Campground EventsListing Calendar
May 1 - October 15 | Camp, Play, Stay!
It's open camping season and we’ve got awesome activities planned for you. Our themed weekends include suds of fun and ice cream socials to DJ dances...and of course, BANDO’S Pizza will be open! Plan a stay with us today and we'll see you soon.
May 2-4 | Opening Weekend
A shout out to all the hibernating campers - it's time to CAMP! We’re starting our first weekend off with some good ol’ fashioned fun and games! Join us for a budget friendly weekend and enjoy the beauty of Spring! Great opening weekend Hot Deal!
May 9-11 | KOA Care Camps Big Weekend | Mother’s Day
KOA has a special cause in KOA Care Camps that we strive to raise donations for while offering our campers a FREE night of camping! Stay as a paying guest on Friday, May 9th and get Saturday May 10th for FREE! During your stay we’ll have lots of activities including favourites like BINGO and balloon bust’n fun for you to help us raise funds for this special cause. The money helps send children with cancer to KOA Care Camps, medically equipped facilities that offer a true summer camp experience for children undergoing treatment or recovering from cancer. Now in its 11th year, this event, close to our hearts 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! Hot Deal!
May 16-19 | Nascar Weekend Victoria Day Long Weekend
Find the fast groove to Barrie KOA this weekend, your home track to kick starting the 2014 camping season. We’re waving the black and white flag, and pulling out our NASCAR colours to make sure the rubber hits the road on FUN this weekend. Get your wheels rolling to KOA, reserve today!
May 22 - June 23 | Stay for Three, Pay for Two
Make any weekend a long one begins now! May 22nd through June 23rd . Keep the camping fun going for three days and only pay for two! Book any Friday and Saturday, get Thursday or Sunday night for FREE! Click it to get it!
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May 30-June 1 | Animal Zoo Weekend
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 weekend stay, visit here – Hot Deal link.
June 13-15 | Father’s Day Weekend S.H.I.E.L.D.
Super Hero In Every Loving Dad. BAM! Celebrate the master camper himself, our Superhero fathers! Give Dad the gift of the great outdoors at Barrie KOA this weekend, and confirm his place on the pedestal (even if it’s a tree stump). And it’s one time of year when the kids won’t cost Dad an arm, a leg or even a penny. Kids camp FREE! Book your weekend, click WHAM! BAM! POW! NOW!
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June 20-22 |A Pirate’s Life
Ahoy Mateys! Come by land or come by sea to Barrie KOA, a Pirate’s Life for thee. Avast me hearties! We’re searching for some bold buccaneers wishing to set sail for a swashbuckling adventure. 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! Pancake Breakfast held this weekend.
June 27-June 30 | Canada’s Birthday Holideh! Canada Day Long
Happy Birthday Canada! It’s all about celebrating our country and showing our true colours! Canadian traditions abound this weekend! Bring your reds & whites for our parade & festive merriment. Join us for Glimmer Tattoos, games and classic fireworks over the pond!
July 4-6 | H2-Uh-O Wicked Water Weekend
Beat the heat and have bubbles of soapy sliding this weekend as weapons of mass soaking power and wicked water games cool our campers down. Bring your best water toys for blasts of super drenching fun on one of our annual wet wagon rides. Don’t wet to book this splashtacular weekend that fills up quickly.
July 11-13 | Prom Weekend – KOA Summer of 2014
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. Prom King and Queen and adoring speeches, pictures under the arbor, disco ball dancing and lasting memories of fun and games that will help you enjoy or relive the magic.
July 18-20 | Carnival’s In Town
The Carnival is in town! Step on up to our first ever Barrie KOA Carnival. Come and join us for some great classics – face painting, ring toss, BINGO and of course some friendly clowns. There are tons of memories to be made and prizes to be won. Balloon abound on this carnival theme weekend first.
July 25-27 | Hawaiian Hullabaloo - Beef and Pork Luau
What’s all the hullabaloo about? “KOA-loha Grill” is the host for this weekend’s Beef and Pork Luau BBQ for KOA Care Camps. Join us as we turn Barrie KOA into a Hawaiian oasis and raise funds to help send children with cancer to camp. Don your grass skirt and pineapple banana slushie (drink umbrella included) as we light the tiki torches on fun for this Island inspired theme. Tickets are $18 per adult; children 10 and under just $7 when accompanied by a paying adult. We sell out early, book your site or deluxe cabin today!
August 1-4 | Holiday Hilarity 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. If luck would have it, you can throw all your eggs into this camping basket and join us. As tradition would have it, a favourite guest will join us and back by popular demand, all your KOA holiday events.
Aug 8-10 | Candyland Weekend Kool eats for a Sweet Retreat
Hungry for a weekend of confectionery delights? Break your jaw on this sticky situation as we unwrap a kandyland 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!
August 15-17 | Generation Gap Through the Ages
It’s a blast from the past. Starting with the 50’s thru the 90’s, we’re bringing it all back – the music, the fashion, the hair styles and the movies for some great campertainment. If you’re ready to groove to the oldies and dance Disco fever then this is the weekend for you! Of course we will have some classics with Tie Dye, hula hoops and neon colours all weekend long.
August 22-24 | Mardi Gras Big Easy Spirit
Let this camping weekend fuel your big easy spirit. Feed your need for beads with dazzling colours of purple, green and golden as we wagon the carnival theme through the streets of KOA. Let the good-times roll with traditional Mardi Gras fun and games and enjoy the biggest camping bash this side of the bayou. Not sure what all the fuss is about? Reserve today and find out!
Aug 29-Sept 1 | Hot Diggity Dog Corn Roast for Care Camps
Leave a little extra room for a delicious Hot Dog and butter drenched corn-on-the-cob for this Roast…and a traditional camper favourite, Toonie Auction for KOA Care Camps. Healing happens here. It can start with us, and this weekend we continue our work to raise funds for a single cause: to send children with cancer to medically supervised camps. This activity-packed feel good weekend is a popular one. Reserve today.
September 3-October 8 | 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 Sunday through Thursday and receive a 25% discount off your camping fees. Stay one night or more and this deal is yours. Excludes Thanksgiving Sunday. Reserve Hot Deal.
September 12-14 | VKR Member Appreciation Weekend
We've got a special weekend offer just for Value Kard Rewards members! Stay Friday, September 12, 2014 and get Saturday, September 13 free at Barrie KOA. Just a small token of our appreciation to you, our amazing campers, for sharing your adventures with us! To book your weekend, click here.
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October 3-5 | Hallo-Weekend Haunted Forest
This is one escape worth Falling for. Join us as we get a head start on the haunting season and all the Halloween Festivities. We begin with pumpkin carving, trick or treating for guys and gouls dressed in costume, and perhaps a game of BOOGO or two! Barrie KOA’s “Wasteland” Haunted Forest walk will be revisited this weekend as we transform the woods into a thrill of scary scenes and all sorts of live creatures.Try this screaming deal and we’ll see you soon.Download the details
October 10-13 | Let’s Fall into Thanksgiving Long Weekend
Thanks-for-giving us a great season campers! Nothing says fall like a festive table and potluck supper, pumpkin fun and games, bootiful costume contest with trick or treating, “Doggone cute” pet parade, and much more. The woods around Barrie KOA will feature the “Wasteland” Haunted Forest as a stirring night time backdrop, complete with un-dead and things that go bump in the night.