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All the Details for How to Attend the BFF24 Film Festival!

This fall, be sure to join the Barrie Film Festival for their 24th annual showcase of fantastic award-winning and moving films! The festival will return this year with a hybrid event offering a combination of in-person and online screenings starting September 23, 2021 until October 3, 2021. Learn how you can enjoy all that the festival has to offer!
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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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Get the Rundown on the Final Weekend of the Endless Summer Series with Burls Creek and Boots & Hearts!

This Labour Day weekend, get back to enjoying live music all weekend at the last weekend of the Endless Summer Series presented by Burls Creek in collaboration with Boots & Hearts. Featuring artists like Dallas Smith, Tim Hicks, James Barker Band, Meghan Patrick + MORE!
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Let your taste buds adventure the world from home in Barrie, Ontario!

One of the best parts of travelling to different parts of the world is all the great new foods there are to try. However, when travelling abroad isn't possible, there are still many great ways to experience these delicious foods from different cultures from home, here in Barrie! Let's get into some of the great food options available here in Barrie from cultures all around the world.
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The Ultimate Girls Weekend Itinerary for a Summer Getaway in Barrie

If you’re looking to find the ideal local destination for your next girl’s weekend, look no further. Barrie and its surrounding area has everything you’re looking for to relax, have fun with friends, and make great memories. Check out our itinerary of activities and outings for you and your friends to enjoy for a full weekend of fun!
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10 Great Vegetarian and Vegan Options in Barrie

Whether you've fully adopted a vegetarian or vegan diet or are just looking to try some new dishes, there are many delicious restaurant locations in Barrie offering fantastic meal options. Let's get into some of the great locations in Barrie offering vegetarian and vegan options! Give them a try!
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Brunch in Barrie Made Easy

Who doesn't love brunch? Whether it's on a weekday or the weekend, start your day off right with a brunch outing at one of our city's great options. Check out some of our favourites!
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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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Theatre By The Bay & Tourism Barrie Present A New Augmented Reality Show

Introducing The Ghost Watchers show, an Augmented Reality Theatrical Experience presented by Theatre By the Bay & Tourism Barrie. Journey on a walking tour through Downtown Barrie and discover the ghosts of Barrie’s past through a groundbreaking blend of live theatre and augmented reality. Learn more here!
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