Old-Fashioned Victorian Christmas

Saturday, December 8th – Monday, December 10th
10:00am – 4:00pm daily

Admission by monetary donation or non-perishable food bank item.

Open Merchants

  • Goldfield Bakery

    Goldfield Bakery

    The Goldfield Bakery will have soup and sandwiches available for lunch, as well as traditional Victorian Christmas fare to take home. Let them do the holiday baking for you!
  • Cameron & Ames Blacksmith

    Cameron & Ames Blacksmith

    Check out the Blacksmith’s fine hand forged products for special Christmas gifts.
  • Mason & Daly General Merchants

    Mason & Daly General Merchants

    Mason & Daly General Merchants is a unique 19th century-style General Store carrying an extraordinary selection of specialty goods, perfect for unique Christmas gifts and sweet treats.
  • C. Strouss & Company Dry Goods

    C. Strouss & Company Dry Goods

    C. Strouss & Company Dry Goods offers some of the best teas from around the world, cheese cut from 30-pound wheels, cast iron cooking implements and other household goods evoking the best of bygone days.
  • A. McPherson Watchmaker & Jeweller

    A. McPherson Watchmaker & Jeweller

    This prestigious watch and jewellery shop, originally founded in the 1860s, has a very large selection of Gold and Silver jewellery. You’ll find a variety of precious and semi-precious gem stones ranging from diamonds to amber to opals, all set as earrings, rings or pendants. Beautiful gift options for that special someone.
  • McMahon's Confectionery

    McMahon's Confectionery

    McMahon’s Confectionery is a recreated 1930s style confectionery store with a wide variety of candies, fudges, ice creams, soda pops and specialty products…great stocking stuffers for those who made the “nice” list!
  • The King House

    The King House

    The King House is located on the main street of Barkerville across the street from St. Saviour’s church and the schoolhouse. This cozy B&B is decorated in the era in which it was built. Feather beds, down duvets and antique furnishings of the King House allow you to take a step back in time with a few creature comforts added for your enjoyment. For more information or to book, please visit: www.kellyhouse.ca
  • The Kelly House

    The Kelly House

    The Kelly House is located on the second street, across from the corrals, and offers an example of the life of the Kelly family during the earlier days of Barkerville. Antique furnishings, feather beds, down duvets and claw-footed tubs make your stay at the Kelly House memorable. It takes a couple of days to see everything in Barkerville; make your reservations early, so that you won’t be disappointed. For more information or to book, please visit: www.kellyhouse.ca
  • St. George Hotel

    St. George Hotel

    The St. George Hotel depicts an authentic 1890s atmosphere while providing guests with modern amenities. The quaint 7 room property offers beautifully appointed rooms, fabulous breakfasts and a front row seat to the comings and goings of Barkerville’s colourful characters. For more information or to book, please visit: www.stgeorgehotel.bc.ca

Don’t forget to pick up your 2019 Annual Pass from the Friends of Barkerville in the Visitors’ Reception Centre. They offer great value – if you come to Barkerville twice you will have paid off your pass!

Special Activities 

Saturday, December 8th
Carolling Concert sung by the Q City Singers
11:30to12:00&1:00to1:30
Wesleyan Methodist Church 

Sunday, December 9th
Carolling Concert sung by the Aka Bella Singers
11:30to12:00&1:00to1:30
Wesleyan Methodist Church 

Church Service performed by Reverend Len Fraser
3:00to4:00St. Saviour’s Anglican Church 

Shop

Friends of Barkerville Memberships 10:00 to 4:00
Barkerville Gift Store 10:00 to 4:00
Cameron & Ames Blacksmith Shop  10:00 to 4:00
Goldfield Bakery 10:00 to 4:00
Louis A. Blanc Photographic Gallery  10:00 to 4:00
Frank J. McMahon’s Confectionary  10:30 to 4:00
A. McPherson’s Watchmakers’ Shop 10:30 to 4:00
Mason & Daly General Merchants 10:30 to 4:00
C. Strouss Drygoods & Provisions 10:30 to 4:00
Cariboo Sentinel Newspaper Office 10:00 to 4:00

EAT

Barkerville Café 10:00 to 4:00
Goldfield Bakery 10:00 to 4:00
C. Strouss Drygoods & Provisions 10:30 to 4:00

Daily Discoveries

Saturday, Sunday & Monday

Join Miss Wilson on a guided Winter Town Tour
11:00 to 12:00  Meet at the Pavilion

Meet Father Christmas as he strolls through town
12:00 to 1:00 Various locations on Main Street

Gather for Mr. Bowron’s reading of A Christmas Carol
1:30 to 2:45  The Wesleyan Methodist Church 

Visit with Miss Wendle as she prepares home baking
10:00 to 4:00  The Wendle House

Dash through town on a two-horse open sleigh
10:00 to 4:00  Barnard’s Express Stagecoach Office 

Watch Mr. O’Connell at work on the forge and anvil
10:00 to 4:00  Cameron & Ames Blacksmith Shop

Dress in costume and join Father Christmas for portraits
10:00 to 4:00  Louis A. Blanc Photographic Gallery

Decorate gingerbread cookies with the Goldfield Bakery
10:00 to 3:30  The Barkerville School

Sip the Rummel’s famous mulled apple cider
10:30 to 4:00  Mason & Daly

See Mr. Holloway create custom holidays cards
10:00 to 4:00  The Cariboo Sentinel Newspaper

Cruise Main Street in style by renting a kicksled
10:00 to 4:00  The Barkerville Visitors’ Centre

Note: events and times are subject to change.

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