Promenade Days In Barrie

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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Annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival

  • Dates: 24 – 24 Aug, 2019
  • Location: Barrie
  • Address: Heritage Park & Kempenfelt Bay
  • Contact: Barrie Dragon Boat Festival
  • Website: http://www.barriedragonboatfestival.ca
  • Phone: (705) 728-1010 ext. 7137
Description:
The Barrie Public Library is proud to host the annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival, celebrating community spirit, vitality and unity. Since the inaugural event in 2003, the festival has raised over $1.75 million for charities in Barrie and area. Bring the whole family to watch the exciting Dragon Boat races, take part in kid’s activities, shop the local vendors, and enjoy live entertainment in the beer garden. Fun and excitement on Kempenfelt Bay! 

Event Time: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Admission: Free

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