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Go Forth Peace Out Into Winter + Come Back Reconnect


Step into a winter wonderland and explore the serene shores of our frozen lakes, where the world seems to stand still under a blanket of snow. Seek solace in our pristine parks and trails, where the crisp winter air invigorates your spirit. Or, if you prefer, browse our assortment of local businesses or show some Prince George pride at a hockey game.

Embrace the breathtaking beauty, tranquility, and boundless possibilities that await you in this winter wonderland. It’s time to embark on a journey of exploration, relaxation, and create an authentic connection with the natural world and locals.

Peace Out

Sleigh Ride: Step into a storybook winter scene with Crazy M Ranch. Climb aboard a horse-drawn sleigh and let the jingling of bells and the gentle rhythm of hooves transport you into a winter wonderland. Drift through pristine snow-covered meadows and beneath snow-draped trees, making cherished memories with loved ones. Whether you’re seeking a romantic outing or a family adventure, Crazy M Ranch Sleigh Rides offers a magical experience

Nukko Lake: The glistening lake, framed by snow-covered trees, invites you to explore its frozen shores. Lace up your skates for a twirl on the glassy surface, or set up your chair and tent and ice fish. Whether you’re building snowmen, or simply savoring the stillness of this hidden gem, Nukko Lake offers a pristine canvas for your winter adventures.
CR: @rdaoust

Catch a Hockey Game: Get ready to experience the adrenaline-pumping excitement of Prince George’s very own PG Cougars and Spruce Kings. Join fellow fans at the arena and witness the fast-paced action as our hometown heroes take to the ice. Whether you’re a die-hard hockey enthusiast or a family looking for a thrilling night out, both teams will offer unforgettable moments, camaraderie, and the pride of supporting our local team.

Forest For The World: Traverse the enchanting winter trails that wind through this breathtaking park in Prince George, BC. Whether you’re snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, or simply taking a leisurely stroll, the trails offer a serene escape amidst snow-laden trees and the crisp, clean air of winter. Embrace the magic of the season and experience the peace and tranquility that Forests for the World offers.
CR: @auntykrusty


Winter Festivals: Our city comes alive during the winter months, hosting an array of spectacular events that will leave you in awe. Join us for the magical Winterfest, where the Civic Centre is transformed into a snowy playground of fun and laughter. Or groove to the beat in February at Coldsnap; but the enchantment doesn’t end there! Step into a fairytale at the Festival of Trees, where creativity and holiday spirit collide in a dazzling display of themed trees. And for all you craft enthusiasts, our local artisans take center stage with a myriad of craft fairs that showcase their talent and unique creations. Check our ” What’s On” page to see when these events take place!

Look at Christmas Lights: Neighborhoods across Prince George come to life with a breathtaking display of Christmas lights, and one standout gem is the enchanting ‘Candy Cane Lane.’ Gather your loved ones, hop into your car, or take a leisurely stroll through the streets to immerse yourself in this dazzling spectacle. But the holiday magic doesn’t stop there, local businesses like Northern Lights Estate Winery and the Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum join in the festivities, illuminating their premises with thousands of shimmering lights.
CR: @northernlightswinery

Shop Local: From one-of-a-kind gifts and handcrafted goodies to stylish fashion finds and gourmet treats, downtown Prince George is your holiday shopping destination. Feel the warmth of the season as you explore the quaint streets, enjoy the friendly smiles of local shopkeepers, and savor the delightful aromas wafting from cozy cafes. With a sense of community and a dash of holiday magic, downtown Prince George invites you to shop, explore, and create cherished memories with loved ones.
CR: @thepaintedshedprincegeorge

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