Campground EventsListing Calendar
May 1 - October 15 | Camp, Play, Stay!
It's open season on camping! We've got awesome activities planned for all of our themed weekends, including suds of fun and ice cream socials to DJ dances...and NEW, mid-week activities in July and August. BANDO'S Pizza you ask? Yes, it will be open too! BANDO'S Menu here.
May 1 | Camp, Play, Stay. Were OPEN!
It's time to celebrate opening as you gather with family and friends while camping. Bring a "buddy" who has never camped at Barrie KOA and you each get one night free on this stay, when you each buy one night (two campsite purchases required). Ask for discount code CF. Barrie KOA springs to mind for this budget friendly Hot Deal - "Buddy Up Opening Week".
May 8-10 | KOA Care Camps Big Weekend | Mothers Day
You're invited! This weekend is our 2015 KOA Care Camps Big Weekend.* Campers who stay as paying guests on Friday, May 8 will now receive the next night of camping for just a $10 site fee. The funds collected on Saturday, May 9 will be directed to benefit KOA Care Camps for children with cancer, a network of nearly 100 specialized summer camps throughout North America for children battling this dreaded disease. Now in it's 12th year, this fundraising weekend, is close to our hearts and with your help has raised millions and sent more than 50,000 children to the summer camp of their dreams. Don't miss your chance to make a difference. Join us for plenty of fun!
May 15-18 | Celebrate the Campfire! | Victoria Day May Long
For many people, the Victoria Day long weekend marks the end of winter and the unofficial start of Spring. For many it means, let's go CAMPING! Join us for some traditional fun in the great outdoors as we host a glow in the dark wagon ride, evening fireworks, and share delicious s'more cones over the warm campfire. Memories created around a campfire will endure when you recall the special time spent together as a family while camping.
May 29-May 31 | Zoo to You! Animal Show Weekend
They're out of their cages and ready to play,
The lions and monkeys at Barrie KOA.
Zebras and hippos and elephants too,
Come join in the fun as we bring the Zoo to You!
A one-of-a kind animal zoo camping weekend! Welcome to the world of REPTILES & EXOTIC ANIMALS, with a fascinating, fun, hands-on, fully interactive, LIVE educational experience for all ages. You will be able to SEE, HEAR, and TOUCH some of nature's most interesting and exotic wildlife during an in-house Saturday morning visit from Zoo Tek Wildly Exciting Animal Show. FREE tickets with two night weekend stay.Reserve today!
June 12-14 |KEEP CALM AND SAY ARR Pirates Life
Ahoy Mateys! Work like a captain and play like a pirate cuz we're playn hookey this weekend. Avast me hearties! Were searching for some bold buccaneers wishing to set sail for a swashbuckling adventure at Barrie KOA . Come suitably attired for an exciting weekend filled with buried loot, a Buchaneer Ball at Prentice Hull, and mutiny aboard the Black Pearl! No liver-belly cowards or landlubbers need attend.
June 19-21 | #1 Camping Dad - Happy Fathers Day Weekend
What's a bigger blast than hanging out with Dad for an entire summer weekend? Celebrate the master camper himself, by giving him exactly what he wants for Fathers Day quality family time in the great outdoors. Participate in our TIEmless Treasure contest too! Create a special duct tape tie for your camping dad and enter it for a chance to win FREE camping. Book your Fathers Day weekend site today!Download the details
June 25-July 2 |School's Out, Back to Kool! Canada Long WEEK
Strong, Proud and Free. Happy Birthday Canada! As the end of June approaches, you can't help but get excited that school has let out for summer. Join us this weekend as we celebrate the red and white and summer vacation! Fireworks over the pond will take place on Saturday, June 26th and Wednesday, July 1st.
July 3-9 | Splashtastic Water WEEKend
Water you waiting for! When the weather turns tropical, bubbles of suds with your buds and adrenaline pumping thrills abound as water weapons of mass soaking power, drench willing campers on our wet wagon rides. Wild and wacky water games offer gallons of excitement for kids as we focus on water for this weekend of watery fun.
July 10-16 | Prom WEEKend
This ain't no high school prom! Floating balloons and crepe streamers set the stage for this graduation dance setting and KOA theme celebration. Prom is a rite of passage and we choose to mark the occasion with a camping weekend full of graduation entertaining for all ages. Perfect prom dresses, bouncing bow ties, pictures under the arbor, disco ball dancing and lasting memories of fun and games that will help you feel the magic.
July 17-23 | Ya' Bacon Me Krazy WEEKend- Pork and Beef BBQ
It's time to pig out, and get some pork on your fork! Barrie KOA may not be hoggywood but it will be smok'n close to it. Satisfy your bacon cravings during this weekend dedicated to a magical meat by attending our annual Pork and Beef BBQ for KOA Care Camps on Saturday. Tickets are $18 per adult; children 10 and under just $7 when accompanied by a paying adult. We sell out early so book your site or deluxe cabin today! It will be a weekend filled with tasty bacon tidbits and delicious eats that will be sure to satisfy your hunger.
