Things To Do
Barrie is home to more runs than anywhere in Ontario!

Enjoy the fresh air while you ski, snowboard, tube, or snowshoe through our beautiful landscapes.
Where To Eat
One of Barrie's biggest features is all of its fantastic restaurants!

Perhaps your toughest decision will be which restaurant to try first! more

Where To Sleep
Stay the night or for the weekend!

Stay in Barrie and be treated to friendly service coupled with big-city sophistication. more

The City of Barrie continues to be one of Canada's fastest growing and dynamic cities.

A wonderful place to vacation, and an ideal spot to call home. more.
Upcoming Festivals & Events

First Light

Experience Sainte-Marie’s spectacular “First Light” Event evenings November 23-25 and November 30 to December 2 & December 7-9, as we illuminate the famous historic site with over 5,000 candles. Recognized by Festivals and Events Ontario as one of Ontario’s “Top 100” Events, “First Light” creates a wonderful holiday ambience, featuring lots of hands-on activities for children, seasonal and folk music, Aboriginal performances, and much more. Read more.

Event Time: November 23-25, November 30-December 2 & December 7-9: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Admission: $10.00 per person (with a non-perishable food item - to be donated to the local Food Bank). Children ages 5 and under are free.


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