Celebrating 50 Years of KempenfestJoin us as we celebrate 50 years of giving back to community. Kempenfest is Ontario’s biggest and best waterfront festival featuring over 400 vendors, live music, a youth village, midway, antiques, great food and memories that will last a life time. Access schedules, maps and more click below.
- Site Space access to half a million event attendees
- Highly Exclusive – only 50 sponsors on site out of nearly 500 exhibits
- Exposure to over a million consumers through an intensive marketing campaign supporting the event
- Valuable RP exposure through media coverage, and involvement of 8 non-profit groups with thousands of volunteers
- 375 Art and Craft Exhibitors
- 40 Antique Dealers
- Theme Park Midway
- Main Stage & Beer Gardens for 5000
- Family Canter for kids
- Estimated Annual Visitation of 250,000 over 4 days
We Would Like to Thank Our Organizers
The Barrie Art Club
The Barrie Art Club was founded in 1949, in the city of Barrie, Ontario. Over the past half century it has grown into a vibrant community resource for artists, professional or amateur, and artists-at-heart.
Barrie Chamber of Commerce
Empowering Local Business by fostering a vibrant and economically sustainable region that is driven by an innovative, successful and ever-expanding business community.
Rotary Club of Barrie
Rotary is where neighbors, friends, and problem-solvers share ideas, join leaders and take action to create lasting change. Our shared passion for service helps us accomplish the remarkable.
Kiwanis is a Global Organization of Volunteers dedicated to Improvingthe World One Child and One Community at a time.
Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus are a Fraternal Organization of Catholic Men committed to Spiritual support of charities within their Community.
Optimist Club of Barrie
The Optimist Club of Barrie has been an active member of Kempenfest for many years. The club organizes the Optimist Antique Show featuring over 35 antique dealers. Funds raised through Kempenfest are used to support the club’s ongoing work with youth.