Jun 26, 2012
Celebrate Canadas 145th birthday at Mississauga Celebration Square with a
dynamic lineup of free live performances including family friendly Puss in Boots Live, pop
sensation Carly Rae Jepsen, and Juno Award winning electro-pop band Dragonette.
This will be another exciting Canada Day for the City of Mississauga, said Mayor
Hazel McCallion. We are proud to host such a wonderful event at Mississauga Celebration
Square. I look forward to celebrating both Mississaugas community and our nations
birthday. Let the festivities begin!
Schedule of Events
1 p.m. Official Ceremony
Festivities get underway with Mayor Hazel McCallion, Members of Council and special guests
at the official ceremony, hosted by Global Torontos Antony Robart.
1 10:30 p.m. Live Entertainment and Family Activities
Free family-friendly afternoon activities and performances include:
in Boots Live
1:30 4:30 p.m. Extreme Soccer Shows
1:30 3:30 p.m. Living Green Breakdancing Shows
4:30 7:30 p.m. Global Dance Bout
Cirque Show towering over City Centre
Main stage evening entertainment hosted by Global Torontos Jaclyn Whittal
singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen
Electronic pop band Dragonette
10:15 p.m. Fireworks
extravaganza featuring DJ Audiowise and DJ Zedvantz
Road Closures, MiWay Special Offer and Events Across the City
Road closures will be in effect in and around the City Centre from June 30 July
1. Refer to the Canada Day website for
full details. Public parking in the area will be limited and residents are encouraged to
take public transit.
MiWay is your way to Canada Day celebrations. On July 1, MiWay has a special offer:
pass holders (weekly, monthly annual, U-Pass) can bring a friend for free all day. Children
(Grades 1-8) also ride free when accompanied by a fare-paying passenger. Extended service is
also available on some routes. For details, visit www.miway.ca/canadaday
Port Credit and Streetsville are also hosting Canada Day
celebrations on July 1. For more information on these events, visit the event
Residents are encouraged to come to one of the Citys Canada Day celebrations for the
safest way to enjoy fireworks.
Canada Day at Mississauga Celebration Square is sponsored by Bell, Pepsi, Scotiabank,
Enbridge, RBC, Enersource, Region of Peel - Walk and Roll, Pizza Nova, Tim Hortons, Mississauga
Honda, SC Johnson Off! Clip-On and Edleun. Special thanks to Canadian Heritage, media
sponsor, Global Toronto, radio sponsor Virgin Radio and fireworks sponsor Metro.
For full event details, schedule and maps for Canada Day at Mississauga Celebration Square,
visit www.mississaugacelebrationsquare.ca or
call 3-1-1 (if outside City limits, call 905-615-4311).
Canada Day is part of Summer on the Square - the Citys summer lineup of free events at
Mississauga Celebration Square. Located outside of Mississauga Civic Centre, Celebration Square
is a vibrant, state-of-the-art, multi-media event destination. The Square is host to a dynamic
lineup of year-round, free outdoor events and festivals that showcase arts, cultural diversity
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 738,000 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 and maintaining infrastructure.
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