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June 23rd-25th


Things To Do in the Barrie and Surrounding Areas This Weekend

Friday Night Flick

Family movie night anyone? Come out this Friday at 6:30pm to our Painswick Branch Public Library in Barrie and enjoy this week’s Friday Flick; Lady and the Tramp (1hr 16m).

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 9am-1pm. Now outside for the season.

Friday Harbour - Vendor Market Series

Friday Harbour is hosting a vibrant outdoor marketplace featuring local vendors and entertainment, open every weekend from May through September! With something for everyone, the Vendor Market offers a unique range of artisanal products, fashion and accessories, bath and body products, décor, and more. Be sure to also visit the CIBC Pier to enjoy live music and our Friday Harbour retailers located along the Promenade for more exciting finds! Free admission and parking. Events Times: Saturdays: 11am - 8pm Sundays: 11am - 6pm

Treetop Trekking At Horseshoe Resort

 Now until November 12th. Treetop Trekking is all about fun! Surround yourself in nature while exploring the forest during one of our unforgettable adventure activities. They've got something for all ages and abilities.

Open Air Dunlop

Head to Downtown Barrie to enjoy a pedestrian-friendly on select Saturday's from June to October, where you can explore local shops, restaurants, live entertainment and more. Visit the website for regular updates on event programming.
Upcoming Dates & Events:
June 24 - Troubadour Festival
July 1 - Canada Da
July 15 - Between Sets Live Music Festiva
August 12 - East Asian Ethnic Mosaic Nigh
August 26 - OMCI Emerging Artist Showcas
September 9 - Culture Day
September 23 - Downtown Barrie Yoga Fes
October 7 - Thanksgiving
October 28 - Halloween

Strawberry Festival At Barrie Hill Farms

Join us to kick-off strawberry season Saturday June 24th and Sunday June 25th at our annual Strawberry Festival! Pick-your-own strawberries (or pick-up ready picked in our farm market), enjoy live music and strawberry treats at our Silo Café, wander local artisan vendors from The Sunday Market and more!

23rd Annual Coldwater and Area Studio Tour (CAST) 2023

The artists of the Coldwater and Area Studio Tour invite you to join us for an exciting weekend showcasing the work of 20 plus talented, dynamic artists and artisans, against the backdrop of our beautiful countryside. Visit the various locations where you can view artists at work, giving demonstrations and welcoming you into their studios to catch a glimpse of the artistic life.
 Event Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Admission: 
FREE self-guided art studio tour.

Rotary Kids Fishing Day

Come to Heritage Park on June 25th, 2023 for a fantastic day of fun! Rotary Kids Fishing Day is here again. Fishing is the focus, but we also have a Fun Park, Exotic Birds, Reptiles and much, much more for everyone. Come with your family and enjoy this unique event.
 Event Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm. Admission: Free.

Second Annual Innisfil Onion Fest

 June 23rd-25th. Welcome to the second annual Innisfil Onion Festival! This three-day event captures Innisfil’s vibrancy while celebrating the unique heritage and culture of our community. This is one of the many events presented by Innisfil Community Events. What began as Summerfest and evolved into Ribfest, has now grown to become OnionFest! This exciting event takes the best from the past summer festivals to create an amazing new experience. It will highlight the abundance of food grown in Simcoe County, which has sustained residents since settling here in 1820. In fact, one of Canada’s largest onion farmers is located right here! Join us as we foster community spirit, celebrate local talent, businesses and culture while exploring a little ‘taste’ of our local history.

Purple Hill Lavender Farm

Looking forward to having everyone at our Summer Festival! Please join us in our lavender fields while they are at the most purple. 
Register before you go. Guests can expect:
- Live Music
-Artisan Market with over 30 vendors
-Food Trucks
-Children's Activities
-Photography Sessions (additional cost)

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