Calendar of Events

Barrie & Area has an abundance of cultural festivals and events, many located on the waterfront. Enjoy a live theatre performance, check out a film under the stars or browse arts & crafts and culinary delights at Kempenfest and Promenade Days. During the winter, celebrate everything we love about the snow at Barrie's Annual Winterfest. Barrie has it all to keep you and your family entertained all year long.

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First Light

Description:
Experience Sainte-Marie’s spectacular “First Light” Event evenings November 22-24, November 29-December 1 & December 6-9, as we illuminate the famous historic site with over 5,000 candles. Recognized by Festivals and Events Ontario as one of Ontario’s “Top 100” Events, “First Light” creates a wonderful holiday ambiance, featuring lots of hands-on activities for children, seasonal and folk music, Aboriginal performances, and much more. Read more.

Event Time: November 22-24, November 29-December 1 & December 6-9: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Admission: $10.00 per person (with a non-perishable food item - to be donated to the local Food Bank). Children ages 5 and under are free.

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