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Special events bring communities and neighbourhoods together in meaningful and memorable ways. Simply put, they make Mississauga a great place to be!

This page provides you with an overview of everything you need to know to plan and host an outdoor special event on city property. Whether you have a new event idea, are planning a Canada 150 event or running an annual event the Sauga Celebrates Team is here to help!

You can reach us at saugacelebrates@mississauga.ca

Share photos and comments about your event on twitter using #SaugaCelebrates.

Have an event in mind? Learn how to apply for an event.
Step 1 - GETTING STARTED - WHEN? And WHERE?
The City has some fantastic open spaces for hosting events and celebrations of all variety. Not all parks have the same amenities and some parks have site specific restrictions.

Activities not allowed on City Property: Zip Lining, Air Bag Jumping, Bungee Jumping, Chinese Air Lanterns, Car Washes.

Where? Selecting a location.
To help you select an appropriate location for your proposed event [click here] Destination Park Inventory.

For Celebration Square

For Sport Events

For Streetsville Village Square

When? Selecting a date.
Some locations are in very high demand; you may need to consider flexibility for a date(s) and possibly alternative locations. Early bookings are encouraged. If you know the location you wish to book, contact Customer Service Centre at 905-615-4100.

*As part of the booking process, payment for the park permit will be requested to reserve the space for your proposed event. This initial payment does not guarantee that the event is approved and/or that all the requested activities will be approved.

Step 2 - REVIEW the REQUIREMENTS for hosting an outdoor event on city property
Certain activities have special requirements that need to be met in order to ensure safety and enjoyment for participants.

Start by reviewing the requirements for various types of activities at your event. This will give you a better idea of timelines and documentation required for approvals.

See Special Event Requirements here.

Step 3 - READY TO APPLY
Fill in the application form using the link below. Staff will contact you within 14 days of your application submission to review your requirements and guide you through process to obtain necessary approvals and confirm the details of your contract.

Application Form


Step 4 - PLANNING PHASE
Based on your application, staff will provide you the appropriate supplementary documentation and a checklist to keep you on track. Applicants who do not meet submission deadlines may be subject to activities being declined for approval. Not all activities or event elements may be granted.

Step 5 - APPROVAL OF EVENT
Final approval for all activities will be given 30 days prior to your event. All activities that are approved will be reflected on the facility contract as "approved conditions of use". (Additional fees may apply)

Payment for permits is in accordance with the Facility Booking Policy. Approved permits must be available on site during the event.

CELEBRATE YOUR SUCCESS #saugacelebrates
Encourage you and participants to share photos and comments about your event on twitter using #SaugaCelebrates.

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