7 Fun (and Free!) Activities To Do With Your Kids This Holiday Season

Make Memories, Without Spending A Dime!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Money can often be tight this time of year with the upcoming holidays, but don’t let that stop you from having fun with the family this holiday season!

I’m sharing fun 7 activities you can do with your kids this holiday season for FREE.

Story Time With Santa at Georgian Mall

Head over to Georgian Mall in Barrie for a magical story experience with Santa and Mabel Moon!
Make sure to stay afterwards for FREE face painting with Mabel Moon.

Build A Snowman

Building a snowman is a great way to get outside and make memories with the kids, without spending a dime!

Binge Watch All The Holiday Movies on Netflix

Put on your favourite PJs, pop some popcorn and enjoy a day of holiday movies with the family.

Go For A Drive To Look At Christmas Lights

Fill your thermos’ up with hot chocolate and marshmallows, pack the kids in the car and drive around looking at all the pretty Christmas lights.

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See The CP Holiday Train

Head out to Midhurst to watch the CP Holiday Train bring holiday cheer to the Barrie area with feature performances by Terri Clark, Sierra Noble and Kelly Prescott.
The event is free, but CP attendees encourage people to open their cupboards to help address hunger needs in our communities this holiday season.
Local food banks will be accepting donations at each stop.

Go Tobogganing

Put those snow pants on, bundle up and head outdoors for some seasonal fun! You’ll be surprised how quickly you go right back to being a kid again.

Bake Some Cookies

Get out the sprinkles and mixing spoons. Kids of all ages enjoy being in the kitchen baking yummy treats. The best part? When you get to eat them! 

Special to Barrie 360 from Kelsey Diane