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The Holiday Season Lights Up on Mississauga Celebration Square

Nov 18, 2013

Join Mayor McCallion as she flips the switch and lights up Mississauga Celebration Square with Members of Council and special guests during Mississauga's annual Tree Lighting Celebration.

 Highlights include

  • Musical performance by Matt Dusk
  • DJ skate party
  • Horse and carriage rides
  • Dance performance by Culture Division Recital Dance Pack 
  • Delicious treats from gourmet food trucks and C Cafe. The food trucks onsite during Tree Lighting include the following: Busters Sea Cove; BeaverTails; Gourmet Gringos; Smoke's Poutinerie; Tiny Toms Donuts; Pretty Sweet Ltd.; Urban Smoke; Dirty South; Groovy Trucks Ltd.; Cobbs Bread; and Mike's Dog House.

What/Who: Mississauga Tree Lighting Celebration
Official Ceremony with Mayor and Members of Council, Master of Ceremonies, Global Toronto’s Chief Meteorologist Anthony Farnell and Santa Claus

When: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 6 - 9 p.m. 
6 p.m.              Musical performances including feature performer, Matt Dusk
7:30 p.m.         Official Ceremony/Lighting of the Trees
8 p.m.               DJ Skate party (weather permitting)

Where: Mississauga Celebration Square 
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 3C1
(Duke of York Blvd. and Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.)

 Cost: Free

The 2013 Mississauga Tree Lighting event is presented by RBC.  Global Toronto is the official media sponsor.  The celebration will kick off a season of winter events at the Square, including skate parties and the third annual New Year’s Eve party.

For a listing of events on the Square, visit For the latest news and updates, follow Mississauga Celebration Square on Twitter and like it on Facebook.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

Media Contact:
Lindsay Noronha
Communications Advisor, Community Services
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5053
TTY: 905-896-5151