Support local with two hours of free downtown parking in December

(Barrie, ON) Shop downtown Barrie this holiday season and enjoy free parking in all on-street spaces and in the Chase McEachern parking lot (located near Meridian Square) for the first two hours throughout the month of December.

On-street parking is limited to a two-hour maximum, while additional hours at the Chase McEachern lot can be purchased using the pay and display machine. Two hours of free parking is in effect from December 1 to December 31, 2020.

Parking on-street and in downtown municipal lots is free after 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and all day on weekends. Please note the Spirit Catcher Lot, North Marina Lot and Lakeshore Lot are considered Waterfront Parking Lots and parking is enforced 24/7, excluding statutory holidays. to find out more about downtown Barrie stores, restaurants and services. Check to learn about the BIA's Noella and Holly Days events.  

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Melanie Rumley
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The City of Barrie
(705) 739-4220 ext. 4578