2024 Barrie Airshow Weekend presented by Pratt Homes

Friday, June 14, 2024 | 8:00–10:10pm
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 8:00am–11:30pm
Sunday, June 16, 2024 | 8:00am–6:00pm

Location
Along the sparkling shores of Kempenfelt Bay

Look to the skies over Barrie’s beautiful Kempenfelt Bay as iconic aircraft perform inspiring displays of aviation wonder in a spectacular free show the whole family will enjoy. The 2024 Airshow is particularly special, as this year marks the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

On Friday night, spectators will see 200 drones over Kempenfelt Bay come together to create colourful imagery in the night sky. The show was specifically created for Barrie’s airshow with the theme being RCAF100. 

Programming Schedule

View the 2024 Barrie Airshow points of interest map!

Friday, June 14, 2024
8–10pmFree concert at Meridian Place featuring Daniel Romano’s Outfit
10–10:10pmDrone light show at Meridian Place, brought to you by Pratt Homes and Barn Burner
Saturday, June 15, 2024
All dayOpen Air Dunlop
10am–5pmStatic displays by CFB Borden at Heritage Park and Meridian Place
10am–5pmFamily activities and food, drink & merchandise vendors/displays at Heritage Park, Meridian Place and Dunlop Street
11am–6pmFood & drink vendors at Will Dwyer Park, including a Donaleigh's Landshark licensed area
11am–6pmLicensed area featuring Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery at Heritage Park
12pmMuskoka Extreme water show on Kempenfelt Bay off Heritage Park
12:30pmOpening address at Heritage Park
Starting at 1pm2024 Barrie Airshow presented by Pratt Homes
Approx. 4pmPerformance by CFB Borden Brass & Reed Volunteer Band at Meridian Place
8:30pmMeet & greet with pilots and performers of the 2024 Barrie Airshow at Meridian Place
Approx. 9:30pmFree screening of Memphis Belle at Meridian Place
Programming schedules subject to change. 
Sunday, June 16, 2024
All dayOpen Air Dunlop
10am–5pmStatic displays by CFB Borden at Heritage Park and Meridian Place
10am–5pmFamily activities and food, drink & merchandise vendors/displays at Heritage Park, Meridian Place and Dunlop Street
11am–6pmFood & drink vendors at Will Dwyer Park, including a Donaleigh's Landshark licensed area
11am–6pmLicensed area featuring Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery at Heritage Park
12pmMuskoka Extreme water show on Kempenfelt Bay off Heritage Park
12:30pmOpening address at Heritage Park
Starting at 1pm2024 Barrie Airshow presented by Pratt Homes

Featured Performers

Military Performers

Civilian Performers

Vendors & Displays

The Barrie Airshow will feature a variety of vendors and displays, including tasty festival foods and drinks, and aviation-themed merchandise. 

Water bottle refill stations will be located in Meridian Place and Centennial Park.

Airshow Viewing Information

Public Notifications & Restrictions

Getting Around

Parking

There's plenty of parking available within walking distance along the waterfront and throughout the downtown. Downtown parking is free on weekday evenings after 5pm and on weekends. For residents, a digital waterfront parking permit is required to park for free at specific waterfront areas. You can park without a permit for $10/hour with a daily max of $50 in specific waterfront parking areas. The HotSpot Parking App offers many benefits to enhance the parking experience. For more information about where to park, view the municipal parking map

Free Airshow Shuttle

Barrie Transit is offering a FREE shuttle to get you down to the Airshow! Park and ride from Allandale Rec Centre (190 Bayview Drive), the H-Block Parking Lot (50 Worsley Street) or any shuttle stop along the route. The shuttle runs:

  • Friday, June 14: 7:30–10:15pm
  • Saturday, June 15: 9:50am–11:50pm
  • Sunday, June 16: 9:50am–5:15pm

Full Shuttle Details

Road Closures

The following road closures will be in effect:

  • Dunlop Street (Maple to Mulcaster) from 6am on Saturday, June 15 to 11:59pm on Sunday, June 16
  • Simcoe Street (Bayfield to Dunlop E) from 6am on Saturday, June 15 to 7pm on Sunday, June 16

Carbon Offset

Living Green Barrie has partnered with the City of Barrie to encourage Airshow spectators to help make a difference! By donating, you can help plant 10,000 native trees and support climate action programs and events in the Barrie area. Learn more about Living Green Barrie and donate! 

Airshow Partners & Sponsors

The 2024 Barrie Airshow presented by Pratt Homes is generously supported by partners & sponsors.

Partners

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CFB Borden Logo
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Downtown Barrie BIA logo
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Sponsors

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Pratt Homes Logo

 

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Media Partners

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Event Supporters

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Drone Light Show Sponsors

The 2024 Drone Light Show is brought to you by Pratt Homes and Barn Burner.

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