5 reasons to visit Prince George, British Columbia Lots to do, places to see, and great friendly people live there. If you do go, try to enter the city from the Airport hill--the first impression of the city will stay with you because of the great view. ♥♥♥
Mr. PG was first constructed in 1960 as a symbol of the importance of the forest industry to Prince George. That year he took part in the Prince George May Day parade and could speak and bow. In 1961 he was entered in the Kelowna Regatta and the Vancouver PNE Parade and also traveled to Smithers. Two years later, he entered the 1963 Grey Cup parade.