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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Drysdale's Christmas & Holiday Village

Description: 
The holiday season turns to winter magic beginning November 16, 2019 and every weekend until December 15.  Activities run Saturday and Sundays 10-4pm. Fresh fallen snow, jingle bells on horses, the scent of fresh Christmas trees filling the crisp winter’s air and a smile from old Saint Nick. Drysdale’s the Holiday Tradition Since 1945.

Activities includes Santa and his Elf, our magician, train rides, face painters, horse-drawn wagon rides, bonfire and marshmallow roasting, live entertainment and more!

Hours of Operation:
Christmas Winter Festivities:
 Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 4pm
Cut-Your-Own Tree: 7 days a week, 10am - 4pm  


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