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Things To Do in the Barrie and Surrounding Areas This Weekend

Friday Night Flick

Family movie night anyone? Come out this Friday from 6:30 pm- 8:55 pm to the Painswick Branch Public Library in Barrie and enjoy this week’s Friday Flick, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (1h 30m) 

barrie Farmers Market 

Check out the Barrie Farmers Market every Saturday between 8AM - 12PM. The market features a range of vendors and products including fresh produce, meat, baked goods, honey, maple syrup and more. If you don't have time to shop the market there is also an option to place an order online for pick-up.

Story time with The Grinch

Get the kids and come out to the Kozlov Centre at 3:30 pm for Story time with the Grinch! This is an event the whole family can enjoy together! Make your own Magic Reindeer food, get your picture taken with the Grinch and listen to him tell his favourite story, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Please help out the Barrie Food Bank by bringing a non-perishable food item.

Fun, Frost, & Family Holiday Event

Come out this Saturday for the Fun, Frost, & Family Holiday Event from 11 am- 3pm  and join the Recreation & Library Staff at the Ramara Centre for some refreshments, trivia, sledding, crafts and so much more! 

Outdoor Fields, Courts & Rinks

Looking for an outdoor activity to do with your friends and family this weekend? Why not come out to one of the eight City operated arena ice pads or one of the seven outdoor ice rinks in and around the Barrie Area this weekend for a  free skate? 

The Barrie Rotary Festival of Trees

As part of the Noella Tree Lighting Celebration, come out every Saturday from now until December 31st and walk the amazing light displays throughout Heritage Park and Meridian Place.  Grab your favourite hot drink and bring your family and friends down for a light filled evening at The Barrie Rotary Festival of Trees.

Drysdale's Tree Farm

Come on out to Drysdale’s Tree Farm between November 19-December 18th; every Saturday & Sunday from 10am-4pm to pick the perfect Christmas Tree while enjoying the jingle bells on the horses, face painting, live carolling, magic shows, bonfire, wagon rides and so much more!

Magic of Lights

Looking for a family fun experience? Get in your vehicle and drive-through the dazzling holiday light experience featuring all of your favourite holiday scenes, music and characters at the Springwater Provincial Park, Magic of Lights. Running until January 1st, 2023 from 5pm-10pm.

Friday Harbour Christmas Market

From now until December 23rd, Friday Harbour continues the tradition with their Christmas Market! Experience a European-style market featuring a 40-foot tree, twinkling lights, carolers and cozy up in their warm lounges, and take pictures with Santa and his elves. Unwrapped toy donations for Innisfil’s Christmas for Kids Toy Drive will be accepted. 

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