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.
Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, collars were up, and a wedding singer was the coolest guy in the room.
Celebrate all things Scottish at this tea in honour of the life and poetry of Robbie Burns. The Museums of Mississauga proudly welcome the city's Poet Laureate, Paul Edward Costa, to read from the works of Robbie Burns and share a selection of his own writings.
Indulge in the magic of receiving a hug... Created in response to our world that feels increasingly filled with prejudice and hate, A Warm Hug speaks to our primal needs of wanting to be loved and love others by shining its light with everyone without discrimination.
Learn about Mississauga's first black settlers with photographs and Museum artifacts that you can touch and hold. Create a page detailing your own Mississauga settlement story, which will be collected into a book and made available at the Bradley Museum.