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.
Kiwanis AleFest 2017Jan 27, 2017 7:30 pm — Jan 28, 2017 10:30 pm
Kiwanis AleFest 2017 marks the third annual craft beer festival in Northern British Columbia. With a mixture of the finest craft breweries, some of our community’s finest restaurants, incredible visual arts, and soul grabbing musical talents on our Coldsnap Winter Music Festival stage, this event won’t disappoint.
Join us at the Two Rivers Gallery on Friday, January 27 from 7:30-10:30pm for the chance to explore the taste of high quality, local, handcrafted beers.
BC Natural Resource ForumJan 31, 2017 8:00 am — Feb 2, 2017 5:00 pm
The Hon. Mike Morris, MLA Prince George-Mackenzie, Minister of Public Safety, Solicitor General, is pleased to present the 14th Annual Premier’s BC Natural Resources Forum! The Forum brings together people from industries, communities and various levels of government to collaborate and explore ways to develop our diverse resource sectors, grow our economy and provide benefits to communities.
Marianas TrenchFeb 9, 2017 7:00 pm — Feb 9, 2017 11:00 pm
Multi-Platinum selling progressive pop band Marianas Trench have announced their second headlining tour in Canada this year, “Marianas Trench and the Last Crusade,” which kicks off on November 1st in Prince George, BC at CN Centre. Special guest is Shawn Hook from BC!
Heart for HospiceFeb 11, 2017 7:30 pm — Feb 12, 2017 1:00 am
Heart for Hospice is a partnership between Spread the Sunshine and all the the major downtown restaurants and finishing at the Coast Inn of The North.
Simply head to the restaurant of your choice and make reservations for dinner on Feb 11th. You will be asked to pay 20.00 per person at any of the restaurants to hold your spot.
The ticket you got to hold your reservation for dinner is also your entry into a dressed up event at the Coast Inn of The North in the ballroom. So for the first time in PG you can go to a local place to eat and then have a classy night with your partner at a stellar local hotel within walking distance.
Thinking about shopping for your lady do we have a treat for you. There will be numerous different vendors set up around the perimeter of the room with everything from Pandora Jewelrey to Flowers and Chocolates so you can shop for something special. The best part is a percentage of all of these sales goes to Hospilce too.
Prince George’s Downtown Winter CarnivalFeb 12, 2017
Celebrate and participate in Prince George’s inaugural winter carnival.
Sign up now to participate in There’s Smore Downtown, a friendly competition that involves creating and selling the best, toastiest treats around. Businesses or groups can sign up to raise funds for their favourite charitable organization. Come celebrate all things winter!
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
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.
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!