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  • Lifeline Cheque Presentation with ZuZu Fashion Boutique

    We were so happy to present Tracey Baker, owner of ZuZu Fashion Boutique with her […]

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  • Lifeline Cheque Presentation with Lazy Tulip Cafe

    We were so happy to present Michelle Huggins, owner of the Lazy Tulip Cafe with […]

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  • Press Release: Lifeline E-Gift Card Program Helping Support Businesses

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2020 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie BIA’s Lifeline E-Gift Card Program […]

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  • Press Release: BIA Launches Lifeline E-Gift Card Program

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2020 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie BIA Launches Lifeline E-Gift Card […]

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  • Downtown Barrie Takeout / Pick Up Map Order safely and responsibly from our Downtown Barrie […]

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  • Press Release: COVID-19 & Construction in Downtown Barrie

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 16th, 2020 (Barrie, Ontario) With COVID-19 and Construction, Downtown Barrie […]

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  • Downtown Barrie’s Hot Cocoa Trail Supports of Seasons Centre

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 12th, 2020 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie’s Hot Cocoa Trail Supports […]

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  • Meridian Place & Memorial Square Receives Landscape Ontario Award of Excellence

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 25, 2020 (Barrie, Ontario) Meridian Place & Memorial Square Receives […]

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  • Downtown Barrie’s Hot Cocoa Trail in Support of Seasons Centre

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 27th, 2020 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie’s Hot Cocoa Trail in […]

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  • Noella Festival Tree Lot Raises $1200 for Hospice Simcoe

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, December 19th, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) Noella Festival Tree Lot Raises $1200 […]

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  • Downtown Barrie’s Tree Lighting Celebration Kicks Off Exciting Noella Festival

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 18th, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie’s Tree Lighting Celebration Kicks […]

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  • Downtown Barrie Welcomes Back 35ft Christmas Tree

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, November 8th, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie Welcomes Back the 35ft […]

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  • October Tasting Trail Raises $1000 for Gilda’s Club

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) October Tasting Trail Raises $1000 for […]

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  • #WeDigDowntown Project Update (Oct 29/19)

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 29, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) Dunlop Streetscape Taking Shape in Downtown […]

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  • #WeDigDowntown Project Update (Oct 9/19)

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 9, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) Excitement & Energy in Downtown Barrie! […]

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  • October Tasting Trail In Support of Gilda’s Club

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) October Tasting Trail in Support of […]

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  • #WeDigDowntown Project Update (Sept 27/19)

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 27, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) WIN BIG with the Downtown DIG! […]

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  • #WeDigDowntown Project Update (Sept 18/19)

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 18, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) We Dig Downtown! Project Update We’re […]

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  • #WeDigDowntown Project Update (Sept 4/19)

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 4, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) We Dig Downtown! Project Update The […]

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  • Lighthouse to Play Downtown Barrie’s Craft Beer & BBQ Fest

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 3, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) Lighthouse to Play Downtown Barrie’s Craft […]

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  • May Days Supports Alzheimer Society

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 2, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie’s May Days Supports Alzheimer […]

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  • Summer Events at Meridian Place

    For Immediate Release: Monday, June 24, 2019 (Barrie, ON) Summer Events at Meridian Place Invitation […]

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  • May Days is Back & in Support of Alzheimer Society

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 25, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie’s May Days in Support […]

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  • Meridian Place & Memorial Square Recieves OGCA Award

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 15 , 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) Meridian Place & Memorial Square […]

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  • Post-Event PR: Hot Cocoa Trail 2019

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 21st, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie’s Hot Cocoa Trail Supports […]

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  • Pre-Event PR: Hot Cocoa Trail 2019

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 22nd, 2019 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie’s Hot Cocoa Trail in […]

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  • Barrie Wins Economic Development Award

    For Immediate Release: Friday, February 1st, 2019 (Barrie, ON) Barrie Wins Economic Development Award ​Two […]

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  • Downtown Barrie Brings Awareness to Local Charities on Giving Tuesday

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) 2 Hours Free On-Street Parking in […]

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  • Downtown Barrie Brings Awareness to Local Charities on Giving Tuesday

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie Brings Awareness to Local […]

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  • Incredible Tree Lighting Celebration Kicks Off Noella Festival

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 19th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) Incredible Tree Lighting Celebration Kicks Off […]

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  • First Ever 35ft Christmas Tree at Meridian Place

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, November 8th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie Presents the First-Ever 35ft […]

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  • 2018 October Tasting Trail Raises $1250 for Seasons Centre for Grieving Children

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, November 9th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) October Tasting Trail Raises $1250 for […]

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  • Judging the Barrie Film Festival Window Decorating Contest

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 5th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) Judging the Barrie Film Festival Window […]

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  • 2018 October Tasting Trail in Support of Seasons Centre for Grieving Children

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) October Tasting Trail in Support of […]

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  • Silent DJ Dance Party at Meridian Place

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) Silent DJ Dance Party at Meridian […]

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  • May Days Contributes to COPE Service Dogs

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie’s May Days Contributes to […]

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  • Juno Nominee Donovan Woods at Meridian Place

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) Live Music Series Presents Donovan Woods […]

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  • Live Music Series at Meridian Place

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) Live Music Series at Meridian Place […]

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  • Meridian Place & Memorial Square Grand Openings

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) Memorial Square & Meridian Place Grand […]

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  • The SCATEH HEART Program

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 8th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) The SCATEH HEART Program There is […]

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  • Downtown Barrie Colouring Book Launch

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie Colouring Book – Book […]

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  • Barrie Native Friendship Centre’s 30th Anniversary

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) Barrie Native Friendship Centre 30th Anniversary […]

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  • May Days Kick Off

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 28th, 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) The Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) […]

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  • Downtown Barrie Receives Award for Meridian Place & Memorial Square Development

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 17th 2018 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie Receives Award for Meridian […]

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  • Downtown Barrie’s Hot Cocoa Trail Event Contributes to Barrie Out of the Cold

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19, 2018 (Barrie, ON) Downtown Barrie’s Hot Cocoa Trail Event Contributes […]

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  • BLOCKCHAIN: A coder’s challenge to solve a Downtown challenge!

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19, 2018 (Barrie, ON) BLOCKCHAIN: A coder’s challenge to solve a […]

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  • Noella Kick Off Press Event

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday November 8th 2017 (Barrie, ON) The Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) […]

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  • Drors Studio Showroom Grand Opening

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 24th 2017 (Barrie, ON) Drors Studio Showroom GRAND OPENING on Thursday, […]

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  • Sophia St. Apothecary Grand Opening

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2017 (Barrie, ON) Sophia St. Apothecary GRAND OPENING on Saturday […]

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  • The Paperie Grand Opening

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2017 (Barrie, ON) The Paperie Grand Opening The Paperie opened […]

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