Thank you to our Sponsors
Kempenfest would not be a success without our corporate sponsors. Their generous support allows us to offer outstanding entertainment without charging any admission fees for the event. Show these sponsors you appreciate their community-mindedness by supporting them too.
For more information on becoming a Kempenfest Sponsor email our General Manager Louise Jackson
Kempenfest is pleased to include RBC on our team as the “presenting” sponsor of Kempenfest. This three-year deal includes sponsorship of the RBC Stage – as well as sponsoring our Shuttle Bus system for the weekend. RBC is now also the official bank of Kempenfest.
The Source returns to Kempenfest this year as water buggie sponsor. The Source stepped in and are sponsoring these three new FREE water refilling stations. Don’t have a bottle to refill? Purchase a collector bottle from any of our non-profit food booths. All proceeds help us continue our quests to reduce our environmental foot print. And thanks to The Source’s generosity, we are able to provide our water buggies free of charge to other events in and around Barrie.
Napoleon returns this year as a major partner, and we are very pleased to have them on board. Stop by their mobile showroom now on the South Shore near the main stage. See their line-up of fireplaces and grills. Pick up some great BBQ accessories and supplies. Win some prizes from KICX-FM and THE DOCK-FM who will be broadcasting live from the Napoleon Pavilion.
Jacuzzi is the exclusive Hot Tub supplier to Kempenfest. As their logo suggests, there is only one and you will find them in Centennial Park with a massive display of hot tubs and amazing deals to get you into the hot tub life you have always wanted.
We’d like to welcome back Curtis Goddard as the exclusive realty sponsor of Kempenfest 2019. Curtis and his team at Re/Max Realty ensure your home buying or selling experience is complete with “no worries”. Whether you are looking for help finding that perfect home, or you want top dollar for your existing home, Curtis is the one and only stop you need to make.
OLG returns to Kempenfest 2019 as our primary presenter of entertainment. Kempenfest is grateful for the long-time support OLG has given us over the years. Thanks to their support, we have an amazing line up of entertainment for you to enjoy all weekend long at the Rotary Beer Gardens where the RBC Stage is located. Check out the music section for the full line up.
Kempenfest is pleased to welcome back two of Barrie’s greatest car dealers to this year’s event. Mercedes Benz Barrie and Barrie Subaru will be displaying some of their most popular models at Kempenfest in their booths in Tiffin Boat Launch. Their support of Kempenfest includes supplying us with a Mercedes Sprinter to use for transporting our bands around. Transportation by Mercedes? Only the best for our Canadian iconic musicians.
We are pleased to welcome Fraserway RVs to our line up of sponsors this year. In addition to being on site with several new model RVs to check out, Fraserway is also supplying units for Kempenfest to use as command bases throughout the site.
We are pleased to welcome Freedom Mobile to our line-up of sponsors this year. As their name suggests, Freedom Mobile offers customers freedom form data overages, and freedom from price-gouging. Plus many other features customers have been longing for. Check them out at Kempenfest.
Robertson Amusements is our official supplier of fun at Kempenfest. Their traveling theme park has an accident-free record in Canada, and features some of the biggest and best rides around, including the new Drop Zone.
Kempenfest is excited to welcome back Ontario Turkey to this year’s event. Ontario Turkey represents over 179 turkey farmers in Ontario. Visit their food trailer on the South Shore across from the Main Stage, try a complimentary sample and take a selfie with their mascot, Wishbone. Share a picture on social media using the hashtag #TurkeyONTour for your chance to win great prizes!
Tim Hortons returns this year to sponsor our Tim Hortons Family Centre. Filled with lots of free activities for kids including helping us paint a giant mural, or pick a bird house to paint and decorate, get your face painted, take in a demonstration of gymnastics, grab a bite to eat, or take advantage of our private nursing tent. There’s also some activities with a small fee attached.
PURE COUNTRY 106 is one of our Official Radio Stations of Kempenfest 2019. They are also a major entertainment sponsor through their presentation of PURE COUNTRY DAY on Sunday at the Main Stage. Lots of fun and excitement and great music on stage all night long.
