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Date: Occurs Saturday every 1 week(s), beginning Saturday, May 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM
Location: Barrie, ON
May to October the Farmers Market is held outside and from November to April is held inside. These days, more and more people are making the healthy decision to buy locally grown produce, meats, baked goods and crafts, from farmers’ markets. A wonderful connection is made when you talk to the people who take pride in growing your food! Once you visit our market, you’ll know why the Barrie Farmers’ Market is such an extraordinary shopping and social experience.
Date: Occurs Saturday every 1 week(s), from Saturday, December 1, 2018 7:30:00 AM - Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:30:00 PM
Location: Orillia

Vendors are mostly inside for the Fall and Winter Seasons (from Thanksgiving in October to Victoria Day weekend in May.)

Vendors are then outside for the Summer Season
Parking is free on Saturdays during market hours in metered and pay machine parking lots closest to the Library in Downtown Orillia.

Date: Occurs Saturday every 1 week(s), from Saturday, December 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM - Saturday, December 28, 2019 1:00:00 PM
Location: Orillia
Date: Friday, May 24, 2019 5:00 PM - Sunday, May 26, 2019 10:00 PM
Location: Centennial Park, Barrie
On May 24th - May 26th, 2019, the 15th Annual spring line-up will present live bands from a variety of genres. For your added enjoyment, free outdoor entertainment will be brought to the table: street buskers, a midway with rides, face painting, street vendors, fresh food, treats, contests and food trucks.
Date: Saturday, May 25, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Creemore Springs Brewery, Creemore
Join us in Creemore, ON for a truly unique bike tour. Inspired by the vintage rides of Europe, Turas Mór – meaning ‘Great Journey’ in Gaelic - is a cycling journey on gravel and non-gravel roads through the rolling hills of Creemore. For seasoned riders to first-timers, there’s something for everyone.
Date: Saturday, May 25, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: 20 Main St. E, Beeton
On the last Saturday in the month of May each year, the tiny high country community honours one of the oldest agricultural practices in the world by holding a great family-oriented street festival. What better place for this event than in the heart of some of the best agricultural land in Ontario, in a pretty town whose name is synonymous with honey.
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Loft Gallery - 18 Bruce Street South Thornbury, ON, N0H 2P0
|| FOOD | ART | MUSIC || Spend an evening immersed in the culinary, visual, and performance arts at Loft Gallery in Thornbury! FOOD: Cured, The Cheese Gallery, Sustenance Catering ART: Lorne McDermott & Debra Lynn Carroll MUSIC: Juno Award Winner Tyler Yarema and His Trio & Violinist Extraordinaire Victoria Yeh SPECIAL GUEST: One of Canada’s Most Celebrated Chefs and Top Chef Canada’s Head Judge - Chef Mark McEwan A showcase of the finest local ingredients, and culinary creations, accompanied by samples of local wines and beverages. Award winning musicians will be providing the soundtrack for this magical evening, with gifted artists creating on canvas! This will be a very interactive event with a chance to meet and learn more from the creators and producers. Enjoy exploring the evening’s offerings with our very special guest. One of Canada’s most celebrated chefs and Top Chef Canada’s head judge - Chef Mark McEwan! Tickets $90. Available at Loft Gallery and online. Ticket includes food, non-alcoholic beverages , and wine/drink samples. Cash bar available.
Date: Friday, May 31, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, 8195 8th Line, Utopia, ON, L0M 1T0
Join us for a fun, outdoor, family-friendly environmental education program. Perfect for families that homeschool or those wanting to spend PA/PD Days outside! Late May Program - Explore the forest ecosystem at the Tiffin Centre and find the hidden geocached treasures, then become part of the ecosystem as part of a predator-prey role playing game.
Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Cookstown Fairgrounds
Our event captures the very essence of the meaning of Wing Ding, a lavish or lively party or celebration. The first weekend in June, Cookstown is transformed into one large street party, with hundreds of yard sales, an antique/craft sales area, live music and family entertainment. Wing Ding is the largest and longest running community yard sale in Ontario.
Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Centennial Park - 65 Lakeshore Drive, Barrie
Let’s celebrate! The City of Barrie is excited for the return of Celebrate Barrie as the kick-off to the summer festival season in Barrie. Join us at Centennial Park along the beautiful shores of Kempenfelt Bay on Saturday, June 1st from 10am to 6pm. Experience free programming for all ages including live music, a heritage village, inflatables, educational and interactive fun, community displays & activities, and a local vendor market. After a fun-filled day at Celebrate Barrie, bring your blankets and lawn chairs for an outdoor movie at the beach. For all of the details, and to stay up to date on exciting announcements regarding Celebrate Barrie, visit
Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Collier Street United Church, 112 Collier St Barrie
This exciting 150th birthday concert will include several past conductors including Rick Pauze who will premier and conduct his composition commissioned to celebrate our Birthday. Also joining us for our celebration is Mark Tetrault the renowned TSO Tuba player. Reception to follow.
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 1:00 PM - Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: Burl's Creek, Oro-Medonte
Canada’s Finest Automotive Flea Market offers everything from collectibles & classic cars to those hard to find car parts. If you can’t find it here, you can’t find it anywhere. It’s a Car Lover’s Dream – Car Sales Corral, Show & Shine and thousands of vendors. You Won’t Believe Your Eyes. Bring your friends & family and stay in our convenient campground.
Date: Friday, June 7, 2019 1:00 PM - Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: Port of Orillia, Orillia
New and pre-owned boats of all sizes make up this show, from inflatables to offshore performance to fishing boats to cruisers! Started in the early 1990's for the large pre-owned boat market, this is an established trade show for the boating industry and private sector. This is one of the few shows offering private owners an opportunity to sell their boat. Cost, location, time of year and ease of in-water testing all contribute to the success of the Spring Boat, Cottage & Outdoor Show! The show also features a variety of marine, cottage and outdoor products, land vendors and marine safety demonstrations.
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Town of Midland
Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival is Canada’s original and largest butter tart festival. Join us for the sweetest day of the year when the Town of Midland celebrates the quintessential Canadian dessert. The day includes a contest crowning the BEST butter tart in Ontario, a marketplace with 200 vendors and food trucks, live entertainment, kids’ activities, free shuttles and much more! And whether you like butter tarts with raisins or no raisins or a runny or firm filling, you will find more than 200,000 delicious butter tarts available for sale.
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location: Midland Town Dock
Party on the Dock is back and better than ever! This year the event is on a Saturday, June 8, 2019. We are kicking things off at 10 am with family friendly entertainment. Party on the Dock Starts at 7. Featuring the Marc Joseph Band & the Robb Watts Band
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: 1151 Highway 26, Minesing
County Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Browse through the vintage construction equipment, tractors, classic trucks and other historic pieces set up around the Museum grounds. Take a wagon ride out to the gravel pits to see live demonstrations of steam powered rollers, vintage road building equipment, rock crushing, grading, hoisting and much more. Kids of all ages will love the hands-on, up-close experience of watching these machines in action!
Date: Friday, June 14, 2019 1:00 PM - Sunday, June 16, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: 7315 Yonge Street, Innisfil
Joining the 2019 Ontario Festival Group Ribfest Tour is Alliston Ribfest and will take place on June 7-9, 2019 held at Riverdale Park. Produced by Ontario Festival Group we are bringing 4 of North America's Best Rib Teams coming from Florida, Alabama, BC and Ontario. These "Pitmasters" are ready to serve you and your friends Award-Winning Mouth-Watering BBQ Smoked Ribs.
Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:00 AM - Sunday, June 16, 2019 4:00 PM
Location: Beach Area One, Wasaga Beach
A Fantastic Father's Day weekend event at Beach Area One with Sandy Castle Building, Kitefest, Ploverpalooza, exhibits, live entertainment and more.
Tay Bike Day
Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Bridgeview Park, 4 Fallowfield Dr., Waubaushene On
Join us for a bike riding treasure hunt along Tay Trail, helmet clinic, safe riding rodeo, BBQ, music, face painting and children's games.
Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019 1:00 PM - Sunday, June 16, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: 1 Main Street Wasaga Beach
A Fantastic Father's Day weekend event at Beach Area One with Sandy Castle Building, Kitefest, Ploverpalooza, exhibits, live entertainment and more!
