Promenade Days, Craft Beer & BBQ Festivals Cancelled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 15th, 2020 Promenade Days, Craft Beer & BBQ Festivals Cancelled in Downtown Barrie As COVID-19 […]

Ladies’ Day + Date Night in Downtown Barrie

Date 3rd Thursday of the month from April until August, 2020 Location Various locations throughout Downtown Barrie Description There’s now […]

1st Ladies’ Day + Date Night – Postponed

We have decided to be responsible, cautious and prudent.  The first Ladies’ Days event will be hosted on April 16 […]

Ladies’ Day + Date Night in Downtown Barrie

Date 3rd Thursday of the month from April until August, 2020 Location Various locations throughout Downtown Barrie Description There’s now […]

Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Dinner

Date Friday, February 14, 2020 Cocktails at 6 pm | Dinner at 7 pm Description $75 per person includes 4 […]

Celebrate Family Day at the MacLaren!

Date Monday, February 17, 2020 Open 12 pm to 4 pm Description Keep your family active and entertained this Family […]

Final Stretch of Construction for Phase 1A! Streetscape Pt. 3

Wow! Has the time flown by! Phase 1A of the Dunlop Streetscape Project is now on the final stretch. With […]

Downtown is Dirty & Loving It! Streetscape Pt. 2

The Dunlop Streetscape Project has been underway for a month now and it’s slated to transform the look of our […]

Supporting Local Despite the Dirt

Supporting our local businesses supports our local community. Downtown Barrie is full of hundreds of local businesses owned by our […]

Downtown Barrie and its Waterfront

Here we are about halfway through our summer and the temperature of Kempenfelt Bay is nearing perfection for enjoying the […]

Summer Saison in Downtown Barrie

Ahh! The summer saison is the season that brings the warmth. In the brewing world, a saison is a seasonal beer with summery, fruity […]

Patio Season in Downtown Barrie

An afternoon beverage with an old friend. A delicious meal with family while the sun sets on a weekday evening. […]

Embracing the Grit of Spring

Ahh, the season of grit. Somewhere in between the relief that comes with the end of winter and the energetic […]

Downtown Barrie’s Creative Corridor

Downtowns are full of creativity. They are hubs of the creative class which include the arts, businesses and professions. Downtown […]

Who is Downtown Barrie?

Let’s look at Downtown Barrie from a different perspective. If I was asked who is Downtown Barrie, my best answer would be […]

Downtown Barrie is Winter’s Wonderland

Some might call this time of year “the dead of winter,” but it always amazes me how well we embrace […]

A Taste of the First Ever Curb Appeal DIY

Curb Appeal DIY: Wrap-Up A Taste of the First Evening in this Intimate & Interactive Foodie Series The first evening […]

The Hot Cocoa Trail is Back!

Your toes are like ice. Your fingers are tingling. Frostbite threatens the tip of your nose and snowflakes rest on […]

Noella Festival Wrap Up

It’s a new year. We’re planning, scheduling and jumping into routine. Our gaze is forward, but for a brief moment, […]

Promenade Days & Canada Day Festivities

Come experience the longest running event in Downtown Barrie June 28 – July 2!

Craft Beer & BBQ Festival

Downtown Barrie’s coveted Craft Beer & BBQ Festival kicked off this July following the Promenade Days & Canada Day Festivities. […]

Curb Appeal

On Friday, September 11th we brought a little taste of Tuscany to the streets of Downtown Barrie.

Paint the Town Pink

This week is Paint The Town Pink here in Barrie, and lots of our downtown Barrie neighbours have collaborated with the Simcoe County District School Board to “pink-up” their windows in support.

Curb Appeal Spring 2015

Organizers placed the event in the middle of Memorial Square…

Winterfest 2015

Participating Locations Saturday February 7th & Sunday February 8th 1. Frozen Hot Chocolate Swirleez Frozen Yogurt, 89 Dunlop St E […]

Tree Lighting

Twas the morning of Downtown Barrie’s annual Tree Lighting event, the air was brisk and thick fluffy snowflakes were dropping […]

Curb Appeal Fall 2014

With everybody ‘sitt’n on the dock of the bay’ taking in Barrie’s beautiful waterfront, the night commenced with the first of five creatively prepared and presented dishes.

Barrie Happy

Showcasing all the “happy” that downtown Barrie has to offer!

Promenade Days & Canada Day

One of the many things that Downtown Barrie knows how to do well is taking full advantage of a gorgeous […]

Spring Thaw Pancake Breakfast

It came as no surprise that Memorial Square was buzzing this weekend with people excited to celebrate the coming of spring…