Experience the splendour of Italy at Mississauga ITALFEST! Named one of FEO's Top 100 Festivals in Ontario, Mississauga ITALFEST is a free two-day festival that celebrates Italian heritage and culture through music, food, arts, history, landscape, and traditions. Enjoy entertainment from emerging and established Italo-Canadian talent, headline artists direct from Italy, authentic Italian food, children's attractions and activities, pasta and watermelon eating contests, Bocce, Scopa and Briscola tournaments and more than 50 onsite vendors, artisans and exhibitors. Explore Italian history and the region of Basilicata highlighting its ancient city of Matera, named UNESCO World Heritage Site for 2019 including displays of art, photography, food demos, tastings, music and various artifacts specific to the area in our popular Heritage and Cultural Centre. Revel in a unique, cultural experience for all ages.
Join us as we transform the Square Amphitheatre into a live children's theatre every Tuesday night in August. From Rock the Arts Puppets to Beauty and the Beast, watch and be dazzled as your favourite children stories are brought to life!
Whether you're a musician, spoken word artist, comedian or dazzling performer, the stage is yours! Share your craft or enjoy the great talent Mississauga has to offer at open mic nights on the Square, every Wednesday in August.
Canadian Celtic rock group Screeched Inn began over a decade ago as a trio. With a focus on tight three part harmony and audience interaction, they perfected their sound through classic rock, top 40, and country genres.
Drop by the Bradley Museum to learn more about our Heritage Kitchen Garden, representing the foods early settlers grew in Upper Canada in the 1830s. On the last Sunday of the month, Museum Interpreters are on site to lead curated garden tours and demonstrations in Bradley House kitchen.