Quesnel & District Museum and Archives

The Quesnel Fall Fair

Fall Fair 1912

Fall Fair produce on display in A.J. Elliott's Pool Hall. It is believed Quesnel's first fall fair was held in 1912.

Fall Fair 1955

41st Annual Fall Fair, September 1955. Dick Roddis (holding a large cabbage), presided over 50 Fall Fairs.

Womens Institute

Bouchie Lake Women's Institute display at the 1955 Fair.

Scenes from the 1959 Fair

North Cariboo Growers Co-op

North Cariboo Growers Co-op booth.

The 4H Competition


Ken Hubbard and his prize lamb.


Linda Holley of Australian Ranch with her Champion Yearling Calf.

Rug Hooking

Mrs. Pearl Brown of Barlow Creek demonstrates rug hooking.

Lions Car Raffle

Etsuko Karaki and Connie Edgson sell tickets for the Lion's car raffle.


Mrs. Trueman of Dragon Lake concentrates on her task making straw hats.

The Pet Show

Pet Show

Wayne Molinowski and his pet skunk, Violet, won first prize for the most unusual pet.

Pet Show

Sharon Neilson and her toad Twoggy came in second.


Chatting with the judge.


Games of skill and chance.