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City Revises New Year’s Eve Event Schedule Due to Extreme Cold Weather Conditions

New Year's Eve celebration shortened due to extreme cold

Entertainment and activities | December 30, 2017

The City has revised the schedule for its New Year’s Eve event on Celebration Square due to extreme cold weather conditions. The event has been shortened and will begin at 11:30 p.m., featuring Shaun Frank and Delaney Jane live on stage, followed by fireworks at midnight. Those attending the event are advised to dress appropriately for the weather. The City will continue to monitor weather conditions and make further adjustments, if necessary.

Revised Schedule of Events

  • 8 to 11:30 p.m. – Skating rink open
  • 11:30 p.m. – Shaun Frank with Delaney Jane perform live on stage
  • 11:59 p.m. –  Countdown to 2018
  • Midnight – Fireworks presented by Tim Hortons
    (Please note that the fireworks are weather dependant. If the wind speeds are high, it may be unsafe to launch fireworks. The City will continue to monitor conditions and update through social media channels.)

Event hosted by Scott Willats and Khaled Iwamura from Insauga.com.

New Year’s Eve is presented by Pizza Pizza.

Where:
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Dr.
Mississauga, ON
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Cost:
Free

Transportation:
MiWay is offering free rides on routes across the city on New Year’s Eve from 7 p.m. on December 31 until 4 a.m. on January 1 to ensure event-goers get home safely. More information on fares and holiday bus schedules are available at miway.ca/holidayservice.

Road Closures:
Please be advised that road closures will be in effect in the downtown core between December 31 and January 1.

For event updates and information on road closures, visit celebrationsquare.ca.

Media Contact:
Carley Smith DeBenedictis
Senior Communications Advisor
City of Mississauga
289-937-1485
Carley.Smith@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151