s Java House, The Rusty Gate, Be-Unique Beauty and Wellness, Topaz Bead Gallery, Walk-Rite Shoe Store, Special Beauty Parlour & Day Spa, Storybook Wedding, Better Home & Gift, The Niche, PG Sewing Centre, Serengeti Northern BC, DJ Afro Superstore, Tops and Bottoms, Cyclelogic, The Pepper Tree Hair Studio, Spa of the North, The Colourist, The Painted Shed, Azure Advanced Aesthetics, Top Drawer Yard, Vitality Laser & Skincare, Books and Company, Black Diamond Bowl and Billiards, Ridge Side Art, Jim’s Clothes Closet, Northern Hardware, Starbucks at Ramada, Nest and Sprout Maternity, Winston’s Resto-Bar.
- One Night Stay in a Specialty Suite at the Coast Inn of the North
- $30 Dinner Package from DJ Afro Superstore
- $75 Lovebucks
- One Night Stay in a Premier Room at the Ramada Plaza Prince George
- $25 GC for the 1stAvenue Tavern
- $75 Lovebucks
- Hydrafacial from Vitality Laser & Skin Care
- $50 Lovebucks
Community Kick Start to the Holiday Season! Taking place in Canada Games Plaza featuring live entertainment, music, dancing, activities, holiday treats, crafts, face painting, Wood Wheaton hay rides, a visit with Santa, the lighting of the Canadian Tire Tree of Lights and a stellar fireworks display.
Want to kick off your holiday shopping with a Downtown Shopping Prize Package?
Come downtown for the Small Business Saturday Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, November 24th.
Pick up the Scavenger Hunt Sheet at any participating business, then work to figure out the clues!
Here is the Small Business Saturday Scavenger Hunt step-by-step
– Scavenger Hunt will run from 10am-4pm
– Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet at one of the participating businesses
– Figure out the clues, and match to your favorite downtown business
– Then head to the participating businesses to find 5 Love Downtown PG phrases
– Once you have found all 5 phrases, drop your completed form off to Serengeti Northern BC
– Forms must be dropped off by 4pm
The Draw for the winners will take place live on the Downtown Prince George Facebook page at 4pm on Saturday November 24th.
Head to our Facebook Page for all the details and to see the prize packages!
Plaid Friday is Back!
Shop local on Plaid Friday to get into the holiday spirit. There will be carolers strolling the streets, kids crafts at The Hubspace and even a visit from Santa Claus!
Shop or dine downtown anytime on Friday, November 23rd to score some free swag. Just bring your receipts to Downtown Prince George staff at The Hubspace between 4-8pm and you can pick up your Love Downtown PG Swag. AND, the first 12 people will score a FREE Downtown Prince George Shovel!
Looking for a photo with Santa? We have you covered on that too!
Get your photos with Santa, for a minimum $5 donation at The Hubspace. Santa will be there from 5-6pm and 7-8pm. Our professional photographer will take your photo and we will upload it to a album on the Love Downtown PG Facebook Page, that way you can download and print at your leisure.
While you are waiting for Santa, kids can get their art on with some of our fun winter inspired crafts! (all free)
All donations for Santa photos will be going to CPAH, Community Partners Addressing Homelessness.
CPAH members comprise of a number of community service agencies, government ministries, organizations and concerned individuals – all working in partnership to end homelessness in Prince George. CPAH aims to promote awareness, educate the public, engage the media, advocate with all levels of government, to collaborate/cooperate most effectively, utilizing resources to provide supports to the most vulnerable members in the community and to end homelessness.
Plaid Friday is also the kick-off to the Shop Downtown PG contest. Enter to win anytime you shop downtown this holiday season(November 23 – January 4). Prize details to be announced.
Win a FREE lunch! Get your office together and all wear plaid on Friday, November 23rd. Then post your plaid-full office photo onto the Love Downtown PG Facebook to page to be entered to win a lunch (up to 15 people) catered by Sweet Sassy Savoury Catering!
And on top of all of this, your favorite downtown businesses will be staying open late, having great deals and even some live music!
Stay tuned to our Facebook Page for all the up to date details!
HERE IT IS…The Canadian Western Bank Taste Pavilion Menu
The Community Kidz Zone at Downtown Summerfest 2018 is Jam-Packed Full of Fun this Year!
Here is a list of all the Fun to be Had!
Blackspruce Farm Tours – Mobile Petting Farm
Home Hardware Butterfly House
Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum – Mini Rail
Huble Homestead Historic Site – Old Fashioned Games
Prince George Fire Department – Fire Engine
Le Cercle des Canadiens Français de Prince George – Games
MP Make-up Artistry , Prince George BC – Fabulous Face Painting
Rolling Mix Concrete (B C) Ltd – Dinosaur Dig
FPS- Forest Power Sports Ltd. – Motorsport Display
Rocky Mountain Rangers B Coy – Display
The Exploration Place – Paper Pinwheels
Two Rivers Gallery – Dot Painting
YMCA of Northern BC – Giant Snakes & Ladders
Fortis BC – Jenga / Beanbag Toss
Tourism Prince George – PG Info
CFUR 88.7fm – Live Radio Broadcast & Music
Prince George Public Library – Giant Chess
Spruce Kings – Road hockey Shootout
Matt Johnson – BGT 2018 – Magic!
Marvel Super Heroes – c2018 MARVEL
The TD Mainstage will be Rocking this year at Downtown Summerfest! Check out the schedule below.
11:10 – 11:45am Matt Johnson “The Magician”
11:50am – 12:15pm Genevieve Jaide
12:30 – 1:15pm Bralorne
1:30 – 2:15pm Flying Machine
2:30 – 3:00pm Rebelinx
3:15 – 4:00pm Salt Water Hank
4:15 – 5:00pm The Inversion