This weekend in Barrie offers a vibrant array of events suitable for all ages and interests. From comic enthusiasts to art lovers and wellness advocates, here’s your guide to making the most out of these exciting local gatherings.

Dive into the World of Comics at Barrie ComiCon

When and Where?
Kick off your weekend with a pop of culture at the Barrie ComiCon on May 4th, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Barrie Curling Club, located at 175 Essa Rd. Follow their updates @pop_culture_canada.

What to Expect?
Admission is just $5 (free for children 12 and under). Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a casual reader, there’s something for everyone. Plus, if you purchase your ticket online via Eventbrite, you’ll receive a free comic book at the door!

Support Local Talent at the Barrie Artisan Market

When and Where?
Continue your day at the Barrie Artisan Market at the Allandale Rec Centre, also on May 4th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Keep up with their activities by following @barrieartisanmarket.

What to Expect?
This market is a perfect opportunity to support local artisans offering unique handmade items and treats. Families will love the craft zone and ball pit play area, and @soulfullarttherapy will be hosting free art therapy drop-in activities throughout the event.

Glam It Up for a Good Cause

When and Where?
On May 5th, 2024, attend the 6th Annual Glam It Up Barrie event at the Barrie Chrysler, presented by Beyond Giving. Get the latest from @glamitupbarrie.

What to Expect?
This glamorous event supports the Women & Children Shelter of Barrie. It’s a fabulous way to contribute to an important cause while enjoying a night out.

Discover Wellness at the Barrie Farmers Market

When and Where?
Wrap up your weekend at the annual Wellness Fair at the Barrie Farmers Market, located at Barrie City Hall, from 9 am to 1 pm. Follow @barriefarmersmarket for more details.

What to Expect?
Organized by @barriepolice and @barriepubliclibrary in honor of Mental Health Awareness Week, this fair provides resources focused on mental health. It’s an excellent opportunity to learn more about wellness while enjoying the fresh produce and goods from local vendors.

Conclusion

Barrie is bustling with activities this weekend that cater to a wide range of interests. These events not only offer entertainment and fun but also a chance to support local causes and businesses. Make sure to check out each event’s Instagram for the latest updates and more details. Enjoy a weekend full of unique experiences and community spirit right here in Barrie.

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