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Canada Day 2018

Celebrate Canada Day in downtown Barrie!  Every Canada Day, Barrie features live entertainment and family activities in partnership with Promenade Days, Downtown Barrie's street festival!

Canada Day 2018 Lineup

Family Fun Zone presented by Tim Hortons
Heritage Park 1–9pm

The following family fun activities will take place in Heritage Park: 

  • Inflatables and games from Party Tyme Treats & Amusements 
  • Free face painting with Clarabella the Clown presented by Telus, Canada's largest and fastest network
  • Vendors, including furniture, accessories, jewelry, sweets, hot food, cold drinks, clothing and much more
  • Free exhibits and activities including Canadian wildlife displays, kids dance and more
  • Fire and Glow performances
Entertainment on the Promenade Days Stage

Free entertainment all day on the Promenade Days stage at Dunlop Street East, including a special lineup of local and regional talent that reflected Canada’s Heritage.

Time Performer
5pm Plex & Aleah Baillargeon
6pm Canada Day Cake Cutting and Service
Don’t miss this Barrie Canada Day tradition! Join our local dignitaries near Memorial Square to enjoy a slice of special birthday cake created by downtown Barrie’s own Cakes by Design and presented by the Downtown Barrie Business Association.
6:15 pm OMCI Emerging Musicians Showcase
7:45 pm Joelle
9pm Dan Davidson presented by Kicx 106 and 104.1 the Dock
9:55 pm O’ Canada Sing-a-long
Fitness in the Park
Heritage Park, 1–8pm *PLEASE NOTE: Schedule has been changed due to ongoing heat advisory*

New for 2018 we'll be showcasing local fitness entrepreneurs with a series of free classes and demonstrations all day long.  All classes are free and drop-ins are welcome!

Time Class
1:30–2:00pm Spaulding Circus Aerial Silks, Student Demonstration Group - Nestled among the trees in the aerial rig, students ages 9–18 will showcase their skills on the aerial silks. They will exhibit strength and flexibility all while suspended in air. 
2:302:40pm Spaulding Circus Aerial Silks, Professional Act by Aisha Chiandet - Aisha has been performing aerial arts professionally for 6 years. She will wow you with her graceful movements, daring drops and creative play in the aerial silks.  
2:403:00pm Spaulding Circus Aerial Silks, Student Demonstration Group - Nestled among the trees in the aerial rig, students ages 9 - 18 will showcase their skills on the aerial silks. They will exhibit strength and flexibility all while suspended in air. 
3:303:40pm Spaulding Circus Aerial Silks, Aerial Silks Act by Simon Helm - Our only male performer, Simon will blow you away with his power and exceptional flexibility.
3:404:00pm Spaulding Circus Aerial Silks, Student Demonstration Group - Nestled among the trees in the aerial rig, students ages 9 - 18 will showcase their skills on the aerial silks. They will exhibit strength and flexibility all while suspended in air. 
Green Street Challenge
Owen Street, June 30 – July 2, 10am–5pm daily

Landscape Ontario, the National Sod Growers Association, Come Alive Outside and the City of Barrie present the Green Street Challenge - an opportunity for residents and visitors in Barrie to celebrate the importance of outdoor play.  Sod will be laid down on the bottom of Owen Street; creating a pop-up park for all to enjoy

Come play on a street of green in downtown Barrie all weekend long, featuring giant chess, giant Jenga, giant checkers, parachute games and more OR join us at the times below to try out some of the amazing programs offered by the City of Barrie's Recreation team. Classes are free and drop-ins are welcome!

Saturday June 30
9:00–10:00am Tai Chi Pilates
10:30–11:15am Belly Dancing
11:30–12:15pm Jugshin Sword Class
12:45–1:15pm Mini Fitness Circuit
For more information on the classes above visit play.barrie.ca
Sunday July 1
9:30–10:15am Zumba
10:30–11:15am PiYO
Fireworks over Kempenfelt Bay

Friends and neighbours are invited to gather around the bay to take in the fireworks spectacular at 10pm.

Fireworks can be viewed from anywhere along our waterfront, however recommended viewing and photography areas are Heritage Park and Allandale Station Park, near the Southshore Centre.

** In the event of thunderstorms or high winds, the fireworks scheduled for Sunday at 10 pm, will be postponed to Monday July 2 at 10 pm. This information will be shared on Creative Barrie social media accounts at twitter.com/CreativeBarrie and facebook.com/CreativeBarrie, and the Special Events line (705-739-4285). **

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