Canada Games Close Today
Prince George, B.C. – The 2015 Canada Winter Games will come to a conclusion this afternoon with the pageantry of the Closing Ceremony at the University of Northern British Columbia.
However, if you were planning on heading up the hill to watch the proceedings in person and did not receive an invitation to do so, forget it, you won’t be permitted access. Games officials have been saying for the past few days that “extremely limited viewing areas are available for the general public, but the most optimum viewing area will be in Canada Games Plaza”. They now advise that “admittance to the Official Closing Ceremony at UNBC is by invite only.”
The closing ceremony is a free event for the Games athletes, participants and volunteers, along with the dignitaries. The public is invited to gather at the Canada Games Plaza for entertainment throughout the day, the large screen broadcast of the Closing Ceremony starting at 4pm, more entertainment into the evening and all capped off by a spectacular fireworks display.
The ceremony will also be broadcast nationally on TSN/RDS and webcast at www.canadametv.ca
Here is the schedule of events at Canada Games Plaza:
Noon – 9:00 pm – Food vendors, arts market and live festival site
4:00 pm – Live streaming of the Closing Ceremony – presented by TransCanada
5:30 pm – Fireworks from UNBC
5:30 pm – Jerusha White
6:45 pm – Out of Alba
8:00 pm – King Crow and the Ladies from Hell
9:00 pm – Fireworks from Connaught Hill