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Celebrate Canada Day at the Civic Square!
2009 Canada Day

Event Date(s):
July 1, 2009

Location: Civic Centre Square
300 City Centre Dr.
Mississauga, Ontario

Cost: Free

More Information:

Join us in the heart of the city for the biggest and best car-free Canada Day celebration Mississauga has ever seen. Free transit available: 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.

More than 100,000 people will come together to celebrate Canada’s birthday at the Mississauga Civic Centre with Mayor Hazel McCallion and Members of Council. This year we are making the event bigger and better than ever before!

Indulge your taste buds with various multi-cultural food vendors while you observe day time performances at the Library Square by Bob the Builder, sponsored by Square One, the Japanese Drumming show, Princess Show, the Chinese Lion dance and Break dancing moves you don’t want to miss!

Visit the Kids Fun at Square One and enjoy strolling, stilt walkers, face painting, a 50ft rock climbing wall, mini car circuit, YTV’s Weird on Wheels and free temporary tattoos!

But wait, there’s more!

Tour Civic Square and Prince Royal Drive and meet the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors, play the Toronto Blue Jays batting cages, watch the Slam Jam and Moutain Bike Trix and Trial  Show, test your video game skills, sing karaoke, enjoy a model boat regatta and learn with the road safety show!

WOW, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

To beat the summer heat, visit the Living Arts Centre and enjoy the Opera Luminata show! Be inspired by the magic and beauty of classical music alongside exciting pyrotechnic, lighting and atmospheric effects.

Join the Central Library and enjoy Friends of the Library book sale and movies in the Noel Ryan Theatre.

Mississauga’s own Gemini award-winner, funny man Mike Bullard will emcee the evening, main-stage entertainment. Concert performances will include: Hotel California, Mashall Dane, Sloan and Kreesha Turner as they set the stage for an explosive 20-minute fireworks show sponsored by Metro. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Come out to the BIGGEST and BEST, fun-filled FREECanada Day Celebration and delight your senses with a variety sights and sounds while enjoying an exciting array of diverse entertainment, activities and attractions surrounding the Civic Square, Living Arts Centre and Square One Shopping Centre! Grand prizes to be won! 

Thank you to our Canada Day Sponsors: Fireworks presented by Metro, free transit sponsored by Smart Commute. 

Platinum Sponsors: Bridgestone, Precise Parklink, Square One Shopping Centre, Waste Management.

Road Closures

Closed 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Duke of York Boulevard from Burnhamthorpe Rd. West to Prince of Wales Drive

City Centre Drive from Living Arts Drive to Duke of York Boulevard

Princess Royal Drive from Living Arts Drive to Duke of York Boulevard

Closed 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Duke of York Boulevard from Rathburn Road West to Burnhamthorpe Road West

Burnhamthorpe Road West from Confederation Parkway to Duke of York Boulevard

Living Arts Drive from Rathburn Road West to Burnhamthorpe Road West

For more information contact the My Mississauga Hotline: 905-615-3200 Ext.2403 or email