Canada Day Celebration 2019

Canada Day Celebration 2019

Join us and 100,000 of your friends to celebrate Canada's 152nd birthday in the heart of Mississauga. Share your stories with us, your roots, and snap a photo and help us build out the cultural mosaic that is Mississauga.

Catch an incredible line-up of Canadian artists on the mainstage headlined by multi-award nominated pop rock group Marianas Trench, multi-instrumentalist Logan Staats, country duo Leaving Thomas and singer/producer Sickick. This year's celebration will have you waving your flags capped off with an epic fireworks finale presented by Tim Hortons. Canada's 152nd birthday is one event you don't want to miss.

Canada Day 2019 Artists

Hosted by Global News' Farah Nassar, Anthony Farnell and Antony Robart and ET Canada's Sangita Patel. This year's celebration will showcase a number of talented performers that represent communities across this beautiful country and they all have a unique story to share.

Event Schedule

Main Stage
4:30pm - Official Ceremony with Mayor Bonnie Crombie and participate in the Canadian Citizenship reaffirmation oath
4:55pm - Paul Edward Costa & Pujita Verma, Poet Laureate & Youth Poet Laureate
5:45pm - Logan Staats, winner of the CTV's "The Launch"
7:00pm - Leaving Thomas, pop country duo
8:00pm - Sickick, masked hip-hop mash-up DJ
9:00pm - Marianas Trench, multi-award nominated pop rock group
10:05pm - Fireworks Presented by Tim Hortons

True North Stage
2:00pm to 4:30pm - Big Smoke Brass Band, Brigit O'Regan & DJ Brendan Duke

Great Hall
2:00pm to 6:00pm - Face Painting

Live 3-D & Graffiti Art
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Photo Mosaic Wall
2:00pm to 10:00pm

Camp Canuck Kids Zone
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Enjoy an afternoon at the Camp Canuck Kids Zone offering fun for the whole family.

  • Make a splash in the fountain, powered by Alectra
  • Get ready for big sound and even bigger fun at the True North Stage featuring Brigit O'Regan an electric violinist, DJ Brendan Duke and Big Smoke Brass Band
  • Play with the bubble balloon machines in the Upper Square
  • Stop by the photo mosaic installation to be a part of the 2019 city photo with 2000 friendly faces
  • Cheer on your favourite DJ at a DJ Battle
  • Take a selfie with some beautiful Canadian inspired roaming entertainers
  • Enjoy face painting in the Great Hall

Canada Day 2019 at Celebration Square is a City-produced event.

Please note: Event activities including fireworks are weather permitting. Be sure to check out our Twitter and Facebook pages for updates on the status of the fireworks show.

Road Closures information

Closed: July 1st from 10:00am to 11:30pm

  • Duke of York Boulevard from Burnhamthorpe Road W. to Prince of Wales Drive (one northbound lane to remain open to filter traffic out of Square One at Princess Royal)
  • City Centre Drive from Living Arts Drive to Mercer Street
  • Close at Mercer (west side of intersection) Additional cones to be placed at closure point
  • Princess Royal Drive from Living Arts Drive to Duke of York Boulevard

Closed: July 1st from 7:00pm to 11:30pm

  • Living Arts Drive from Burnhamthorpe Road W. to Prince of Wales Drive
  • Burnhamthorpe Road W. from Confederation Parkway to Hurontario Street
  • Kariya Gate from Burnhamthorpe Road W. to City Centre Drive (north-bound lanes only) Note: Police will use the south-bound lanes to filter out traffic from Square One.

Download the road closure information map (pdf)
Download the event day site map (pdf)

Visit for Canada Day service schedule

Other Canada Day Celebrations across the city:

Canada Day Celebration - Malton
Paint the Town Red - Port Credit
Canada Day Celebration - Streetsville
Canada Day Together Festival - Churchill Meadows
Living Arts Centre Canada Day Celebrations

Take our Canada Day 2019 Visitor Survey

Tim Hortons Gift Card: Survey Contest Rules & Regulations

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 2:00pm to 10:30pm
Free Event

Supported By

Fireworks presented by Tim Hortons. Special thanks to Canadian Heritage.
Volunteer Sponsor: Bell. Media Partner: Global News.
Supporting Sponsors: Pepsi and Alectra
Contact Us
For more information contact:
311 or if outside city limits: 905-615-4311

Here's what's hot

Join us at Mississauga Celebration Square for a variety of FREE outdoor fitness classes that are suitable for all fitness levels and abilities! New this year, all Fresh Air Fitness classes will incorporate injury and/or accessibility modifications for everyone to join in the fun!

Grab a blanket and join your friends and neighbours under the night sky for Movie Nights! Celebration Square is a fully-accessible outdoor space that is open to all members of the community. Watch classics, blockbuster hits and family feel-good favourites on the big screens.

Come spend an evening at Benares Historic House! Enjoy outdoor concerts every Friday June through August that celebrates local talent. Light refreshments are available for purchase at each concert. Bring your own sing-along voices, insect repellent and blankets or lawn chairs.

The 2019 STIHL Timbersports Canadian Championship is coming to Mississauga Celebration Square from July 25 to July 27! Come out for a day of free family activities, live entertainment including headliner Madeline Merlo, a beer garden and foodtrucks to enjoy while you cheer on your favourite Timbersports stars!