Coast Inn of The North’s Favorite Spots
We don’t just work in Prince George, BC; we live and play here, too. Our Prince George BC hotel has compiled a list of our favorites spots that you won’t want to miss while staying at our Coast Inn of the North. We’ve highlighted a few well-known attractions as well as a couple of local gems you may not have heard about, but we think they are well worth a visit. Need more hints about where to go and what to do while you stay at our Prince George BC Hotel? Just ask! We’d love to give you the inside scoop.
Explore the Traditional Territory
Established in 1882, the traditional First Nation territory we’re located in stretches over 4.3 million hectares, from the impressive Rocky Mountains to the beautiful interior plateau, including the City of Prince George.
The Exploration Place
Get hands-on with science and history at this wonderful museum. A great stop for the whole family.
Make sure to pay a visit to this one-of-a-kind historic town. Unlike many gold rush towns from this era (which have long since disappeared), Barkerville is thriving. Take a tour to get the inside scoop!
TNW is a regional theatre dedicated to bringing our audience a wide range of plays drawn from the contemporary Canadian and International repertoire. Actors and other theatre professionals are contracted for each production from across Canada to work with our resident staff in order to bring together a four-play season which runs from September to May.
Pine Centre Shopping Mall
Pine Centre Mall has undergone significant renovations over the past several years including a completely renovated food court, public washrooms and mall entranceways. We also have all new vending machines, kiddie rides, photo booth and coin operated massage chairs!
The Ancient Forest
Trekking 113 km east of Prince George, you’ll find a unique and beautiful ecosystem. The Ancient Forest is an inland wet-temperate rainforest—a forest ecosystem that combines attributes of both the coastal wet-temperate rainforests of British Columbia and adjacent boreal forests of Alberta and the far north.
The vibrant Prince George Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday, year round. Come sample some of the wonderful produce and artisan goods and listen to a bit of live music while you wander.
Northern Sports Centre
This Fascinating Facility is the result of a unique partnership between the City of Prince George and the University of Northern British Columbia, which recognizes the importance of linking sport, education, and the community. It is home to the University’s Varsity Basketball and Soccer teams and is the Northern Health Hub for various user groups, teams, companies, and individuals of all ages.
Telus CupApr 24, 2017 8:00 am — Apr 30, 2017 5:00 pm
The host Cariboo Cougars will make their TELUS Cup debut against the Pacific champions when the puck drops for the first time April 24 at the CN Centre in Prince George. Full-tournament ticket package – $59 (plus applicable fees). CLICK HERE to purchase tickets, or buy them at the CN Centre box office. NOTE: Early-bird pricing ends Dec. 31. As of Jan. 1, 2017, ticket packages will be $79.
All 19 games at the CN Centre:
- 15 preliminary round games
- two semifinals
- bronze medal game
- gold medal game
2017 Prince George Dance FestivalMar 11, 2017 8:00 am — Mar 17, 2017 5:00 pm
The 2017 Prince George Dance Festival is celebrating it’s 41st year as part of this community. It is an adjudicated festival where dancers receive feedback after performing, as well as have the opportunity to win prize money, provincial placements and scholarships. Our 2017 festival runs from March 11 through to the 17th at Vanier Hall. There are approximately 500 participants in our festival that come from all over Northern BC. Audience members will enjoy genres such as ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, hip hop, song & dance and cultural specific.
Ages categories for participants run from 6 years old all the way up to adult categories. Sessions run from 8:30 in the morning until 9:30 at night with solos and duos during the day sessions, and groups at night. Friday, March 17, is the Gala evening which will be a mixture of dance styles and ages that highlight the adjudicator’s choices. Tickets for the Gala must be purchased in advance at the venue during the festival.
Programs containing the dance schedule and supplementary information will be sold at Vanier Hall during the week of the festival.
Minerals NorthApr 25, 2017 8:00 am — Apr 27, 2017 5:00 pm
Prince George is pleased to announce that the 2017 Minerals North Conference will be held at the Prince George Conference and Civic Centre, located in the heart of downtown.
Prince George has a wide variety of options for travel and accommodations including six conference hotels waiting to reserve your room for Minerals North, please use the conference code Minerals North 2017 when booking at the following locations:
Planning Institute of BC Annual ConferenceMay 30, 2017 8:00 am — Jun 2, 2017 5:00 pm
Every year, the Planning Institute of British Columbia organizes and hosts its marquee professional development and networking event – the PIBC Annual Conference. PIBC’s 2017 Annual Conference will be held May 30th to June 2nd at the Prince George Civic Centre in Prince George, BC. Don’t miss this exciting professional educational and networking event.
Relay for LifeMay 13, 2017 10:00 am — May 14, 2017 10:00 am
This event could change your life. Join thousands who have decided to fight back at an event that celebrates cancer survivors and honour loved ones who haven’t survived. There will be laughter and fun, joy and sorrow but mostly, conviction that cancer can be kicked out of our lives and communities – if we act together.
We are offering anyone attending or taking part in The Relay for Life a discounted rate
You can also call our Reservation line at 1.800.663.1144 and provide them with group code CIN-GFC12605.
Beyond Hope 2017Jun 1, 2017 7:00 am — Jun 2, 2017 4:00 pm
The Prince George Public Library, with support from North Central Library Federation, is hosting the Beyond Hope library conference June 1 & 2, 2017.
We’re bringing together library staff and trustees from across Northern and Central B.C. for informative, practical sessions. Join us at the Prince George Civic Centre for two days of learning, collaboration, and fun!