Barrie-Muskoka Entertainment Venues information & listings
These are the main venues for Barrie-Muskoka and cottage country performance and entertainment (Barrie-Muskoka Cultural Venues & Theatres maps by area):. FoundLocally provides or links to listings of Barrie, Orillia & the cottage country entertainment events.
453 Grove St. E.
This community arena features a 190' x 85' Ice surface, with seating for 100 on the floor, and a standing room only around perimeter of ice surface. The Ice season October to March, for hockey, and in the summer months the arena is used for Ball Hockey, etc. There is a Food concession stand.
Barrie Molson Centre
555 Bayview Drive
Barrie, Ontario L4N 8Y2
(NE corner of Bayview Drive & Molson Park Drive, one minute east of Highway #400 using Exit 90)
This state-of-the-art 4,200-seat multi-purpose city-owned and operated facility is Central Ontario's premier sports and entertainment venue, with parking is located north of the Centre off Bayview Drive. It has excellent sight lines, air conditioned seating, private boxes, restaurant club seating, convenient loading areas, and an excellent sound system and acoustics. Home to the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).
155 Dunlop St. W.,
This arena has a 190' x 85' ice surface, a food concession stand and has a capacity of 2,500 in the s Stands, and for concerts another 1,300 on the floor. The Ice Season - October to March, and in the summer months, the arena is used for Ball Hockey, etc.
Georgian College Theatre
Georgian College, Barrie Campus
1 Georgian Dr
Barrie, ON L4M 3X9
(Intersection Duckworth St & Georgian Dr; Duckworth St & Bell Farm Rd; Duckworth St & Hwy 400)
Office Phone (705) 728-4613, Fax (705) 728-4623
This is a professional theatre with complete sound and lighting. It has 427 seats on the main level, with pods that can be opened for a total of 697 seats. There is handicapped accessible parking, an accessible entrance & public washrooms and an infrared hearing impaired system.
Information: (705) 728-4613 Fax: (705) 728-4623
Georgian College, Administrative Centre, Bldg C, at
1 Georgian Drive, Barrie, ON (take Hwy 400 to the Duckworth exit)
Mailing Address: Box 454, Barrie, ON, L4M 4T7
Live professional theatre. Special fall and winter performances and children's series
McLaren Art Centre
37 Mulcaster Street
Barri,e Ontario, L4M 3M2
Front desk: (705) 721-9696, Fax: (705) 739-1391
100 Mapleview Drive (formerly Molson Park Drive) via highway 400 exit 90
Barrie, ON L4N 0L1
(705)733-9177, Fax: (705)734-9759
Originally named Molson Park, it was formerly owned by the Molson brewery plant located nearby, which has since been sold off. Park Place is home of the Barrie Molson Centre where the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League play. The park is also a popular open-air concert venue used by the Edgefest, the Van's Warped Tour rock festivals, and on July 2, 2005, Park Place 35,000 spectators attended the Canadian Live 8 concert.
South Simcoe Theatre 1 Hamilton Street
Talk is Free Theatre
P.O. Box 247, Barrie,
Phone: (705) 792-1949, Fax: (705) 792-6108
Theatre by the Bay
55 A Dunlop Street East, Suite #1
(705) 735-9243, Fax: (705) 734-1730, Toll-Free: 1-866-735-9243
OrilliaOrillia Opera House
(705) 326-8011, fax: (705)-325-2153
20 Mississaga Street W. (at West Street)
Orillia, Ontario, L3V 6K8
The Orillia Opera House is a well known landmark that serves as a community entertainment venue. It is home to The Sunshine Festival Theatre Company
Rotary Aqua Theatre
In Couchiching Beach Park, near the intersection of Jarvis St. and Bay St.
Features outdoor entertainment centre with stage and hillside bench seating, typically over the summer months.
Owen SoundRoxy Theatre
251 9th Street East
(519) 371-2833 or toll free 1-888-466-7699
Roxy Theatre is Air-conditioned and seating 400, the Roxy Theatre in downtown Owen Sound is the cultural home for the Grey-Bruce area with concerts and stage presentations year-round. It is home to the Owen Sound Little Theatre, which presents a varied annual program.
PenetanguisheneKing's Wharf Theatre - Drayton Entertainment
Discovery Harbour (97 Jury Drive)
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G1
(705) 549-5555, Toll Free: (888) 449-4463, Fax: (705) 527-6622
Nestled within Discovery Harbour, the 385-seat theatre is flanked by majestic tall ships and historic buildings, from when the community was an important 19th century British naval and military base. This unique, rustic theatre is air-conditioned and wheelchair accessible.
Box Office: 705 687 5550 or toll-free 1 888 495 8888
Group Rates and Information: 1-888-929-0299
Performing in the Gravenhurst Opera House over July & August
37 Main Street East (downtown)
Huntsville, ON P1H 1A1
Box Office (705) 789-4975 or 1-888-696-4255 ext. 2352
The Algonquin Theatre is part of the new Huntsville Civic Centre. The outside Civic Square features a bronze statue of acclaimed Canadian painter Tom Thomson (1877-1917). The theatre has a seating capacity of 300 onthe mail floor and 108 in the balcony, with wheel chair seating for 6 (four on main floor, two on balcony). Partners Hall is 37' X 40' (1480 sq. ft.) and can be divided by a retractable wall. The Stage Floor has a Black hardwood surface, with Proscenium Opening that is 38’-6” wide X 20’-6” high. The Orchestra Pit is 30’ wide and 11’-6” deep, and sunken aprox. 3’-9” into House floor. The stage height is approx. 46” high. To book an event at the Algonquin Theatre (for performances) or in Partners Hall (for meetings), call Karin Terziano, Facility Manager, at 705-789-1751 ext 2244. Venue technical information.
Parry SoundCharles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts
2 Bay St, Parry Sound, ON P2A 1S3
705-746-4466 Toll Free: 877-746-4466
The world class Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts lies on a 3.5-acre waterfront site overlooking beautiful Georgian Bay. Constructed from local natural stone and trees, the Centre has a 480-seat acoustically sound Festival Performance Hall, the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame interactive hockey museum, and a gift shop. The Centre hosts world-renowned chamber music festival, the Festival of the Sound, as well as othr year-round entertainment programming including professional theatre productions, concerts, movies, and community events.