News Winterfest’s new location was a success SHARE ON: Sawyer Bogdan, staff Monday, Feb. 11th, 2019 An organizer with downtown Winterfest was pleased with Sunday’s event despite the cold weather. “Downtown Prince George is so supportive of our community, our partners, our sponsors, and our supporters because downtown Winterfest was fabulous,” said Downtown Prince George Executive Director, Colleen Van Mook Van Mook said there were a lot of activities for children including a winter playground with an ice slide and an interactive snow wall. This was the first year Winterfest took place at the Canada Games Plaza, and Van Mook said the new location was a benefit for the event. “We were able to host our winter market inside the PG Civic Center so people could go in and warm up and shop,” said Van Mook. She said it was great to see so many people come out and having a good time.