About Barrie


For all your Tourist and Visitor Information on Barrie and Area:
Tourism Barrie is open year round at 205 Lakeshore Drive in the Southshore Community Centre. From May to October, an additional Downtown Information Kiosk will be open 7 days a week, from 9:00am to 7:00pm. The Kiosk is located at the intersection of Bayfield Street and Simcoe Street at the municipal docks.

Southshore Community Centre  Tourism Barrie
205 Lakeshore Drive
Barrie, Ontario, L4N 7Y9
1(800) 668-9100
(705) 739-9444

Operating Hours:
Visitor Information Centre (open year round)
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sundays: 10:00am – 4:00pm (July & August Only)

Directions: Visitor Information Centre
Follow Highway 400 to Essa Road (Exit #94). Travel north to Tiffin Street, and turn right. Follow to Lakeshore Drive, straight through lights (Tiffin turns into Lakeshore Drive). Tourism Barrie is located in the Southshore Community Centre, on Barrie's waterfront with free parking for up to 5 hours.

Directions: Downtown Information Kiosk (Open May to Thanksgiving Weekend)
Follow Highway 400 to Dunlop Street (Exit 96). Travel east along Dunlop Street to Downtown Barrie. Turn right at Bayfield Street. The Downtown Information Kiosk is located at the foot of Bayfield Street on the Government docks.