Celebrate Family Day With Us!

With so many activities to choose from in Barrie & Simcoe County, deciding on what to do and fitting it all in may be a challenge. Situated in a natural snow-belt, Barrie is your perfect winter wonderland and offers an abundance of winter activities and events for the whole family to enjoy this Family Day.

Family Day Winter Adventure
Barrie Community Sports Complex
February 18, 2019
2100 Nursery Road, Midhurst - Website
The City of Barrie's Recreation Services is hosting its 5th Annual Family Day at the Barrie Community Sports Complex. Enjoy horse-drawn sleigh rides, skating, hockey, broomball, snow fort building and more 10am - 2pm. 

Barrie BounceFest
Barrie Sports Dome
February 18, 2019 - Website
The Barrie Sports Dome will be filled with fun! Admission is $10 for children 2yrs and older and gives you access to all inflatables and games. Adults are free. On from 10am - 3:30pm.

Family Day at Drysdale's
Drysdale's Tree Farm
February 18, 2019
6635 Simcoe County Rd 56, Egbert - Website
Join Drysdale Tree Farm on Family Day from 10 to 4pm for their inaugural Family Fun Day and enjoy all the farm has to offer. Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, scavenger hunts, face painting and more. Admission: $10 per person, 3 and under free.

Family Day Weekend
Friday Harbour
February 16 -18, 2019
311 Big Bay Point Road, Innisfil https://www.facebook.com/events/339526073554755/
Gather your family and head down to Friday Harbour for plenty of exciting activities inside and out. From magicians to horse-drawn wagons, crafts to scavenger hunts and all sorts of outdoor fun like skating parties, snowshoe tours and snow baseball this weekend will be one for the books. Ice sculptors and wood carvers will be putting on live demonstrations around the campfire as hot drinks and steaming bowls of chili are served at the Beach Club Window. Kids can build a new plush friend at our build-a-buddy station and savour sticky maple taffy on a stick. Guests can explore even more of the Resort on snowshoes, cross-country skis and fat bikes* which are available for rent at the Harbour Master Building. A spectacular fireworks display will be featured on Saturday night. Gaze up in wonder as you cuddle by the campfire or stroll down the boardwalk. PARKING Guests can park in the East Parking lot at the intersection of Sea Ray Avenue and Sunreef Avenue. Shuttles will be on site to drive Guests down to the Harbour Master Building and skating rink. *All rentals will be first-come, first-served. All activities and rentals are weather permitting. When applicable, participants will be required to sign a waiver prior to partaking in an activity. Fat bikes are only available in adult sizes. Fat bikes, Build-A-Buddy, and Guided Snowshoe can be booked in advance at https://www.fridayharbour.com/?month=February%2001,%202019#calendar.

Family Spa Day
Glama Gals Kids Spa
February 16 - 18, 2019 - Website
Not sure what to do on the Family Day Weekend? How about a family day at the spa? This totally instagrammable and memorable package includes 4 Banana About You facials, 4 create your won spa bubbles or lotions, 4 mini manis, Family star wishes and create a DIY family memory journal. To book, click here.

Family Day Fun
Jack's Urban Jungle
February 18, 2018 - Website
Grab a harness, conquer your fear and brace for a family adventure! Celebrate Family Day with Jack's Urban Jungle - Indoor Adventure Park from 12:00 - 9:00PM on Monday, February 18, 2019. Designed for ages 8 to 88, our park is the perfect adventure for the whole family, from tackling the Aerial Challenge Course to flying down the Zipline to backflipping on the Trampolines to bouncing in our Zorbing Balls there's something for everyone. Pass options start at just $15/hr. Plus all guests will enjoy a FREE SLICE OF PIZZA with the purchase of any pass. One slice per person, while supplies last. CONTEST
During the event all guests will receive a ballet to enter for a chance to WIN a FAMILY FOUR PACK of ALL DAY PASSES! (Valued at $189.84).
Family Day Show
February 18, 2019 - Website
Master of Illusion & Levitation, face painting, contests and games. Admission: Kids: $15; Adults: $7. Even Time 11am - 2pm. Call to get your tickets!

License Free Ontario Family Fishing
Kempenfelt Bay, Lake Simcoe
February 16 - 18, 2019 www.ontariofamilyfishing.com
Province wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing license.

Family Day Weekend
Scenic Caves Nordic Centre, Collingwood
February 16-18, 2019, www.sceniccaves.com
Enjoy outdoor family fun for all ages, all weekend long.  Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or expert, explore 27 km. of groomed cross-country ski trails (classic + skate) or 10 km. of snowshoe trails.  Guided night snowshoe hike on Saturday and Sunday (for ages 10+). Families will love the Scavenger Hunt and wooden sculptures, Children’s Adventure Playground and roasting s’mores over an outdoor fire pit.  Relax at the Warm-up Café (Lookout Point) and the main cabin. Also available:  equipment rentals, wax hut, lessons, snack bar + gift shop.

Family Day at Simcoe County Museum
Simcoe County Museum
February 18, 2019
1151 Highway 26, Minesing museum.simcoe.ca 
Head to the museum for their annual Family Day Extravaganza. Activities include snowshoeing, tobogganing and much more. Activities from 10am - 4pm.

Family Day at the Wye Marsh
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Midland
February 18, 2019, www.wyemarsh.com
Have fun outdoors exploring, learning and playing. there will be fun interactive activities all day. Explore the trails by ski or snowshoe and stop to hand feed chickadees. Warm up by an open fire while roasting bannock. Experience the best of winter fun by learning all about animal tracks, scats & signs.

Indoor Family Day Fun
Indoor Family Day Fun
Escape the cold and enjoy some great indoor adventures this Family Day! From bowling to indoor playgrounds, Barrie has it all to keep your family entertained.
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Ski, Board, Tube & Snowshoe
Ski, Board, Tube & Snowshoe
With dozens of ski runs, groomed trails and fantastic snow tubing, Barrie has your outdoor winter fun covered during Family Day Weekend!
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