The Canada Day weekend kicks off with the Meridian Place Anniversary on Friday, June 28 and the celebrations continue with a great weekend of activities. The Snowbirds will put on two air shows above Kempenfelt Bay on June 28 and 29 and Promenade Days will run from June 28 to July 1. Promenade Days is presented by the Downtown Barrie BIA and features vendors, street patios, family activities, and entertainment along Dunlop Street. downtownbarrie.ca/promenade-days.
On July 1, the City of Barrie is throwing a Canada Day party in conjunction with the BIA’s Promenade Days. The Promenade Days Stage will be headlined by CCMA Award winner (2018 Songwriter of the Year) and Canadian Country Music star, Aaron Goodvin, and supported by up-and-comer Kalsey Kulyk.
The Canada Day celebrations will feature family activities and vendors in Heritage Park as well as live entertainment, funded in part by the Government of Canada and Tim Hortons.There will also be a birthday cake cut by local dignitaries and a variety of activities including free face painting, Canadian wildlife displays, inflatables, vendors and games from 1 to 9 p.m.
Capping off the night on Monday, the City of Barrie will present a spectacular fireworks show over Kempenfelt Bay starting at 10 p.m. In case of inclement weather, fireworks will be held Tuesday, July 2.
For more information about the Canada Day celebrations visit barrie.ca/CanadaDay.
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