Barrie is your perfect winter fun wonderland for downhill skiing, snowboarding and tubing or to venture out and enjoy pristine cross-country ski and snowshoe trails. Barrie is situated in a natural snow belt and is blessed with lake effect snowfalls throughout the winter months.


Explore Barrie & the Region this Winter!

Barrie and the surrounding area receive approximately 100 inches of snow per year. Combined with state-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming facilities, this makes for powder-perfect alpine and Nordic conditions all winter long. Whether you're looking to experience family-friend outdoor winter activities, indulge in local cuisine, or explore one of our many winter events, you won't be disappointed. Make the most of the winter season and book a winter getaway to Barrie.

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Holiday Events

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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Holiday Markets

Whether you’re shopping for your loved ones or looking for something special just for you, there’s no better place to shop for gifts than a holiday market. From delicious local treats to unique crafts from local artists, live music, and more. Celebrate the holidays by shopping locally and supporting your community.
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Noella Festival Kick Off Celebration

Head into Downtown Barrie after the Barrie Santa Claus Parade, where Santa will join the Barrie BIA at Meridian Place to kick off the Noella Festival with a tree lighting ceremony and entertainment.
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