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Tree Lighting Celebration

The City of Mississauga kicks off the holiday season with the Mayor and Members of Council as it hosts its annual tree lighting ceremony on the Civic Square, sponsored by local businesses.  Five trees ranging in height from 5 -15 meters are erected the last week of November and remain in place until the middle of January.  The middle tree is always the tallest and most majestic and is referred to as 'The Mayor's tree. All trees are donated by residents of Mississauga and any remaining trimmings are donated to Museum's of Mississauga for holiday decorr.  New this year is the 'Rotary's Festival of Lights,' which is 50 corporate sponsored trees, with 30,000 LED lights.

Christmas Window Contest in Streetsville  
To engage the community in the holiday season, local businesses are encouraged to decorate their windows for residents and visitors to evaluate.  On the evening of the village's tree lighting ceremony, prizes are awarded to the top windows chosen by the community.

Streetsville's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
Streetsville invites residents and visitors to join them in the lighting of their village.  It is a free event featuring Santa Claus, free hot chocolate or cider and a drop off box for donations to the local food bank.

In continuation of Clarkson's 200th anniversary celebration, the village will host its first tree lighting ceremony, sponsored by local businesses.  Everyone is encouraged to attend this special event with a non-perishable food donation for the local Compass Foodbank.  Entertainment and free hot chocolate are available.

Port Credit Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
The village hosts its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with residents, local sponsors and Santa!  There is free entertainment and refreshments.  Donations are welcome for a local breast cancer organization.