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.
Eat fresh and shop local this summer at the Square. Choose from homemade preserves, baked goods, honey, locally produced wine and the finest selection of Ontario fruits and vegetables anywhere in the city.
Kids Halloween Trick-or-Treat is extra sweet at Celebration Square. With candy galore and giant games, there's heaps of fun for all the little goblins and ghouls.
Experience Benares Historic House at its spookiest. Discover the hidden magical beasts of Benares. Get a chance to meet and greet real life reptiles. Bring your whole family and enjoy a game of Quidditch.
The Afronautic Research Lab invites participants to join the Afronauts' efforts to uncover local and hidden Mississauga histories. The Canadiana Reading Room at the Mississauga Central Library will be transformed into a site for the investigation of Canada's history of anti-blackness.