February Events in Barrie 2017


04 Feb February Events in Barrie 2017

The Festival of Trees


treesDates: 01 Dec, 2016 – 31 Mar, 2017

Location: Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Address: Barrie’s Waterfront & Downtown

Website: http://barriefestivaloftrees.com/

Each year The Rotary Club of Barrie embraces the holiday spirit and shares their enthusiasm for the Barrie community by lighting up the waterfront and downtown. With the generous support from Barrie businesses committed to enriching our community, Rotary Club of Barrie members climb trees, ladders, dig trenching for cables and freeze their fingers so that every night of the winter you can enjoy the spectacle of lights along our waterfront.

Event Time: December 2016 – March 2017


Moonlight Snowshoe at Horseshoe Resort


capture_largeDates: 17 Dec, 2016 – 11 Mar, 2017

Location: Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Address: Horseshoe Resort

Email: info@horseshoeresort.com

Website: https://horseshoeresort.com/ski/cross-country-and-snowshoeing/moonlight-snowshoe/

Phone: 705-835-2790 ext.1344


Snowshoeing is a great way to workout and enjoy the trails! Using the moonlight and our lanterns, enjoy a moonlight snowshoe through the Copeland Forest. Afterwards, enjoy marshmallows and hot cider.Event Time: 7pm – 9pm (Dec 17, 26, 28; Jan 7, 14, 21, 28; Feb 11, 18, 19, 25; Mar 4 &11)
Option 1: Snowshoe Rental, s’mores, and hot chocolate: $15
Option 2: Snowshoe Rental, s’mores, and hot chocolate & Baileys: $20

Barrielicious Festival

BarrieliciousCardCropDates: 20 Jan – 05 Feb, 2017Location: Barrie

Address: Various Restaurants



Phone: 705-770-4363

The intent of the festival is to allow Barrie residents to try a diversity of culinary experiences in the downtown area. A prix fixe menu at $15 – $25 per person will be offered at each location. Menu will include an appetizer or soup or salad with an entree and dessert. Participating restaurants are posted on the website: www.barrielicious.com.
Event Time: Please contact individual restaurants for hours of operation.

Reel Stories


RS-Facebook-HeaderDates: 03 – 05 Feb, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Barrie Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop Street West

Email: info@barriefilmfestival.ca

Website: http://www.barriefilmfestival.ca

Phone: (705) 481-1004


The Barrie Film Festival’s Reel Stories returns for a thought-provoking weekend festival of documentary and feature films from Canada and around the world that are inspired by real people and true events.

Show Times: 
Various times for each film, visit www.barriefilmfestival.ca.
Admission: $10.00



WinterfestLogoColourDates: 04 – 05 Feb, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Heritage Park & Downtown Barrie

Website: http://www.barrie.ca/Culture/Festivals/Pages/Winterfest.aspx

Phone: (705) 739-4285


Named one of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario, Winterfest is a great way to celebrate the winter season with adventures that the whole family will enjoy. Outdoor activities in Heritage Park include a polar bear dip, horse-drawn wagon rides, mini-tube run, lumberjack shows, giant snow slide, ice maze, and more. The Festival of Ice features 300 pound blocks of ice carved into spectacular, themed sculptures. The community comes alive with winter fun and celebration – don’t miss it!Event Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Admission: Free

KCP Presents “The Wizard of Oz”


kcp-webDates: 09 – 19 Feb, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive

Website: http://kempenfeltplayers.com/

Phone: 705-739-4228


Little Dorothy Gale of Kansas, like so many girls her age, often dreams of what may lie over the rainbow. One day a tornado hits her home town and carries her away to Munchkinland – at the end of the rainbow.The Munchkins fete Dorothy as a heroine. Dorothy wants to go home to Kansas and seeks the help of the kind Sorceress of the North. Only the great Wizard of Oz, says the Sorceress, can help Dorothy get back to Kansas.Show Times: Visit Website
Admission: Adults – $25; Child/Student/Seniors – $20
(Tickets can be purchased online or the the Box Office located at 1 Dunlop Street West)

Huronia Symphony Orchestra Presents “Family Concert: Love is in the Air”


slide2e2Dates: 12 – 12 Feb, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Collier United Church, 112 Collier Street

Email: office@huroniasymphony.ca

Website: http://www.huroniasymphony.ca

Phone: 705-721-4752


Bring the family and enjoy a selection of famous love themes including Romeo and Juliet, and West Side Story.  Students from the HSO Youth Program join the orchestra for several pieces.


Show Time: 3:30pm
Admission: Adults – $25, Students 14 and up – $10, Children 13 and under – $5

11th Annual Ice Fishing Tournament


IFT-Poster-3-small-798x1024Dates: 18 – 18 Feb, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Kempenfelt Bay – Southshore Centre, 205 Lakeshore Drive

Website: http://www.icefishingbarrie.ca

Phone: (705) 728-5030


The Simcoe County Home Builders’ Association will be hosting the 11th annual Ice Fishing Tournament on Kempenfelt Bay on Saturday February 18, 2017. This tournament to date has raised over $300,000 for local charities and community groups.The tournament is held over Family Day long weekend, and no fishing license is required to participate. We encourage families, kids and fisherman of all skill levels to attend. There is $50,000 in prizes and cash given away each year! Example prizes include a snowmobile, a boat and trailer and an ATV Mule.Registration can be done online at www.icefishingbarrie.ca or by calling 705-431-5030.

‘Mini Pop Kids Live’ at Georgian Theatre


MiniPops-SudburyDates: 20 – 20 Feb, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive

Website: http://www.barrie.ca/Culture/Theatres/Pages/GeorgianTheatre.aspx

Phone: 705-739-4228


Looking for something exciting to do on FAMILY DAY? The best-selling children’s pop vocal group in CANADA returns to rock the Georgian Theatre in BARRIE for FAMILY DAY 2017. Two years ago, the MINI POPs played the SOLD-OUT Georgian Theatre and are now back to prove that they their talent is anything but MINI. Don’t miss this high-energy, interactive concert experience that will give every boy, girl and their parents, the chance to PARTY LIKE A POPSTAR. Give your KIDS the best gift this holiday season with a ticket to see and meet the MINI POPs (VIP Tickets Available).Show Time: 3:00pm
Admission: VIP: $40.00; Regular: $30.00
(Tickets can be purchased online or at the Box Office located at 1 Dunlop Street West)

Polar Rush at Horseshoe


pr3Dates: 25 – 25 Feb, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Horseshoe Resort, 1101 Horseshoe Valley Rd.

Email: info@horseshoeresort.com

Website: https://horseshoeresort.com/events/horseshoe-polar-rush/


Featuring 12+ obstacles, a bonfire after party and a guaranteed finishers medal, Polar Rush is ultimate kick-off to Spring! Runners will embark on a fun 5km adventure through such obstacles as wall climbing, crazy carpeting, tube running and snow crawling.The fun doesn’t end after 5km – stay and enjoy the fun resort atmosphere and amenities of Horseshoe Resort! Grab some post-race refreshments at the Crazy Horse Sports Bar & Grill,  or rent a room at the resort and make it a weekend of fun!

All information found at http://www.tourismbarrie.com/festivals-events/February
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