Celebrating Our 51st Edition, August 4 to 7, 2023 EXHIBITS OPEN SAT/SUN/MON 10AM-6PM
Experience the Fun
Experience the Community
Celebrating 50 Years
Barrie has all of your favourite hotel/motel chains along with unique, independent offerings you’ll find only in our city. The nature of the Barrie ensures that the hotel accommodations are easy to find and within a few minutes of driving to Barrie’s waterfront where Kempenfest is located. Make sure you book well in advance as hotels on Kempenfest weekend sell out early.
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.
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.