The 166th Barrie Fair

It's Sure To Be Another Fun Weekend

For 166 years, the Barrie Fair has brought fun and excitement to the area with shows, vendors, food, and more. Here’s a taste of what you can expect:


This year’s fair is jam-packed with tons of unique shows to check out. Performances include the Jersey Cattle Show, the Barrie Kempettes, truck & tractor pulls, Outlaw Sons, Minature Horse Show, and The Brudders just to name a few.


Not only can you sit back and enjoy a show, but you can also get your hands dirty (not really) with some fantastic interactive entertainment. From the Farm Education Centre to the Brickawesome Lego Showcase, there’s something for all ages to enjoy.


From crafts to food, the Barrie Fair is this weekends destination for one-of-a-kind items and grub. The homecraft and vendor markets will be up and running all weekend long so whatever day you go, you won’t miss it.


Campbell Amusements has been operating family fun for over 50 years and they are bringing their rides to the Barrie Fair this weekend. Thursday is toonie Tuesday where all rides are only $2 and all-day ride bracelets are only $30.

The Barrie Fair runs from August 22nd to the 25th at the Essa Agriplex
(7505 10th Line, Thornton) and there are a number of different options for tickets including single day, 4-day, and family passes. Don’t miss out because it’s sure to be a lot of fun.