June 29 to July 1 — Barrie Promenade Days. Head to Downtown Barrie this Canada Day long weekend! Experience the longest running event and largest Canada Day celebration in the region. To locals and tourists alike, Promenade Days promises 3 days of exciting fun and entertainment for the entire family. Come down and experience Downtown Barrie in a traffic-free pedestrian-only environment. Locally owned shops, restaurants and patios work together to create a street market atmosphere that’s fun, exciting, engaging and full of energy. Axe throwing, Barrie Wrestling, stilt walkers and fire artists are just the beginning. The weekend is full of live music at Meridian Place and the Heritage Park gazebo, Summer Ice Skills Tournament, Couples Skates, fun on the Greenstreet, a Midway and more.