Check Out These Entertaining Events in Simcoe County This Weekend!

As the weekend approaches, there’s no better time to explore the vibrant events happening around Simcoe County. From the intriguing Leacock Museum’s House & Grounds History Tours to the lively Barrie I Heart Beer and Taco Festival, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

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Barrie Waterfront Festival

The Barrie Waterfront Festival is a beloved annual event that transforms Centennial Park into a hub of excitement and entertainment. Attendees can enjoy fantastic musical performances, indulge in a variety of delicious offerings from food trucks, and explore unique products from local vendors. This festival is a perfect way to experience Barrie’s waterfront’s vibrant community spirit and scenic beauty. For more information, click here.

I Heart Beer and Taco Festival

The 2nd annual Barrie I Heart BEER & Taco Festival, presented by Cowbell Brewing Co. and in collaboration with Fury Hot Sauce, is set for Saturday, May 25th, 2024. Enjoy a fun-filled day or night with beer, cider, and spirits sampling from 14 amazing breweries and delicious tacos from 10 taquerias. Activities include board games, arcade games, classic consoles, and a 90’s Dance Party. To purchase tickets, click here.

The Leacock Museum’s House and Grounds Tours

The Leacock Museum’s House & Grounds History Tours offer an immersive experience into the life of Stephen Leacock, his family, and the historic Old Brewery Bay. Guests will be led by knowledgeable tour guides to explore the charming Leacock house and its picturesque surroundings. Available from May to August 2024, these tours provide a unique opportunity to delve into the rich history and legacy of one of Canada’s literary icons. For more information, click here.

The Market at Friday Harbour

Explore the vibrant outdoor Market at Friday Harbour, where curated local vendors showcase a unique array of artisanal products, fashion and accessories, bath and body items, and décor. Whether shopping for yourself or looking for the perfect gift, the Market at Friday Harbour offers an unforgettable shopping experience. To learn more, click here.

Sunset Sessions

Sunset Sessions, part of the Collingwood Live & Original Music Initiative, offers an unforgettable concert experience featuring incredible musical talent from artists under 18. This epic night of free live music showcases young musicians and supports the local community pantry, Project Butterfly. Sunset Sessions provides a valuable opportunity for young artists to perform live while residents and visitors can enjoy the beautiful Sunset Point Park and its outdoor stage. For more information, click here.  

Simcoe County offers a fantastic lineup of events this weekend, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy. With so much to see and do, make the most of your weekend and create unforgettable memories. Be sure to mark your calendars and join the fun, supporting local talent and community initiatives!

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