For those of you that may be new to Barrie, let me be the first to tell you..... there is a lot going on in this city!
I will start with one that is fun for the entire family :
Lawn Chair Luminata 2013 - Outdoor Film Series
Date: June - August, 2013
Location: Waterfront - Heritage Park and Centennial Park
The Barrie Film Festival invites you to enjoy a free outdoor screening in the park. Bring your blanket or lawn chair for a film under the stars. Third Wednesday of the month, weather permitting.
Event Time: See website for schedule
If you are into Jazz or getting out to enjoy live music, this one might be for you:
18th Annual Kool FM Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival
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Date: June 6 - 17, 2013
How about a craft beer festival...here ya go:
Flying Monkeys' Garage Party
Date: June 14 - 15, 2013
Location: Flying Monkeys Brewery - 107 Dunlop Street East
It's our OPEN HOUSE kicking off the Ontario Craft Beer Week. Celebrating the "Local in your Locale." No cover charge. SPECIALTY BEERS * LIVE MUSIC * FOOD Meet the Flying Monkeys Brewers and enjoy Beer-Geeking out! $1 samples and $3 & $4 beers Enjoy the debut of Irreverence Imperial Pilsner, exclusively available at the Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
Time: Brewery Open 11am - 6pm
And to finish the month off...how about a Canada Day bash, this one is a hit with all ages:
37th Annual Promenade Days & Canada Day
Date: June 29 - July 1, 2013
Location: Downtown Barrie
Contact: (705) 734-1414; www.downtownbarrie.ca
Enjoy Downtown Barrie's longest standing Canada Day family weekend. The Downtown Merchants will showcase all their fantastic products during Promenade Day's Street Market. This event also features a petting zoo, face painting, midway, family stage, entertainment and more.
Show Times: 10am - 7pm (Street Market)
These are the highlights for the month of June. If none of these are what you are looking for, how about a walk around our waterfront, or a trip to Fort Willow and take a trip back into history!
Whatever it is your looking for...get out and have some fun in this exciting and entertaining City that we call home!
Next month...July activities!