Winter in the City

Open Air Dunlop

Every Weekend

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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Noella Festival

Tue November 16, 2021 - Fri December 31, 2021

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...

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Hot Cocoa Trail

All Month

Come in from the cold this February with Downtown Barrie’s Hot Cocoa Trail! This February tradition beats the winter blues by showcasing some deliciously unique and creative hot cocoa beverages provided by downtown Barrie coffee shops, cafés and bistros. Every Saturday and Sunday during the month of 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 beverage, fill out a ballot and enter to win one of three Hot Cocoa Trail Vouchers. As a Community Connected event, the Hot Cocoa Trail also bring attention to different organizations and charities that support our community!

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