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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.

Ghost Tours Evening Experience at Discovery Harbour (Fridays & Saturdays)


Join us for a lantern-lit guided tour revealing the supernatural side of Discovery Harbour!

Missing artifacts that mysteriously reappear, chess pieces that move, and the image of a small child in a window... these are just some of the unusual happenings that occur at Discovery Harbour.

Tour times:
• July: 8:30 pm / 8:45 pm / 9:00 pm
• August: 8:15 pm / 8:30 pm / 8:45 pm
• September: 8:00 pm / 8:15 pm / 8:30 pm

The tour experience is approximately 1.5 – 2 hours in length and involves a considerable amount of walking. Tours proceed rain or shine, so please dress for the weather.

• Tickets are $9.55 per person (incl. $1.45 Fee and $1.10 HST)
• Children 12 and under are free (the experience is not recommended for children under 13)
• Tickets will not be available for purchase on site
• Tickets must be purchased online:

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Please note:
• Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to allow time to complete the self-assessment.
• Participants will be required to wear a mask for some/all the tour.
• Each tour has a capacity of 25 participants.
• The experience is not recommended for children under the age of 13.
• Lanterns will be provided; however, flashlights are permitted.
• Taking photos is encouraged!
• Smoking or vaping (including marijuana) is not permitted on Discovery Harbour property.
• Outside food and drink is not permitted on Discovery Harbour Property.

Contact [email protected] if you have any questions. 

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