Downtown Real Estate Listings and Information
The heart of downtown is the Waterfront, with Centennial Park, Beachfront, and Heritage Parks. Walking and biking trails line the shoreline.
Sailing is a popular recreational activity along the Waterfront.
There are events practically every weekend at the Waterfront, including Kempen Fest (on the civic holiday weekend in August). And Promenade Days over Canada Day weekend. Events continue throughout the year, including the Barrielicious Festival, Winterfest, Waterfront Festival, and Santa Claus Parade.
Bayshore Landing Condominiums
Housing consists of high-end condos looking over the waterfront together with older single family homes.
The Greyhound bus terminal and city transit leaves from downtown.
Dunlop Street is the heart of the entertainment district with many restaurants and bar. A huge sprinkler is popular with kids in the summer. City Hall hosts a small outdoor skating rink.
Downtown Barrie - 1997 (photo: Ken Lund)
For boat tours, the Serendipity Princess padelwheeler takes people around the lake.
Flying Monkeys Brewery offers free tours on weekends. Growlers through cases of beer along with glassware and souvenirs are for sale.