7 Things To Do This Weekend (August 2nd – 5th)

A Lot Of Unique Events This Weekend!


It’s here! Barrie’s biggest waterfront festival is back again with a frankly absurd amount of things to see and do. Tons of vendors, exciting midway, and lots of live music including The Martells who will be closing out the festival on Monday! Kempenfest runs all weekend long so grab the kids and head on down!

Related: Guide To Kempenfest: Barrie’s Arts And Music Festival

Viva L’Italia

Friday Harbour is hosting an Italian themed Harbourfest with Viva L’Italia! Get ready to enjoy all things Italy with a car show, live music, campfire, fireworks, and even a bocci ball tournament! This festival is taking place from Saturday to Monday!

Related: A Great Way To Pasta Time Viva L’Italia At Friday Harbour

Community Garage Sale

Calling all bargain hunters! Multiple families at Gateway Co-op are hosting a community garage sale! That’s not all though, they are also selling crafts along with a bake sale so you can get some sweet treats! The sale takes place on August 3rd from 8 AM to 2 PM.

Friday Flicks

The Barrie Public Library is hosting their weekly family movie! The Painswick branch will be showing Angry Birds at both 230 PM and 630 PM and the Downtown branch is showing The House With A Clock In Its Walls. Don’t forget to bring your own Nut-free snacks!

Donate Blood

Your weekly reminder that the need for blood doesn’t slow down just because the weather is nice! More than 200 donors are needed each week at the and it only takes an hour! Plan a trip to the Blood Clinic this weekend and help save a life.

Friday Evenings Blues And Jazz

What’s better than Blues and Jazz? Blues and Jazz with cocktails, meat, and cheese of course! Every Friday night from 6 PM to 10 PM you can check out some of the best local talents at The Speakcheasy! Food for the belly, food for the soul!

Muskoka Comic-Con

Catering to a huge assortment of interest like gaming, comics, anime, movies, records, toys, wrestling, and more, Muskoka Comic-Con is sure to have something that will pique your interest! Head over on Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM and did we mention it’s only $20? Oh, and kids under 12 get in free!