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Events

Events

 

 

May

 

Mississauga Marathon

Held mid May

905-949-2931

This "Race-to-the-Lake" course highlights the beauty of the City of Mississauga. Starting at City Hall, the course finishes on the scenic Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail. Events Include Mississauga Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10K, Marathon Corporate Relay and a 10K Student Relay.  There is also a two day runners’ expo, a pre-race pasta dinner and a finish line party.

Meadowvale Family Fun Day & Walk for the Dam

Held early May
Location:  Meadowvale Community Centre, 6655 Glen Erin Dr., Mississauga

905-826-6558

Fee charged
A 5K Walk in support of The Dam, a resource for youth to help youth stay at home, in school and in the community. Throughout the 5K walking path there will be entertainers and refreshments. Starting at noon, there will be a Penny Carnival and food, located in the soccer fields behind the Meadowvale Community Centre.

 

Carassauga - Mississauga's Festival of Cultures

Held late May

Location:  Various locations

Admission Charged, Children 12 and under free with paying adult

905-615-3010

Call for additional information

Visit at least 16 international pavilions with cultural entertainment, cuisine, costume, and displays. Passports are available in advance and at the door.

 

June

 

Mississauga International Children's Festival

Held early June

Location:  Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga

905-306-6000

Call for schedule of events and admission information

The whole family can enjoy live performances in puppetry, acrobatics, dance, music and more! Come and meet some amazing Canadian authors and take part in the free craft making and outdoor activities!

 

Canadian Artistic Gymnastics Championship

Held early June

Location:  Hershey Centre, 5500 Rose Cherry Place, Mississauga

905-502-9100

Call for additional information

A 6 day event featuring top-notch gymnasts.

 

Streetsville Bread and Honey Festival

Held early June

Location: Streetsville Memorial Park, 335 Church St., Mississauga
905-816-1640

Enjoy free bread and honey, fairground, parade, games, crafts, bands, sports, food and plenty of

entertainment for the whole family.

 

Candlelight Tour of Historic Streetsville

Held early June

905-858-5974
Call for additional information

Within Streetsville, you will find the highest concentration of historic buildings in Mississauga. Tours start promptly at Red Hill Art Glass, 271 Queen Street South.

 

Mississauga Waterfront Festival

Held mid June

Location:  Port Credit Memorial
22 Stavebank Rd. W.
Mississauga, Ontario
905-891-0002

Call for additional information

 

Enjoy a fun-filled weekend with something for all, including headline entertainment all weekend, carnival, crafters and much, much more.

 

Mississauga Heritage Kite Fly

Held mid June

Location: The City Sports Field at Matheson Blvd West and Falbourne Street (2 Blocks west of Highway 10 and just south of Britannia Road)

905-615-4415

Call for additional information

Kite flying for young and old; bring your own, make one in the children’s tent or buy one! There are Kite Makers Tents with demonstrations of making and flying traditional kites from around the world and a hand-made painted Kite Art display. Bring your own picnic lunch or treat yourself to lunch from the food vendors.

 

 July

 

Canada Day in Streetsville

Held July 1

Location: Cenotaph Square (6 – 9:30pm), Streetsville Memorial Park - Fireworks (10pm)

905-858-5974

Call for additional information

Come out and celebrate Canada Day in the Village of Streetsville.

Live music, children’s activities, food, clowns, birthday cake, children’s sing along, award winning break-dancing show and audience contest, candle lighting ceremony, prize giving and much more. This will be followed by Streetsville Pipes and Drums band leading the parade down to Memorial Park for the Fireworks Show at 10:00 pm.

 

Mississauga's Canada Day Celebrations

Location: Civic Centre
300 City Centre Dr.
Mississauga, Ontario

905-896-5056

Held:  July 1st

Hours:  12-5pm

Mississauga's Canada Day celebration is a free event open to all residents to commemorate Canada's Birthday.  The event features singers, dancers, sporting competitions, strolling entertainers, and fun for the whole family.

 

November

 

Toronto Toy & Doll Collectors' Show

Held mid November

Location:  International Centre
6900 Airport Road, Suite 120
Mississauga, Ontario L4V 1E8

905-945-2775

Admission Charged

Call for additional information

Collectors from across Canada, overseas and the USA come together at Canada's finest show to represent an outstanding sale and display of their best toys, dolls and childhood memorabilia. Relive your childhood or add to your collection of Barbies, G.I. Joe, Dinky Toys, Matchbox, Corgi, Tonka, Britains, Superheroes, Banks, Boats, Puzzles, Marbles, Books, Marx or Meccano Sets on the 100's tables. A free toy identification clinic from 12-2 p.m. is back by popular demand. Find out who made Granddad’s old toy and what it’s really worth.

