A view of the City of Barrie skyline, lit up at night, with Lake Simcoe in the foreground

Discover Barrie

The City of Barrie is best known for its convenient location, stunning waterfront access and vibrant urban development. Located just 45minutes north of Toronto and Pearson International Airport, and only 45 minutes south of Muskoka, Barrie is the ideal location for those looking to plan a conference, meeting, reunion, gala or special event.

What to see and do

About Barrie

Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Simcoe, Barrie has much to offer conference and event guests during their stay. Be sure to also check out Barrie’s:

Ask your Conference and Event Services Co-ordinator for recommendations on any of the above activities, including their favourites. We look forward to helping you access all of the FUN that your group is looking for!

Growler the Grizzly mascot on one of Barrie's waterfront trails

Our memberships

Barrie Chamber of Commerce

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Canadian University and College Conference Organizers Association


Tourism Barrie

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Contact us

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Do you have a question for our team about the City of Barrie? Get in touch and let us show you why Barrie is the right location for your event!

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One Georgian Dr.

Barrie, ON L4M 3X9
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