Oct 03, 2012
Mississauga Celebration Square celebrates one million visits this month with a special
Thanks A Million campaign. Beginning this weekend, the public is invited to leave a
message of thanks on a giant chalkboard wrap installed on the Square throughout the month of
We want to give a big thank you to the public who have made Mississauga Celebration Square
one of the GTAs premier event destinations, said Frank Giannone, chair, Mississauga
Celebration Square Events Committee. The residents and visitors who play in the fountain
in the summer, skate on the ice rink in the winter and come to the events year-round have made
the Square what it is.
One million visitors is a significant milestone for Mississauga Celebration Square, said
Paul Damaso, manager, Mississauga Celebration Square. In just 16 months, the Square has
attracted great local talent, vibrant community festivals and some of the most popular
entertainment acts. We couldnt have achieved this success without the support of the
The Thanks A Million chalkboard wrap will cover the glass pavilion throughout the month of
October. Residents are encouraged to visit the Square and write a message stating what
they are most thankful for.
Mississauga Celebration Square has hosted an array of diverse events, including Canada Day,
Tree Lighting, New Years Eve, Summer on the Square, Memorial Cup and numerous community
festivals. Check out the Thanks A Million slideshow online at http://www.mississauga.ca/portal/celebrationsquare/thanksamillion
for a look back at some the Squares highlights from its first one million visits.
For a full listing of events on the Square, visit mississaugacelebrationsquare.ca.
For the latest news and updates, follow Mississauga Celebration Square on Twitter and like it on Facebook.
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 focussing on delivering services, implementing its
Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.
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