Urban North is a community designed with convenience in mind. Live steps from the GO Train, surrounded by greenery, community parks, playgrounds and trails, and close enough to the shore of Lake Simcoe that you can spend every weekend enjoying the beach if you want to. Urban North means community living for more than 850 families in a truly urban, master-planned neighbourhood.
Rock 95 sponsors our Saturday Rock music at the Main Stage. Our headliner for Saturday night is none other than BIG SUGAR! Multi Platinum and Gold Record producers, Big Sugar is sure to rock the house. Stay Tuned!
KOOL FM joins us this year as a main stage sponsor of our Monday Oldies shows featuring The Dreamboats. Monday is much like a homecoming at Kempenfest — you’ll be sure to see old friends you haven’t seen for ages, and perhaps even make some new friends.
For many years Kempenfest has partnered with the great folks at the Residence & Conference Centre (formerly known as Georgian Summer Suites). RCC offers affordable summer accommodations in two bedroom suites with kitchenette and bathroom right beside the Georgian College campus.
We are pleased to welcome Flags Unlimted as a new partner for Kempenefest 2019. You will see their work at the RBC main stage. They are Canada’s Flagmaker and your source for Canadian flags, custom flags, flagpoles and display solutions.
Paul Sadlon is the offical vechile of Kempenefest and is known for being community driven. Paul Sadlon will not be undersold. Located in Barrie they offer great deals on new and used vehicles. See our Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC models. Visit them for a test drive today.
Joanna M. Shaw, a licensed professional mediator with JMS Law, and Suzie Lauer will be leading the Cooperative Parenting and Divorce program at 80 Worsley St. in Barrie for parents in the Barrie and surrounding area. “We are excited to be able to offer this program,” say Shaw and Lauer. “It will help divorced parents disengage, while making things better for their children.”
Talize is a proudly Canadian owned and operated national for-profit retailer offering quality resale apparel and housewares at unbeatable prices. As Canada’s newest and most unique shopping experience we offer new, like-new and vintage items all under one roof. That means fantastic deals on brand names and designer fashions as well as accessories, leather goods, footwear, housewares, books, toys and more. With new stores opening and over 6,000 items arriving on the floor daily, visit often to find your #talizetreasures!
Moose Winooski’s is an energetic, family-friendly restaurant owned and operated by The Charcoal Group. The first Moose Winooski’s restaurant opened its doors in 1993 at Sportsworld Drive in Kitchener, Ontario. Moose Winooski’s opened a second location in Brantford in 1997, and a third location in Barrie in 1998. Moose Winooski’s operates under the guiding philosophy of delivering great comfort cuisine, northern hospitality, and all-about-you service.
LEGO® HIDDEN SIDE™ | CATCH THE GHOSTS. BEFORE THEY CATCH YOU.
Forget what you know – you’ve never experienced LEGO® play like this before. Your phone opens the door to a virtual hidden world where your LEGO sets come alive in an unfolding ghostly adventure. Solve the mysteries haunting the town of Newbury before it’s too late.
When you are at Barrie’s premier Full service hotel and Conference Centre, you will notice enhanced lighting, landscaping and design features that greet you upon arrival. As you step inside our welcoming lobby you will see stylish touches, and experience an efficient friendly check-in.
Mercer Equipment Inc. has been happily serving the Barrie and surrounding area for over 12 years from our North End location at 28 Currie Street, Barrie. Through our dedication and commitment to our customers, we have established ourselves as Barrie and surrounding area’s premier sales and service provider for all of your lawn and garden equipment needs.
Join Kempenfest as a Sponsor and benefit from a comprehensive multi-media campaign designed to deliver real impact for your business. You’ll benefit from the following:
• exposure to over one million consumers through our Radio, Newspaper, Poster, Website, Mobile App and Kempenfest Guide
• exposure to over a quarter-million visitors to Kempenfest through banners, display space for your company, and live announcements on stage during the entertainment segments