*** This a sample of the events held in 2019.  This is similar to what to expect for the 2021 Festival. We will update this page as information becomes available.


Click on event  on the left to go to that page.

2019  Billy Buttons

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

2019 Billy Barker Days Colouring Contest

If you love colouring be sure to come pick up a colouring sheet to enter the contest.  Stop by the Billy barker Days Office or check out our website to print one off!  Make sure to have them into the Office by noon Sunday July 21, 2019.   Note the deadline change!!!


2019  Billy’s Info / Souvenir Booth

Billy Booth downtown and at the park.

2019 Business Decorating Contest

Check out all the businesses in town and let know who you think is the best by completing the survey under this link.

2019  Gold Dust Mall

Outdoor Street Market 

 2019 Stage Entertainment

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

2019 Gloria Lazzarin Senior’s Ferris Wheel Ride

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

2019  Shooting Star Amusements

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

2019 Party Games Truck

Video Game Extravaganza.

2019 Seniors’ Day in the Park

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

2019 Crash to Pass

Cars must hit to pass. Last car running wins.

 2019  Kids’ Day in the Park

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

2019  54th Quesnel Rodeo

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

2019 50/50 Draw

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

 2019  Parade

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

2019  Stock Car Racing

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

2019 Teddy Bear Clinic/Tooth Booth

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

2019  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!