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One of Barrie's biggest features is all of its fantastic restaurants!

Perhaps your most challenging decision will be which restaurant to try first!

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Live

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It’s no surprise that Barrie is ranked as one of the best places to live in Canada.

With outstanding schools, great dining, & an outdoor lifestyle, it's the perfect place if you're looking to relocate.

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Barrie Blog

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Sport

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Barrie is the perfect location to host your next sporting event, tournament, championship, bonspiel, game or cup!

Barrie has hosted numerous provincial, national and international championships in recent history. It has successfully leveraged great investments in outdoor and indoor sports facilities, including a multiplex, outdoor sports complex, and a variety of other indoor and outdoor venues. Click below to host your event in Barrie!
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Events

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Barrie & Area has an abundance of festivals and events, many located on the waterfront.

Enjoy a live theatre performance, check out a film under the stars or browse arts & crafts and culinary delights at Kempenfest and Open Air Dunlop. Barrie has it all to keep you and your family entertained all year long.
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Experiences

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Holiday Events

The holiday season in Barrie is the perfect time to celebrate and safely make lasting memories. Take a break from decking the halls and making gingerbread cookies and enjoy one of these family-friendly holiday events.
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Holiday Markets

Whether you’re shopping for your loved ones or looking for something special just for you, there’s no better place to shop for gifts than a holiday market. From delicious local treats to unique crafts from local artists, live music and more. Celebrate the holidays by shopping locally and supporting your community.

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Brews, Booze & Bites Pass

Enjoy amazing craft beer & cider AND a chance to win while you visit! Every visit gets you entered to win a Barrie Craft prize valued at over $500 when you check in at a participating business.
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Inspiration For Your Next Adventure

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Indoor Adventures

Barrie has so much to explore! Enjoy all our indoor attractions, from pottery painting and indoor playgrounds to golf simulators and a retro arcade!

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Hiking & Walking Trails

Barrie & Simcoe County is home to incredible trails the whole family can enjoy to stay healthy and active.
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Festivals & Events

Barrie & Area has an abundance of cultural festivals and events. Enjoy a live theatre performance, music concerts, arts & crafts shows and more.
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How to get to Barrie

 

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Driving Distance
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DRIVE FROM MOST GTA LOCATIONS

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