July Events for Barrie and Area 2017


26 Jun July Events for Barrie and Area 2017

Screen One Monthly Film Series

2017-passes-with-popcorn-image-3Dates: 01 Jan – 31 Dec, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Uptown Theatre – 55 Dunlop Street

Website: http://barriefilmfestival.ca

Phone: 705-481-1004

This popular monthly film series showcases an international line up of cinematic gems. Screenings are on the first Wednesday & Thursday of the month year-round.Show Time: Visit www.barriefilmfestival.ca for screening times.
Admission: Adults – $10; Seniors/Students: $8.00

Lawn Chair Luminata

DCr1Pr5WsAEVaOgDates: 01 May – 30 Sep, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Waterfront – Heritage Park and Centennial Beach

Website: http://lawnchairluminata.com/schedule

Phone: 705-734-1414

A free summer series offering a diverse range of entertainment in Downtown Barrie every Wednesday evening, weather permitting. The Barrie Thunder Classics showcase their classic and custom cars and trucks, and the Barrie Film Festival presents free outdoor screenings on select evenings. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chair.

Admission: Free
Click here for schedule.

Promenade Days & Canada Day Festivities

Barrie_Canada_Day_FireworksDates: 30 Jun – 02 Jul, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Dunlop Street, Downtown Barrie

Contact: Downtown Barrie BIA

Website: http://downtownbarrie.ca/events/

Phone: 705-734-1414

Enjoy Downtown Barrie’s long standing Canada Day family weekend! Featuring live entertainment, children’s activities, street performers, patios, food, and fun. Downtown merchants showcase their fantastic products at the street market.
Show Times: 10am – 7pm (Street Market)
Admission: Free

Canada Day

IMG_1288Dates: 01 – 01 Jul, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Heritage Park, 5 Simcoe Street

Website: http://www.barrie.ca/canadaday

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with family fun activities and live entertainment. Gather around Barrie’s waterfront for the grand finale, a spectacular fireworks display over Kempenfelt Bay at 10:00pm. Canada Day is in partnership with Downtown Barrie’s Promenade Days festivities. Don’t miss the excitement of both fun filled events!

Barrie Thunder Classics

20140726_132548.0x800Dates: 05 – 05 Jul, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Heritage Park, Barrie Waterfront

Contact: John Olthuis

Email: john.olthuis@sympatico.ca

Website: http://www.barriethunderclassics.ca/

Phone: 7057261060

Every Wednesday evening in July from 6 PM until approximately 9 PM, Heritage Park in downtown Barrie features over 100 classic cars and trucks, hosted by Barrie Thunder Classics. Food vendors on site, DJ playing period music. Free to the public.

Ghost Tours at Discovery Harbour (Wednesdays)

prdr015284Dates: 05 Jul – 30 Aug, 2017

Location: Penetanguishene

Address: Discovery Harbour, 93 Jury Drive

Website: http://www.discoveryharbour.on.ca/dh/en/SpecialEvents/index.htm

Phone: 705-549-4858

A spooky guided tour by candlelight featuring encounters with apparitions in the window and footsteps in the hallway.  Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters.

Event Time: Wednesdays – 9pm –  11:00pm
Admission: $10.00 per person plus HST

Sainte-Marie by Candlelight (Thursday Evenings)

prdr015280Dates: 06 Jul – 31 Aug, 2017

Location: Midland

Address: Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, 16164 Highway 12 East

Website: http://www.saintemarieamongthehurons.on.ca/sm/en/SpecialEvents/index.htm

Phone: 705-526-7838

A guided tour of Sainte-Marie that highlights French and First Nations stories and the people who lived here from 1639 to 1649. Individuals such as Master Carpenter Charles Boivin and Blacksmith Louis Gaubert will be highlighted. The evening concludes in the Longhouse with a traditional First Nations story which is a memorable experience and not to be missed.

Please, no pets are allowed.  Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Event Time: Thursday Evenings – 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Admission: $10.00

Craft Beer & BBQ Festival

craft-beer-image-oneDates: 07 – 09 Jul, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Heritage Park, Downtown Barrie

Website: http://downtownbarrie.ca/

Phone: 705-734-1414

A tasty weekend to tempt your taste buds with a variety of food vendors, craft beer, and live entertainment. The fun kicks-off Friday evening with the Celebrity Sauce Cook-off and ends Sunday with the ‘Best of’ Award.
Event Time: 11am – 11pm, Sunday: 11am -7pm
Admission: Various prices for food

Flying Monkey’s Craft Brewery ‘Pints and Pilates’

https___cdn.evbuc.com_images_31277675_183686760237_1_originalDates: 11 – 11 Jul, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery, 107 Dunlop Street East

Contact: Kelly Patterson McGrath

Email: kelly@pilatesfitness.ca

Website: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pilates-and-a-pint-with-kelly-tickets-35123080078

Phone: 705-321-4960

Pilates is my Happy Hour! Join us for two of my favorite things – Flying Monkeys Craft Beer and PILATES! We rock our workout and then enjoy a great local craft beer. Its a great way to stay fit and enjoy time with your friends. You might even make a new friend! Move that body then drink that beer! $20 per person. You get a great Pilates class AND a beer! You also get 15% off the menu! BRING A MAT and A FRIEND! You need to pre-register for this event! TUESDAY’s 5:30-6:30 – June 13, July 11, August 15, September 12.
Admission: $20

Lawn Chair Luminata Outdoor Film Series – ‘Beauty and the Beast’

image_19221b22Dates: 12 – 12 Jul, 2017

Location: Downtown Barrie

Address: Heritage Park

Website: https://barriefilmfestival.ca/programs/outdoor-films/

Outdoor film series by Barrie Film Festival in beautiful downtown Barrie on select Wednesdays from June to September.

