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Check out this local biz

La Bodega at 74 Dunlop St East.
Farm to table Mexican street food!
Grand opening Nov 18th.

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Christmas in Downtown Barrie is a feeling you just have to experience.



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Arts & Culture

Discover Arts and Culture & Enjoy, Connect and Experience Barrie’s Creativity

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Downtown Barrie has 2000+ parking spaces.
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Meridian Place

Walking Tour at Meridian Place

Welcome! You’re about to depart on a historical journey through time that all begins 100s of years ago right on the edge of Kempenfelt Bay. Along the way, take a moment to learn about the design components of our new Meridian Place & Memorial Square, why these design decisions were chosen and how they preserve the historical components of the space.

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The Downtown Barrie BIA acknowledges that the Business Improvement Area is located on the traditional land of the Anishnaabeg people. The Anishnaabeg include the Odawa, Ojbwe and Pottawatomi nations, collectively known as the Three Fires Confederacy. The Downtown Barrie BIA is dedicated to honoring Indigenous history and culture and committed to moving forward in the spirit of reconciliation and respect with all First Nations, Métis and Inuit people.