In our final celebration of Canada 150 we kick-off the holiday season at Light Up the Square, presented by Rabba Fine Foods. Celebrate the wonder that is the great white north where bright lights, winter's magic, and cozy moments make for an unforgettable night.
The Square will be all aglow featuring:
Hosted by Liem Vu from Global TV, Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Council invite you to join us for the official lighting of the Christmas tree, brought to you by Amacon.
Be wowed by the spectacular STARDREAMER Illuminated Experience by Creativiva Inc., featuring a glow sway pole act, cosmic dance performances and over a dozen dazzling roaming acts from pixel poi performers to illuminated stars.
Enjoy live music by Mississauga's own DJ D-Smooth and Hogtown Sound.
Enjoy winter fun for the young and young-at-heart:
Lace up your skates as we open the skating rink for the first time this season.
Check out the Polar Stop:
Snap a selfie with some glowing polar bears
Capture the moment at the Light Painting Photo Booth
Play with the giant Light Brite
Take in live performances at the Sauga Busks Stage.
Drop by Winter Wonderland for festive kids fun:
Get creative at the Digital Graffiti Wall
Have your face painted
Take in a live show by the Culture Division Dance Pack at the Spirit Stop.
Don't forget everyone's favourite, photos with Santa and his elves, brought to you by Insurance Hotline
There are plenty of ways to stay warm on a winter's night:
Stop by the S'more Station and roast your own marshmallow, fireside.
Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and chill out at the Glow Lounge
Shop the Holiday Street Market from noon - 11 pm:
Featuring 50 artisanal and food vendors to grab yourself a bite to eat or a handmade pair of mittens.
Surrounded by twinkling lights and 15,000 new friends, there is no better way to kick-off the Holiday season than Light Up The Square.
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.