Published January 15, 2020

7 Things To Do This Weekend (Jan 17th to 19th)

You've had enough rest from the holidays, it's time to get out there and have some fun
Milder, wetter winter ahead - Environment Canada
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Lohri Jashn Folk Festival

Mark the end of peak winter and celebrate Indian culture at the Lohri Jashn Folk Festival. Enjoy an authentic Punjabi dinner while taking in cultural performances, a fashion show, and end the night with a Punjabi music dance party. Lohri Jashn takes place a Mavricks Music Hall this Saturday and tickets are only $30 ($40 at the door).

January 18th - 7:00 PM to 1:00 AM

Barrie Women's Show

Dedicated to everything for women, the Barrie Women's Show has prizes, vendors, and shows about everything ranging from health & wellness, food & drinks, and everything in between. The Barrie Women's Show runs on both Saturday and Sunday and admission (and parking) is completely free.

January 18th - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
January 19th - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Friday Evening Blues & Jazz

Listen here, The Speakcheasy is the place to be on Friday Nights. With live music, amazing cocktails, and the best charcuterie boards in town, it's the bee's knees. See? Don't be all hat and no cattle. If you're not out this weekend listening to Greg Hardy & Will Davis you're nothing but a dunderheaded nincompoop. See?

January 17th - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Barrie Colts VS Mississauga Steelheads

This weekend's game is a rubber match with the Barrie Colts hosting the visiting Mississauga Steelheads. Both teams have a win this season against one another but the colts have dropped their last three and allowed 14 goals in those losses so they will be hungry for a win.

January 18th - 7:00 PM

Burton Qualifiers

The Burton Qualifiers is an amateur snowboarding contest that is touring the entire world with stops in Japan, France, California, and more. On January 18th it will be coming to Canada at none other than Horshoe Resort. There are tons of prizes to be won including invitations to the finals in Pennsylvania but participants are capped at 100 riders so be sure to get there early and register!

January 18th - 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM


It's finally back! The absolute best way to experience and taste the best that Barrie has to offer. Barrielicious has over 50 restaurants offering prix fixe full course meals ranging from $15 to $30. Restaurants include Top Chef Barrie's silver medal winner Dunlop St. Diner, the gold medal winner Fishbone Kitchen and Wine Bar, and so many more.

January 17th to February 2nd

Related: A Winner Has Been Crowned "Top Chef Barrie"

B.B. Fridays Grand Opening

There's a new restaurant in town and its name is B.B Fridays. They want to kick things off with a bang so they are having a Grand Opening Party on Saturday with samples from their menu from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM and then live music from The High Roads, all night long.

January 18th - 6:00 PM

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