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Holidays on the Prairie

posted by: Paradise Inn & Conference Centre Grande Prairie Airport on: November 26, 2019 5:39:08 PM

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The Grande Prairie community comes alive and radiates during the holiday season. Streets become wrapped in lights, stores are bustling with eager shoppers, families unite for age-old traditions, and friends come together over hot cocoa.


Heading to the good old Grande Prairie for the holidays? Check out these upcoming holiday events to make this year's trip a memorable one. 


Santa Parade 

On December 1, the annual Santa Parade takes over the Grande Prairie downtown streets. Starting at 4:00 PM, the parade begins its journey between 100 Avenue and 102 Street. Bundle up, find a comfy spot, and watch as Santa floats fill the streets. The parade ends at Revolutionary Place.

Tree Lighting

Following the Santa Parade is the annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Revolution Place. Local band, Whiskey Coalition plays an outdoor show while the Grande Prairie Storm hockey team keeps guests warm with hot chocolate and cookies. 


At 5:30 PM, Mayor Bill Given officially begins the tree lighting. Afterwards, enjoy a free screening of The Grinch inside the Bowes Events Centre and take photos with Santa Claus! Don't miss out on this fun and free event for the whole family. 


Annual Canadian Christmas Tour

The 16th Annual Canadian Country Christmas Tour returns for an exciting show at the Paradise Inn & Conference Centre. On December 6, witness live performances from four Canadian Country Music Award (CCCMA) winners and JUNO? nominees, such as Duane Steele, Sean Hogan, Adam Gregory and Thomas Wade. 


The evening features a full bar, a dance floor, and of course the best in Canadian country music! Tickets are $35.00 for adults, $15.00 for seniors, kids age 17 and under $15.00. Kids 10 and under are free. Get your tickets today!


After you dance away the night into the early morning hours, find your way to a comfortable bed at the Paradise Inn Grande Prairie located above the Canadian Christmas Tour concert! Find no hotel closer, more convenient, and comfortable than Paradise Inn. Book your stay today!

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