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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

☀️ 🍂  Autumn in the City  🍂 ☀️

Fall in love with downtown Barrie. It's Autumn in the City and it's time to celebrate the beauty of change together with your downtown community.

There is so much to check out this fall in downtown Barrie and we don't want you to miss out! That's why we're inviting you to bookmark this page, share it with your friends and check back often for all the updated details! And if you don't already, make sure to follow us on social media @downtownbarrie

So, What's Going On?

Presenting Autumn in the City - our fun and exciting campaign designed to help you fall in love all over again with your downtown.

Here's What You're Going to Want to Check Out

Autumn in the City includes the following exciting features that you'll definitely have to check out!

1. October Tasting Trail

Yes, your favourite tasting trail will be back soon! Details on how to taste your way through downtown Barrie can be found by clicking here!

2. City Centre Patios

As part of the economic recovery plan for our downtown community, patios will be remaining out until November 30th. We can still expect some warm and sunny days yet, but if needed, bring a jacket and bundle up with your buds while enjoying some of the city's finest dining experiences.

3. MacLaren Art Centre & Framing Gallery

The Gallery Cafe has re-opened and the Art Gallery is scheduled to re-open on Thursday, Sept 16th!

4. Free Online Tutoring with the Barrie Public Library

The Barrie Public Library is offering FREE online tutoring for K-12. Head over to for more!

5. Open Air Dunlop Pop-Ups

Open Air Dunlop returns on Saturday, October 9th and Saturday, October 30th!

6. Rotary Halloween Spirit Contest

On Saturday, October 30th at Meridian Place! Pumpkin carving contest, pizza contest and more! Check back for details!

7. Barrie Farmers' Market

Each Saturday from 8am until 12pm, pop by the Farmers' Market at City Hall before or after exploring downtown Barrie.

8. Lifeline E-Gift Cards

Support local while shopping online! Pop over to our Lifeline page to check it out!

9. Historic Self Guided Walking & Bike Tours

Who doesn’t love exploring the history of their own downtown?
– Barrie’s Public Art Tours
– Historic Downtown Barrie Walking Tours
– Barrie Bike Tours including a Downtown Barrie Art Tour by Bike!

Wondering where to park? Click here for a parking map of Downtown Barrie!

We can't wait to see you in downtown Barrie!