Summer in the City

Open Air Dunlop

Every Saturday

Open Air Dunlop is back for 2021! As part of the economic recovery plan for our downtown community, Open Air Dunlop was born and after such a successful fall, we’ve expanded it for the 2021 season. Beginning June 12th and running every Saturday throughout the summer, a portion of Dunlop Street will be closed to vehicle traffic and open for you to explore on foot or by bike!

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Curb Appeal


Curb Appeal captures people having a great time in an unusual location within downtown Barrie shining a light on a unique pocket of real estate each year. With some of downtown Barrie's best chefs selected to showcase their worldclass talents, eeach of the five courses is paired with wine or beer to complement their flavours. Limited to 150 tickets, Curb Appeal is a highly-anticipated event that appeals to foodies from all over.

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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!

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Craft Beer & BBQ Fest


All the beers. All the noms. Craft breweries, smoky BBQ'd goodness, food trucks and live music... all in downtown Barrie! We’ve scoured the province to bring you the best of the best in craft breweries including a few from our own backyard. Come down and sample their wares and taste the best that craft beer has to offer. You won’t be disappointed!

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