24 Aug September Events in the Barrie Area 2017
Screen One Monthly Film Series
Address: Uptown Theatre – 55 Dunlop Street
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
Address: Waterfront – Heritage Park and Centennial Beach
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.
Click here for schedule.
‘Vague de Cirque’ Presented by La Cle and The City of Barrie
Address: Heritage Park, 5-9 Lakeshore Drive
Phone: (705) 739-4228
Vague de Cirque brings their latest show, Barbecue, to Barrie’s waterfront for the last long weekend of the summer! Vague de Cirque will perform six spectacular shows in a yellow tent right on the lake! Please note – this is a family Cabaret-circus style show and it is suitable for all ages.
Vague de Cirque nous présente leur nouveau spectacle, Barbecue, à Barrie lors de la dernière longue fin de semaine de l’été! Il y aura six représentations spectaculaires de Vague de Cirque sous le chapiteau jaune au bord de l’eau! Remarque – il s’agit d’un spectacle familial de style cabaret-cirque qui convient à tous les âges.
Show Times: Various Show Times, see website.
Senior/Student (13 to 17 years old and 65+): $20.00
Children (Up to 12 years old): $15.00
Family of 4: $80.00
Babes in arms (12 months and younger) are complimentary (no seat provided).
Adulte : 30 $
Aîné/Étudiant (13 à 17 ans et 65+) : 20 $
Enfant (12 ans et moins) : 15 $
Famille de 4 : 80 $
Les enfants de 12 mois et moins sont gratuits (aucun siège).
Barrie Brew & Bites Tour #51
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.
- 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
Illuminate Barrie Festival
Address: Barrie’s Waterfront (Lakeshore Drive)
The Illuminate Barrie Festival will be an unforgettable experience you won’t want to miss. Ignite your passion for our country at this one-of-a-kind celebration along Barrie’s waterfront on Labour Day weekend.This family-friendly event will include live entertainment, distinctly Canadian foods and activities, a local producers and vendor market, a heritage village, and breathtaking Canada 150 themed fireworks choreographed to music.For more information and to see other Canada 150 Events taking place in Barrie, click here.
47th Annual Fall Barrie Automotive Flea Market
Address: Burl’s Creek Family Event Park, 180 Line 8 South
Contact: Burls Creek Family Event Park
Canada’s Finest Automotive Flea Market offers over 2500 vending spaces and 1000 camping sites. There is 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, Sunday Auto Auction, Show & Shine and thousands of vendors. You won’t believe your eyes. Bring your friends & family and stay in our convenient Campground.Event Time: Thursday – Saturday: 7am – 7pm; Sunday: 7am – 5pm
Admission: $10.00 Daily Admissions
$20.00 Weekend Pass (Thursday-Sunday)
$25.00 Weekend Pass & Parking Pkg.
$5.00 Parking Fee per Vehicle
Flying Monkey’s Craft Brewery ‘Pints and Pilates’
Address: Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery, 107 Dunlop Street East
Contact: Kelly Patterson McGrath
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.
TIFT Presents ‘Jann Arden’
Address: Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive
Contact: Box Office
Email: admin@tift. ca
Jann Arden is a singer, songwriter, broadcaster, actor, author and social media star. The celebrated multi-platinum, award-winning artist catapulted onto the music scene in 1993 with her debut album, Time for Mercy, featuring the hit single I Would Die for You. A year later she had her international break-out hit Insensitive. She has written three books, the most recent being the number 1 bestselling memoir, Falling Backwards. She is much in demand as a public speaker, and a favourite frequent guest on CBC’s Rick Mercer Report and a guest host on CTV’s The Social.
Admission: Visit www.tift.ca or call (705) 792-1949.
