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Canada Day Celebration 2017

Canada Day Celebration 2017

Join us and 100,000 of your friends to celebrate Canada's 150th in the heart of Mississauga, at Celebration Square. Inspired by new beginnings the Canada 150 event tells the story of our city, celebrating what connects us.

Featuring a live concert across two stages with unforgettable performances by:

  • K'NAAN, JUNO Award winner best known for his international hit "Wavin' Flag"
  • Neon Dreams, Electro Pop band hailing from the east coast
  • DJ Shub JUNO & Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award Winner
  • Fito Blanko Mississauga's own and Latin Grammy award winning artist
  • Shobhit Banwait, YouTube sensation and fusion tabla drummer
  • Metis Fiddler Quartet presented in collaboration with the Peel Aboriginal Network
  • The Heavyweights Brass Band, purveyors of big sound and feel good music
  • Brilliance Together live pop art performance by JessGO
  • Our house band, the Glowing Hearts Drumline

Join Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Members of Council as we kick-off Canada Day with an Official Ceremony. As part of the ceremony this year there will be a special Canada 150 Parade of Nations at 4:15 p.m., presented by Carassauga. Also, don't miss your chance to participate in a Canadian Citizenship reaffirmation oath.

Hosted by Global News' Alan Carter, Farah Nasser, Jeff McArthur and Crystal Goomansingh this year's celebration will have you waving your flags and moving your feet as our house DJ, Bambii spins all day long.

Canada Day 150 Event Schedule:

2 pm - Bambii, DJ Live Spin
4:15 pm - Parade of Nations ft. From Far & Wide
4:30 pm - Official Ceremony
5 pm - Metis Fiddler Quartet
5:30 pm - HeavyWeights Brass Band
6 pm - Shobhit Banwait Fusion Tabla Performance
6:15 pm - Wali Shah, City's Poet Laureate
6:25 pm - Bambii, DJ Live Spin
6:40 pm - Fito Blanko
7:15 pm - DJ Shub
8 pm - Neon Dreams
8:50 pm - JessGo Live Pop Art Performance
9 pm - K'NAAN
10 pm - Fireworks Presented by Tim Hortons

Download the Event Schedule (pdf)

Camp Canuck from 2 to 6 pm

Make a big splash this Canada Day 150 at Camp Canuck presented by Toyota. Camp Canuck has something for families and kids of all ages including:

  • Splash around in the fountain to uncover Rain Works, the invisible public art inspired by Mississauga's Poet Laureate Wali Shah
  • Visit the SESQUI Pavilion. We're excited to announce that Mississauga is one of the stops on the Canada wide SESQUI Virtual Reality Exhibition Tour. This VR experience features 5-minute stories about Canadians who are shaping their world through creativity. Visitors can also make their own Sesquatch, allowing Canadians to explore their identity in an interactive and playful way.
  • Take in live performances on the True North Busker Stage featuring encore performance by The Heavyweights Brass Band and extreme yo-yo performer YO-K
  • Capture the moment at the 360 degree photobooth
  • Share some love with Canada's Biggest Birthday Card
  • Enjoy Canadiana inspired roaming stilt walkers and acrobats, face painters and crafts, and so much more.
Be sure to come hungry and
indulge in our many food trucks all day long

Onsite vendors include:
* Arepa Republic * Beavertails * Caribbean Authentic Food Truck * Choco Churros * Dimkin's Crepes * El Trompo Movil * Evia Management * Fidel Gastros * Gourmet Guyz Food Truck Co * Delicious Empanadas * Jerk Brothers * Me.N.U. Food Truck * CORNehCOPIA * Olympic Softee * Original Chimney's * Per Se Mobile * Polar Real Tropical Fruit * Pita Holic * The Wheeling Gourmet * Twistee Dairy * Urban Smoke * Wafel Bar * Vita Link Ice Cream * Pizza Pizza * Pizza Nova * Booster Juice * Maple Lodge Farms

Road Closures Information

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

  • Duke of York Boulevard from Burnhamthorpe Road W. to Prince of Wales Drive
  • City Centre Drive from Living Arts Drive to Mercer Street
  • Princess Royal Drive from Living Arts Drive to Duke of York Boulevard

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

  • 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)

Download the road closure information map (pdf)

Visit Miway.ca/holidayservice for Canada Day service schedule

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.

Other Canada Day Celebrations across the city:

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

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to 10:30pm
Free Event

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