Check out these activities and events happening this weekend in and around the Simcoe area!

Another weekend has come and we’re just one week away from Christmas Day! Fortunately, there are still a lot of holiday-themed events and things to do in Simcoe County this weekend. Below you will find our weekend guide with some ideas of how you can spend it with the family.


Enjoy this exciting event happening in Penetanguishene! Holiday by the Bay is a Christmas event with interactive light displays, seasonal decorations, live music, and a large Christmas vendor market. Bring the family for a magical night of holiday fun and enjoy the fireworks if you stop by on Saturday night.

Click here for more details!

x-play trampoline amusement park

Are you looking for something different to do this weekend? X-Play is a great place to visit and get active! Here you can bring the family for a fun day of laser tag, trampoline, dodgeball, and jumping into their foam pit. They are the premier spot for fun and entertainment in Barrie, located in Park Place.

For more information go to their website.

canada’s wonderland – winterfest

Experience the most magical time of the year at Canada’s Wonderland’s Winterfest! This event features ice-skating, live shows. spectacular lights, Christmas trees throughout the park, and much more. While visiting, try out one of their delicious desserts and hot chocolate. Come with the family, and get into the holiday spirit in Canada’s Wonderland!

Make sure you check their website prior to attending.

flashback diner

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not take a trip for a breakfast back in time at Flashback Diner this weekend! An authentic retro diner with a large option of home-cooked breakfasts, lunches, and delicious milkshakes. Stop in, and enjoy a tasty meal in this fun atmosphere!

Go to their website to see their menu now: