Street party to go five blocks

The 20th annual Stampede Street Party offers five blocks of fun and games on Oliver Street Saturday right after the Stampede Parade.

The 20th annual Stampede Street Party offers five blocks of fun and games on Oliver Street Saturday right after the Daybreak Rotary Stampede Parade.

From noon to 4 p.m. there will be horse drawn wagon rides, live music, magic shows, dancing, clowns,  a Laker’s Car Club show, skateboarding demonstrations, and more.

The popular entertainers include Nostalgia/Nostalgic, Perfect Match, Dynamic Downfall, Mark Gilman, Clinton W. Gray, Uncle Chris the Clown, Francis Johnson, Calvin Cairn, Cariboo Chilcotin Fiddle Society, Emerald Lake Drummers, The Magical Jesaja, Tletinqox Fiddlers, IRA Hayes Band, and Samira Belly Dancers.

The Potato House will be open for tours and Oliver Street will also be lined with more than 45 street vendors selling everything from jewellery and First Nations crafts to cowboy hats.

Museum open

The Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, B.C.’s Cowboy Hall of Fame will also be open for a lot of this weekend. Friday, June 28, hour are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.;  Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Canada Day Monday, July 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The museum will be closed on Sunday.

Saturday, before and after the parade Wayne Lucier will be entertaining and selling coffee and water.

Bronc Buster Trade Fair

The legendary ice road trucker Alex Debogorski from the History Channel’s show by the same name will be a guest at the Stampede Bronc Buster Trade Fair behind the Stampede Grandstand.