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The Barrie & Area has it all to keep you and your family entertained all year long with an abundance of cultural festivals and events, many located along the waterfront. Enjoy a live theatre performance, watch a film under the stars or browse arts & crafts and culinary delights at Kempenfest and Open Air Dunlop.




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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - City of Barrie

September 30 (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) provides an opportunity for every Canadian to recognize the impact of the residential school system, learn more about their lasting legacy, and reflect on how we can move forward, together. To recognize and commemorate this day, the City is supporting events to promote education and awareness to staff and community members leading up to and on, in collaboration with the Mamaway Wiidokdaadwin Primary Care Team of the Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle (BANAC), the Barrie Native Friendship Centre (BNFC), Red Quills, and the Barrie Public Library.

For more information and other learning opportunities, visit

2022 City-supported Community Events:

Flag Raising
September 27, 2022 at 9:30am
Barrie City Hall, 70 Collier Street

Sacred Fire & Sharing Circle
September 30, 2022 from sunrise to sunset *Sunrise Ceremony and Pipe Ceremony to start at approximately 6:30am
Spirit Catcher, 25 Simcoe Street

Holistic Village & Activities
September 30, 2022 from 3pm to 6pm
Spirit Catcher, 25 Simcoe Street

Every Child Matters Walk
September 30, 2022 - gather at 4:45pm, depart at 5pm
Spirit Catcher, 25 Simcoe Street
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