These events are all from 2018 – keep checking for uptakes to the 2019 Festival.


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2018  Billy Buttons

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

2018 Billy Barker Days Colouring Contest

Hey Kids! Stop in the Billy Barker Days Office to get your colouring contest entry. You can also print one out here or find them soon in local stores.

2018  Billy’s Info / Souvenir Booth

Billy Booth downtown and at the park.

2019  Gold Dust Mall

Outdoor Street Market 

 2018 Stage Entertainment

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

2019  Shooting star Amusements

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

2018 Seniors’ Day in the Park

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

2018 Gymkhana & Midnight Barrel Race

Come out and experience this new event at the Rodeo.

2018 Crash to Pass

Cars must hit to pass. Last car running wins.

 2018  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.

2018 Cariboo Escape Room

The Escape the Room will have a trailer in the park for everyone to try their luck at escaping the room.

2018 50/50 Draw

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

2018  Legion Pancake Breakfast

Come out and try our full breakfast of pancakes, ham, eggs and fresh coffee/tea.  Come early for a great breakfast.  All proceeds help our local Legion.

 2018  Parade

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

2018 Stock Car Racing

Wescar late model series 100 lap main.   Quesnel Iron street stocks.  The Fireworks Warehouse mini stocks.

2018 Teddy Bear Clinic/Tooth Booth

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

2018  Laser Shows

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

 2018  Quest For Trivial Gold

Some Billy Barker Days Trivia fun.

2018 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!

2018  Billy’s Amateur Photo Contest

Enjoy the Festival with your camera in hand.


Prize Draws

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

Photo by: Chris Lahoda