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Ring in 2013 with pop sensation LIGHTS at Mississauga Celebration Square!

Dec 18, 2012

Mississauga Celebration Square is hosting its second annual New Year’s Eve party with a free event featuring a concert by electro-pop sensations LIGHTS and Nightbox, Mississauga’s own DJ D3AN TH3 MACHIN3, gourmet food trucks, skating and an exciting countdown to midnight.

“Last year, 30,000 people attended the City’s first official New Year’s Eve on the Square,” said Susan Burt, director, Culture Division. “This year, we’re inviting everyone back for another great party!”

What/Who:     Mississauga’s 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration
Hosted by Mississauga’s own Daniel Kelly of Degrassi Next Generation fame

When:             Monday, December 31, 2012, 8 p.m. – Midnight
8 p.m.              Video Skate Party: Best of 2012
9:20 p.m.       Mississauga Arts Council Limelight Block Party
9:30 p.m.        DJ D3AN TH3 MACHIN3 spins live
10:00 p.m.     Nightbox performs
10:40 p.m.      DJ D3AN TH3 MACHIN3 spins live
11 p.m.          LIGHTS performs
11:55 p.m.      Countdown to midnight, including greetings from Mayor Hazel McCallion

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

Cost:               Free activities, skating and concerts
Delicious treats available for purchase from gourmet food trucks andC Cafe

This event is sponsored by Enbridge and Scotiabank.

Event activities are weather permitting.  Please be advised that road closures will be in effect in the City Centre between December 31 and January 1.  For a map of the closures, visit www.mississaugacelebrationsquare.ca.

Take MiWay to the Square and ride free on New Year’s Eve!  Free service on all routes runs from 7 p.m. on December 31 until 4 a.m. on January 1.  If your plans involve travelling after midnight, extended evening service details are available at www.miway.ca/holidayservice.

The annual Mayor’s New Year’s Day Levee is being held on January 1.  For details, visit www.mississauga.ca.

Mississauga Celebration Square is ready for a season of dynamic winter events.  For a full listing of events, visit www.mississaugacelebrationsquare.ca. For the latest updates, ‘like’ Mississauga Celebration Square on Facebook.  Follow @mcsevents on Twitter and use the hashtag #MCSNYE.

Located outside of Mississauga Civic Centre in the downtown core, Mississauga Celebration Square is a vibrant state-of-the-art multi-media event destination. The newly renovated Square is host to a dynamic line-up of year-round free outdoor events and festivals that showcase arts, cultural diversity and entertainment.

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.

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Media Contact:                                                          Onsite Media Contact:
Lindsay Litzenberger                                          Melisa Agius, Events Manager
Public Affairs Consultant                                     Mississauga Celebration Square
905-615-3200 ext. 4073                                     905-330-3956
lindsay.litzenberger@mississauga.ca                      melissa.agius@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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