Things to Do
Get ready for outdoor fun when you visit Barrie, Ontario this winter!
Abandon your fears and try cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, snowmobiling, and skating! There are many different locations in Barrie and the surrounding area for you to have the most memorable time and most exciting adventures!
Stay in Barrie with a Winter Fun Stay and Play package at one of our many wonderful accommodations this season. Great deals and lots of fun to be had. Let winter win you over!
No experience or equipment is necessary to experience snow tubing at Snow Valley Ski Resort and Horseshoe Resort! If you’re simply here to enjoy the beautiful scenery of our winter months, we suggest visiting some of our snowshoeing and hiking trails, or sensational Simcoe County Attractions!
Stop and enjoy the scenery on your dogsled ride as well as warm drinks, snacks, or a hot chili lunch provided on the trail route.
Coming to visit over Christmas Break? Enjoy our fun and exciting festivals and events including the Tree Lighting Ceremony, The Santa Claus Parade, and our New Years Celebration. Get more out of Winter Fun and bring the family for one of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals, Barrie Winterfest and Festival of Ice.
Looking for Things to do indoors? Barrie has tons of indoor adventures, shopping, and great restaurants for you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the winter season indoors! Head out to Central Ontario’s largest shopping mall, RioCan Georgian Mall, or drive a little further south for the 400 Market or Tanger Outlets! Great stores, great deals, and good times!
Take a day off from your Winter Fun adventures with the family and visit In Play, PUTT Mini Golf, Creative Café, Retroplanet, or Bowlerama. We promise you won’t hear the words “I’m bored” from your kids in Barrie this season!
Need some grown-up time? Barrie has live theatre found in Downtown Barrie’s Entertainment District. Here you will find a vibrant nightlife scene and great place to eat
We can’t wait to see you!