Your ultimate Simcoe County weekend guide.

Spring weather has finally arrived, and Simcoe County is full of fun activities for everyone to enjoy! Below you will find our top picks for things to do this weekend in the beautiful Simcoe County!

Chappell farms spring festival

Spring is here, and Chappell Farms is kicking off with their Spring Festival! Bring the family to enjoy a spring day on the farm, with farm animals, wagon rides, and plenty of play areas. When you come, make sure to check out the large candy hunt! You can collect as much candy as you like.

Check their website for more details!

flying monkeys

If you’re craving some colourful excitement in Downtown Barrie, head on over to The Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery this weekend, and enjoy the nice spring weather by sitting on their patio that opened this week! Between the house-made beverages, delicious food, and dog-friendly atmosphere, this restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy your weekend.

Click here to see their menu.

Collingwood downtown

Make a family trip and drive to Collingwood’s Downtown this weekend! With 30 plus restaurants, and 60 plus boutiques shops, this beautiful downtown has everything for you and your family to enjoy the weekend. Stop by Gibson & Company for a delicious coffee, buy a local soy candle from Serendipity and browse the rest of the local boutiques!

MacLaren art centre

Visit The MacLaren Art Centre and experience one of their current exhibitions. Foreword is on now, where the author uses abstraction as means to open conversation on place, history, and the way forward for cultural practices in the region. Take time this weekend to immerse yourself into art this Saturday! After walking through the exhibition, enjoy a nice coffee in one of the many coffee shops in Downtown Barrie.