Barrie’s waterfront | July 29 to Augus1, 2022


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Bring your Kids!

The Kempenfest Youth Village is one of the newest attractions at Kempenfest. With licensed characters,live performances, interactive games, a place to relax and be entertained, The Youth Village is fun for the entire family.

Located close to the waterfront, the travelling theme park and multiple food vendors this section is free and fun for all ages. Enjoy the Kempenfest vibe all day long.


RBC Main Stage

We kick off Kempenfest with a Friday night concert. Enjoy a variety of music over the 4 days of live music. Free and ticketed events.

Food Vendors

Boasting over 35 food vendors offering a wide variety of food. There is something for everyone.

Art Vendors

Enjoy the Huronia Festival of Arts and Crafts Saturday, Sunday & Monday with over 350 juried selected vendor booths.


Robertson travelling theme park brings the thrill and excitement to Kempenfest. They pride themselves on fun, safety and smiles all weekend long.


The Midway is open Friday – Sunday 10am – 11pm

There’s lots to do for kids at Kempenfest. From the exciting Traveling Theme Park to the Tim Hortons Youth, to arts and crafts demonstrations for kids, there’s no reason to leave the youngsters at home. And if that’s not enough, check out the accessible playground at Centennial Beach and take the kids for a dip in Barrie’s popular waterfront beach.


1. When do your vendors open?

Our Vendors are open Saturday, Sunday & Monday from 10am-6pm.

2. How can we get to Kempenfest?

We offering free shuttles all weekend long. With pick up points at 3 different locations.

3. Can we bring our dogs?

We highly recommend leaving your pets at home. They are much happier there. Kempenfest is one of the hottest weekends of the year and with so many people it is not safe for pets.