The Grande Gathering Gala

A gathering for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Grande Prairie, with a feast and performances in celebration of National Indigenous History Month.

Festival Dates: -
Location: Grande Prairie, Alberta

Grande Prairie's Indigenous community, led by the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre, hosts a gala event designed to bring together Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in the region through cultural celebration. 

There will be food, entertainment and opportunities to gather and meet with people in the community to forge new friendships and connections. 

Gala highlights

This is a major fundraiser for the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre, with funds going back to programming for the community. 


The gala evening features:

  • a 3-course dinner
  • Indigenous artisans
  • live music with Juno award winner, Aysanabee, and CCMA nominated The Prairie States
  • a dance
  • a silent auction
  • and raffle prizes.

For more details and all the latest info, visit the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre event page.


Grande Prairie is the largest city in Alberta's north, with outdoor adventure, arts and culture, shopping and events year-round. It's also one of five destinations along the #dinotrail, connecting world-leading dinosaur sites and experiences across northern Alberta and BC.  

Driving times & directions

To Grande Prairie from 
Edmonton  4.5h northwest on AB 43-N
Prince George 5h45m east on BC 97N-AB 43E 
From Grande Prairie, Evergreen Park is an additional 10 minutes' drive south.

Where to stay & more

Your local hosts Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association have you covered for accommodations and all things Grande Prairie travel

For more travel planning ideas check out #exploreNWAB on for stories on travel and outdoor adventure in the area. Start with this feature on Indigenous cultural experiences in Grande Prairie.