Calendar of Events

The Barrie & Area has it all to keep you and your family entertained all year long with an abundance of cultural festivals and events, many located along the waterfront. Enjoy a live theatre performance, watch a film under the stars or browse arts & crafts and culinary delights at Kempenfest and Open Air Dunlop.


Summer Adventure Travel Guide

Barrie is the central location for arts, culture and entertainment that the whole family can enjoy and experience. Plan your summer adventures now!

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Sign up for the My Barrie Coupon Pass and spend your summer saving while you explore some of the best of Barrie with your friends and family! Redeem offers easily and stay informed about new opportunities to save all summer long!
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Ghost Tours Evening Experience at Discovery Harbour (Saturdays)


Join us on Saturday evenings this summer for a lantern-lit guided tour revealing the supernatural side of Discovery Harbour!

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.

Ghost Tours departure times vary as the summer months progress – The Discovery Harbour Team has designed the tours to sync with the sunset, so the spooky factor is maximized!

Tour times:
• July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29: 8:30 pm / 8:45 pm / 9:00 pm / 9:15 pm
• August 5, 12, 19 & 26: 8:15 pm / 8:30 pm / 8:45 pm / 9:00 pm
• September 2: 8:00 pm / 8:15 pm / 8:30 pm / 8:45 pm
Tickets are $12.00 per person (includes HST). This experience is not recommended for children under 13 years old.
Payment for tours will be taken upon arrival. We accept cash, debit and most major credit cards.

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