Apr 28, 2017

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GP Downtown Association News

Sizzling Summer Sidewalk Sale - NEW DATE
JUNE 10, 2017
100th Ave - 99Street - 101 Street will be closed to vehicular traffic. Please plan your outside table & displays.

City of Grande Prairie Construction Update

Downtown Rehab Project- Communication Updates. Construction resumes on the Downtown Rehabilitation Project in early May and we want to help you stay up-to-date on all the latest information! 

Here are a few communication updates as we prepare for construction season:
Subscribe to our Weekly Update e-newsletter
We appreciate your feedback on our communications around the project and are currently conducting a survey to collect your input and improve our efforts
View and complete the survey here
Submit a completed Business Spotlight form for our Weekly Update
Are you a downtown business owner? Apply to have your business featured in our Weekly Update by contacting
For more information on the project visit
Thank you for your patience during construction.

Closed for vehicular traffic
100th Ave - 99th Street - 101st Street
100th Street - 99th Ave - 101 Ave
If you are going to have outside displays or sales tables - let the DTA know so we ensure we leave room for you. Call Helen at 780-538-1909.

The Organizing Committee is looking for volunteers to assist on the weekend of the Festival. Please let us know if you have some time to volunteer 780-538-1909

Children’s Festival - May 25th
Teresa Sargent Hall
If you are interested in volunteering call Beth at 780-814-4778. for more information go to
Reel Shorts Film Festival
May 8th - 14th 2017

Back for another season - The Reel Shorts Film Festival celebrates short films and the filmmakers who make them by screening gems of storytelling brilliance from around the world, across Canada, and here in the Peace Region.

All dates may be subject to change

June         Downtown beautifies with the installation of hanging flower baskets, planters and banners.
June 10    Sizzling Summer Sidewalk Sale - street displays, demonstrations and sales tables will make                        shopping, browsing, or just wandering a delight. 100 Avenue will be closed from 99 Street to 102                Street.
July 1       Canada Day Parade - Proud to be Canadian. Red & white abound Downtown. Call Muskoseepi                       park for entry forms.
July 22-24 Street Performers Festival - Professional entertainers make the street a wonderland of awe                         inspiring activity.
Oct. 29      Halloween Party & Children’s Walking Parade.
Nov. 18     Vegas Night - cut the cards, spin the wheel, roll the dice for discounts. It’s no gamble at all.                      (Open until 11:00pm)
Dec. 4      Santa Parade - Experience the wonder & joy of Christmas. Call DTA for entry forms.
Dec. 5-23  Elf On The Shelf - Look for Elf in participating stores and enter to win a DT Gift Card for $100                      each week and (1) $500 gift card from all entries submitted during the month. Draw will be                         made December 22.
Dec. 5-23  Mary Christmas - Mary will be walking throughout the downtown handing out gift cards from                       downtown businesses.


Crime Prevention has a new program! When youth are acting in a positive manner by making a difference in their neighborhood; encouraging better behavior in their peer group or sports & activities. Enforsement Services & the RCMP have the capacity to give them a positive ticket and they can pick out a donated prize - such as gift cards, water bottles, packages of gum & or candy. If you are willing to donate call Cindy at Crime Prevention 780-882-7813

REVOLUTION PLACE or call 780-538-0387 or drop by the Box Office for tickets.
May 2 Mighty Peace Days.
May 13-14 Monster Truck Throwdown


June 21 The Royal Canadian Family Circus Spectac!




12pm Registration
1:30pm Safety Meeting 2pm Start
Fundraiser & Auction to follow Dinner
For Sponsorship or Registration call
Ray Mildenberger (780) 296-1451 or
Stephanie (780) 533-2205


Tickets available at or by calling 780-538-1616
March 9-25   Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott
March 31      Pharis & Jason Romero in Concert
April 13-29   That Darn Plot by David Belke
April 19        The Small Glories in Concert
April 23        Wes Barkers Mind Blowing Magic & Comedy
April 24        Reuben and the Dark, A Fundraising Concert for the Bear Creek Folk Festival

101 9839 - 103 Ave 780-532-3580
May 1, 2017 - 7pm
Sahaja mediation group offers free meditation classes for everyone who desires to                                                                                                                                        find his or her true self, which is full of peace, joy of life and love for others. This practice helps to relieve stress.
Library Hours
Monday to Thursday 10am - 9pm
Friday10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 5pm

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