Five Celebrate PG events have been scheduled for the month of July, put on jointly between the City and Tourism Prince George. On March 21, 2016 Council approved the following projects for the July 2016 intake of the Celebrate Prince George Summer Festival Grants:
BMO KidzArt Dayz – July 8 & 9
Hosted by the Prince George Regional Art Gallery Association – Friday July 8 and Saturday July 9 from 10:00am to 3:00pm at Canada Games Plaza. This event features free, fun-filled art children’s entertainer, Fred Penner. Visit the Two Rivers Arts Gallery website for further information.
Northern Hardware Prince George Canoe Race – July 10
Hosted by the Two Rivers Canoe Club, the Northern Hardware Prince George Canoe Race will be held Sunday, July 10 from 8:00am starting at Isle Pierre (competitive component) and Wilkins Park (recreation component) and finishing at Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park. The event will culminate with music/bands at the Exploration Place.
Summerfest – July 17
Hosted by the Downtown Business Improvement Association (Downtown PG) on Sunday, July 17 from 11:00am to 5:00pm at Veterans Plaza. This free event will feature Exhibitor Alley, Taste Pavilion, mobile food vendors, and live entertainment featuring the Chris Buck Band.
Celebrating Zombie Pop Culture – July 23
This fun and spooky event will take place on Saturday, July 23, starting at 9:00am at Veterans Plaza. This free event features a zombie phone booth, prize giveaways, and a “zombification station” to help put the finishing touches on costumes. Food and music provided. At noon, the Zombie walk will begin at the steps of City Hall.
Sound of Summer Concert- July 23
Hosted by the Prince George Community Foundation – Youth in Philanthropy – Saturday July 23 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park. This is a free outdoor concert organized, managed, and executed by volunteer youth featuring local musicians with some fun activities and active booths.