September 04

2017 Cowboy & Drover Jubilee Schedule: September 8-10

August 11

2017 Aboriginal Celebration – Saturday, August 12 – Schedule

2017 Aboriginal Celebration Saturday, August 12 Schedule of Events   The following films will screen at the Visitors’ Reception Centre (#4) 10:00 am                 Wilds to Riches: a Cariboo Gold Rush Documentary 11:00 am                 Canyon War: the Untold Story   The following activities will take place at the Barkerville Pavilion (#4b)   12:30 pm […]

July 22

Barkerville and Cottonwood House are historic sites in good hands thanks to new wildfire & structural protection plans

Brief Today, Barkerville Historic Town & Park and Cottonwood House Historic Site CEO Ed Coleman met with Pete Laing, Incident Commander for the Quesnel East Wildfire Incident Command Centre, to complete “on the ground” planning and reviews of the recently completed Community Wildfire Protection Plan for Barkerville Historic Town & Park, and the Barkerville Structural […]

July 14

Aboriginal Celebration rescheduled to Saturday, AUGUST 12th

Out of respect for the situation facing many of our indigenous partners and First Nations communities in the central interior of British Columbia, we have rescheduled tomorrow’s 4th annual Aboriginal Celebration. Please join us at Barkerville on SATURDAY, AUGUST 12th for an amazing day of friendship, education, and entertainment as we celebrate the indigenous peoples […]

July 08

“Pay What You Can” camping and admission for those effected by BC wildfires

Due to the unprecedented nature of the current state of emergency in the Cariboo and throughout BC, Barkerville is offering “pay what you can” camping and RV sites at all three of our Barkerville Campgrounds (as well as Cottonwood House Historic Site) to those effected by the fires. Capacity may be limited, and some restrictions […]

Group of Seven painting to be unveiled at Barkerville during Canada150 Theatre Royal Gala

Brief On Saturday, June 17, 2017, Barkerville Historic Town & Park will host its annual Theatre Royal Gala and Barkerville Heritage Trust AGM. Saturday’s Theatre Royal Gala will premiere three different summer shows from Newman & Wright Theatre Company: The Fred Wells Show at 1:00 PM, Cariboo Gold Quartz Radio Hour at 4:00 PM, and […]

“Queen Victoria” to celebrate Her 198th birthday at Barkerville on Monday, May 22

Brief On Monday May 22nd – Victoria Day – visitors to Barkerville Historic Town & Park are invited to enjoy Royal Tea with Royalty, as ‘Queen Victoria’ visits Barkerville’s world-famous Wake Up Jake Restaurant for two sittings of afternoon High Tea – at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM. In addition to the classic English warm-steeped beverage, […]

May 03

King and Kelly Bed & Breakfasts Hiring

Interested in working in Barkerville this season? The King and Kelly House Bed & Breakfasts are looking for full-time and part-time seasonal employees. Duties include: serving breakfast, cleaning & restocking rooms and checking clients in and out of Bed and Breakfast. Hours are flexible. For more information please email resume to and cc […]

Barkerville is coming to town for Community Connection Event in Prince George

Brief On April 22nd, 2017, a time-travelling caravan of gold rush characters will travel to Prince George to say thanks to local residents, businesses, and organizations for their ongoing support of Barkerville Historic Town & Park. Barkerville invites members of the Prince George community-at-large to its inaugural Community Connection Event on Saturday, April 22nd from 5:00 […]

December 08

2017 Theatre Royal CASTING CALL