‘Splash ‘N Boots’ at Georgian Theatre
Address: Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive Building C
Recently nominated for their 4th Juno award for Children’s Album Of The Year, Splash and Boots “Big Yellow Tunes Tour” includes the entire Big Yellow Boot family! Dance along with Charlie and Keys, get ready to shake it with Jumping Jack Granny…and stay tuned for a premiere appearance from Chef Brock Lee!Show Time: 1:00pm
Admission: Single Ticket – $26.50; VIP Tickets – $42.00
(Tickets can be purchased online on at the Box Office located at 1 Dunlop Street West)
‘From Brahms to the Beatles’ at Georgian Theatre
Address: Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive
A singularly unique ensemble, the Rastrelli Cello Quartet has been thrilling audiences with their renderings of non-traditional programming since 2002. Kira Kraftzoff – founder and artistic director, Kirill Timofeev, Misha Degtjareff and Sergio Drabkin formed the ensemble with a mission to perform music “between the genres,” and their widely varied programs mix comfortably works by Bach, Saint-Saens and Tchaikovsky with that of George Gershwin, Dave Brubeck and Leroy Anderson. The name of the Quartet is taken from the eighteenth-century architect Bartholomew Rastrelli, who designed the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, the home city of three of the four Quartet members.Show Time: 7:30pm
Admission: Single Tickets – $55.00
(Tickets can be purchased online or at the Box Office located at 1 Dunlop Street West)
Address: MacLaren Art Centre, 37 Mulcaster Street
Phone: (705) 721-9696
An annual art festival that explores the role language plays in contemporary art with special exhibitions, performances, readings, talks, screenings, guided tours, and hands-on activities for families and youth.
Event Time: Various times for each event, please visit website.
Pumpkinferno at Haunted Harbour
Address: Discovery Harbour, 93 Jury Drive
Phone: (705) 549-8064
Experience the phenomenon of hauntingly magical and stirring outdoor exhibits of hand-carved pumpkins, all set against the night-time backdrop of Discovery Harbour. But BEWARE….new characters will be lurking about in the expanded TERROR ZONE!!This is an outdoor exhibit spanning our beautiful historic attraction. Please wear comfortable shoes and appropriate weather gear, we are open rain or shine. We will have a maze for the little ones to go through and a craft. There will be a refreshment stand along with a small retail area to get some goodies. The TERROR ZONE is expanded this year and is not recommended for children under the age of 12. It’s an absolutely amazing scare zone if you dare to enter.Event Time: Evenings Thursday – Sunday Sept 28 to Oct 29 & Oct 30th
Admission: Admission is $8.00 per person with a non-perishable food item
Youth under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
Children 5 and under are FREE
Service Animals ONLY
Address: Various Locations Throughout City
Phone: (705) 739-4299
Barrie’s multi-venue festival is part of Canada-wide celebration that catalyzes and inspires public participation in arts and culture. Try your hand at conducting an orchestra, check out street performers, historic walking tours and performances on city buses and more.Event Time: Various times, please see website.
“The Stars of Old Hollywood” at The Mady Centre
Address: Mady Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Dunlop Street West
Contact: Barrie’s Theatres
Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Lucille Ball, and Betty Hutton – trailblazers who refused to be “just another ingenue” during the golden age of cinema. An evening of scandalous headlines and marvelous melodies by critically-acclaimed Toronto performer Rebecca Perry. Rebecca takes to the stage to look at the lives of the ladies who broke convention and started something bigger, perhaps, than even they knew. With this affecting show, Perry shows that she not only creates her own marvelous characters, but beautifully inhabits the characters – perhaps even larger still than her own – that inspire her. Until April 21st From Judy to Bette is offered as part of a 3 show subscription also including Girls Nite Out and Spin
The Bay Studio Tour 2017
Location: Penetanguishene & Tiny Township
Address: Various Locations
Experience first hand, the one-of-a-kind creations of over 28 talented Artists in The Bay Studio Tour. Surrounded by the beautiful shores of Georgian Bay, come and explore a unique variety of art studio locations throughout Penetanguishene and Tiny Township.