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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Tree Lighting Celebration

  • Dates: 16 – 16 Nov, 2019
  • Location: Barrie
  • Address: Dunlop Street East at Owen Street
  • Contact: Downtown Barrie BIA
  • Website:
  • Phone: (705) 734-1414
Start the holiday season with this annual tradition held in conjunction with the Santa Claus Parade. Featuring live entertainment, face painting, hot chocolate, and a visit from Santa. Cap it off with the lighting of the tree followed by a fantastic firework show.

Event Time: 3:30pm - 8:00pm
Admission: Free
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