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Billy Buttons

Get your souvenir Billy Button when you enter to win the gold nugget prizes in our annual raffle.



2022  Billy’s Souvenir Information Booth

Visit our Souvenir Booth  on Reid Street June 29 until Festival starts then in LeBourdais Park through Festival.

 Gold Dust Mall

Outdoor Street Market

  Stage Entertainment

Free non-stop entertainment on the stage all weekend long. Headline entertainment on Friday and Saturday night.

Gloria Lazzarin Senior’s Ferris Wheel Ride

Seniors ride the Ferris Wheel for free.  Click here to find out the time.

  Shooting Star Amusements

Shooting Star amusements is at the park all weekend long. Watch for special pricing on bracelet day.

 Seniors’ Day in the Park

Thursday is a special time for Seniors as they enjoy a light lunch, special entertainment and activities.

 Crash to Pass

Cars must hit to pass. Last car running wins.

   Kids’ Day in the Park

Friday the tents are transformed to accommodate lots of crafts, games and activities for kids.

55th Annual Quesnel Rodeo

Rodeo action at its best Friday to Sunday at Alex Fraser Park.

 50/50 Draw

Support the festival and get a chance to go home with the Motherlode!


Come out Saturday morning and watch the parade, one of the festival favourites.

  Stock Car Racing

Wescar late model series 100 lap main.   Quesnel Iron street stocks.  Mini Stocks and Pro Minis.

 Teddy Bear Clinic/Tooth Booth

Bring your teddy bears  on Sunday.  Have them checked over by a Doctor and Dentist.

 Laser Shows

Billy appreciates your participation in the Festival by putting on a Laser Show.

 2019  Quest For Trivial Gold

Some Billy Barker Days Trivia fun.

2019 Selfies with Billy

Take a Selfie with our Mascot Billy during the Festival and have a chance to WIN an original CARICATURE of your selfie courtesy of Lee-Anne Chisholm Artworks!

2019  Billy’s Amateur Photo Contest

Enjoy the Festival with your camera in hand.

2019  1st Annual Billy Barker Days Pickleball Tournament

Hopefully the first of many annuals to follow.  Mens Doubles, Womens Doubles and Mixed.


Prize Draws

Join us at the stage on Sunday evening for all the prize draws including the Billy Button Draw!