Celebration Square is a popular location to host free outdoor, public events of all sizes with the entire venue capable of accommodating up to 30,000 people. With large open areas and adjacent smaller, intimate spaces, the Square is ideal for outdoor festivals, concerts and more.
To learn more about the venue, visit the Mississauga Celebration Square Venue Rental & Technical Guide.
Before you start the application process, review the City’s guidelines for events at Celebration Square, Outdoor Events in the Civic District policy and event-planning toolkit for information about requirements, regulations and criteria that all events must meet.
Applications for 2023 large events are now closed.
There is a competitive application process to host large events with more than 1,000 attendees. Applications are evaluated by the Mississauga Celebration Square Community Reference Group.
If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for a small event in October to December 2022, fill out the MCS Small Event Application form and submit it via email to email@example.com.
Small events have 1,000 attendees or less and do not require the main stage concert systems. Small events will be considered on a case-by-case basis, based on the availability of City resources. You must apply a minimum of 12 weeks before your event date to be considered.
Before hosting your demonstration, rally, or vigil:
Complete the Demonstration, Rally or Vigil notification form at least one week before your event date.
If you’re interested in requesting a flag raising at the Square or lighting of the Civic Centre clock tower, you can learn more about our Community Recognition Program.
To become a performer or food vendor, submit your contact information to our email database. We’ll contact you if there’s an opportunity available.
Gateway Advertising Screens are located on the corner of Burnhamthorpe Rd. and Duke of York Blvd. If you have questions about these screens, contact Andy Querin, Senior Manager, Sales at 416-440-6861 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To become a sponsor or activate at a Celebration Square event, contact the City’s Manager of Business Planning at arlene.DCosta@mississauga.ca.