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Barrie & Area has an abundance of cultural festivals and events, many located on the waterfront. Come and enjoy a live theatre performance. Check out a film under the stars or browse arts & crafts and culinary delights at Kempenfest and Promenade Days. Barrie has it all to keep you and your family entertained all year long.

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Promenade Days & Canada Day Festivities

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Enjoy Downtown Barrie's long standing Canada Day family weekend! Featuring live entertainment, children's activities, street performers, patios, food, and fun. Downtown merchants showcase their fantastic products at the street market.

Barrie Wrestling is back! The ring is up again at the Five Points and the excitement and energy is unparalleled. Who will be the Canada Day Champion? Who will take the Barrie Wrestling Heavyweight title? Who will reign as King of the Five Points? Make sure you check out the Action Packed Women’s Match, mixed tag team action, the return of the RAGE and more!

The official Grand Openings for Meridian Place & Memorial Square are scheduled for Friday, June 29th. At 10:30am, head down to Memorial Square and watch as sacred soil from Vimy Ridge is laid to rest, witness WWII aircraft flybys and reflect on the history of the space as it officially opens to the public.

Promenade Days 2018 introduces a new and exciting feature – Summer Ice! Bring your ice skates down to this full-size skating rink and enjoy a Timbits skate, a couples skate, Mariposa demonstrations, a skills tournament and a Pro-Am Canada Day Classic game!

Also new this year is the fun Greenstreet at Dunlop St. and Owen St. Further celebrating the importance of the outdoors by incorporating real grass on the street, this sweet spot is going to be host to Tai Chi Pilates, Belly Dancing, a Mini Fitness Circuit, Giant Chess, Parachute Games and more! The kids are going to love it!

For full event details visit: www.downtownbarrie.ca/canada-day

Show Times: 10am - 7pm (Street Market)
Admission: Free
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