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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!

Partnership Opportunities Available for 2018

As an event partner, you can build brand recognition through our promotion campaign, including radio and print advertising, social media, website, and printed materials. Engage an audience of over 20,000 through on-site recognition and brand activation opportunities. Our partners are valued and contribute directly towards providing exciting, free programming for the community. Sponsorship opportunities start at $1000. If you are interested in becoming a partner in our Canada Day Celebrations, please contact the Special Events Office at (705) 739-4285 or

Canada Day 2017 Lineup

Family Fun Zone in 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 
  • 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

Fireworks over Kempenfelt Bay

Friends and neighbours are invited to gather around the bay to take in the fireworks spectacular at 10pm. **In the event of thunderstorms or heavy winds, the fireworks will be postponed to July 2nd at 10:00pm.  Stay tuned to local radio stations for updates.

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.

Canada Day 2017 was generously supported by/ Généreusement financé par:





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