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Event Calendar

05 Feb

Hot Cocoa Trail

Location: Downtown Barrie

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01 Jun

Open Air Dunlop

Location: Downtown Barrie

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Hot Cocoa Trail

Follow the Hot Cocoa Trail for the tastiest way to warm up February. This Downtown Barrie winter tradition showcases some deliciously unique and creative hot chocolate inspired beverages and dishes by our local coffee shops, cafés, and restaurants. Every Saturday and Sunday in February, head downtown, venture along the Hot Cocoa Trail and indulge in signature cups of hot chocolate while sipping, shopping and supporting local! With each purchase of a signature Hot Cocoa Trail item, you’ll get a chance to win a $250 Downtown Barrie Prize Pack. Plus if you share your #hotcocoatrail moment on social media, you’ll earn another chance to win. Be sure to tag @downtownbarrie along with the location of your purchase.

Hot Cocoa Trail

Lawnchair Luminata

Music, movies and mindfulness all at Meridian Place! Lawnchair Luminata brings Mindful Mondays with BLiSS Ann Green Yoga, Wednesday night movies with the Barrie Film Festival and Friday night live music to downtown Barrie... and it's all FREE for you to enjoy in the open air!

Lawnchair Luminata

Noella Festival

Christmas in downtown Barrie is a feeling you just have to experience. Luckily, the Noella Festival gives you six weeks of fun to check out! Partnering with the City of Barrie, Barrie Chamber of Commerce, The Rotary Club and all the amazing downtown Barrie businesses, the Noella Festival brings you…

Noella Festival

Open Air Dunlop

Open Air Dunlop is back 2022! As part of the economic recovery plan for our downtown community, Open Air Dunlop was born and after such a successful 2021 season, we’ve expanded it for 2022. Head to Downtown Barrie to explore a pedestrian friendly area by foot, wheelchair, skateboard or bike!

Open Air Dunlop

Downtown Barrie Gift Cards

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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.