Nestled between the hills and water, Barrie, a community of 143,000, unfolds around the sparkling waters of Kempenfelt Bay.
Barrie offers an unparalleled selection of recreational, retail and cultural activities - from swimming sailing, fishing and golf, to live theatre, art galleries, farmers' market, and one of Canada's largest Arts & Crafts Festivals. You can explore over 1000 acres of parkland, the many beaches, or walk and bike along the waterfront trails.
Barrie shopping opportunities abound. The Bayfield street “Golden Mile” is studded with three malls and numerous plazas. The Mapleview area has a mega store district which includes several restaurants. You can enjoy its many quaint shops and restaurants while watching the wind surfers and sailboats glide by.
To learn more about the City of Barrie, go to the City of Barrie's website.