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Downtown Winterfest is back! And it’s going to be snow much fun

It’s that time of year again; Downtown Prince George is bringing back their popular snowy festival, Downtown Winterfest, for the second year.

Just as their website says, it’s going to be snow much fun!

On Sunday, February 11th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, we’ll join 1000’s of other Prince Georgians in front of City Hall to chill in downtown Prince George. You’ll be able to enjoy all of the following activities!

Live music

DJ ANT at Downtown Winterfest

DJ ANT keeping the crowd entertained.

DJ ANT will be back to entertain the crowd at the 2018 edition Downtown Winterfest. His lively personality, infectious smile, and great music will get you ready to enjoy the day’s activities!

Snow yoga

Woman doing yoga in the snow

Take a yoga lesson in the snow courtesy of Sunset Yoga.

Love yoga? Why not give it a try in the snow! Snow Yoga with Sunset Studio will be offered at 11:30 am, 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm.

Snow and ice sculptures

Man carving snow sculpture

Carving a sculpture at Downtown Winterfest 2017.

Be amazed as award-winning international sculptors Ephemeral Arts Ltd. mould snow into a stunning sculpture and carve ice into The River ice throne!

Outdoor ice slide

Child sliding down an ice slide

Kids having a blast on the ice slide.

Make sure your kids get a chance to slide down Prince George’s only outdoor ice slide. While you’re at it, why not embrace your inner child and go for a slide?

Ride the Cottonwood Express Minirail Train

People riding a mini train

Taking a spin around the track on the Cottonwood Express Minirail Train.

The Cottonwood Express Minirail Train is back this year thanks to the Central BC Railway & Forestry Museum. This ride never fails to delight kids and adults alike.

Play hockey with the pros

Kids playing road hockey

Playing road hockey at Downtown Winterfest.

If you’ve ever dreamed of playing hockey with the pros, here’s your chance. No need for skates: throw on your shoes and play some road hockey with your BCHL Prince George Spruce Kings and Cariboo Cougars.

Enjoy s’mores

Roasting marshmallows over a fire

Roasting marshmallows to make s’mores.

Sample s’mores made by local businesses, individuals and companies, then vote for your favourite.

Legion Winter Market

Legion Winter Market

Plenty of local goods will be up for sale at the Legion Winter Market.

Shopping opportunities at both the Legion Winter Market and our local Prince George Farmers’ Market.

Here are some other fun activities you can expect:

And much more!

Shake off the winter blues and head down for a full day of frosty fun. They won’t take snow for an answer.

If you went to Downtown Winterfest in 2017 or are attending this year, we’d love to see your pictures! Find this blog on our Facebook page and share away.

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