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Downtown Summerfest - JULY 2021

Downtown Prince George invites you to make your own event Downtown during the month of July! You could win some great prizes while having some safe family fun and supporting our businesses all at the same time!

Every Saturday is already a great time to shop local at our two downtown farmer’s markets. But during the month of July Downtown Prince George is bringing you more ways to explore our downtown and to celebrate summer.

Downtown Summerfest Colouring Books & Downtown Prince George Shopping Bags – FREE

Start your Saturdays at the PG Farmers’ Market or the Wilson Square Community Market for these fantastic giveaways, while quantities last:

  • Downtown Summerfest Saturdays Colouring Books featuring great local artists thanks to Omineca Arts Centre
  • Love Downtown PG reusable shopping bags thanks to Love Northern PG and Downtown PG
  • Weekly Downtown Prize Packages – Valued at $500

Kelley Jones-Winners of this weeks Specials Downtown $500 Prize Package!

Kelley's favourite place to shop downtown is Dandy Lines! "They have so many cute home items and amazing smelling candles."

Take advantage of the outstanding patios that have popped up all over downtown.  Find your patio place to enjoy the weather and great food from our downtown restaurants.  Pick up your free Downtown Summerfest Colouring Book or Free Downtown Prince George Shopping Bag at one of the great farmer’s markets (limited quantities). Then enter to win $500 worth of downtown restaurant Gift Certificates.

  • Downtown Patio Specials

  • PG Farmers’ Market
    • Experience local food & ethically made products from farmer’s, bakers and artisans throughout the summer.
  • Wilson Square Community Market
    • Something for everyone! Check out the very best of local growers, makers and bakers.
  • 8:30am to 2:00pm

Don’t miss getting a deal at your favourite downtown store – over 70 to choose from in Downtown Prince George. Every day is a great day to shop downtown but you will be sure to find some amazing deals on this Saturday. Pick up your free Downtown Summerfest Colouring Book or Free Downtown Prince George Shopping Bag at one of the great farmer’s markets (limited quantities). Then enter to win a $500 downtown shopping spree.

For a full list of all the downtown stores to check out this Saturday, visit our SHOP page here. 

  • PG Farmers’ Market
    • Experience local food & ethically made products from farmer’s, bakers and artisans throughout the summer.
  • Wilson Square Community Market
    • Something for everyone! Check out the very best of local growers, makers and bakers.
  • 8:30am to 2:00pm

You won’t want to leave your dog at home on this Saturday. Downtown Prince George is rolling out the red carpet to make sure your dog feels welcome. Visit the Purple Moose Portraits photo booth at the PG Market outside on 3rd Avenue to get your pet portrait while supporting one our great community animal agencies. Pick up your free Dog Treats (limited quantities) at 4 Paws Pure at the Wilson Square Community Market.  Then enter to win a $500 Special Pet Package that includes Pet Portrait Session with Purple Moose Portraits and a $250 Gift Certificate to 4 Paws Pure. Pick up your free Downtown Summerfest Colouring Book or Free Downtown Prince George Shopping Bag at one of the great farmer’s markets (limited quantities). 

DOG FRIENDLY PATIOS & STORES  (all dogs must be on leash & please pick up after your dogs)

  • PG Farmers’ Market
    • Experience local food & ethically made products from farmer’s, bakers and artisans throughout the summer.
  • Wilson Square Community Market
    • Something for everyone! Check out the very best of local growers, makers and bakers
    • Hey pet parents, come down at 8:30 for a free pancake breakfast. Time to carb load for those dog walks later.
    • Stop at the 4 Paws Pure booth for some free treats for your pups.
    • We have free passes for 1 free day at Doggy Daycare from Ace’s K9 Care.
    • Comedian Mike McGuire will be performing on stage at 11am.
    • Next, the Pet Parade will be starting at 11:30, so bring your furkids down to join in the parade. The selected winner will go home with a gift basket, courtesy of the WS Community Market.
    • There will be a pet rock adoption event, while supplies last.
    • Enter with win an Adirondack chair with an umbrella. What a wonderful way to spend the summer! What do you prefer, shade or sun? Draw will take place July 31 at the market.
    • Luv 4 Paws Northern Animal Rescue will be at the market, collecting non-perishable food items for dogs and cats. They will be taking cash donations and you can even arrange to donate your bottles and cans to them. Every bit helps now that wildfire season in upon us, these guys need all the help you can give.
    • Open Door Cafe will be serving Puppuccinos at market.
  • Both markets are open 8:30am to 2:00pm

This will be a great day to pedal downtown for your eating and shopping pleasure.  Downtown Prince George has partnered with the RCMP and the Prince George Cycling Club to host a Bike Valet from 9-2pm.  Get your exercise and spend some time downtown while we look after your bike.  You can also register with the 529 Garage program to help fight bicycle theft. Use our Downtown Bike Valet and enter to win a $500 Gift Certificate to Cycle Logic. Pick up your free Downtown Summerfest Colouring Book or Free Downtown Prince George Shopping Bag at one of the great farmer’s markets (limited quantities). 

  • PG Farmers’ Market
    • Experience local food & ethically made products from farmer’s, bakers and artisans throughout the summer.
  • Wilson Square Community Market
    • Something for everyone! Check out the very best of local growers, makers and bakers.
  • 8:30am to 2:00pm