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.
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.