Join us from June 28th to July 1st, 2014 for another exciting Gold Country experience.  There will be entertainment, games, and a wagon load of family fun to enjoy.  Come for one, two, three or all 4 days!
The Gold Country Passport to the Gold Trail will be a gold rush theme, with fun and adventure all along the way as you explore historical and cultural routes and trails.
For more in depth information about the main event, satellite events, hotel reservations, registration, and more see
This will be a 4 day event with the journey beginning in Cache Creek and ending in Clinton. There will be new caches and points of interest to be found all over Gold Country! 

Community Announcements


NDIT Business Facade Improvement Program Funding for Lillooet Approved! Applications are now being accepted.

If you know of any events coming up please notify us and we will ensure we have them listed on the Twitter @visitlillooet and website.  Click on the website link to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!    If possible send a digital poster.jpg as well, as these can also be added. 

In 2013, the Gold Country website had over 56,000 views from people all over the globe planning their trip, and one of the most frequently visited pages contains our calendar of events, so make sure you are listed, for FREE, so that you are seen by our visitors. ”

May 2014
Thank you to the Beautification Committee Volunteers who planted up a storm in downtown Lillooet!


First Annual Funky Flower Pot Contest 2014!

Commercial and Residential Contest

K - 12 Contest

Seasonal Burning Ban in Effect as of May 1, 2014

No open burning of any kind will be permitted during any period with the exception of the following:

Small confined fires are allowed for ceremonies and cooking in addition to grills and barbecues using charcoal briquettes or pressurized gas for fuel.

Quilt Show

Lillooet Quilters Guild
Guild Member's Sale Table and Merchant Sale Table

July 25, 2014 - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
July 26, 2014 - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

St. Andrews United Church, 577 Main Street, Lillooet
Admission: $3 each
Raffle Tickets $2 each - Prizes: Quilt, Baby Quilt, Placemat Set, Tote Bag

Sturgeon Derby 2014!

July 26 from 6am 1pm
Dinner at the curling rink 2-4 pm
Prizes at the curling rink 5-6:30 pm
Cost is $80:00
Register at Winners Edge
250 256 4848

Route 99 Show & Shine

July 26
Show Time 10 a.m. - 4 p.m
Open to All Classes
No Judging/ No Trophy
Registration Starts: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. No Pre-registration
Entry Fee $10 per vehicle
1st 80 registrations receive Dash Plaque
BBQ lunch on site
T-Shirts available
Contact Connie Rackow: 250-256-0116 (message)

Other Apricot Tsaqwem Festival Events July 25 - 27, 2014

Lillooet Farmers Market Friday and Saturday
Lillooet Golf Tournament
Street Dance - Live Bands
Beer Garden - Lillooet Curling Club
Lillooet Legion - Dinner Saturday Evening
Quilters Show
Community Garage Sale



Community Garage Sale!

Sunday July 27
666 Industrial Place, "Sunny" Lillooet BC
Hosted at Gold Country Storage
9am until noon
Sell from your truck, car, trailer or table, lots of space!
No cost in or out!  
Contact Mick Maxwell 256-4423


Want to post your community public service announcement here?

Northern Economic Development Initiatives 2014 Sub-regional Workshops

If you can’t attend in person, please provide your priorities and input through the following survey until June 16:

FBC has also prepared a survey to gather information for the Economic Leakage Analysis. A print version of the survey is available at all the community open houses and workshops.
Completed print surveys can be dropped off at the Lillooet Municipal Hall. If you missed the workshops an online is available at:

Annual Festivals and Events

Lillooet Farmers Market
May - October
Fridays 8am-1pm
Located across from Post Office on Main Street

Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast

May Day Parade (Victoria Day Celebrations)
May Long Weekend

Lillooet Garden Tour

Father's Day Pancake Breakfast

National Aboriginal Day
June 21

Gold Country 2014 “Passport to the Gold Trail"
June 28th - July 1, 2014

Canada Day Celebration
July 1

Apricot Tsaqwem Festival
July 25 - 27

Annual Sturgeon Derby
July 26

Music at the Miyazaki
July and August

Salmon In The Canyon Festival
Late August
Come and enjoy a Salmon Feast! Games, activities and music are all included in the event as well.

Beer and Wine Festival
September 13, 2014
12 - 6 pm
Family oriented. Local Beer and Wine, Farmers/Artisan Market, local food producers and Shuttle bus service.
Fort Berens

Monster Bash, Haunted House and Fireworks Display
October 31
Lillooet Recreation Centre