Published February 1, 2024

Downtown Barrie's Hot Cocoa Trail Is Warming Up

Sip, Savour, and Shop the Hot Cocoa Trail
Hot Cocoa Trail Downtown Barrie

This Barrie 360 content is brought to you by Downtown Barrie BIA

What could be better than hot cocoa on a cool winter’s night? How about a whole list of fantastic stops with some of the tastiest drinks you’ve ever had?

Whether you’re visiting Barrie for the weekend or you live here all year long, you can experience a delightful adventure as you make your way through the Downtown Barrie Hot Cocoa Trail. Explore local cafés and bakeries, enjoy food and drinks crafted with creativity and skill, and sip steaming mugs full of hot chocolate and other warm delights.

The event will run every Saturday and Sunday in February. And with every Hot Cocoa Trail purchase, you’ll be entered to win 1 of 5 $50 Downtown Barrie Gift Prize Packages! You can also share your best #hotcocoatrail moment with @downtownbarrie for an additional chance to win! (Don’t forget to tell everyone where you picked up your delicious treat!)

With over 20 participating locations, you’re sure to find something that you like.

Map Of The Downtown Barrie Hot Cocoa Trail

Sip Warm Tasty Drinks

For a warm drink, be sure to check out:

1. Divine Dine at 33 Bayfield St – Rich & Creamy Cocoa

2. Cocina Mexicana at 5 Mulcaster St – Grandma's Hot Chocolate & Churros

3. Lazy Tulip at 37 Mulcaster St – Spicy Cafe Mocha

4. Bohemia at 125 Dunlop St E – Rich Parisian-Style Cocoa

5. Mexhico Restaurant at 37 Dunlop St W – Mexican Hot Chocolate & Churros

6. Dunlop Street Diner at 20 Dunlop St E – Spicy Hot Chocolate (Alcoholic & Non Alcoholic Versions)

7. The Wired Owl Coffee Company at 49 Dunlop St E – Salted Caramel, White, Strawberry, Peppermint, Peanut Butter, Standard & Vanilla Maple Hot Chocolate

8. Valiant’s Eatery at 112 Dunlop St E – Maple Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa

9. La Bodega Street Food at 74 Dunlop St E – Mexican Hot Chocolate & Chocolate Flan

10. Common Good Cafe & Social House at 85 Bayfield St – Cinnamon Lemon Hot Chocolate Topped With Made In-House Marshmallows & Bee Pollen

11. The Vegan Pantry at 34 Ross St – Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Or Salted Caramel Mocha

12. Andro Cakes at 58 Dunlop St E – Dark Chocolate & Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa

13. Homestead Artisan Bakery + Café at 80 Dunlop St E – White Chocolate Sweet Cherry Mocha, Featuring Good Monday Coffee

14. The Mexican House at 24 Maple Ave – Mexican Hot Chocolate Concha

15. B’spoke Kitchen & Market at 55 Collier St – Mayan Hot Cocoa With 1800 Reposado Tequila, Dark Cocoa, Oat Milk, Cayenne Simple Syrup, Vanilla, Fleur De Sel, Cinnamon Dusting And Fire Roasted Marshmallows (19+)

16. The Wheeled Brew Bottled Shop at 19 Clapperton St – Hot Chocolate Stout

17. C.W. Coops – Bailey's Hot Chocolate & Traditional Hot Chocolate

18. Barrie Farmers' Market - Uncle Jorge's at 70 Collier St – Delicately Delicious Hot Cocoa

Savour Delicious Treats

If you’d like a tasty treat to go with your warm drink, try …

19. Donaleigh’s Irish Public House at 28 Dunlop St E – Chocolate Cake

Shop For Something To Take Home

Looking for something to take home? Try these treats. 

20. Blueberry Moon at 111 Dunlop St E – Hot Cocoa Kits

21. Everleigh Gardens at 104 Dunlop St E – Hot Cocoa Kits

22. Our House at 55 Dunlop St E – Hot Chocolate Packets (Buy 2 Get 2 Free)

23. Craig's Trading Post at 118 Dunlop St E – Chocolate Treat

Don't Miss The Hot Cocoa Trail!

This winter, Barrie is heating things up with a delicious Hot Cocoa Trail. Be sure to check out the many amazing stops that offer some of the best cocoa drinks you've ever had!

So don't wait any longer, grab a friend and get ready for some delicious cocoa-filled adventures. 

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