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February 24th-26th


Things To Do in the Barrie and Surrounding Areas This Weekend

Friday Night Flick

Family movie night anyone? Come out this Friday 6:30pm to our Painswick Branch Public Library in Barrie and enjoy this week’s Friday Flick, Moana (1hr 47m).

Barrie Colts vs. Oshawa Generals

Wanna check out a hockey game? Our Barrie Colts are taking on the Oshawa Generals this Saturday February 18th at the Sadlon Arena starting at 7:30. Get your tickets here. 

Guided Snowshoe Hike & Locally Inspired Cookout

Come out this Saturday February 25th for a one-of-a-kind 1.5 - 2 hour guided snowshoe hike. Enjoy with family or have a romantic date night. Half way through the hike, you will be greeted with a campfire and the smell of a locally inspired stew. Your bowl of stew and sweet treats will be waiting for you as you gather around the warmth of the roaring campfire. Headlamps and equipment are provided. Check their website out to register

Barrie's Farmers Market

Interested in some live music, fresh local produce, baked goods and free activities for the kids? Check out Barrie’s Farmers Market on Saturdays 8:00am to noon until April 29th.

Outdoor Fields, Courts & Rinks

Looking for an outdoor activity to do with your friends and family? Why not come out to one of the eight City operated arena ice pads or one of the seven outdoor ice rinks in and around the Barrie Area this weekend?

The Skate Escape

Embrace the best of the winter season with ice skating in the Piazza, an array of sweet and savoury treats, handcrafted beverages, live entertainment and more. Running every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 3:00-8:00pm until March 4th. (weather permitting)

Hot Cocoa Trail 

Follow the Hot Cocoa Trail for the tastiest way to warm up February. This Downtown Barrie winter tradition showcases some deliciously unique and creative hot chocolate inspired beverages and dishes by our local coffee shops, cafés, and restaurants. Every Saturday and Sunday in February, head downtown, venture along the Hot Cocoa Trail and indulge in signature cups of hot chocolate while sipping, shopping and supporting local! Check out the Downtown Barrie website for more information on the chance to win a $250 prize pack & which stores will be participating.

Animal Tracking At Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

This Saturday February 25th unlock the hidden stories left behind by wildlife as we trek through a variety of amazing habitats! Refresh the fundamentals of animal tracking before departing on a hike to discover the drama of animal’s lives left behind in their trails. Explore how the signs left behind, combined with natural history knowledge will tell you a wealth of information about ecosystem use and health and offers the opportunity to view wildlife interactions, even after they have left. Get tickets here.

The February Blues Festival

Shake off cabin fever at the annual February Blues Festival, featuring Blues and Jazz music performed by some of Canada's most brilliant artists in venues throughout Barrie and the area. Various times, check the website out if you're interested. 

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