Date: Sunday, June 16, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Meridian Place, Barrie
As part of the Barrie Concert Band’s 150th birthday celebrations the band will be hosting Canadian Band Association members June 15/16th. Musicians and conductors from across Canada will be playing all weekend and the event will end with an exciting free concert on Sunday June 16th at Meridian Place.
Date: Sunday, June 16, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Meridian Place, Memorial Square Barrie
Join us for a free concert with over 75 musicians from the Barrie Concert Band and from Bands throughout Ontario! A broad range of music will be conducted by conductors from across Ontario including our own Peter Voisey! Stop by Barrie's newest performance venue and enjoy! (Rain location will be Collier St United Church at 112 Collier )
Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location: Tiny Marsh Provincial Wildlife Area
Join expert naturalists and discover the amazing diversity of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, fish and plants that live within this expanse of marsh, forest and field north-west of Elmvale. See event website for more information and registration.
Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019 9:00 AM - Sunday, June 23, 2019 5:00 PM
Location: 6725 Hwy 26, Stayner
Do you love your dog? Do you like to be active? Then don’t miss this unique 5 km Adventure where you and your dog make your way over, under and around 80+ obstacles through muddy forest and field. This is not a timed event...instead we encourage you to take your time and create memories with your furry friend that will last a lifetime. We will also be attempting to break the Guinness world record for the largest Doga Class (yoga with dogs...’s a thing!)
Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:00 AM - Sunday, June 23, 2019 5:00 PM
Location: Coldwater
The artists of the Coldwater and Area Studio Tour invite you to join us for an exciting weekend showcasing the work of 30+ talented artists and artisans. Visit 16 stops to view the artists at work, giving demonstrations or welcoming you into their studios. For more information and to download a brochure with maps, check out the tour's website.
Date: Friday, June 28, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, 8195 8th Line, Utopia, ON, L0M 1T0
Join us for a fun, outdoor, family-friendly environmental education program. Perfect for families that homeschool or those wanting to spend PA/PD Days outside! June Program - Spend the day on Papa Bear Pond! Learn about the plants, bugs, fish and other animals that make their home in the pond, build a model sailboat, then take to the water and try your hand paddling a canoe.
Date: Saturday, June 29, 2019 10:00 AM - Monday, July 1, 2019 10:00 PM
Location: Friday Harbour Resort
Celebrate all things Canadian! Sample classic Canadian dishes and listen to live bands that honour some of the greats while you discover local vendors, fun activities and take in beautiful fireworks.
Date: Monday, July 1, 2019 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Beach area 1 Wasaga Beach
Wasaga Beach Canada Day July 1 takes place at the beach! Stay Tuned for details - there are major plans in the works! So far we have Cindy coming form Polka Dot Door with her bear! We are looking for sponsors and volunteers. Contact or call 705.429.3321 x 2203
Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019 11:00 AM - Saturday, July 13, 2019 12:00 AM
Location: Edenvale Airport, 5195 ON-26, Stayner, Ontario L0M 1S0
Remember standing at the foot of a stage with a wave of rock music screaming at your face? Now, imagine a whole weekend of that! Get your rock on at Roxodus- the newest, epic music festival. This July, we’re bringing some of the greatest bands together just north of Toronto for the first annual Roxodus Music Fest. Along with a ride range of food and drink, art installations, camping, emerging artists and more, all in one place. It’s three days of incredible music, art and food in the company of rock legends- and those about to be. 2019 Line up: Kid Rock Nickelback Lynyrd Skynyrd Alice Cooper Peter Frampton Cheap Trick And more!
Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: various locations throughout North Simcoe County
The Georgian Bay Garden Tour will be held Saturday, July 13, 2019. Dedicated plant enthusiasts cultivate gorgeous local gardens to visit. Help us celebrate 25 years of the tour by visiting 25 gardens including 2 farms. All ticket sales will be donated to our partner, Hospice Huronia, also serving the community for 25 years.
Date: Friday, July 26, 2019 5:00 PM - Saturday, July 27, 2019 6:00 PM
Location: Town of Penetanguishene
A two-day outdoor festival that will celebrate our heritage and homecoming along with Penetanguishenes’ own local cultures of Anglophone, Francophone and Indigenous, gathering local residents, surrounding communities and visitors to celebrate who we are as Canadians. The event will focus on various activities, live music, food, entertainment and fun!
