Posted: Saturday 2nd June, 2012

June 2012 Events in Barrie

Celebrating the 1812 Bicentennial, Jazz & Blues Festival, a Dog show and more! Lots of events and shows going on in Barrie in June. Here's our list.

June 1-3

Commemorating The War of 1812 Bicentennial

Heritage Park at Barrie’s Waterfront
Take a journey back in time as we commemorate the War of 1812 Bicentennial and the founding of our community on the weekend of our community festival, Celebrate Barrie. Experience life during the War of 1812 with special heritage programming that will highlight our local, regional, and national history through re-enactments, activities, displays, and live entertainment.

  • Cannon firing to signify official opening of the event!
  • American troops invade the downtown core and pillage participating merchants.
  • Participating downtown restaurants are offering 1812 inspired menus at special prices throughout the weekend!

June 9-10

Ecofest Barrie 2012

Heritage Park at Barrie’s Waterfront
http://ecofestbarrie.ca
Barrie’s 3rd Annual Ecofest Barrie is produced in collaboration with the communities, organizations and businesses in and around the Greater Barrie Area who are dedicated to the preservation of a healthy and sustainable community for all. Part proceeds from 2011 presentation will support programs of Back to Basics Social Innovations a local not for profit organizations, dedicated to the education and well being of youth. 9am – 5pm, Free.

June 7-18

17th Annual Kool FM Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival

Location: Various Venues Throughout Barrie
www.barriejazzbluesfest.com
Featuring a variety of jazz and blues performers in over 25 venues throughout the Barrie Area.

June 16

2nd Annual Ontario Dog Expo

Barrie Molson Centre
www.OntarioDogExpo.com
The Ontario Dog Expo is a family-style, dog-friendly event featuring the positive aspects of responsible dog ownership, the principles of proper dog selection and training. We also offer a vast array of dog-related products and services including live educational demonstrations.

We have a full day filled with amazing events. From seminars to face painting for the kids, there is something for everyone. Visit our amazing exhibitors for all their fun and new products. Exhibitors range from pet distributors to rescue organizations and so on.

… and that’s a few things to keep you busy in June.

Sponsored By:

Oak Furniture Company have been providing beautiful oak dining table and chairs for domestic and also commercial use. These pieces are strong, attractive and ideal for a whole array of uses.


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