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.

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Skate Trail at Discovery Harbour (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)

Come to Discovery Harbour during a weekend this winter between January 31st - March 1st (weather permitting) for great family fun! 


- 1km loop that circles around our historic site.
- A free wagon shuttle that picks visitors up and takes them down to our Garrison Hall and Skate Blade Café warming centre where you can purchase selling hot chocolate, refreshments and snacks.
- A snowshoe trail will run throughout the historic site. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow ours.
- “Ice & Fire” nights: Fireworks every Friday at 7:30 pm.
- Skates, helmets and snowshoes are free of charge.
- Out-of-doors, there will be a Crokicurl rink for visitors to try their hand at this outdoor curling style game.
- On the weekends, you can roast bannock on the outdoor fires.
- Small kids snow tube run for the littles.

Event Times: 
Fridays: 6pm - 9pm
Saturday: 12pm - 9pm
Sunday: 12pm - 4pm
Admission: $8.00 per person

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