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Things You Must Experience This Winter in Barrie

The outdoor fun in Barrie is endless; come to get out and play in the snow and take in the fresh air of winter! Check out the ultimate guide for what to do this winter for family fun, outdoor adventures and making lasting memories.
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Turn Your Weekend into a Transformation Retreat!

We've been there. The holidays are over, and you're feeling lost. Maybe you want to reinvent yourself or change up your look, but you don't know where to start. Luckily, Barrie offers many opportunities to do just that. Here's a list of ideas to help you plan your weekend transformation retreat!
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5 Things To Do This Weekend Before The Kids Go Back To School

The holidays are coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Before the kids get busy with school, take some time this weekend to make memories with the family.
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Holiday Office Parties Everyone Will Want To Attend!

'Tis the season for celebrating the holidays with your colleagues. The office Christmas party is the perfect way to thank your team for their hard work all year long. So why not do something a little different this year to make your team feel appreciated and have a little fun. Check out our Top 2022 Holiday Office Parties everyone will want to attend:
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Exploring photoshoot-worthy locations in Downtown Barrie

Whatever the occasion, whether it's for a family photoshoot, engagement shots, graduation pics or just some Instagram-worthy content, there are plenty of great spots in and around Downtown Barrie for you to not only capture but also explore! Experience the city's top sights while also having a great photoshoot (or two).
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Discover local musicians with our new playlist 'This is Barrie.'!

The City of Barrie is home to artists of all kinds! In the spirit of supporting local, take the time to discover more of what our great city has to offer and find some new local music to add to your music library! We’ve curated a playlist featuring local talents from Barrie, covering so many genres and music styles. You can find it here!
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A Coffee Lover's Guide to Barrie

Whether it's for a date, study session, to hang out with friends, on your way to work or to relax on your own, we've put together a coffee lover guide to make your search for the perfect cup of coffee in Barrie a little easier!
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6 family fun winter activities to enjoy in Barrie!

Bundle up and enjoy the outdoors in Barrie together this winter! To help you with your winter fun planning, we've rounded 6 activities the whole family can enjoy.
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Supporting Local with Locally Grown Foods in Barrie!

Eating locally sourced foods is not only great for your health and the environment but also for supporting local businesses. Barrie and Area is home to many great farms, markets and businesses where you can find a great selection of locally grown goodies! Here are a couple of our favourites to check out!
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