Published March 13, 2019

8 Things To Do In Barrie This Weekend: March 15th-17th

Wrap Up The March Break With A Bang

With March Break wrapping up and St.Patrick's Day headed our way, it's going to be a busy weekend ahead. Check out some of the fun ideas you should mix into your weekend plans!

RELATED: Your Guide to St.Patrick's Day in Barrie

Barrie Spring and Garden Show

Say hello to spring this weekend, March 16th-17th, at Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery. Check out the Barrie Spring and Garden Show for inspiration toward reinventing your living space! Explore ideas in home renovation, landscaping and interior design.

The show will run Saturday 10 am-5 pm and Sunday 10 am-4 pm. Admission and parking is free.

Image Courtesy of Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery via Facebook

Spring Fling @ Snow Valley

The forecast is calling for a beautiful winter day on Saturday and what better place to spend it than on the slopes? On March 16th Snow Valley is hosting their "Spring Fling" event including pizza box races, dual slalom race and a department tug-o-war challenge.

Registration will take place at the information desk starting at 8:30 am.

The Great Canadian Butter Tart Fest

This event is a bit of a drive from Barrie but worth it for those butter tart lovers. On March 17th from 10 am-4 pm Orangeville Fairgrounds will host The Great Canadian Butter Tart Fest. Top bakers from across Ontario will compete for the title of best butter tart and you're invited to be a part of the judging panel!

RELATED: Ontario's Best Butter Tart Festival is Returning Nearby This Spring

$3.00 to attend, children 12 & under are free.

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Line Dancing @ The Ranch

Get your country groove on this Saturday! On March 16th, George Leitch and his crew will be at The Ranch leading a fun night of country line dancing and couples two step. The event will run from 8 pm-11 pm.

Image courtesy of Brian Chisholm via Facebook

Drop-In Sports @ The Rec Centres

There will be a number of drop-in sessions at the Holly, East Bayfield and Allandale Rec Centres March 16th-17th including volleyball, swimming, skating and basketball. Check out the schedules here.

Image courtesy of Sport Chek via Instagram

MEC Crew Run

Looking to get out for some excercise but need a little extra encouragement? Join the the MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-op) Running Crew for free! The group meets every Saturday at MEC Barrie at 9 am. Be prepared to run approximately 8-10 km through the city.

It's a no-drop run, which means no one gets left behind! For more info, click here.

Barrie Farmer's Market

Swing by the Barrie Farmer's Market on March 16th for all sorts of local goodies. Not only is the market a great shopping experience, but also a great social experience. It's a wonderful way to start your day and support local.

The Barrie Farmer's Market runs every Saturday at City Hall from 8 am-noon.

Try A New Restaurant

So many good places to eat, so little time! Why spend all your time going to the same restaurants when you can try something new?

Weekends are the best time for sleeping in, rolling out of bed and grabbing brunch with your crew. Check out our list of places you have got to check out this weekend... here.

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