Each year the City of Barrie rolls out a spooktacular event for families. The Ghost Bus Tour is essentially a City bus, decorated like a haunted house for kids and adults to walk through. The bus makes multiple stops at community centres in October, and we checked out this one at the Holly Rec Centre in this week’s Keys to the City of Barrie, brought to you by Pratt Homes.
In this week’s Keys to the City of Barrie, brought to you by Pratt Homes, we head to Heritage Estate Winery and Cidery for a taste and a tour! We’ve been to wineries in Niagara and Napa, but we are so excited that there is a place closer to home in which to indulge our love of the grape! Heritage Estate is just outside of Barrie on Penetanguishene Road and offers a Vidal, Baco Noir and a slew of other wine varieties. What Heritage EstateContinue reading
The summer is coming to a close, but we suggest you keep this countdown of Barrie’s Best Beaches for next summer! The Keys to the Ciy of Barrie is brought to you by Pratt Homes. Here’s what we found after spending the summer experiencng the area’s waterfront this summer: Centennial Beach: This beach has so much to offer and is the beach most people think of for Barrie. With kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and the water park, the possibilities are endless. Johnson’s Beach: IfContinue reading
Barrie is never short of fun things to do with the family, and you’re a fan of movies and the outdoors, this is just the event for you! Lawnchair Luminata takes place by the water and is hosted by the Barrie Film Festival. Best part is, the movie is completely free! There are still some showings this month, so mark your calendars! Wednesday, August 23 (RD Aug 24), Sing, Centennial Beach – dusk Wednesday, August 30 (RD Aug 31), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Heritage Park –Continue reading
It’s known as the Premiere Arts festival with vendors and shoppers converging on Barrie’s waterfront every August Long Weekend, but we found there is so much more to offer at Kempenfest. From food, fashion, entertainment and more, Kempenfest has it all. This week It is all about Kempenfest in the Keys to the City of Barrie, brought to you by Pratt Homes. When we walked around the very crowded, very long walking path along the waterfront, we found people from all over Ontario taking aContinue reading