Easter Weekend Celebration

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ADMISSION

Adults: $10, Youth & Seniors: $5, Children 5 and under: Free

Schedule of Events

This Easter, Barkerville’s historic main street will come alive for the entire weekend! Join us for exhibits, games, performances, bonfires, and more with some of your favourite historic interpreters. 

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 12th at 1 PM, starting at the Chinatown Archway

Schedule Of Events

  • 11:20 am: Amazing Tales from the Goldrush Trail
  • 12:30 pm: Street scene
  • 12:30 pm: Cariboo Goldfields Ltd. AGM
  • 1:00 pm: Novas to Nuggets presentation 
  • 1:00 pm: Chinatown Terrace snowshoe tour (except Sunday, snow dependant)
  • 1:30 pm: Amazing Tales from the Goldrush Trail (except Sunday)
  • 1:45 pm: Life of the Law
  • 2:00 pm: Victorian Town Tour
  • 2:30 pm: Mining on Williams Creek
  • 2:45 pm: The Billy Barker Story
  • 3:30 pm: Street Scene

Activities at your own pace

  • Blacksmithing demonstrations and workshops
  • Printing press demonstrations and workshops
  • Skating in the Pavilion Ice Rink (weather dependant)
  • Snowshoeing on the Barkerville trails (snow dependant)
  • Tubing on the Shamrock Tube Run (snow dependant)
  • Facepainting with Miss Chaisson

Open Exhibits

  • Nicol Hotel Museum
  • Barkerville Hotel Museum
  • Lee Chong Co. Store Museum
  • Halverson House Museum
  • Kibbee House Exhibit

Participating Merchants

  • The Barkerville Cafe and Gift Store
  • The Shamrock Tube Run
  • Mason & Daly General Merchants
  • C. Strouss & Co. Drygoods
  • McPherson’s Watchmaker’s Shop
  • Cameron & Ames Blacksmith Shop
  • The Cariboo Sentinel Newspaper Office

Workshops

Sign up for a private hands-on lesson in printing press operation or heritage blacksmithing. One session available each day. Reserve your spot at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/barkerville-historic-town-amp-park-27637565129

Note: events and times are subject to change.

Call 1-888-994-3332 ext. 29 or email barkerville@barkerville.ca for additional information.