Annual Events

Candlelighters Simcoe is involved in a variety of annual events, including the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival, Barrie Waterfront Half-Marathon, and our very own Superhero Stomp run/walk event. Our annual events help to raise funds and awareness in support of local families who cope with childhood cancer.

Superhero Stomp

An event for the whole family, the Superhero Stomp is a run/walk event which helps to raise awareness of childhood cancer in Simcoe County. Participants are encouraged to come out in their best superhero costume! To learn more, click here.

Dragon Boat Festival

The annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival is one of our most beloved and crucial fundraising efforts. Donations collected are primarily used to fund our art therapy program. To learn more, click here.

Kristen Hope Classic Fundraiser Golf Tournament

Hosted at the beautiful Tangle Creek Golf Club, the Kristen Hope Classic Golf Tournament has raised more than $140,000 toward childhood cancer over the past 13 years. To learn more, click here.

Barrie Waterfront Half-Marathon

Offering a variety of distances including a 5K, 10K, and half-marathon road race, the Barrie Waterfront Half-Marathon represents a fantastic opportunity to get fit, have fun, and fundraise for Candlelighters Simcoe while enjoying Barrie’s beautiful, scenic waterfront. To learn more, click here.