Ours is a City where you can connect with opportunity, with neighbours, with nature.
Barrie is a desirable place to live. Beaches, hiking trails, cycling paths, fishing, boating, skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing are all around you. Barrie offers affordable housing, beautiful parks, low crime rates, excellent education and health care facilities, with a vibrant cultural scene that includes live music, performing arts and festivals.
Located minutes from South Barrie Go Station.
The City of Barrie continues to be one of Canada's fastest growing and dynamic cities. Its proximity to the GTA allows for easy commuting while still offering scenic wilderness and recreational activities right outside your door. Barrie manages to achieve a critical balance; with ample parkland, a beautiful waterfront and heritage downtown, it maintains a community-minded 'small-town feeling, yet at the same time continues to grow and prosper with all of today's modern conveniences. With these benefits, Barrie is not only a wonderful place to vacation, but an ideal spot to call home.
Barrie is a desirable place to live in. Beaches, hiking trails, cycling paths, fishing, boating, skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing are all around you.
Thinking of moving to Barrie? Learn more here about our different neighbourhoods to see which one suits you best.
Barrie's booming economy will launch your career to the next level. Locate your new enterprise in an entrepreneurial community that offers one degree of separation from the resources you need to succeed.
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Experience the great outdoors in beautiful Barrie. Barrie offers adventures to remember in your free time, from stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and canoeing to cycling tours and hiking.
Festivals & Events
Barrie & Area has it all to keep you and your family entertained all year long with an abundance of cultural festivals and events, many located along the waterfront.