The Illuminate Barrie Festival will be an unforgettable experience you won’t want to miss. Ignite your passion for our country at this one-of-a-kind celebration along Barrie’s

Ignite your passion for our country at this one-of-a-kind celebration along Barrie’s waterfront on Labour Day weekend.

This family-friendly event will include live entertainment, distinctly Canadian foods and activities, local producers and vendor market, a heritage village, and breathtaking Canada 150 themed fireworks choreographed to music.

Enjoy inflatables and family activities. You can even scale to new heights on a 25-foot rock climbing wall.

Take a journey back in time to explore life in the 19th century. You will be amazed. Heritage Village presented by Busch Systems takes place September 2 and 3 at Allandale Station Park and includes: Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada encampment; British Royal Navy encampment and displays; Civilian encampment & cooking demonstrations; Blacksmithing demonstrations; Sutler Cyrus Travelling Merchant; War of 1812 displays, weapons, & book author Richard Feltoe; Voyageur displays; Mast Derrick demonstrations; Cannon firing – at noon and every half hour until 7:30pm; Quimby’s Medicine Show; and Musket firing and drill demonstrations

Heritage Village presented by Busch Systems takes place September 2 and 3 at Allandale Station Park and includes: Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada encampment; British Royal Navy encampment and displays; Civilian encampment & cooking demonstrations; Blacksmithing demonstrations; Sutler Cyrus Travelling Merchant; War of 1812 displays, weapons, & book author Richard Feltoe; Voyageur displays; Mast Derrick demonstrations; Cannon firing – at noon and every half hour until 7:30pm; Quimby’s Medicine Show; and Musket firing and drill demonstrations

Take your lawn chair or blanket and catch some great music by local and Canadian artists.

Experience the magic of stunning fireworks set to your favourite Canadian tunes. Shows will take place at 9pm on Saturday and Sunday night