Winter Events in Prince Rupert

Dance, Craft and Play

Welcome to Prince Rupert’s Winter Wonderland!


As the season turns from fall to winter, with a chill in the air and the promise of snow, citizens of Prince Rupert look for ways to light up the dark days. Every week brings new events to interest and entertain.

Our schedule of winter events in Prince Rupert shows how much fun we have in our northern town, whatever the season! Whether you’re visiting us for a weekend, traveling for a longer stay, or call Prince Rupert your home, you can join in the fun.

snowshoes in Prince Rupert

Louis Riel Dance

November 23

Kick up your heels at the Louis Riel Dance, sponsored by the Prince Rupert & District Metis Society. With music by Gale Force II, the evening is sure to be a rollicking good time. Doors open at 7:30 pm, and a cash bar is available.

Prince Rupert Christmas market

RSSC Christmas Craft Fair

Nov 30 – Dec 1

Get a jump on your holiday shopping with the first annual RSSC Christmas Craft Fair, one of the newest and most exciting winter events in Prince Rupert. At the Rupert Square Mall, you’ll find homemade goodies and creative crafts for sale from a variety of vendors. It’s a great place to find a unique gift for that special someone.


December 6 – 7

Light up Prince Rupert at this year’s Winterfest. The two day festival starts with lighting up the trees at the Court House on Friday evening, with free snacks and hot chocolate. Browse local goods at the Craft & Home Business Fair on Saturday–but remember to make time for the Santa Claus Parade! This year, Winterfest is offering a new event: the first ever Winter Cosplay Contest! Show off your sewing skills, or come to watch the amazing costumes on display.

Roger’s Hometown Hockey

December 7

The popular hockey tour comes to Prince Rupert! Hear hockey stories, meet NHL alum, and enjoy free activities for the whole family. Tara Stone and Ron MacLean will be live on site to host the festival and discuss how Prince Rupert continues to contribute to our national sport. Hometown Hockey finally visits our hometown! How could winter events in Prince Rupert get any better?

hometown hockey prince rupert

Winter seems a little less chilling with dances, festivals, and fairs to look forward to. There’s always something going on in our beautiful city, and we welcome you to join us! Contact us today to book your Prince Rupert stay.