Nov 22, 2011
Join Mayor Hazel McCallion, Members of Council and special guests to kick off the holiday
season at Light Up the Trees, the 2011 Tree Lighting Celebration on Saturday,
November 26 at 7 p.m. at Mississauga Celebration Square.
This years celebration is going to be better than ever, said Finola
Pearson, manager of events for Mississauga Celebration Square. Weve got an
outstanding line-up of entertainment and the Square will be set aglow with the magic of the
What/Who: Mississauga Tree Lighting Celebration
Official Ceremony with Mayor and Members of Council
Master of Ceremonies - Global Torontos Antony Robart
Performances by Victoria Duffield and chart-toppers Neverest
When: Saturday, November 26, 2011, 7 - 10 p.m.
Official Ceremony/Light Up the Trees
7:30 p.m. Family activities and
8:30 p.m. Victoria Duffield performs
9:10 p.m. Neverest performs
Where: Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 3C1
(Duke of York Blvd. and Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.)
Note: Due to the unseasonably warm weather that is expected, the Celebration
Square ice rink will not be open during the Tree Lighting Celebration. The rink will
be opened as soon as cooler weather arrives. Check the Mississauga Celebration Square
Facebook and Twitter pages for updates on the ice rink.
Donate gently used children's skates to the Got
Skates?program at the event. Skates will be used to help provide free skate
lessons to local children. Visit www.gotskates.ca
for program information.
Saturday also kicks off the Rotary Club of Mississauga's Festival of Lights, a
holiday display of illuminated trees in the City Centre from November 26, 2011 to January 14,
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 news and updates, follow Mississauga Celebration Square on Twitter and like it on Facebook.
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 734,000 residents and 55,000
businesses, including 63 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 focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering
value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.
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