July 12 – Heritage Park (RD Jul 13)
Rated PG – violence and some scary sense, 129 min.

Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast’s hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.

Show Time: Dusk

Theatre By The Bay Presents ‘Land of Make Believe’

LOMBDates: 19 – 29 Jul, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Mady Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Dunlop Street West

Email: info@theatrebythebay.com

Website: http://theatrebythebay.com/land-of-make-believe/

Phone: 705-739-4228

From the team that brought the sold-out sensation, Adventure Island, comes a new production that is bound to be even more magical!

Featuring Theatre by the Bay’s Young Company, The Land of Make Believe is an epic adventure that is sure to have you and your family laughing, cheering, and signing all the way home!

Created by Mike Holland and Isaac Haig; Directed by Mike Holland; Choreography by Carla Tucker

Show Times: 11am, 2pm & 7pm (Times vary each day, see website)
Regular Admission: $17.42

Theatre By The Bay Presents ‘The Five Points’

T5PDates: 19 – 29 Jul, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: The Mady Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Dunlop Street West

Website: http://theatrebythebay.com/the-five-points/

Phone: (705) 739-4228


What do you love about Barrie? What do you wish would be different? What stories live within the people of this city? These are the questions Theatre by the Bay seeks to address in its new production, The Five Points.

Developed over the course of the year, and drawn from interviews from real people in our community, we will ‘hold the mirror up to nature’ as the ensemble investigate what it means to be a part of the city over 100,000 people call home.

Developed by Alex Dault and the Ensemble

Event Time: 8pm

Barrie Brew & Bites Tour #48

IMG_9581_1024x1024Dates: 22 – 22 Jul, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Starting Location: Redline Brewhouse, 431 Bayview Drive



Spend an afternoon being guided around Barrie discovering the local craft industry and sample some tapas style dishes the breweries are offering. The afternoon stops include Barnstormers Brewing and Distillery, Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery, Redline Brewhouse, plus Heritage Estates Cidery. We also have a seasonal shop at Heritage Hills Hop Farm.

Tour Details:

  • Private transportation and tour leader
  • Meeting point at Redline Brewhouse at 11 am
  • Tastings, tapas and facility tour at Flying Monkeys
  • Tastings, tapas and facility tour at Barnstomer Brewing Company
  • Tastings, tapas and facility tour at Redline Brewhouse
  • Tastings and facility tour at Heritage Hills Cidery

Admission: $101.85 per person

Classics in the Park Car Show

3045131_origDates: 22 – 22 Jul, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Heritage Park, Lakeshore Drive


The Barrie Thunder Classics are hosting the annual Classics in the Park Car Show at Heritage Park in beautiful Downtown Barrie on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay. We have over 300 classic and collector cars and trucks expected to attend! The show features parking on the grass, dash plaques, trophies for many classes, fun awards, lots of door prizes, 50/50 draw, Vendor’s Row, 50s and 60s music by a DJ and food and drink on site!
Event Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Admission: Free to spectators; Vehicle Entry: $10.00


Lawn Chair Luminata Outdoor Film Series – ‘The Secret Life of Pets’

untitledDates: 26 – 26 Jul, 2017

Location: Downtown Barrie

Address: Heritage Park



Outdoor film series by the Barrie Film Festival in beautiful downtown Barrie on select Wednesdays from June to September.

July 26 – Heritage Park (RD Jul 27)
Rated G – some scary scenes, cartoon/animation action, 90 min.

Max (Louis C.K.) is a spoiled terrier who enjoys a comfortable life in a New York building until his owner adopts Duke, a giant and unruly canine. During their walk outside, they encounter a group of ferocious alley cats and wind up in a truck that’s bound for the pound. Luckily, a rebellious bunny named Snowball swoops in to save the doggy duo from captivity. In exchange, Snowball demands that Max and Duke join his gang of abandoned pets on a mission against the humans who’ve done them wrong.

Show Time: Dusk
Admission: Free

WAYHOME Music & Art Festival

WayHome-2017-Date-PromoDates: 28 – 30 Jul, 2017

Location: Oro-Medonte

Address: Burl’s Creek Event Grounds, 134 8th Line South



WAYHOME is a place for people who love music, food, art and film to come together to make a kaleidoscope of sound, smell, colour, and spectacle.Event Times: Main Gate Open 11am – 2am
Admission: Visit website for pricing


FEAST! Culinary, Craft Beer & Cider Event

img_4707Dates: 29 – 29 Jul, 2017

Location: Midland

Address: Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, 16164 Highway 12 East


Phone: 705-526-7838


A celebration of the French, Huron-Wendat and regional food that influence much of the historical and regional cuisine of today.  From Huron-Wendat corn bread to roasting bannock and learning the legend of “Three Sisters Soup”, this event is a taste of our heritage that also includes significant Francophone culinary references. Includes craft brewing and cider experiences throughout the historic site as well as entertainment.

Event Time: 11am – 8pm

Information curtesy of Barrie.ca

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