8 Things To Do In Barrie This Weekend: April 26th-28th

Another Killer Weekend Is Up Ahead

April is wrapping up and we’re ready to kiss it goodbye with a Barrie 360 bang! Here’s a few ways you can guarantee one heck of a good time this weekend:

1. Hit The Dog Park

A visit to the dog park is a win for both you and your pup. Enjoy the outdoors, get some exercise and meet new friends. What’s not to love?

You can find Barrie’s dog parks at:

150 Mapleview Dr E (Behind the Molson Centre)

60-68 Coulter St (Behind the Travelodge, beside the Bayfiled Mall)







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2. Grab A Tasty Treat

Anybody else crave ice cream nearly everyday once this time of year rolls around? Lucky for you, we’ve put together a list of some of the best places in town to grab a frozen treat. Check it out here.




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3. Shop The Barrie Farmer’s Market

As usual, the Barrie Farmer’s Market is on this Saturday April 27th from 8 am-noon at City Hall. Stop by to check out the incredible local vendors! It will be the last indoor market of the season before moving outdoors May 4th.




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4. Catch A Flick At The Drive-In

No need to wait for the summer for those nostalgic Drive-In nights, just toss a couple of extra blankets in the back seat and snuggle up! The Drive-In is open with a full lineup of flicks for the weekend:

Screen 1: Avenger’s End Game & Captain Marvel

Screen 2: Shazam & Curse of La Llorona

Screen 3: Hell Boy & Pet Sematary




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5. Get Thrifty

It’s time to spice up that spring/summer wardrobe, but before you go blowing your hard earned cash, check out some local thrift stores! Remember, shopping second-hand is also a great way to reduce your carbon footprint.

Shop second-hand at: Mantiques, Stuff, Value Village, Re-Source, Salvation Army, Mission Thrift Store and more!




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6. Shoot Some Pool

Sick of the same old boring weekend bar routine? Switch things up with your pals this weekend and hit the billiards. Alliance Billiards has 12 dart boards, 10 pool tables and a flat rate of $6/per person.




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7. Leave No Trace Workshop

Wye Marsh has a fantastic workshop taking place April 28th for all lovers of the outdoors. The”Leave No Trace Workshop” will teach you how to minimize your ecological footprint while still doing all of the outdoor activities you love such as hiking and camping.

$25 for an adult, $20 for children 6-17. Pre Registration is required. Admission includes entrance to the Wye Marsh. For tickets, click here.




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8. Glam Rockin’ Spring Coffee House

The MacClaren Art Centre will be hosting their annual Spring Coffee House April 26th featuring music and spoken word performances by Simcoe County Youth. It takes place from 6 pm-9 pm and admission is just $2. Proceeds will support MacLaren Youth Advisory Council endeavors.

This year’s theme is inspired by glam and classic 70’s rock. Themed outfits are highly encouraged. Prizes will be awarded to the best-costumed glam guy and gal!




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