July 24-30 | Candylicious A Kool Sweet Retreat
Hungry for a weekend of confectionery delights? Break your jaw on this sticky situation as we unwrap a kandy land weekend of eats and sweets. A sugar explosion takes the cake on this weekend as we bring back favourites like candy bar B.I.N.G.O., dangling donuts and an ice cream social. It'll be mounds of fun!
July 31- August 6 | Holiday HAPPYness | August Long Weekend
Who says you can only celebrate a holiday when the calendar says so? Not us! From Valentine's to Christmas and everything in between, we're rock'n that Christmas sweater, the uglier the better for this mid-summer celebration weekend. Hop-fully you can throw all your eggs into this camping basket and join us. As tradition would have it, a favourite guest will join us. Back by popular demand, all your KOA holiday events.
August 7-13 |Totally Tiki KOA-LOHA Hawaiian WEEKend
We're talking Tiki! Torches, totems, and totally awesome Hawaiian fun. Brush up on your limbo dancing and join us as we turn Barrie KOA into a Hawaiian oasis. Don your grass skirt and pineapple banana slushie (drink umbrella included) as we light the tiki torches on fun for this Island inspired theme.
August 14-20 | KOA Karnival
Ring toss, bean bag throw, prizes and popcorn, this weekend is BIG on fun! The Barrie KOA Karnival is in town! Play some of the great classic games and a few new creative ones too face painting, duck pond, koa korral and of course, some friendly clowns. There are tons of memories to be made and prizes to be won. Balloons abound on this carnival theme weekend extravaganza.
August 21-27 | Lumber Jack
Ever wanted to be a lumber jack? Here's your chance. Beards, plaid shirts, and suspenders abound on this our first ever escapade into the woodsy world of the lumber jack. Feast on flapjacks for breakfast; craft yourself a wooden plaque and we'll throw in a few s'more cones over the fire for a hearty treat. Don the family in your best lumber jack attire and enter our contest to win free camping. Details will be posted soon.
August 28 - September 3 | Birthday, Lets Celebrate!
We're counting the age and not the wrinkles for this theme weekend that celebrates the almighty BIRTHDAY. No surprises here, just good ole' fashioned birthday fun with party cake and BINGO loot. As with age, and camp with friends, you get many people to love as we forget the past, and look forward to the future for the best things are yet to come.
September 4-7 | Hot Diggity Dog Corn Roast Last Blast
We're all ears! Butter drenched corn-on-the-cob, delicious Hot Dogs and a community of happy campers makes for a KOAlicious Hot Diggity Dog Corn Roast. Add in a camper favourite Toonie Auction for KOA Care Camps, BINGO and traditional wagon rides and this activity-packed feel good weekend is on. This last blast holiday fills up fast, so reserve today.
September 7 - October 15 | Just for Grown-Ups Festive Fall
Start your Grandtravel today! The Fall is all about brilliantly coloured foliage, crisp evenings and quieter stays during the week when the children head back to school. We're offering the 55 plus crowd a chance to camp and join us mid-week Monday through Wednesday and receive a 25% discount off your camping fees. Stay one night or more and this deal is yours. Excludes Thanksgiving Sunday. Reserve this Hot Deal today.
September 18-20 | VKR Member Appreciation Weekend
VKR Appreciation Weekend is a late-summer weekend when we gather to celebrate family, friends, fun and Value Kard Rewards members. VKR members who stay with us as a paying guest on Friday, September 18 get Saturday, September 19 for FREE! Its our way of saying thanks for your loyalty and for trusting your camping memories to us.
October 2 - 4 | Frightfully Good Hallo-Weekend
Pumpkin, spice and everything nice makes this camping weekend worth Falling for. Join us as we get a head start on the haunting season and all the Halloween festivities. This weekend is eerie-sistable with pumpkin carving, daunting doorbusters, trick or treating and a costume contest for little guys and gouls. Join us for a busy festive weekend that kicks off an autumn season that is more delightful than scary.Download the details
October 9 - 12 | Our ThankFall Long Weekend
Thanks-for-giving us a great season campers! Nothing says Fall like a festive table and a frightfully good potluck supper. Holy pumpkin batman, we have no tricks just treats for this weekend full of shelling out, one paw-fect pet parade, creepy crafts and fun Frankenstein facts. So Keep Calm and spook on when you join us for one ThankFall Long weekend.
Travel no further than Prentice Hall in July and August for fresh pancakes hot off the cast iron grill. Our budget friendly breakfast, complete with sausage and bacon, served every Wednesday and Sunday morning, 8:30 am 10 am, is a family camping favourite. Tasty syrup and butter is provided so remember to bring your plates, cutlery and appetite too.
Midweekly July and August
We feel summer fun shouldn't only happen on weekends. So this year we are expanding our fun themes all week long. You will love everything we have planned featuring some fantastic mid-week activities. And the duck hunt quacks on too. We will once again be offering up our collectible ducks for some scavenger hunt fowl play each theme week and weekend.
*Promotion terms and conditions will apply. Please visit KOA.com for more information.
**VKR membership terms and conditions apply. Please visit KOA.com for more information.