It’s shaping up to be a classic Christmas in Dawson Creek this year! Visit during this December and you’ll be able to take advantage of a number of festive treats. We have films, shopping, and all out festive fun taking place throughout the month. Book your stay at Pomeroy Inn and Suites and enjoy all that Dawson Creek has to offer. Our hotel features an indoor pool, fitness centre, and includes a complimentary hot breakfast - Merry Christmas!
Double Feature Christmas Film, Double the Fun
Head down to Kiwanis Performing Art Centre on Dec 10 for a double header of How The Grinch Stole Christmas. First up is the original animation version, followed by the live remake after a short intermission. This double feature promises double the fun, and is perfect for getting your family into the Christmas spirit! Show starts at 12pm and ends at 4pm.
Downtown Vegas Shop Night
Still have some Christmas shopping to take care of? Then Dawson Creek has you covered. On December 15, downtown shops will stay open later than usual, so you have more time to find the perfect gifts and stocking fillers for friends and family. The stores will also be providing snacks and drinks, so it’ll be a true festive atmosphere all around. Don’t forget to have space in your car for all the goodies you’ll buy!
Christmas in Dawson Creek
Christmas In Dawson Creek, which takes place on December 19, really gets the festive atmosphere going. It all begins at 4pm with cookies and hot chocolate at the Alaska Highway House. After that there’ll be a Christmas prize draw, followed by a bus tour of the “String of Lights”. Head on down and soak up the festive spirit at this event, which takes less than a week before Christmas.
It’ll be a month of music and warm Christmas vibes in Dawson’s Creek in November, with three great events taking place. In the first part of the month we’ll have live music before beginning to gear ourselves up for the festive period with two events that celebrate the simple joys of the season. Get yourself in the mood by booking your stay at Pomeroy Inn & Suites
, where you’ll receive a complimentary hot breakfast and access to our indoor swimming pool, as well as spacious, affordable accommodations.
A Night of Music at KPAC
Come Alive, Dawson’s Creek! That’s the wish of Terrance Richmond, who will be performing at Kiwanis Performing Arts Centre, just a short drive from our hotel, on November 5th. A mixture of hip hop, EDM, and pop music, this is the perfect night out for those who like to dance the night away with good music and friends.
Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree
Join the Dawson Creek community for one of the most special nights of the year - the lighting of the Christmas tree. Located in downtown Dawson Creek, this event will feature live music, spiced cider, and hot chocolate before the big event - the tree light up. Fun the whole family, this event takes place Friday, November 18 from 7pm and is the perfect way to get excited for the forthcoming Christmas season!
Shopping for Christmas
After the Christmas tree has been lit up, you may find yourself thinking about Christmas presents. If that’s the case, then head on down to the Farmington Farmerettes Christmas Tea & Craft Sale, which will take place on November 20 from 12:30 - 3:30pm at Parkland Elementary School. There you’ll be able to pick up unique Christmas gifts for friends and family back home, as well as enjoying ribbon sandwiches and sweets. Entry is $4 per person.
Dawson Creek may be a relatively small town, but it’s home to a thriving live music scene all the same—great news for guests of our cozy Dawson Creek hotel!
Without further ado, here are four concerts we recommend checking out around Dawson Creek this fall. Enjoy!
Jay Aymar | September 20
Ok, so this concert technically occurs before fall officially begins on September 22nd, but given the talent of roots/folk musician Jay Aymar, we figured we’d make you aware of it all the same. Hosted by the nearby Dawson Creek Art Gallery as part of the 2016 Home Routes Concert Series, this show costs just $20 to attend. Contact email@example.com to order your tickets in advance and arrange for pickup.
Lauren Mann | October 1
On October 1st, take a quick drive north to The Rolla Pub to enjoy the music of the talented Lauren Mann. With a musical style described as “honest & affectionate, with a little bit of whimsy,” Mann’s show is one you don’t want to miss. Best of all, this show has no cover charge!
Washboard Hank & Sweet Muriel | October 19
One month after Jay Aymar’s show, the next installment of the 2016 Home Routes Concert Series will go down on the art gallery’s stage. This one will feature a performance by Washboard Hank & Sweet Muriel, whose folk/country sound is not to be missed. Once again, tickets cost just $20, and can be acquired by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Enjoy the show!
Dwight Yoakam | October 20
On October 20th, country music pioneer Dwight Yoakam is scheduled for a stop in beautiful Dawson Creek. He’ll be taking the stage at the Encana Events Centre, less than 10 minutes’ walk from our Dawson Creek location, with classic tunes like Honky Talk Man, Little Sister and Streets of Bakersfield. Click here to get your tickets, and enjoy!
