Barrie’s waterfront | JULY 30TH - AUGUST 2ND, 2021
EXIBITS OPEN SAT/SUN/MON 10AM-6PM

Experience the Fun

Kempenfest 2021

Experience the Community

Celebrating 50 Years of Kempenfest

Kempenfest (Barrie) Inc is a not-for-profit event. It is the largest outdoor arts festival in North America. Featuring over 400 vendors including live music, a midway, over 40 different food vendors, juried artisans, one of kind purchases that will keep you coming back and Kempenfest has given back over 10 million dollars to our community since its inception over 50 years ago. Kempenfest is for people all of all ages. We have something for everyone and we are located on 2kms of Barrie’s beautiful waterfront. Make Kempenfest a part fo your summer tradition.

THE AMAZING LINE UP

Loverboy
Act 1
Jordan John
Act 2
Jess Mosaluke
Act 3

Our Amazing Stages

RBC STAGE

Fours days of live music kicking off on Friday night and keeping the crowd dancing all weekend. Enjoy free concerts during the day and ticketed events at night. Multiple genres of music over four days.

YOUTH STAGE

The Youth Village is fun for all ages. Open Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The vibe in this area is like no other. You do not want to miss your visit here. Admission is free.

SOMETHING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Live Music

Live music all weekend long. Local bands and DJ’s take the stage to keep you dancing all weekend long. Bringing community together through music.

Interactive Games

Fun games for everyone of all ages. This area has face painters, shade, yoga in the morning, learn to dance, learn to sing and more. You will want to keep coming back all weekend long.

Food Trucks

A variety of food vendors to choose from, with delicious and interesting foods.

Youth Focused Vendors

The vendors in the Youth Village are all interactive. You won’t want to miss the free arts and crafts provided by the MacLaren Art Centre.