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The 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. Enjoy a live theatre performance, watch a film under the stars or browse arts & crafts and culinary delights at Kempenfest and Open Air Dunlop.



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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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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The 25th of Bravado!

  • Dates: 09 Dec - 10 Dec 2022
  • Location: Barrie
  • Address: Collier St., United Church, 112 Collier St., Barrie
  • Contact: Charles & Mary Lou F Ruttan
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website:
  • Phone: 7057372646
Bravado!, Barrie’s Show Choir, is excited to announce its Christmas show presenting our favourites from 25 years of making music. That’s right 25 years and now, in our 26th year, we want to celebrate with you on Friday, December 9, and Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 PM at Collier Street United Church, 112 Collier St, Barrie.

Your kids can also celebrate with us. On Saturday, December 10, at 2 PM there is a children’s matinee featuring Santa and Mabel Moon, Barrie’s own children’s entertainer. They can also come at 1 PM for the preshow crafts and fun, and stay for the show!

We have invited Bravado Alumnae to join us and we are pleased to announce that 2 of our Past Directors Edwina Douglas and Scott Boyer will also take part, as we perform some of our favourite Christmas and Winter songs with the accompaniment of a live band.

Show Times:  December 9 & 10: 7:30pm; December 10: 1:00pm
Tickets for the evening shows are $30, available from members, or online (with a $1 surcharge) on our website 

Tickets for the children’s matinee for kids 12 and under, are $7, adults $18, and $45 for a family package of 4 tickets.

Please bring a food item with you for donation to the Barrie South Simcoe Métis Council Food Bank See you there! Bravado Show Choir is generously sponsored by the City of Barrie, and Barrie Charity bingo Association.
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