We’re Not Ribbing You, The Barrie Craft Beer And BBQ Festival Is Here!

With Lighthouse Headlining The Main Stage

How often can you get tons of craft beer, live music and a huge amount of BBQ, sides, and sweets all in one place? Well, exactly once! Thanks to The Barrie Craft Beer And BBQ Festival!

Craft Beer

There is no better place to be if you’re a craft beef fanatic! Heritage Estates, Amsterdam Brewery, Bench, Ernest, Market Serving CO, Muskoka Brewery, Sidelaunch, Haliburton Highlands Brewing, and more will be there to fill you cup will some refreshing suds. Flying Monkeys and Redline Brewhouse will also be there to represent our local Barrie craft scene!


So. Much. Food. In the BBQ Department there will be Uncle Sam’s, Camp 31, Crabby’s, Hawgs Gone Wild, and Silver Bullet all grilling up a storm! If you want a side to go with your BBQ there is Ontario Corn Roasters, Billy Bob’s Bloomin Onion and Big Texas Food Truck! After you’ve had your fill, what’s BBQ without a little dessert? Auntie Jo’s Kettle Corn, Brooks Bros. Mini Donuts, Festival Foods Funnel Cakes & Mars Bars, and Mr. Cool Ice Cream will all be there as well! Finally, be sure to beat the heat with some refreshing Alabama Fresh Lemonade or Pappy’s Soda!


Jam out to some tunes while you enjoy your food and craft beer! The Gazebo stage will have Jo Gravelle, Jackie, K.A.M., Megan Anne, The Adrien Robitaille Trio, Randall Pee Coltrane & The Hard Livers, and The Renaissance Band! Headlining the event and taking the Meridian Place stage on Saturday at 7:30 will be Juno Award winning band Lighthouse!

Chill With A Brewer

On Friday at 8 PM, Saturday and Sunday at 4 PM you can check out the Downtown Barrie BIA (The Downtown Barrie Business Association) tent to hang out with some brewmasters to talk all things beer!

Downtown Tasting Trail

The fun doesn’t end outside the festival grounds! Explore Downtown Barrie and check out all the other great local BBQ, beers, and patios that our city has to offer and with Barrielicious starting on July 5th, it’s a perfect time to do so!