Date: Friday, August 2, 2019 1:00 PM - Monday, August 5, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: 3rd Street Lot
North America's Best Rib Teams will serve Award-Winning Mouth-Watering BBQ Smoked Ribs and amazing entertainment! Located in in 3rd Street lot in Beach Area 1. Check out
Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Nancy Island Historic Site
Join us in commemorating the 205th Anniversary of the sinking of the HMS Nancy. British Naval re-enactors will transport you back to the War of 1812 with sailing vessel and weaponry demonstrations. Metro Marine modellers will display and sail “model ships” on the river. Children can enjoy model ship building, knot tying activities, and more! Come and learn about all things "Ships and Sails" at the 2019 Wasaga Under Siege event. For more information visit:
Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Downtown Orillia
A magical evening of art! Explore Orillia's vibrant arts community & meet local artists in downtown studios & galleries. Great dining in participating restaurants & live music in galleries & streets!
Date: Friday, August 30, 2019 1:00 PM - Sunday, September 1, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: 40 Mosley St., Beach Area 1, Wasaga Beach, ON
Experience the largest gathering of amusement inflatables for all ages to climb, bounce and play! Giant inflatables include traditional bouncy castles, obstacle courses, enormous slides entertainment and interactive games for all ages! Cash only ticked event. Volunteers needed! For details contact or call 705-429-3321 x 2203
Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019 8:00 AM - Monday, September 2, 2019 6:00 PM
Location: Highlands Nordic
Spartan is BACK at Highlands Nordic and we couldn't be more excited! Spartan Race is the leader in the sport of obstacle racing, offering open heats for all fitness levels, as well as competitive and elite heats for those with something more to prove. The first of its kind to feature timing and global rankings, Spartan Race provides a proving ground for beginner and professional obstacle racers looking to test themselves in new ways across the world. Sign up as a team or meet new friends on the course. 5, 13, & 21km options. Bring the family and enjoy the Kids race or hang out in our awesome Festival area and take in all the action. Interested in getting involved? Email us at to become a Spartan Volunteer. Snag a sweet t-shirt, exclusive access to our community and best of all, a free race!
Star Struck Art Show and Customer Appreciation Event
Date: Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:01 PM - 1:07 PM
Location: SouthShore Recreational Center
Brentwood Marine of Barrie invites you to the Star Struck Art Show and Appreciation Event at the SouthShore Recreational Center on Sunday September 29th from 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Free admission, 16+ talented artists, live music, prizes, appetizers, cash bar, 2 canvas classes (register at
Date: Friday, October 11, 2019 10:00 AM - Monday, October 14, 2019 5:00 PM
Location: Oro Medonte, Severn, Orillia
This artist-run, juried event is one of Ontario’s finest and longest running studio tours. Over thirty outstanding artists and crafts people will exhibit their work over the 4 days at 23 different studios. Discover exceptional art and enjoy the beautiful fall colours of Simcoe County. You will meet painters, potters, sculptors, photographers, wood turners, jewellery and assorted mixed media – a wide selection with something for everyone. This self-guided tour roams from Moonstone through the scenic Horseshoe Valley and along the Lake Simcoe shores to Orillia. Come for the day, come for the weekend. To navigate our site you can use the 'ARTISTS' link in the drop down menu above to surf specific media like painters, 3 dimensional art, photography, other media or all artists in the show. You can also use the individual artist links found at the bottom of all pages on our site to surf to a specific artist on our tour. Enjoy our site and see you on the tour weekend!
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 1724 Mosley Street
The 2nd Annula Hootenanny celebrates Fall in Wasaga! Check out great bands, family entertainment with piles of country and folk flavours. Hope to see ya'all there! Details to follow. Contact or call 705.429.3321 x 2203
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:00 AM - Sunday, November 17, 2019 4:00 PM
Location: Heights of Horseshoe
Self-drive tour of 5 holiday decorated homes plus Unique Boutique/Tea Room. Tickets $35.00 avail. mid-October on-line (service fee will apply) or at retail outlets. All funds raised to charitable needs. Volunteer run by the May Court Club of Barrie.