 

Toronto Christmas Train Show

Held mid November

Location:  International Centre
6900 Airport Road, Suite 120
Mississauga, Ontario L4V 1E8

613-378-0309

Canada's largest toy & model train show with over 60,000 square feet of operating layouts in all gauges, live steamers, "How-To" modeling clinics, interactive layouts for the youngsters, "Thomas", Railroadania, Historical Associations, Heritage operating railroads, vendors of all railway items, apparel, DVD's, videos, photos, prints, Model Kits, computer railway simulation, and much more! Ontario's model railroad clubs show you their operating layouts in gauges from Z to G and offer clinics and assistance to the beginner and advanced model train enthusiast. Train Collectors can find the golden oldies by Lionel, Marx, Hornby, and AF toy trains.

 

Erinoak Winter Wonders Craft Sale

Location: 2277 South Millway

Mississauga, ON L5L 2M5

Held early November

905-820-7111, ext. 2303

Call for exact date and time

A craft sale benefiting Erinoak, a children's treatment centre servicing 6,000 clients, dedicated to supporting children and youth with physical, developmental and communication disabilities.

 

The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions

Held early November

Location: Hershey Centre
5500 Rose Cherry Place
Mississauga, Ontario L4Z 4B6
905-502-9100

Call for information

Admission Charged

The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions perform at the Hershey Centre.

 

Mississauga Celebrates the Season - Lighting of the Square

Held late November

Location: Civic Centre Square
300 City Centre Dr.
Mississauga, Ontario

Admission Free
The holidays are right around the corner and what better way to get into the festive mood than to join in the merriment with Celebrate the Season from late November to mid January. After the official lighting of the square, there is free entertainment and skating (weather permitting) in the Civic Square. The beautiful light displays at the Civic Centre are turned on every evening at dusk.

 

Santa Claus Parade through downtown Streetsville

Held late November

Location:  Streetsville

 

 

December

 

Home for the Holidays

Held mid December

Location: Bradley Museum
1620 Orr Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario
905-822-1569
Celebrate an early 19th century "Christmas in the Backwoods" in the 1830's farmhouse of Lewis & Elizabeth Bradley. Warm yourself by the open fire, enjoy some festive treats or treat yourself to tea in the Museum Tea Room. A short drive up Clarkson Road takes you to Benares Historic House where you can celebrate an early 20th century Christmas. See the table top tree and all the festive finery of this gorgeous home. Take part in the caroling in the parlour. Kids can make some crafts to take home, and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Before you leave, be sure to take a ride on the horse drawn carriage!

 

Ice Fishing Show

Held mid December

Location:  International Centre
6900 Airport Road, Suite 120
Mississauga, Ontario L4V 1E8

416-764-1642

Call for additional information

Exhibitors will include major manufacturers, retailers, travel outfitters, snowmobile and ATV dealers and more! There will be a unique, in-depth entertainment package. Seminars will be by top pros. The expected attendance is 5,000 hard-core ice fishermen.

 

 

Arts and Entertainment

 

Living Arts Centre (Home of the Symphony, Opera and Choral Society)

4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8

905-306-6100

 

Mississauga Symphony Orchestra
905-615-4401

 

Opera Mississauga
905-306-0060

 

Mississauga Choral Society
905-278-7059

Call for performance schedule

Admission Charged

From opera to symphony, jazz to blues, ballet to big band, the centre is place for performing arts in the city.  The Living Arts Centre is a 225,000 square foot multi-use facility, which opened in 1997. It houses magnificent performance theatres and is home to the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra, Opera Mississauga and the Mississauga Choral Society.  Also located within the Centre are an exhibition gallery and eight professional art studios.

 

Art Gallery of Mississauga

Location:  Civic Centre

300 City Centre Drive

Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1

905-896-5088

Call for viewing hours

Admission Free

Art Gallery of Mississauga on the southeast corner of the Great Hall. The Art Gallery features exhibitions of community and major artists.

 

Hershey Centre

5500 Rose Cherry Place

Mississauga, ON L4Z 4B6

905-502-7788

Call for schedule of events

Admission Charged

The centre is the city’s major sporting centre and home arena for the OHL team Mississauga IceDogs.  It has been the venue for several notable musical acts.

 

Meadowvale Theatre

6315 Montevideo Road

Mississauga, ON L5N 4G7

905-615-4720

Hours:  The Box Office is open Mon – Sat, noon-4pm and one hour before performances

Call for performance schedule

During the course of a typical season, Meadowvale can expect to enjoy some of the best live entertainment Mississauga has to offer. Music Theatre Mississauga brings five exciting musical theatre productions to Meadowvale each year. The theatre is also home to the Mississauga POPS Concert Band. You can also look forward to professional performances as well, as the Meadowvale Theatre Advisory Board brings the best in entertainment from around the world.

 


Springbanks Arts Centre
3057 Mississauga Rd. N.

Mississauga
Call (905) 828-9151 for more details

Monday - Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm

Set against a backdrop of trees and park land, this lovely old Heritage Schoolhouse is the perfect setting for artistic inspiration. Here artists exhibit a wide variety of works and anyone can participate in art and craft classes

 

 

Sports

 

Mississauga IceDogs

Ontario Hockey League

Venue: Hershey Centre

5500 Rose Cherry Place

Mississauga, ON L4Z 4B6

905-502-7788; 905- 502-9100

Box office hours:  Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm

Tickets cannot be purchased by phone.

Season runs September - March


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