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Barrie & Area has an abundance of cultural festivals and events, many located on the waterfront. Enjoy a live theatre performance, check out a film under the stars or browse arts & crafts and culinary delights at Kempenfest and Open Air Dunlop. Barrie has it all to keep you and your family entertained all year long.


Brightening Barriers (Public Art) Guided Walking Tour

Join the City's Public Art Coordinator on a walking tour of Brightening Barriers, the downtown patio art project. Learn unique insights into the artworks and meet other art-minded folks!

The tour is family friendly. This tour begins at 1:00 P.M. at the City Hall Courtyard, outside by the fountain, 70 Collier Street, following the Culture Days flag raising.
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