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Things To Do in the Barrie and Surrounding Areas This Weekend

Friday Flick

Family movie night anyone? Come out this Friday from 6:30 pm- 8:55 pm to our new Painswick Branch Public Library in Barrie and enjoy this week’s Friday Flick, Monsters University.

The Wiggles

The Wiggles are in Barrie tonight at the Sadlon Arena for a live show starting at 6:30PM! Tickets are still available online so get the kids and enjoy this fun and interactive live show.

Fall Pop-Up Market

Bring the family out this Saturday from 11am- 4pm and join our very own Crystal Pratt from the Chantal + Michael Realty Group Brokerage Inc. at the Fall Pop-Up Market in Port McNicoll. Find something for the entire family at this event and don’t forget to stop by our table to chat with Crystal Pratt and enter for your chance to win a Free Mini Family Photo Session valued at $160 brought to you by Passion It Pictures and Film!


Barrie FILM FESTIVAL is being held for the 25th year at different screening venues around the Barrie area between October 14th-October 23rd.  

barrie Farmers Market 

Check out the Barrie Farmers Market every Saturday between 8AM - 12PM. The market features a range of vendors and products including fresh produce, meat, baked goods, honey, maple syrup and more. If you don't have time to shop the market there is also an option to place an order online for pick-up.

Chappell Farms Fall Festival

Bring the kids out to the Chappell Farms Fall Festival and enjoy visiting the animals, running on the hay bales, exploring the corn maze, riding the tricycle track, walk their new walking trail and then finish off the day by picking out a perfect pumpkin to take home. Hurry and don’t miss out on this fun filled experience as the Farm will close on October 31st at 4pm.

PumpkinFest 2022

PumpkinFest 2022 is happening every weekend from now until the end of October. Get the family together and come out to Hewitts Fun Farm for a fun packed day of activities and attractions.  Finish off the day by taking a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch and picking out a pumpkin of your choice. 

Pumpkin Mania 

Rounds Ranch is celebrating Fall Season with their weekend Pumpkin Mania event. Come out on any Saturday or Sunday between the hours of 10am- 5pm until October 30th and enjoy fun tractor rides to the pumpkin patch to pick your favourite FREE ANY size, ANY colour pumpkin! Crazy pumpkin games will be ongoing such as the pumpkin bowling, pie eating contest, sack races and so much more!


Pumpkinferno returns for another year at Discovery Harbour, Thursday-Sunday until October 30th.  Come out for the drive-thru experience with the kids on Thursday nights and then come back Friday-Sunday for the walk-thru experience and enjoy the entertainment from the roving performers showing off their skills with fire, magic, juggling and more!


Are you looking to be spooked out??? Take your friends and family out to the GRIMM GROUNDS HALLOWE’EN ATTRACTION located on Crossland Road in Tiny.  Your will find a full blown linear large scale theatrical horror maze designed to be truly unique and terrorize its victims. Bring the kids for the Family walkthrough during the daytime hours of 1pm-5pm for a no-scare walk then come back later without the kids from 7pm-10pm to experience the horrific Scare!

Drysdale's Haunted Harvest Village

Bring the family out to the Drysdale’s Haunted Harvest Village to enjoy a frightful fun day of pumpkin picking and Halloween gift & decor shopping. Features activities such as the haunted walking trail, Pick Pocket Magician, Bonfire (BYO marshmallows and roasting sticks), sand mountain, children’s zip line, obstacle course and much more!

Sunset Barrie Drive-In Movie

Catch a movie at Sunset Barrie this Thanksgiving long weekend! Feature films include: ENDS THIS HALLOWEEN, the Invitation, SMILE, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, Hotel Transylvania (2012)

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