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Kempenfest 2024

Event Details

Aug 2 - Aug 5, 2024
Waterfront & Downtown Barrie , Barrie



Kempenfest is one of the largest outdoor arts, crafts, and music festivals in North America. Featuring over 300 juried artisans and crafters, 4 days of live music on two stages, a midway, over 15 different food vendors, juried artisans, antiques and so much fun you will want to attend every day. Kempenfest has given back over $10 million to our community since its inception over 50 years ago. Kempenfest is for people all of all ages – we have something for everyone. We are located on 2kms of Barrie’s beautiful waterfront. Make Kempenfest a part of your summer tradition.

On the OLG Main Stage you’ll see some of Canada’s top bands like Down With Webster and Matt Good. Rising Superstars like Tyler Joe Miller and Teigan Gayse. Local fan favourites like Grant Boyer and Barstool Confession. Plus, our KOOL Family Stage in the Ontario Turkey Farmers Kids Village has programming for everyone, from kids shows to live local bands. Drumming shows to smack-down wrestling and so much more. Enjoy the shows!

Craft vendors Open: Saturday - Monday: 10am - 6pm
Concerts: Friday - Monday