CropFest LogoIN BARRIE

Friday, May 3rd and Saturday, May 4th
Holiday Inn & Conference Centre Barrie
20 Fairview Road, Barrie, Ontario (705) 722-0555

Keep Calm
We are so excited to be bringing CropFest to Barrie. This is going to be such a fun-filled event!! We are counting down the days.... are YOU? We have some really fun games and contests planned for the weekend and some surprises too! It will be the perfect way to celebrate National Scrapbooking Day.

Did you book your hotel room?

Hotel BookingPlease make sure to book your hotel room, for the block is going to be released on Monday, April 8th. Please call (705) 722-0555 and ask for reservations. Rooms have been set aside under "ScrapFest" for $112.99 + tax per room/per night based on single occupancy or $122.99 + tax for double occupancy. This rate includes a complete hot breakfast buffet!

Show Us Your Creativity!

Beachin It
We are Beachin' it in Barrie! So let's start looking forward to some warmer weather and get thinking of summer. Get creative and decorate your table and/or get ready to show off your favourite "beach" wear. Everyone who participates will receive a little something for taking part! And of course...there's our famous fashion show.....

CropFest Layout Contest

Sand Surf Sun
Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine will be sponsoring the layout contest. And we are thrilled to have some of the team joining us at this event! The theme is "Surf's Up!" All we ask is that your layout contain any of the following words: Sun, Sand, or Surf!!

Karen Ellis, Jennifer Hottinger-Sloan, and Sue Sykes will be presenting an award for the Best Overall layout. The winner of Best Overall will be published in an upcoming issue of the magazine. How exciting is that!

Looking for some inspiration?

If so, Karen Ellis and Virginia Nebel will both be offering some beautiful projects. These ladies are looking forward to spending some time with you in their classroom.

Note To Self Make Your Mark
Note To Self Layout Class Make Your Mark Monoprinting Card Class

Fancy Folds Card ClassIts All About Family
Fancy Folds Card ClassIts All About Family Layout and Card Class


1. Does the hotel offer free wifi?
Yes, the hotel offers free wifi. You will just need a password, which will be provided to you on site.

2. Will we have access to an outlet?
Yes, every table will have access to an electrical outlet. CropFest and the hotel will provide extension cords and power bars if needed.

3. What are the hours of the hotel restaurant?
Friday, May 3rd  6:00 am - 2:00 pm 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, May 4th  7:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

4. What time does registration begin on Friday?
Registration opens at 3:30 pm and the doors open to the crop at 4pm.

5. What meals are included with my CropFest registration?
If you are staying over at the hotel, a complimentary breakfast will be included as part of your accommodation. CropFest will be supplying morning and afternoon breaks on Saturday, in addition to lunch. We will also be having cupcakes and coffee/tea on Friday evening. Dinner on Friday and Saturday is not included.

6. Is there an ATM machine at the hotel?
Yes, there is an ATM machine located in the lobby.

7. Will there be on-site stores?
Yes, we have two stores joining us. Pointer Gifts and Crafts (Markham) and Scrapbook Moments & More (Newmarket). If you forget anything, we are sure that Heidi and Tricia will be more than happy to help you.

Do you have another question that you would like answered?

Then please email with your question and we will be happy to answer it. Have you sent your request to sit with anyone in particular? If not, please send your request to

What's New and Exciting?

Please feel free to join us on the ScrapFest forum, on Facebook and Twitter to get up to date information on what is new and exciting at ScrapFest. Spread the word to your friends and bring them along for some creative fun!


We are looking so forward to CropFest in Barrie with you!

Lisa, Michelle, Sandra, and Tara (your CropFest Team)