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Summer Activities in BC: Spend Fun-Filled Days at the Carnival

June 30, 2014

2012 Surrey Canada DayThe summer months give you and your family a chance to spend time outdoors and soak up some sunshine. There are always plenty of  Summer activities in BC for everyone to enjoy.

Why not treat your family to a day at the carnival?

Enjoy Canada Day in Surrey

Mark your calendar on July 1st to enjoy our Carnival at Surrey’s Canada Day event. We will be at the Cloverdale Millennium Amphitheatre Park, opening at 10 a.m. Be sure to bring the whole family for a fabulous day of fun. There will be a full carnival, with Spectacular Thrill Rides, Family Rides and Kiddie Rides.  Check out the Euro Bungee and why not be a human Water Ball?  Try the Walk on Water attraction too!  To top it off, there will be a huge fireworks display to celebrate Canada’s special day.

Billy Barker Days Carnival in Quesnel

We have won awards for our carnival at Billy Barker Days Carnival in Quesnel which this year takes place July 17th to 20th. Why not plan a camping trip for the family and spend a few days enjoying this beautiful part of BC?  There is so much to do in Northern BC! Quesnel has many historic points of interest to visit. It is a charming city situated at the gateway to the North Cariboo and offers a host of recreational activities:-

Walking on water activity

  • Fly fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Golf
  • Horseback riding
  • River rafting
  • Historic Barkerville

Make the most of your getaway by having fun at the carnival and enjoying other leisure activities in BC’s  amazing Cariboo District.

Penticton Carnival and Peach Festival

We will be at the Penticton Peach Festival with our Carnival from August 4th to 10th. We have great Ride all Day Specials featuring unlimited rides for just $35 per person to ride all day and into the night. While you’re there, try your skill at our Midway Games. The Penticton Peach Festival is jam packed Clown Train Ride with activities and events starting August 6th right through to the 10th.  Enjoy tons of FREE entertainment for the whole family, including:

  • Trooper, Emerson Drive , the Stampeders and more!
  • sandcastle competition
  • the Square Dance Festival
  • Kiddies Day Parade. This gives the kids an opportunity to dress up and join in a parade. Prizes will be awarded in several categories straight after the parade.

Plan a roadtrip to spend a few days at this famous festival.  Enjoy the many vineyards and magnificent lakes and beaches banking both sides of Penticton.

About Us: Shooting Star Amusements

Our midway company has been operating for over 30 years. We have fun rides that cater to all ages:-

  • For the young kids we have lots of rides, including a carousels Berry Go Round, the Train, Barrel of Monkeys, Elephants and Jets and the Helicopters.
  • For the older kids, teens and adults we have the old favourites like the Ferris Wheel, the Spider, the Sizzler the Bumper Cars and the Zero Gravity.
  • For those who love an adrenaline rush, we have the Spectacular big rides, including the Lightning Bolt, the Kamikaze and the Zipper.

We also have a range of games that the whole family can play to win fantastic prizes. We always have plenty of food booths stocked with cotton candy, those famous mini-donuts, ice cream, burgers, and fries. You’ll find us at fairs and festivals in BC right throughout summer.

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