Kempenfest, One of North America’s Largest Arts and Crafts Shows

Kempenfest, One of North America’s Largest Arts and Crafts Shows


– [Narrator] Welcome
to Kempenfest, one of Ontario’s largest outdoor
arts and crafts festivals. Taking place every August on
the civic holiday weekend, the pristine shores
of Kempenfelt Bay in downtown Barrie play
host to this event. Over 200,000 visitors flock
to Kempenfest each year, with 350 exhibitors lining
a one and a half kilometer stretch of the waterfront. Not to be missed is the
juried art and craft portion showcasing artisans
from across the country and their handmade goods. You’ll find everything
from pottery and paintings to jewelry and gems. If you’re looking for
something more classic, one of Ontario’s
largest antique shows also takes place at Kempenfest. And with 35 dealers on site, that prized item you’ve been
seeking might just be here. When you’ve worked
up an appetite, stop at many food
and beverage outlets for your fill of
something delicious. Kids of all ages will have
a blast at Kempenfest. The thrills of the
Robinson amusement park make this a truly
family-friendly
event for all ages. Live entertainment abounds
with free music during the day and ticketed concerts
in the evening in a fully-licensed venue. Make sure Kempenfest is on
your to-do list this summer.

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