Prince George offers a variety of four-season outdoor recreation opportunities that are complemented by a full range of urban amenities. No matter what your age, there are plenty activities for you to enjoy in and around Prince George.
Arts and Culture
Arts and culture abound in Prince George, where you can visit art galleries, museums, two performing arts theatres or take in a production by the Prince George Symphony Orchestra. If you are interested in live music, attend the winter Coldsnap festival. If you want dinner entertainment, enjoy a performer at one of the local restaurants or pubs which feature live musicians and DJs.
Clubs and Organizations
Prince George is fortunate to have hundreds of groups and organizations that contribute to building a sense of community. Find clubs and organizations that align with your interests and then get involved.
Looking for some fun entertainment? Take in a concert or WHL hockey game at the CN Centre, experience the wave pool and lazy river at the Aquatic Centre, go cosmic bowling or try night skiing at the Hart Highlands Ski Hill. There are lots of activities to see and do in Prince George!
With more time for fun in Prince George due to shorter commute times, you can try all kinds of new activities with your family, including the Celebrate Prince George Summer and Winter Festivals!
Prince George nightlife includes comedy, dancing, night clubs, and a vibrant and growing local DJ and music scene.
Outdoor sports and recreation activities in Prince George are endless. We dare you to experience them all!
Parks and Trails
There are over 120 parks in Prince George. Children love the waterpark that is located in Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park, and Connaught Hill and Rainbow Park are popular wedding locations. Hikers and joggers can enjoy everything from a lazy stroll along the trails near the university to an intense sprint up the cutbanks. Mountain bikers will be in their glory when they see the Pidherny, Caledonia Nordic and Cranbrook Hill trails. Snowmobilers and atv’ers will never run out of land to cover on their machines. Skiiers and snowboarders can night ski within city limits (15 minutes from downtown) or challenge any of the three large ski hills within two hours of the city.
Places of Worship
With many options for worship, newcomers are sure to find the perfect fit and be welcomed into a brand new group of friends.
Recreation and Activities
There are many options for recreation and activities in Prince George. For Community Association programs, public swim schedules, swim lesson schedules, special events, sports organizations, parks information and more, check out the Community Active Living Guide.
A shopping hub for northern BC, visitors travel from around the region to shop till they drop. Pine Centre Mall is the largest indoor mall in the city and offers many chain stores, but there are a variety of box stores and local boutiques throughout the city.
Sports and Recreation
Host city to the 2015 Canada Winter Games, Prince George has an active sport and recreation culture. Sports clubs are always looking for new members, and joining a club is a great way to make new friends and build a life in a new city.