Support local in Barrie with two hours of free on-street downtown parking in December

Shop, check out downtown Barrie's 2021 Noella Festival

News release -from City of Barrie

Support local downtown businesses this holiday season and enjoy free parking in all on-street spaces throughout December. Standard parking fees apply in municipal lots and the Collier Street Parkade.

Downtown on-street parking is limited to a two-hour maximum year-round. All downtown parking options are free after 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, all day on weekends, and on statutory holidays.

Barrie’s downtown offers a heartfelt urban experience through a variety of unique, independent businesses and vibrant, exciting events. The Downtown BIA launched a visionary new brand in November. Visit for a directory of downtown Barrie stores, restaurants, services, and entertainment venues.

Downtown Barrie’s 2021 Noella Festival is happening now and features the Rotary Festival of Trees, Holly Days shopping contest, and theNoella Tree + Wreath Lot. For detailed information about downtown parking, visit