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June 2019 Event Blog

Summer is around the corner and there are lots of events happening to help you kick it off. Here’s an event wrap up for the month of June we put together in partnership with Tourism Prince George

Have some laughs with Derek Edwards

Get your tickets to be entertained by Just for Laughs veteran Derek Edwards for 90 minutes. Edwards is considered among the comic elite as a four time nominee and winner of Best Standup Comic at the Canadian Comedy Awards and holds multiple Gemini nominations for Best Performance in a Comedy.

Date: June 9, 2019
Location: Prince George Playhouse

Judas Priest with Uriah Heep

For the first time, Judas Priest is coming to Prince George. Don’t miss your chance to see one of rock’s most legendary bands perform live at the CN Centre.

Date: June 14, 2019
Location: CN Centre

Get your steampunk on

Visit the Railway & Forestry Museum during Steampunk Days 2019 and be teleported into an era where Victorian glamour meets the Industrial Age. Dress in your favourite Steampunk garb, or other costumes and join in the fun! There will be pioneer blacksmith demonstrations, wood turners activities, crafts, rides on the Cottonwood Minitrain and more!

Date: June 14 – 16, 2019
Location: Railway and Forestry Museum

Father’s Day events

As is the case every year, there are plenty of things to do with your Dad on Father’s Day. Check out the list below for ideas on how you can celebrate the day with your Dad!

Date: June 14 – 16, 2019
Location: Various

Run to beat the bugs at Otway

If you want to get active in June, sign up for the 5 or 10 kilometre portion of the Beat the Bugs Trail Race at the Otway Nordic Centre. Enjoy running cross-country and single track trails as you take in the surrounding scenery. This event also offers a free 1 kilometre race for kids.

Date: June 15, 2019
Location: Caledonia Nordic Ski Club

Murder mystery at Huble Homestead

Are you a murder mystery enthusiast? Then you’ll want to attend Homicide on the Homestead: A Murder Mystery. The Cutbanks Car Club is trying to get to the bottom of the death of their past president, Myrna Lloyd. Register for this event to help solve the case.

Date: June 15, 2019
Location: Huble Homestead Historic Site

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations

2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The Exploration Place is hosting free National Indigenous Peoples Day activities in its atrium that blend Indigenous languages with computational thinking skills and coding. You can also make a binary beaded bracelet or keychain that codes a word from a local Indigenous language. Free rides on the Little Prince Steam Engine will also be offered.

Date: June 21, 2019
Location: The Exploration Place

All the ribs you can eat and beer…what could be better?

Do you love ribs? Then checking out Prince George Ribfest 2019 is a must. This three day event hosted by the Nechako Rotary Club and Pacific Western Brewing features world-class, award winning ribbers from across Canada, plenty of food vendors, live local music, and lots of beer from Pacific Western Brewing. And the best part, aside from the ribs? This event is free to attend!

Date: June 21 – 23, 2019
Location: Pacific Western Brewing (641 North Nechako Road)

Check out Heatwave – Celebrate Culture

This free 3-day outdoor cultural festival is a “heatwave” of music and culture which will include live music, interactive cultural performances and displays, vendors, games and activities for all ages. Indulge in delicious flavours from around the world as you enjoy free outdoor performances and concerts showcasing the best of Canadian music in a variety of genres. Head to celebratepg.com for more info.

Date: June 21 – 23, 2019
Location: Canada Games Plaza (808 Canada Games Way)

Get out to Goodsir Nature Park

A tour of Goodsir Nature Park for the Community Ambassador Fair.

Goodsir Nature Park is celebrating its 30th anniversary! You’re invited to join the festivities on the June 21st weekend. There will be free refreshments on Friday, June 21st at 7:30 pm, and as always, admission is by donation.

Date: June 21-23, 2019
Location: Goodsir Nature Park (22825 Old Summit Lake Rd)

For more events happening in June, make sure to follow the City of Prince George and Tourism Prince George event calendars. Watch for monthly event guides to be posted on the Move Up Prince George and Tourism Prince George blogs the first Wednesday of every month during 2019! Have an event you want us to share? Email social@tourismpg.com and info@moveupprincegeorge.ca.

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