Canada Day Events at The Exploration Place

Date: Jul 1, 2016 13:30:00

Canada Day 2016 Celebrations at The Exploration Place located in Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park, Prince George, BC.

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We are pleased to continue our Canada Day tradition in Prince George, celebrating inside and outside our building.  Activities include:

Science Alliance Camps BBQ Fundraiser

All our BBQ sales on Canada Day support our Science Alliance summer camps for kids. Your support helps us encourage discovery, learning and investigation in our hands-on science centre and museum.  

Thank you to our Science Alliance BBQ sponsor - Wendy's

For more information about our Science Alliance Summer Camps go to:  Science Alliance Summer Day Camps Information

NEW Exhibit

A new in house exhibit called Path of the Paddle: Our new exhibit will explore the history of the canoe in our region.

Admission by Donation

The Exploration Place galleries are admission by donation.  As a non-profit we want to thank everyone for their on-going support!

FREE Short Science Demos in our Atrium

11am - Vacuum Chamber
12pm - CAKE TIME!
1pm - Van de Graaff generator
2pm - Keva Blocks
3pm - Electric Pickle
4pm - Singing Bowls

Visit the Historic South Fort George Schoolhouse

Take a trip back in time to 1911 to experience the life of a South Fort George student!

Explorers Urban Garden Activities

The Explorers Urban Garden will be open.  There will be FREE activities for the kids to enjoy including bubble blowing.

All Aboard the Little Prince Steam Engine!

The Little Prince Steam Engine will be on the rails Canada Day for FREE(weather permitting) from 12pm-5pm!

Free train rides today are thanks Pioneer Rail! 

Ice Cream

The Fort George Railway Scoop Shop will be open to buy your favorite scoop (or two) of locally made ice cream hand crafted by Frozen Paddle.

Other Canada Day festivities in Prince George

The Multicultural Heritage Society of Prince George has information about the 2016 Canada Day Festivities in the Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park at: Celebrate Canada Festival or on the Multicultural Heritage Society of Prince George Facebook Page.

Our 2016 Canada Day Sponsors

We would not be able to offer such an awesome day without the support from:


Our 2016 Science Alliance Sponsors