Jan 30, 2012
This year, Mississauga residents do not need to travel to Wiarton or Punxsutawney to
celebrate Groundhog Day. Head to Mississauga Celebration Square on Thursday, February 2,
for MississaugaÂ’s first Groundhog Day Marathon.
Between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m., watch the 1993 cult classic Â‘Groundhog DayÂ’ on the SquareÂ’s
outdoor digital screens. Pay homage to the beloved weather-predicting groundhog and the
comic genius of Bill Murray while skating on the Mississauga Celebration Square outdoor ice
Â‘Groundhog DayÂ’ will be screened continually throughout the day, with show times beginning
every two hours.
What: Groundhog Day Marathon
Date: Thursday, February 2, 2012
Show Times: 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Where: Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 3C1
The Mississauga Celebration Square ice rink is the largest free, outdoor rink in the
city. With a built-in sound system and the latest green technology, the 147Â’x155Â’ rink is
open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. through March, weather permitting. Skate
rentals are available on the Square for $5 to $10 for two hours.
Located outside of Mississauga Civic Centre in the downtown, 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.
For a full listing of events on the Square, visit www.mississaugacelebrationsquare.ca. For
the latest news and updates, follow Mississauga Celebration Square on Twitter and like it on Facebook.
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