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Event Noella Festival

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Check out this local biz

Mexhico Restaurant at 37 Dunlop Street West.
Delicious plant-based Mexican inspired menu!

BBIA Highlight

WE LOVE PATIOS

Downtown Barrie has the best food, drinks
and, of course, patios (image courtesy of BarrieToday)

BBIA Blog

NEWS

Public meeting notices,
media releases and more.

BBIA news

NOELLA FESTIVAL

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

BBIA Events

PARKING DOWNTOWN

Downtown Barrie has 2000+ parking spaces.
Which is your fav?

BBIA Parking

"What I love most about the businesses in downtown Barrie, what you can really feel when you’re on the street on Dunlop, is that it’s totally authentic."

City of Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman

"Beauty. I like it. Great environment to experience. Visit it!"

Eyra

"We are proud to be a part of Barrie’s downtown and are exicted to share in its continued vision and vibrancy!"

Teresa Woolard, Owner of Swirleez & Chillz
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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.