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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Barrie's Downtown Countdown

Ring in 2020 in Downtown Barrie! Join thousands outside Barrie City Hall for a free evening of fun and entertainment for the whole family starting at 6:00pm. Bring your skates for skating on the City Hall rink and enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, face painting, bonfire warming zone, buskers, two fireworks shows, and amazing live entertainment.

Family Activities - 6:00pm to Midnight
- Skating at the Circle at the Centre
- Horse-drawn wagon rides
- Roaming street performers
- Family fun activities, including face painting
- Bonfire warming zone
- Fireworks (Two Shows) 
       - Family Celebration
       - Midnight to ring in 2020
- Live Entertainment (Stay tuned for line-up)

Event Time: 6:00pm - 12:00am
Admission: Free

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