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Barrie Time Warp

Wanting to escape the pressures of your day? A journey back in time might just be the cure – and Barrie has a few options to help you leave today’s worries behind. No, there’s no DeLorean DMC-12 time machine or standing stones to walk though, Barrie has a few spots that can help you explore the adventures of times past.
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Summer Concerts
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Summer Music Concerts

Imagine Alabama and Travis Tritt one weekend, followed with Nickel Back and Cheap Trick the next. You can make it happen if you make Barrie your base for a music-filled holiday this summer.
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Nottawasaga River
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Paddle through History and see nature spring to life in the Minesing Wetlands

Spanning an area of more than 6,000 hectares, the Minesing Wetlands is recognized internationally significant wetland not just because of its size, but because it’s home to a diverse area of rare and endangered flora and fauna.
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Bucket List Worthy Winter Adventures

Don’t hibernate this winter! Get out and enjoy all the amazing and fun adventures Barrie and the surrounding area has to offer.
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Barrie Farmers
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Welcome to the Barrie Farmers' Market

Whether you’re into buying and eating local or looking for a tasty breakfast on a summer Saturday morning, the Barrie Farmers Market serves up a lot of tasty choices from 8 a.m. to noon.
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Get Ready for Barrie's Winterfest

The outdoor fun is endless at Winterfest. Get Out & Play in the snow at Heritage Park and Meridian Place and take part in a variety of exciting activities. With horse-drawn wagon rides, ice sculptures, dog cart rides, mini tube slide, lumberjack shows and so much more.
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Get Out & Play before Boots & Hearts 2018

Barrie has country all week long! Visit Barrie & Area before attending Boots & Hearts 2018. With plenty to do, places to stay, food to eat, and fun to be had, this is the perfect time to take your summer vacation (and of course end it with a blast at Boots & Hearts).
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Tourism Barrie's Adventure Team takes on Stand-Up Paddle Boarding (SUP)

Tourism Barrie's Adventure Team's experience of Stand-Up Paddling Boarding on Kempenfelt Bay, Lake Simcoe with Happypaddling.com.
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Things To Do in Barrie on Valentine's Day

Head to Barrie this Valentine’s Day if you’re looking for a fun adventure to have with your significant other. Barrie has plenty of accommodation options to suit every want and need so put your comfort in our hands to make sure you enjoy your special weekend.
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