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Countdown to 2012: Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Mississauga Celebration Square!

Dec 19, 2011

Mississauga Celebration Square is hosting its first New Year’s Eve Celebration on Saturday, December 31.  The party kicks off at 8 p.m. with a free DJ skate party, kids’ activities, local arts performances, live concerts, fireworks and more.

“Mississauga Celebration Square had an impressive first season and has become the city’s premier event destination,” said Paul Mitcham, commissioner, Community Services.  “Now, with our first New Year’s Eve Celebration, residents can enjoy a new way to ring in the new year with a mix of outdoor activities, great food and stellar entertainment.”

What/Who: Mississauga New Year’s Eve Celebration

When: Saturday, December 31, 2011, 8 p.m. – Midnight

8 p.m. DJ Skate Video Dance Party, Ice Rink

8:30 p.m. Limelight Block Party, featuring performances by Mississauga’s up-and-coming young artists, Amphitheatre

10:00 p.m. The New Cities, Main Stage

11:05 p.m. Stereos, Main Stage

Midnight Fireworks, Main Stage

Where:  Mississauga Celebration Square

300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 3C1

(Duke of York Blvd. and Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.)

Cost:  Activities and concerts – Free

Refreshments – Available for purchase from a selection of food vendors

 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 to ensure resident safety during the event and fireworks display.  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.  Visit www.miway.ca/holidayseasonservice for more information.

The annual Mayor’s New Year’s Day Levee is being held on January 1.  For information, 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 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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