Downtown Barrie BIA

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Helps maintain and enhance the City of Barrie's downtown core, striving to make it a vibrant, friendly, safe and exciting community for residents, visitors, businesses and business owners
  • operated by an elected Board of Management
  • monthly passes for City of Barrie parking lots can be purchased at this office, CASH ONLY, for parking updates visit: Parking in Barrie
  • Open Air Dunlop held each summer, runs every Saturday from June to September
  • Downtown Barrie will also host Open Air pop-ups on Saturdays for Thanksgiving and Halloween and Noella Festival in November for Santa Claus Parade and Tree Lighting Celebration, check website for dates
  • Lawn Chair Luminata held each summer at Meridian Place & Heritage Park on the Waterfront, bring your lawn chair or blanket for an evening under the stars, visit for details
    • for a schedule of outdoor films presented by the Barrie Film Festival, see website
    • the Barrie Thunder Classics will showcase their classic and custom cars and trucks along the beautiful backdrop of Kempenfelt Bay
  • DWNTWN E-GIFT CARDS - support local while shopping online. See website for details
During the month of December 2022, all ON-STREET metered parking in the downtown area will be free for a 2 hour period of time, all off-street lots continue to be paid parking during this period
  • All downtown commercial establishments are mandatory members
  • Residency Requirements:
    • Dunlop St East and West between Mulcaster St and Toronto St, Collier St between Bayfield St and
    • Mulcaster St, Mary St, Maple St between Simcoe St and Ross St
    • Bayfield St between Lakeshore Dr and Ross St
    • Clapperton St and Owen St between Dunlop St E and Collier St
Application Process
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Mailing Address
93 Dunlop St E
Unit 102 (Lower Level)
Barrie, L4M 1A8
Stacey Zubczyk, Operations Manager
Executive Director
Craig Stevens
Membership; All commercial establishments assessed for business taxes are mandatory members and required by Municipal by-law to pay a special assessment or levy to the BIA; Government offices and nonprofit organizations are exempt from this levy
Documents Required
Documents required may vary, contact for more information
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Last Updated On
December 1, 2022
93 Dunlop St E, Unit 102 (Lower Level)
Barrie, ON, L4M 1A8
Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) Site Location: Cross street: Owen St and Dunlop St E.
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Hours of Operation
830 to 1630
830 to 1630
830 to 1630
830 to 1630
830 to 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, hours may vary due to events
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