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Free Events in Barrie

The Freebie: 3 Free Events In Barrie This Week


Ya know what makes life livable?

Ice cream.

Also bacon. Bacon ON ice cream.

Oh, and Poutine. And wine…whisky. Firefly reruns. Wine. Anything written by Brett Ellison. Wine.  Preferably all at once!

And things that are FREE.

With all of that in mind, we present the Freebie: A weekly guide to events in Barrie that require zero money.

Click on the headline for each to find out more!


Friday Harbour Tree Lighting Ceremony & Holiday Market

Hit up the Pier at Friday Harbour for their annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Market.

The Tree Lighting Ceremony kicks off on Saturday November 30th, with the tree being lit at 5:30, followed by a light show and fireworks display.

The Holiday Market runs Saturday and Sunday and features local vendors offering unique gifts.

In the spirit of giving, a food and toy drive will also be available, ready to accept donations big and small for appreciative families in need. All donations will go towards the Innisfil Life Centre.




Green Your Holidays Workshop

Enjoy the holidays while having less of an impact on the environment. Learn tips and tricks on decorating,  shopping, wrapping, gift-giving, recipes, and more to reduce your footprint at Christmas. This workshop is open to everyone- for young families to retirees.

Light refreshments will be served.

Space is limited! Please email [email protected] to reserve your spot today.



Thursday Night Boardgames!

Hosted by Boardsters, weekly board games happen every Thursday. If you have a game, you can bring a game to share or just bring your lovely self.

Gets underway @ 6pm at PLAY!

We’re always on the lookout for places and events in Barrie to check out! Send us an email or a DM on FB if you have one in mind! [email protected] 



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