Canada Day Celebration 2016

Canada Day Celebration 2016

Celebrate Canada's 149th birthday with your favourite artists and 100,000 new friends at Mississauga Celebration Square.

Headlined by multi-award nominated rock group The Strumbellas and Juno and MMVA nominated folk pop songstress Ria Mae, there's good reason to celebrate this Canada Day.

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Canada Day Artists - The Strumbellas and Ria Mae

Hosted by ET Canada's Cheryl Hickey and Global News' Alan Carter, the Canada Day event at Mississauga Celebration Square is going to be explosive. Mississauga's DJ Mensa will keep the crowd pumped all night long with main stage performances by:

  • The Strumbellas performing songs from their new album Hope including hit single Spirits
  • Ria Mae with music from her self-titled record, including hit singles Clothes Off and Gold
  • Pop sensation and you-tube star Dan Talevski
  • Rising star and local rapper John River
  • Mississauga's Dead Penny

Capped off with an explosive fireworks finale presented by Tim Hortons, Canada's 149th birthday is one event you don't want to miss.

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Camp Canuck for Kids - Live from 2 pm to 6 pm

Global's Farah Nasser and Liem Vu will host an afternoon of kids activities at Camp Canuck. With roaming characters, face-painting, crafts, and Historica Canada onsite hosting trivia and giveaways, Camp Canuck has something for families and kids of all ages including:

  • Underwater adventurers the Octonauts
  • World famous children's entertainer Fred Penner
  • Aerial Birds of Canada soaring overhead in a jaw-dropping cirque show
  • Percussion from around the world in the World Beat Pavilion, including drummers from the Mississaugas of the New Credit, the Souls of Steel Orchestra, and Alpha Rhythm Roots
  • A chalk art performance by Multi-disciplinary indigenous artist Vanessa Dion Fletcher with Mnemonic Memory: Mississauga,

Join Mayor Bonnie Crombie at our Official Ceremony at 4 pm and participate in the Canadian Citizenship reaffirmation oath.

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Global TV Hosts

Be sure to come hungry and indulge in our many food trucks all day long; onsite vendors include:

* Beavertails

* Below Zero

* Buster's Sea Cove

* Caribbean Authentic

* Chimney Stax Baking Co

* I Love Churros

* Ice Cream 4 U

* The Mighty Cob

* Mustache Burger

* Per Se

* Smoke's Poutinerie

* Urban Smoke

* The Wheeling Gourmet

* Dimkin Crepes

* Deli Campo

* Curbalicious

* Pizza Nova

* Fit to Grill

* Frankie Fettuccine

* Licensed to Grill

* Panago Pizza

* Tim Hortons

* Maple Lodge Farms

* The Food Dudes

* Pizza Pizza

Thank you to our Camp Canuck Partners:

* SkyZone Mississauga

* Air Riderz

* Peekaboo

* TriceraSoft

* Monkeynastix

* Power Cheer

* All Star Wing and Rib

Click here to download the event schedule

Click here to download the site map

Click here for road closure information

Free Event

Sponsored By

Fireworks Presented by Tim Hortons; Volunteer Sponsor: Bell
Supporting Sponsor: Pepsi
Media Sponsors: ET/Global News & 99.9 FM Virgin Radio
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