Calendar of Events

Barrie & Area has an abundance of cultural festivals and events, many located on the waterfront. Come and enjoy a live theatre performance. Check out a film under the stars or browse arts & crafts and culinary delights at Kempenfest and Promenade Days. Barrie has it all to keep you and your family entertained all year long.

Click here to download a monthly calendar of events.

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 2019
- Live Entertainment (Stay tuned for line-up)

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

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