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Winterfest - Barrie

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Event: Winterfest - Barrie
Trail: Barrie Ganaraska Hiking Trail
Date: 2022-02-05 to 2022-02-06
Abstract: The City of Barrie proudly presents Barrie Winterfest, one of the Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario
Type: Winter Festival
Time: 0700
Location: Department of Culture 56 Mulcaster Street, Barrie, On.
Online URL:
Cost: Varies


The City of Barrie proudly presents Barrie Winterfest, one of the Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario. Grab your mittens and celebrate 

Outdoor Fun at Heritage Park & Memorial Square
General Activities
Ice Sculptures
Lumberjack Shows
Maple Taffy
Snow Sculptures
Cross Country Ski, Snowshoe, and Fat Bike Demos
Speaking of Wildlife
Family Entertainment
Stay tuned for details!
Activities at Other Locations
Grey & Simcoe Foresters Regimental Museum Tour
Fun for Kids @ Your Library!
Celebrate Winterfest at the MacLaren!
Let’s Go Skating!
Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale (Saturday only)
Barrie Farmers' Market (Saturday only)
Polar Bear Dip (Sunday only)
Soup’s On! (Sunday only)
Partner Events
February Blues (Feb. 2–5)
Reel Stories Film Series (Feb. 3–5)
Downtown Barrie's Winterfest Hot Chocolate Trail (Feb. 4 & 5) 

Getting Around - Shuttle & Downtown Parking

Winterfest Park 'n Ride Shuttle
Saturday 9:30am to 5:00pm
Sunday 9:30am to 4:00pm

Park at the Bayfield Mall, easily accessed off of Highway 400, and take a warm and comfortable FREE ride to Barrie Winterfest!  The shuttle will pick-up on Coulter Street behind the Bayfield Mall at Barrie Transit stop #203 and will drop-off at the Downtown Transit Terminal along Maple Avenue where you can cross the street to Heritage Park and enjoy all of the festivities.

Downtown Parking

If you're driving to the event, there's plenty of downtown parking available within close walking distance.

Road Closures

When making your way around downtown, road closures for the event will include:

  • Simcoe Street from Maple Avenue to Dunlop Street 
    7am February 4 to 6pm February 5
  • Fred Grant Street from Dunlop Street to Chase McEachern Way and Chase McEachern Way from Fred Grant Street to Dunlop Street 
    6am February 4 to 6pm February 5

Barrie Winterfest 2017 Is Generously Supported By: