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.
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.
Bialystock and Bloom! Those names should strike terror and hysteria in anyone familiar with Mel Brooks' classic comedy film. The Producers sets the standard for modern, outrageous, in-your-face humor, winning a record 12 Tony Awards.
Get out of hibernation mode this Family Day and join Celebration Square for a Big Family Day Skate.
The City of Mississauga will recognize its second Youth Poet Laureate in 2018. This role serves as a literary ambassador for youth in the city and elevates the status of poetry, literary arts and young writers.
Watch CBC's coverage of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 daily on the Big Screens at Celebration Square. Stay on top of all the action and cheer Team Canada as they go for gold.