It has been a couple of weeks since we closed for the year. We've had some time to reflect on the past season and, wow, it was quite a year for us!
Pete's started our new look last year but we really carried it over to the inside with an all-new paint job and window decals. We were also able to display all of the Pete's Kids pics for the first time, ever, with a series of collages. We'd be remiss if we didn't thank Fred Harrison for his mural work, too.
We added a TV to display our delicious treats, prices and Pete's Kids mini-collages.
We upgraded the outside with a new "deck" and steps making it safer & easier to get through the front doors.
Speaking of Pete's Kids, we welcomed "new inductees" with the Kindergarten Class of 2016 and bid good bye & good luck to the FHS Class of 2016.
We ushered in the digital age by offering debit payments for the first time! It was an exciting change for us, and welcome by our customers we're sure.
We paraded with the nice folks of the Blacks Harbour Fog Festival & the small (but mighty & proud) St George Granite Town Festival do-over. The highlight of our season is seeing so many friends along the paraderoutes.
We had another great summer with the T-ballers. They were also able to raise a lot of donations for the St George & Area Food Bank. Thanks to Keri & the other adults for making it possible!
Another THREE winners were added to the Winning Wall as we gave away more 11.4L tubs of ice cream.
Keeping it local and expanding our menu, we added Ganong Chicken Bone & Pal-O-Mine sundae & flurry flavours
Thank you to all of you who have come in & supported Pete's not just this year, but all of the years we've been here serving St George & all of our great communities.
Also, a big thanks to the staff and everyone who has helped make this another amazing season.
Who knows what we'll have in store for Season 33? We hope you'll come see us and find out in 2017!
The Granite Town Festival 2016 begins THIS WEEK. Thursday, to be exact, with the Senior's Tea at 2PM.
Pete's is pleased to be sponsoring the Little People's Parade this year (Saturday, July 16th @ 10AM) as well as a hole at the 4-Person Scramble Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the golf event benefit the Children's Wish Foundation, Charlottle County.
All weekend, we'll have our in-store special of the Banana Split Balloon Pop. With each purchase of a banana split, that customer gets to pop one balloon with a note inside. They could get 25¢ off to a completely FREE banana split!
And, on Sunday July 17th, you'll find us in the Big Parade with our Big Banner, Sprinkles and our PeTe Cruiser.
We're looking forward to seeing everyone and we hope everyone gets out to enjoy all of the wonderful festivities.
It's contest time again, and this time you get the chance to make a Big Splash!
All you have to do to win a big 11.4L of hard-serve ice cream is come to our Facebook page and like and share the appropriate picture.
We encourage you to read the complete & official rules here.
Congratulations to our May & June contest winners, Wendy Wilkinson & Austin King. They each won an 11.4L tub of ice cream.
Pete's was happy to host the St George Elementary Kindergarten Class of 2016, our 24th year of Pete's Kids, as well as the Fundy High School Grads of 2016.
Pete's will be closed on Canada Day (July 1st) but reopening July 2nd with our usual hours of 1 to 9.
Pete's wants you to win BIG in our BIG May Giveaway!
Visit our Facebook page (facebook.com/PetesDairyBar) and like & share the contest image (and like our Facebook page too, please?) for your one (1) entry into the contest.
One (1) name, drawn at random, will win 11.4L of any flavour hard serve ice cream they'd like!
It's our first BIG giveaway of the year. Don't miss out on your opportunity to join our winners list!
Please read the complete & official rules here.
Pete's is pleased to announce that we are no longer a cash-only business!
Starting today we have the ability to accept Interac debit transactions.
No need to run up to the bank machine for cash or smash open your piggy bank, simply pay with plastic!
It's one more change for this season to improve your already stellar Pete's exerience!
The evolution of Pete's continues as we freshen our look further!
On April 8th, we had decals added to our windows and doors featuring 'Lil Pete and our colourful logo.
We've also enlisted the talents of renowned muralist Fred Harrison. Fred is working his magic to add some colorful murals inside of Pete's. So far he's added artwork above our counter, on the front of the main cooler/feezer & to the swiningdoor that leads to out bathroom area.
Fred's talents can also be seen in Sussex, as he was responsible for the creation of four of their famous murals.
If you can, please come into the store & see Fred's wonderful artistry. If you can't, check out the photo galleries (Page 3) for the "Changes 2016" gallery. We're documenting some of his work in progress and as they get finished.
It doesn't stop there either...we've got more in store!
Welcome to Season 32 here at Pete's Dairy Bar!
Our 32nd will be a year of change. Last year, we had the exterior painted "Bubblegum Blue." This year, we've painted the interior of Pete's wil lots more to come!
You've also noticed, by now I'm sure ,that we're revamped out website to a fresher, cleaner look. Don't worry though...we've still got all of our information here as well as our extensive gallery of photos from 1992 forward.
We're excited at all of the changes we've made and the ones yet to come! We hope you'll join us as we "evolve."
Not to worry, though...we'll still be serving up all of the same tasty treats you've come to expect from us as well as new ones!
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