What's going on in Barrie this May?

Happy May everyone! Hope you are out enjoying the weather.

This May there are many fun events and activities to partake in. Here are a few:

11th Annual Barrie Waterfront Festival


On May 22nd, 23rd & 24th, the 11th 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.

Don't miss this weekend with your family; eat, drink and have fun while sharing in Barrie’s terrific community spirit.

Event Time: Friday: 5pm - 11pm; Saturday: Noon - 11pm; Sunday: Noon - 6pm
Admission: Free

Barrie Spring Art Tour

  • Dates: 02 – 03 May, 2015
  • Location: Barrie
  • Address: Various locations
  • Contact: Barrie Spring Art Tour
  • Website: http://barriespringarttour.ca
  • Phone: 705-722-8976

MEC Bikefest

Description:Bikefest is a community celebration of all things bike related featuring skills clinics, demos, and workshops. You can try out gear and test ride a new bike from vendors on site. There's something for everyone. Join your local event, and celebrate everything on two wheels.

Theatre By The Bay Presents 'Nine Mile Portage'

Description:Join us on an adventure into Barrie’s mysterious past. This guided walking-tour along the waterfront offers a glimpse at the heroes and villains who shaped us into who were are today. Best of all, we offer an authentic pioneer dinner at the foot of the trail. Now in its third year, Nine Mile Portage is guaranteed to entertain the entire family. Audiences returning this year can expect all new stories as well as a few old favourites. Be certain to book well in advance for dinner performances.

Show Times:
Visit www.theatrebythebay.com for schedule and admission

Eco Adventure Tour Weekday Spring Special at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Date: Occurs every weekday, beginning Thursday, May 01, 2014 9:00:00 AM
Location: Collingwood, ON

Eco Adventure Tour Spring weekday special at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures (applicable Monday – Friday). Experience treetop canopy walking and zip cable gliding on a 3-hour guided tour at a discounted rate of $30-off during May. Add the new Thunderbird Twin Zip ride for even more adrenaline-pumping excitement (Thunderbird is n/a Mondays & Tuesdays during May). Age/height/weight restrictions apply. Excludes May 19. Coupon and reservations are required. Book online: www.sceniccaves.com of call: (705) 446-0256 ext. 227

Savour the Flavours Food & Drink Show

Date: Saturday, May 02, 2015 10:00 AM - Sunday, May 03, 2015 4:00 PM
Location: Barrie, ON

Barrie’s 2nd annual Food & Drink show - the ultimate foodie event, May 2-3, 2015; Savour the Flavours at Tangle Creek Golf & Country Club. Sip, savour, sample and shop your way through the latest in decadent gourmet pleasures. Live musical entertainment, craft beer, wine & spirit sampling, chef demonstrations, food trucks and more… Grab your friends and head out for an afternoon of food, drink and fun.


Hope to see you out on the waterfront!

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