Yes, there are plenty of talented musicians making their way through Dawson Creek this fall. To enjoy any of these fantastic concerts, and everything else that makes our gorgeous corner of the province so special, simply book a room at our Dawson Creek hotel today. We look forward to making your visit a special one!
There are plenty of ways to celebrate Canada Day in the Peace River Region and, if you’re staying at one of our many hotel locations, you’ll be sure to find an exciting activity or a fireworks display close. Take a look below at some of the happenings around town and don’t forget to book your stay with us here at Pomeroy Inn & Suites. We’re conveniently located, with a wide array of beautiful accommodations, fantastic on-site amenities, and affordable rates. We’re also pet friendly! Make your reservations today.
Fort St. John
Head out to Centennial Park for an all day birthday celebration. The fun begins with a parade, which circles back to North Peace Arena. Then, right next door on 100 Street, the Fort St. John Classic Cruisers annual Show & Shine will feature some eye candy for classic car lovers. The World Fair tops everything off, with multicultural food vendors, clothing, games, and live entertainment.
Dawson Creek-Pouce Coupe
The Royal Canadian Legion will host a pancake breakfast at 8:00 AM, just in time to fuel up for the parade at 11:00 AM. Afterwards, make your way to Pouce Park for a BBQ, games, and live music. The evening ends with a bang with a fireworks display at dusk.
The Cheywynd Canada Day celebrations also begin with a parade, which starts at the new Visitor Centre, then continues in Spirit Park with cake, refreshments, face painting, and activities. The Little Prairie Heritage Museum will host a lunch by donation and there will be a free public swim at the Chetwynd and District Recreation Centre for those who want to cool off. Then, head out to Rotary Park at dusk for a special fireworks presentation.
As summer season is approaching, we’ve gathered fun outdoor things you could do to help you get the most of your trip. Check out all the best local places for hiking, biking and camping while you travel. Spend time outside with your family and friends, catch sunny rays and get back to the Mother Nature.
Camping |Dawson Creek
Explore Dawson Creek’s beautiful nature, as it has at least 4 camping and RV sites. Most of them you will find pretty convenient because they have all the amenities to make you feel almost at home, including water, power, sanitary dumps, toilets and showers. For those, who wish to experience a wilder version of camping, there are campsites in provincial parks available. Check these great places to hike around Dawson Creek: Swan Lake Provincial Park, One Island Lake Provincial Park and of course Kiskatinaw Provincial Park.
Hiking | Chetwynd
Another beautiful area in BC, Chetwynd can boast of amazing hiking trails. Most of the routes are well-developed, so there is no chance you get lost. There is a short trail hike for beginners located at Heart Lake in Pine LeMoray Provincial Park. During your hike you will get a chance to see flowers like Queen's Cup that blooms late spring till early summer.
Biking | Fort St. John
Explore the biking routes around Fort St. John! Check out the Cactus Loop which is just one of the top exciting mountain biking and hiking routes in summer. Being roughly 8 km of single track it usually takes an hour to complete. Maintained by the Blizzard Bike Club, this route is loved by many local hikers as well as tourists.
We hope that you’ve kept your energy level high during your trip! After spending wild nights close to the Mother Nature, come back to your comfortable room at Pomeroy Inn & Suites hotels. Enjoy the best amenities, soak in the pool and snuggle in your comfortable bed. Book your room now in one of the Pomeroy Inn & Suites hotel locations.
Alberta is active during the spring season as never before! See below for a variety of sport events you can attend, challenge yourself or observe an action. Hockey for guys, curling for ladies and a race for each and everybody! Stay healthy and active during this spring season, we can show you how:
Alberta Pond Hockey | Grimshaw | March 4, 5 & 6 |
Don’t miss this massive hockey championship in Grimshaw! See how the teams of four compete on a natural outdoor ice surface. Check the schedule and get your tickets to see this exciting hockey action and unpredictable scores. Stay in Pomeroy Inn and Suites Grimshaw and don’t miss fun events in Grimshaw!
Heather Curling Club Ladies’ Bonspiel | Vegreville | March 12 |
Join this annual curling opportunity for ladies under a theme “Anything Goes”. The day is going to be lots of fun: DJ, music, prizes for the best costume as well as door prizes. Stay for Saturday night banquet to finish off the day! Learn more about the event and book your room at Pomeroy Inn and Suites to stay with comfort in Vegreville!
The Amazing Race | Vermillion | March 19 |
Spring is a perfect time to keep fit and challenge yourself mentally, as well as physically. There is an excellent opportunity to do so in Vermillion this spring! Gather your team of four, invite family and friends to join you or support and participate in annual race organized by The Good Life Institute. We will meet at the Pomeroy Inn and Suites Vermillion for the finale. Learn all the details and see you there!
Choose one of our Pomeroy Inn & Suites Hotels for your spring stay in Alberta. Book your comfortable room directly for the best rate possible!