5 Reasons to be Excited About the Barrie Fair

The 163rd Annual Barrie Fair kicks off Thursday and continues through till Sunday

From truck & tractor pulls to demolition derbies, live entertainment and more, there’s tons to be excited about at the 163rd Annual Barrie Fair!  Here are the Top 5 not-to-be-missed events, starting Thursday, August 25th and continuing through to Sunday the 28th!

Meet the RCMP Horses


Love horses? Meet some of the RCMP’s best show-horses on Thursday from 6-9pm!

Demolition Derby


(Photo by Michael Neel via Flickr)

The Barrie Fair kicks off this Thursday, with the highly anticipated Demolition Derby beggining at 7:30pm!

Truck and Tractor Pull


(Photo by Mahaille Stackpole via Flickr)

From vintage tractors to modified power daemons, here is the full list of Pull Track events.

RCMP Musical Ride

The RCMP Musical Ride is one of the most iconic Canadian traditions, featuring a troop of 32 horses and riders. Catch it Saturday and Sunday at 11:30am and 4:30pm!

FREE Pancake Breakfast


(Photo by Clotee Allochuku via Flickr)

Join us Sunday morning at 9am for a FREE pancake breakfast, courtesy of Georgian College!

Admission is $10 for people 13+, and FREE for kids 5 and under! For more information about the Barrie Fair, click here.

Main image via Ben Garrison