Family Day Weekend Celebrations

Saturday – Monday,  February 15 – 17, 2020

11 am – 4 pm Daily

Admission on Saturday & Sunday:

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

Free Admission on Monday

Free admission made possible thanks to the support of the B.C. government

Schedule of Events

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

Schedule Of Events

Coming soon!

Activities at your own pace

  • Skating in the Pavilion Ice Rink
  • Blacksmithing demonstrations
  • Printing press demonstrations 
  • Tubing on the Shamrock Tube Run
  • 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

Charter Bus Service

Join us at our Family Day Weekend Celebrations by hopping on the bus! To make traveling to Barkerville a safe, easy, and enjoyable experience, you can catch a ride on our special event charter bus. Your ticket reserves a seat on the bus from the pick-up location of your choice and includes admission to Barkerville for the event. 

Return transportation is available from Prince George and Quesnel, and Williams Lake on all three days of the Family Day Weekend (February 15th, 16th & 17th). Limited seating available, so book yours in advance!

  • Prince George Bus: departing from the Pine Centre Mall at 9:00 am and arriving back at 6:30 pm
  • Quesnel Bus: departing from the West Fraser Centre at 10:30 am and arriving back at 5:00 pm

Tickets available online at:

Note: events and times are subject to change.

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