Barrie-Muskoka Festivals Listing



Folks living in Barrie, Orillia, along Georgian Bay or in the Muskokas (and those visiting)love festivals, be it spring, summer, fall or winter. Throughout the year, over 100 different festivals and annual events are put on by various local groups. There's no better way to enjoy yourself than to take in a festival.

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Civitan Poker Runend of January(705) 722-5722
Barrie Winterfestearly February(705) 737-0755
Winterfest & February Blues FestivalWinterfest and Festival of Ice Display, co-sponsored by the Downtown BIA and the City of Barrie. Three day event inlcudes a large variety of activities ranging from Ice Carving to Hot Air Balloon rides.City Hall (705) 739-4285
Annual Spring Tonic Maple Syrup FestivalStart April(705) 424-1479 ext.221
Barrie Kiwanis Music FestivalApril80 Bradford Street, Suite 629 Phone: (705) 726-1764, Fax: (705) 726-1764.
Annual Pancake BreakfastEnd April To raise funds for Women's Cancer Research, Treatment and Provention at the Royal Victoria Hospital & Hospice Simcoe. At the Royal Canadian Legion Phone: 705-737-4242 or 1-800-461-5473
Barrie Waterfront FestivalLate MayDunlop St., Memorial Square & Heritage Park Barrie, ON
Tottenham Bluegreass FestivalEnd JuneSit back and enjoy three days of bluegreass music in the natural Amphitheatre of the Tottenhman Conservation Area. 905-936-4100 or toll free at 1-888-BLUEGRAS
Spring Concert SeriesEnd June@ Barrie City Hall Rotunda
The 2005 Cameron Motorsports Grand Prix of BarrieEnd JuneEnjoy some great Kart Racing everyday. Race times throughout the day. Lakeshore in Barrie, Ontario
Promende DaysEnd June & Canada DayMerchants will be open 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Over 3 blocks of Dunlop St. will be closed between Mulcaster and Bayfield. If more vendors and merchants participate, additional blocks may be closed. Call 705-74-1414
Jazz by the BayStart JulyGeorgian Sound Big Band at Rotary Pavilion, Admission: by Donation. For Info: 519-599-3223
KempenfestEnd July to mid-AugustArts & Crafts Festival, Antiques Show, Hours of entertainment on 2 stages, Canadian BBQ Championships. At Barrie Lakeshore
Annual Clearmont Lions Club RodeoLate JulyEntertainment all day all weekend Full Dodge Tour 2005 rodeo performance Saturday and Sunday Rain or Shine Classic, Custom Car and Truck Show with Trophies. At the Toad Hall Farm.More Info: 905-649-3417 Donna Painter
Pioneer DaysEarly June(705) 728-3721
Inter Tribal Competition Pow Wowmid-June(705) 721-7689
Biannual Armed Forces Day and Air ShowJune(705) 423-2695
Barrie Jazz & Blues Festivalmid-JuneOver 35 venues, 100's of artists, Free Centre Stage Attractions, Gala Launch Party, Workshops, Recitals. This year 14 Radenhurst Cresent (705) 739-4721
Huronia Rose Society - Rose Festivalearly July (705) 728-3721
Kempenfest Summer FestivalAugust long weekend(705) 725-8655 or (705) 739-4216
Barrie Dragon Boat Festival60 Worsley Street. Call (705) 728-1010, Fax: (705) 728-4322
Canadiana Music FestivalStart AugAnnual Canadiana Music Festival. Join us Downtown as we celebrate our heritage and explore all there is to being Canadian.
Pumpkin Carving ContestEnd Octannual Pumpkin Carving Contest. Great fun for the whole family..
Tree Lighting Festival1st Sunday in December(705) 734-1414
Santa Claus ParadeLast Sunday in November(705) 721-5000