Things To Do in the Barrie and Surrounding Areas This Weekend
Friday Night Flick
Family movie night anyone? Come out this Friday at 6:30pm to our Painswick Branch Public Library in Barrie and enjoy this week’s Friday Flick; Strange World (1hr 42m).
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
Friday Harbour - Canada Day Weekend
SATURDAY, JULY 01
Looking for a fun-filled Canada Day long weekend? Look no further than Friday Harbour!
- Live music, beverages, and bites at the CIBC Pier from Friday to Monday
- Outdoor vendor market on Saturday and Sunday, featuring local artisanal products, fashion, accessories, and more
- Plan an adventure at the Beach Rental Hut with a variety of fun sports equipment rentals available
- Family fun at the Beach! Tie-Dye tee shirts from 3pm-4pm (Paid Activity)
- Toast Banana Boats over the Campfire at the Beach at 7pm-8pm
- Golf enthusiasts can tee off at the Nest Golf Course, open daily for public play.
Don’t miss the highlight of the weekend - a spectacular fireworks display over the resort on Saturday at 10pm. After the fireworks, keep the party going at Beach Club After Dark! Doors open at 11pm on Saturday and Sunday night.
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:
July 1 - Canada Day
July 15 - Between Sets Live Music Festiva
August 12 - East Asian Ethnic Mosaic Nigh
August 26 - OMCI Emerging Artist Showcase
September 9 - Culture Day
September 23 - Downtown Barrie Yoga Fest
October 7 - Thanksgiving
October 28 - Halloween
Canada Day Downtown Barrie
Saturday, July 1st family-friendly activities, entertainment and more at Meridian Place and Heritage Park in downtown Barrie. Celebrations throughout the day include:
Canadian Wildlife display from Speaking of Wildlife
Top Link Disk Golf
Vendors and more!
12pm & 3pm Rockabilly Joe
12:45pm & 3:45pm Tex Rexman
4:30pm Cairo's Jewels BellyDance
6pm Singing of O Canada by Moving Art youth choir, accompanied by Baytowne Big Band, & cupcakes – Presented by Downtown Barrie 6:15pm Baytowne Big Band
8pm Elton Sean - Early Elton Tribute
10pm Fireworks show over Kempenfelt Bay, visible from multiple vantage points along the waterfront. (Weather Permitted).
Barrie Transit is offering additional trips from the Downtown Terminal after the fireworks on July 1.
Canada D'EH Long WEEKend - Barrie KOA
June 30th - July 6th. We are celebrating all things red, white & proud for this Canada D'eh weekend at Barrie KOA. As always, we will host a big Canada Day celebration, but the fun will not be limited to July 1st. Special events will be taking place all WEEKend long. The party will start with a site decorating contest, followed by fireworks over the pond on Saturday.