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​Remembrance Day Ceremonies

Barrie's Royal Canadian Legion branch and the City of Barrie join communities across Canada in remembering our country's great military and peace-keeping contributions and sacrifices with a series of special Remembrance Day activities.

Liberation75 Commemorative Planting

Sunday, November 10, 11 a.m.

Memorial Square & Meridian Place

The Canadian Tulip Festival, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the National Capital Commission are celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands with the Liberation75 Tulip. The goal is to cover the country in 1.1 Million Liberation75 Tulips in honour of the 1.1 million Canadians who served during the Second World War.

On November 10th, the City of Barrie and Barrie's Royal Canadian Legion will partner on a commemorative community planting of the special Liberation75 Tulips in the gardens of Memorial Square and Meridian Place.  For more information about the Liberation75 program please visit Liberation7​5 Website​.  

Remembrance Day Vigil

Sunday, November 10, 7 p.m.

Memorial Square ​

From 7 p.m. on November 10 to 7 a.m. on November 11, five cadets in rotating shifts​ stand vigil at the Cenotaph in Memorial Square.

Remembrance Day Parade & Ceremony

Monday, November 11, 10:30 a.m.
Parade: Dunlop/Mulcaster to Five Points | Ceremony: Memorial Square

Parade runs on Dunlop Street East from Mulcaster Street to the Cenotaph at Memorial Square for the ceremony, moment of silence and laying of wreaths.

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