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Saturday, November 17th




Meridian Place & Memorial Square
Downtown Barrie


Join us this Saturday, November 17th for the Tree Lighting Celebration at Meridian Place & Memorial Square! Once again, this special evening will be held in conjunction with the Barrie Chamber of Commerce’s Santa Claus Parade.

Festivities will include entertainment at the Meridian Place Stage, face painting, an outdoor film screening of A Muppet Christmas Carol, free Tim Hortons hot chocolate (while quantities last) with a donation to the Barrie Food Drive or the Rock 95 & Kool FM Toy Drive.

All this along with the countdown and the lighting of the first ever 30ft Christmas tree, the Rotary Festival of Trees Light Displays, fireworks and, of course, visits with Santa.

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