Situated in central Ontario, Barrie is picturesque mid-sized town that sits on beautiful Kempenfelt Bay. The location provides local residents with a charming lifestyle as well as plenty of activities to enjoy in their free time throughout the year.

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If you are planning to spend the upcoming holiday season in Barrie, there are many festive activities that you can enjoy with family and friends. The team at Alair Homes has compiled this list of exciting holiday activities for you to consider:

Make-and-Take: Christmas Bouquet

On December 7, head to Unity Christian High School for an hour-long workshop where you will learn how to create a holiday arrangement to add to your seasonal home decor. All fresh holiday plants will be provided with your workshop fee, and you can take your arrangement home. No experience is necessary, and you can use your new skills to make gorgeous arrangements for family and friends in the weeks ahead. The workshop begins at 6 p.m.

Family Holiday Movie Night

“The Christmas Chronicles” is playing at the Creating Connection Centreplace on December 7 at 6 p.m., and the whole family is invited to attend. The movie will play on a 60-inch HDTV screen, and theater-style seating is provided. Snacks and hot drinks are available on-site. Admission is free, but a $5 donation is suggested. Proceeds support future community events hosted at the venue.

Yule Love: Featuring the Toronto Mass Choir

On December 14, you and your family can be entertained by the Toronto Mass Choir at the Harvest Bible Chapel. The angelic sounds of the choir will undoubtedly get you in the holiday spirit as the group sings many of your favorite seasonal songs. This event starts at 8 p.m., and you should purchase your tickets in advance to reserve your seats. Proceeds from this special event benefit the Salvation Army Bayside Mission.

Christmas Eve in Barrie

On Christmas Eve, Connexus Church is hosting a religious service that is unlike any other. It explores the story of Christmas in a way that is ideal for the whole family. Childcare is provided for children who are 3 years old or younger. A special holiday package is provided for children who are between the ages of 4 and 10 years old. Seating is limited, and advance tickets are recommended. The event starts at 5 p.m., and parking is available on-site.

Now is a great time to make your holiday plans by purchasing tickets to these festive events in Barrie and adding the dates to your calendar.