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PHOTOS: Experience GP returns

September 7, 2023

By: Jesse Boily, Local Journalism Initiative

The second annual Experience Grande Prairie event celebrating the end of the summer took place in downtown Grande Prairie on Friday. 

The block party-style event included a free outdoor concert, roaming entertainment, food trucks and vendors.

“The city is excited to welcome the community to the heart of the city for the return of Experience Grande Prairie,” said Mayor Jackie Clayton.

Aaron Goodvin and Barney Bentall took to the stage Friday night; additionally, workshops and demonstrations of fitness classes, dance classes, and sports workshops were all included as part of the evening’s fun.

Street performer’s from the Dream Dance Circus entertained all around the Experience Grande Prairie event in Grande Prairie, Alta. on Friday, Sept. 1, 2023. The city run event celebrated the end of summer and offered a free concert and block party in the downtown area. (Photo by Jesse Boily)
Street performer Marcia Tofer had patrons jumping through hoops to get to the food trucks. (Photo by Jesse Boily)
Blis Be fit gives a fitness demostarion at the Experience Grande Prairie even. (Photo by Jesse Boily)
CN Rail had Obie the safety train available to give rides. (Photo by Jesse Boily)
Kate Jay, a Dream Circus Dance performer, stops for a photo. (Photo by Jesse Boily)
Grande Prairie Storm demonstrated their skills with a puck. (Photo by Jesse Boily)