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 Open Air Dunlop. Barrie has it all to keep you and your family entertained all year long.


Spring Tonic Maple Syrup Festival

Tiffin Conservation Area, Utopia
Visitors will take a trip back in time to explore how Indigenous people and pioneers made maple syrup. After that, they will return to current times and see how maple syrup is made today! End your tour with pancake and sausage breakfast with fresh maple syrup. Other activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, firefighters, dog performance, exotic and native animals and much more.
Event Times: 9:00am - 3:00pm; Breakfast is served until 2pm.
Admission: Adults: $20; Kids 1 - 12: $15; Free for children under 2

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