Things To Do in the Barrie and Surrounding Areas This Weekend
Friday Night Flick
Family movie night anyone? Come out this Friday at 2:30 & 6:30pm to our Painswick Branch Public Library in Barrie and enjoy this week’s Friday Flick; Finding Dory (1hr 37m).
Barrie's Farmers Market
Interested in some live music, fresh local produce, baked goods and free activities for the kids? Check out Barrie’s Farmers Market on Saturdays 9am-1pm. Now outside for the season.
Friday Harbour - Vendor Market Series
Friday Harbour is hosting a vibrant outdoor marketplace featuring local vendors and entertainment, open every weekend from May through September! With something for everyone, the Vendor Market offers a unique range of artisanal products, fashion and accessories, bath and body products, décor, and more. Be sure to also visit the CIBC Pier to enjoy live music and our Friday Harbour retailers located along the Promenade for more exciting finds! Free admission and parking. Events Times: Saturdays: 11am - 8pm Sundays: 11am - 6pm
Cars & Jazz
Detour to Friday Harbour on Saturday July 22nd 11am-3pm for Cars & Jazz in collaboration with Saturns Drives / Ace Spade Rally. Super, exotic and high-end sports cars blended with electro jazz.
Treetop Trekking At Horseshoe Resort
Now until November 12th. Treetop Trekking is all about fun! Surround yourself in nature while exploring the forest during one of our unforgettable adventure activities. They've got something for all ages and abilities.
Open Air Dunlop
Head to Downtown Barrie to enjoy a pedestrian-friendly on select Saturday's from June to October, where you can explore local shops, restaurants, live entertainment and more. Visit the website for regular updates on event programming.
Upcoming Dates & Events:
August 12 - East Asian Ethnic Mosaic Night
August 26 - OMCI Emerging Artist Showcase
September 9 - Culture Day
September 23 - Downtown Barrie Yoga Fest
October 7 - Thanksgiving
October 28 - Halloween
July 21st-27th. Howdy partners! Kick off your boots and stay awhile as we travel to the wild, wild west. Get ready for a rootin' tootin' good time complete with a hoedown and hippity hop horse corral. Don't forget your cowboy hats and boots as we saddle up for fun!
South Bay Fields Lavender Farm
Wander through 5,000 lavender plants of 8 different varieties spread across 3 unique planting arrangements. Take a break on our garden bench swings situated in the middle of 1000+ blooming English lavender. Relax in our Muskoka chairs situated throughout the lavender fields. Take a stroll through our winding relaxation path which guides you through our canola field and wildflower field containing over 27 different wildflower species. Visit our open air shop (yes, that is a fancy way of saying tent) with all of our lavender goodies available for purchase. In addition to our products, you can also purchase fresh lavender and sunflower bundles harvested the morning of your visit. Learn about growing, harvesting and distilling lavender from one of our friendly staff.
The 5K Foam fest
5k Foam Fest has 22 of some of the best and most exciting obstacles in the world including the worlds largest inflatable waterslide, slip and slides, and mucky mud pits! Combine these with 2.5 million cubic feet of foam that we pump out at each event and you are destined to have a awesome day!
Summer Fun Trailer
July 21, 10–11am
Timbercrest | Barrie Housing, 339 Essa Road
July 21, 12–4pm Peggy Hill Team Community Centre, 171 Mapleton Avenue.
Get accessible recreation services and summer fun right in your own neighbourhoods. Back again for a third year, the Summer Fun Trailer will be travelling to various locations for the 2023 summer season (weather permitting). Equipment can be loaned out for free to use in the park on that day. Equipment is for all ages, and can be signed out by participants 12 years and older. Equipment includes, but is not limited to:
Ladder golf sets
Arts & crafts
First-come, first-served basis.
Family Beach Day
Bring your towel and swimwear, because we are hitting the beach! PJ Simcoe and PJ Newmarket/Aurora invite you to join us to catch some rays, play some outdoor games and enjoy a frozen treat. Meeting Place: Beach 2
PAID PARKING: Public lots include A, B, C, E & F. Lots C & E are closest to where we will meeting. Lots D & G are reserved for Innisfil residents only.