About DownTown Grande Prairie

Flower Baskets Downtown Grande Prairie

Flower Baskets line the Downtown Streets during Summer

The geographic centre of the city, DownTown is clean, busy and attractive — a source of great community pride.

With over 500 unique and interesting stores and services DownTown represents what the City is, has been and wants to be.

It is the epitome of the urban soul and personality. It is the cultural, recreational, services, financial and retail barometer of the City.

From time eternal, the marketplace has been where people came to not only get their daily provisions but to meet neighbors, exchange news and entertain each other.

Downtowners believe that the best way to maintain the history and tradition of the area is to provide an atmosphere that encompasses differences in age, economic status and interest.

They are committed to creating an area that offers a sense of place, an enhanced pedestrian environment where people feel comfortable and enriched.

DownTown has an atmosphere where even the most seemingly mundane activities such as working, shopping, taking a walk or meeting neighbors becomes and exhilarating experience!

DownTown is where everything happens!

Canada Day Parade Downtown Grande Prairie
Canada Day Parade

Second Street Theatre is known as one of the finest facilities in Alberta. The theatre hosts superior year-round live performances, concerts, children's' workshops and other activities. Prairie Gallery is a world class facility (class-A national recognition) that features many fine local artists and traveling exhibits. There are summer art classes and a gift shop with local work available for purchase.

The largest entertainment and exposition area in the Peace Region, the Crystal Centre is host to many events including trade shows, gala evenings, national class concerts and of course the Grande Prairie Storm Junior A Hockey team.

What's Happening DownTown?

Check our events calendar for information on concerts, sports events, parades, sales, special events and DownTown Association meetings. Click on any event listing for more details. If you have an event to add to our events calendar email it to office@gpdowntown.com

Parking DownTown

There are many paid and free parking spots throughout DownTown Grande Prairie. To download a PDF map of available parking downtown, please click here.