Things To Do in the Barrie and Surrounding Areas This Weekend
Friday Night Flick
Family movie night anyone? Come out this Friday 6:30pm to our Painswick Branch Public Library in Barrie and enjoy this week’s Friday Flick, A Bug's Life (1hr 35m).
Barrie Colts vs. Sudbury Wolves
Wanna check out a hockey game? Our Barrie Colts are taking on the Sudbury Wolves this Saturday at the Sadlon Arena starting at 7:30. Get your tickets here.
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 8:00am to noon until April 29th.
Outdoor Fields, Courts & Rinks
Looking for an outdoor activity to do with your friends and family? Why not come out to one of the eight City operated arena ice pads or one of the seven outdoor ice rinks in and around the Barrie Area this weekend?
March Break Escape
Plan an unforgettable March Break getaway at Friday Harbour! Bring your family and embark on a fun day-trip with exciting activities, special performances, and endless entertainment. Ice Skating in the Piazza - Free , Harbour Skating Trail - Paid Access , Skate and Equipment Rentals , Chalet cabins offering sweet and savoury treats , Warming lounges serving hot chocolate and handcrafted cocktails
March Break At Serenity Rising
Open 10am-3pm March 11th-19th. Admission is $10/person to a maximum of $50/household (large groups will be charged $10/person, not as a household rate). We will have the fire going, hot chocolate available, along with scavenger hunts and riddle races. S’mores packages will be available as well for purchase to cook around the fire. Animals out to visit with and meet up close. Horses will be available for small rides for an extra fee as well. More than welcome to bring your own snowshoes or skis and explore the property and our trails as long as there is snow of course!
Annual Georgian College Traditional Pow Wow
Saturday, March 11th From10:30am-9pm. Join us at the Barrie Campus to celebrate Indigenous culture and traditions. The Pow Wow is a time to gather and celebrate. Attendees who have never been to a Pow Wow before are encouraged to participate, sample traditional food, explore craft vendors and enjoy the beautiful sound of the drum. Everyone welcome.
Spring Into Birding Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority
Saturday March 11th. Enjoy a guided birding hike to learn about the birds of Scanlon Creek and connect with nature through the joys of birdwatching. Earn stamps in a keepsake passport as you take a Story walk, visit self-guided stations to see amazing bird artifacts, make a bird feeder, hand-feed chickadees and more.
Adventures In Time Travel - Sainte Marie Among The Hurons
March 13th-17th. Looking for family-friendly activities during March Break? Travel back in time by participating in our indoor museum program! With take-home crafts, historical demonstrations, storytelling and more, we guarantee your journey to the 17th century will be both educational and fun. No reservations required!
Adventures In Time Travel - Discovery Harbour
March 13th-17th. Adventures in Time Travel at Discovery Harbour: Spring in Upper Canada Looking for family-friendly activities during March Break? Travel back in time by participating in our historic activities program! With historic game playing, demonstrations and more, your journey to the 19th century will be both educational and fun. No reservations required!
Team T&J: FREE March Break Fun At Park Place
Popular children’s entertainers, Team T&J are bringing their high energy musical act to Park Place! Shows will be March 13th at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30. Drop by the Village Courtyard (fireplace area) for this free concert and dance to your heart’s content!
Barrie Circus School: FREE March Break Fun At Park Place
Check out a special Hula Hooping demonstration and workshop with Barrie Circus School - it's a guaranteed good time! Bring your own hula hoop if you've got one, but don't worry if you don't - we'll have some available for you! Find us at the Village Courtyard on March 15th! Workshops and Performances at: 12:00, 1:05 and 2:10.
Magic And Meet The Barrie Colts: FREE March Break Fun At Park Place
March 16th from 12:00 - 2:00 check out a dazzling performance by A Cool Magician! Followed by a Meet & Greet with the Barrie Colts and Charlie Horse at 2:30! Located in the Village Courtyard. Workshops and Performances at: 12:00 1:05 2:10.