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  • May 20, 2022 (7:00 pm) - (9:00 pm)
    Northern Lights Youth Choir, North Peace Community Choir, & Northern Winds Community Band PRESENT: HOMEWARD BOUND Community Concert
  • May 21, 2022 (10:00 am) - (3:00 pm)
    It's that time of year again! Drop off your yard waste May 7, 21 & June 11 between 10am - 3 pm!
  • May 26, 2022 (12:00 am) - (12:00 am)
    The Community Awards Gala recognizes all the hard work that volunteers do in our community! Join us in Centennial Park to celebrate their achievements!
  • May 27, 2022 (5:00 pm) - (8:00 pm)
    Get your running shoes - this year's race is a foot pursuit around Fort St. John. The race will feature a family division and an adult division. There will also be prizes for best dressed!
  • May 27, 2022 (7:00 pm) - (8:00 pm)
    2022 marks the 80th anniversary of the construction of the Alaska Highway. Learn about the connection many of the people buried in our main cemetery have to the Alaska Highway. From construction workers to entrepreneurs to ambulance drivers, the cemetery is full of people who worked and lived along the highway.
  • May 29, 2022 (8:00 am) - June 4, 2022 (8:00 pm)
    Celebrate the importance of Pride Week in Fort St. John with a variety of activities and events hosted around the community, all week long. On June 4th head to Centennial Park in the heart of the Energetic City and take part in the festivities as well as the "Walking on Sunshine" Pride Walk!
  • May 30, 2022 (6:00 am) - June 5, 2022 (6:00 pm)
    Each year, GoByBike BC Challenges British Columbians to convert sedentary time behind the steering wheel into time pedaling their bicycle! Take part in GoByBike week for a chance to win cool prizes, stay healthy and help the environment!
  • May 31, 2022 (10:00 am) - (6:00 pm)
    Enjoy being a tourist in your own town by completing a variety of local activities! All you have to do is record the details of your adventures and submit it for a chance to win a staycation package!
  • June 1, 2022 (9:00 am) - June 30, 2022 (4:00 pm)
    June is Recreation and Parks Month, a movement that promotes the benefits of recreation and parks for physical, social and environmental health!
  • June 4, 2022 (8:00 am) - (5:00 pm)
    Fort St John joins hundreds of communities across the nation to take part in National Health and Fitness Day! Show us how you move on June 4, by getting out and exploring what Fort St John has to offer!
  • June 7, 2022 (10:00 am) - (4:00 pm)
    Are you a teacher in Fort St John? Have your class contribute to the beautification of our community. Students will learn about how plants grow, what they need to survive, and their importance in the environment. Contact our Community Development Coordinator at communitydevelopment@fortstjohn.ca for more information!
  • June 7, 2022 (2:00 pm) - (6:00 pm)
    Head to the Festival Plaza and enjoy different goods from local food vendors! For a specific schedule, stay tuned on the City of Fort St John Recreation Facebook page.
  • June 8, 2022 (7:00 pm) - (8:00 pm)
    Join us for the debut of our Woodlawn Cemetery Tour. From dentists to nurses and farmers to surveyors, these people changed the face of Fort St. John. Learn about the man who walked over 800 miles to Fort St. John from Telegraph Creek. Hear about a woman who could skin a beaver faster than any male trapper. Find out more about the Chinese couple that welcomed RCMP constables. Working through hardships, these people made our community home.
  • June 9, 2022 (10:00 am) - June 11, 2022 (6:00 pm)
    The North Peace Cultural Centre is celebrating 30 years of bringing arts and culture to the Energetic City. This year, the month of June will bring us 30 Days of Art to help celebrate!
  • June 10, 2022 (8:00 pm) - (11:00 pm)
    Join us for a special last concert this season, an intimate evening with Lisa Brokop playing solo on the Demmitt stage! ​
  • June 11, 2022 (10:00 am) - (3:00 pm)
    It's that time of year again! Drop off your yard waste May 7, 21 & June 11 between 10am - 3 pm!
  • June 14, 2022 (2:00 pm) - (6:00 pm)
    Head to the Festival Plaza and enjoy different goods from local food vendors! For a specific schedule, stay tuned on the City of Fort St John Recreation Facebook page.
  • June 18, 2022 (6:00 pm) - (9:00 pm)
    It’s a community chili competition! It’s also an arts event! We are excited to be back to in-person for the Annual Chili Bowl Bash
  • June 20, 2022 (10:00 am) - (6:00 pm)
    Share why your dad is special and win him the ultimate "dad prize pack"! Watch the Recreation Facebook page closer to Father's day for details!
  • June 21, 2022 (12:00 pm) - (8:00 pm)
    Join the Treaty 8 Tribal Association in centennial Park as we come together to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples.
  • June 21, 2022 (2:00 pm) - (6:00 pm)
    Head to the Festival Plaza and enjoy different goods from local food vendors! For a specific schedule, stay tuned on the City of Fort St John Recreation Facebook page.
  • June 24, 2022 (4:00 pm) - (8:00 pm)
    Grab your hat and sunscreen and head to Centennial Park for a splashing good time and celebrate the start of Summer Break. Join the Recreation Team for an afternoon of activities, lawn games, crafts and more! Its all happening at the Spray Park from 1-3pm! Stay tuned on the City of Fort St John Recreation Facebook page for more details.
  • June 28, 2022 (2:00 pm) - (6:00 pm)
    Head to the Festival Plaza and enjoy different goods from local food vendors! For a specific schedule, stay tuned on the City of Fort St John Recreation Facebook page.
  • June 28, 2022 (4:00 pm) - (6:00 pm)
    Calling all youth ages 10 -16! Join the Recreation Team for outdoor games from 4-6pm at Mathews Park. Recreation staff will bring all the equipment for a variety of outdoor games with friends.
  • July 1, 2022 (9:00 am) - (9:00 pm)
    Save the date to celebrate Canada Day with the City of Fort St John and Treaty 8 Tribal Association!
  • July 1, 2022 (10:00 am) - (3:00 pm)
    We will be hosting our annual Canada Day car show July 1 2022 10-3
  • July 13, 2022 (7:00 pm) - (8:00 pm)
    Did you know that the Fort St. John Cemetery is home to an American Civil War Veteran, FSJ’s first Muslim storekeeper, a Hudson’s Bay Company clerk, and a member of the Order of Canada? Hear interesting stories about Fort St. John’s past and how our main cemetery came to take the layout it has today. Learn about cemetery mysteries such as the groundskeeper who ran away with the cemetery map!
  • July 14, 2022 (5:00 pm) - July 16, 2022 (10:00 pm)
    The biggest music festival event in North Peace History
  • July 22, 2022 (7:00 pm) - (8:00 pm)
    Join us for the debut of our Woodlawn Cemetery Tour. From dentists to nurses and farmers to surveyors, these people changed the face of Fort St. John. Learn about the man who walked over 800 miles to Fort St. John from Telegraph Creek. Hear about a woman who could skin a beaver faster than any male trapper. Find out more about the Chinese couple that welcomed RCMP constables. Working through hardships, these people made our community home.
  • July 30, 2022 (4:00 pm) - July 31, 2022 (4:30 pm)
    Dazzle in the air, engage on the ground! The theme for the 2022 show is local education, employment opportunities, and STEM, (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics).
  • August 5, 2022 (7:00 pm) - (8:00 pm)
    2022 marks the 80th anniversary of the construction of the Alaska Highway. Learn about the connection many of the people buried in our main cemetery have to the Alaska Highway. From construction workers to entrepreneurs to ambulance drivers, the cemetery is full of people who worked and lived along the highway.