9 Things To Do This Weekend (May 31st- June 2nd)

Never a dull moment in Barrie!

From car shows to garden parties, there’s a lot to do! Let’s get the rain over with so we can have a bright and sunny weekend!

Glow In The Dark Walk

Bring your neon clothes and get ready to bust a move at the “Glow In The Dark” Walk For Lupus, a fundraising walk taking place along Kempenfelt Bay. Donate to the cause or register to walk while enjoying Motown and 80’s music!

Rooftop Garden Party Opening

The Barrie Public Library’s Downtown Branch is cutting the ribbon on its newly renovated rooftop garden! Enjoy live music and check out their beautiful new space where you will be able to enjoy a book and relax in the sun.

Friday Flicks

With the opening of their rooftop garden at the Downtown Branch and Friday Flicks at the Painswick Branch, The Barrie Public Library is the place to be this weekend! This Friday’s movie is “The Secret Life Of Pets”, a charming and family-friendly animated film for the whole family! Don’t forget your nut-free snacks!

The Barrie Tornado Documentary Screening

Along with desserts and discussions, the premiere screening of the Barrie Tornado Documentary will be shown with first-hand accounts from survivors and first responders. Get a close look at the event that shaped our community and the men and women who stepped up and came together.

Georgian College Auto Show

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! The Georgian College Auto Show is taking place all weekend long with amazing cars, drift track, canine performances, and appearances from Batman (and his Batmobile) and Bentley the Bulldog! Get in on all the excitement at the Barrie Campus this weekend!

Related: An Auto Show So Fun, You’ll Be Going Slow-In, Slow-Out

Annual Rotary Lobsterfest

The Annual Rotary Lobsterfest brings together food, music, and charity into a fantastic social event that has been going on for over 40 years! All proceeds will be going back into the community with this year’s beneficiaries being the RVH Hearts and Minds Campaign and other local Rotary projects.

Barrie’s Holi Fest

Celebrate the blossoming of spring with dancing, music, Indian culture and cuisine, and of course, a whole lot of colour! Get your ticket for Barrie’s Holi Fest and get ready for an afternoon of colourful fun!

Celebrate Barrie

Another weekend, another Barrie Festival! Celebrate Barrie at Centennial Park and enjoy a day outside with tons of vendors, live music, and activities like rock climbing, family fun zone and an outdoor viewing of Ghostbusters! The fun starts at 10 AM on Saturday!

May Days

This is your last chance! Shop and eat at a huge number of stores in Downtown Barrie for your chance to win the May Days prize pack worth over $2,500! With so much to do Downtown, what are you waiting for?

Related: May Days: Another Reason To Enjoy Downtown Barrie