News release

Let it Glow: Celebration Square Lights Up this Holiday Season on November 23

Entertainment and activities | November 14, 2019

Join Members of Council, special guests, including Santa Claus himself, and fellow residents on Saturday, November 23 for the launch of Mississauga’s holiday season with the lighting of the City’s 30-foot Christmas tree at Celebration Square.

Lace up your skates and hit the ice, Light Up the Square marks the official opening of the skating rink for the winter season.

With plenty of activities for the whole family, including interactive features for kids of all ages – including your inner child – this special night promises not to disappoint.

Bring your cameras, bring your appetite and bring your holiday spirit.

Event Details:


Saturday, November 23, 2019


Event: 5 to 9 p.m.

Official Ceremony: 7 p.m.

Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga


  • Official Ceremony: Members of Council and special guests
  • Light up the Square Host: Farah Nasser, Anchor, Global News Toronto
  • Celebration Square Emcees: Mariah and Selena Jasmine

Additional Event Details:  

  • Musical performances by The Big Sound at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • Check out Quebec’s Atraktiv Musical Bikes, interactive illuminated musical bikes
  • Snap a photo as you swing the night away on the LED Glow Swings
  • Get creative with a giant 8-foot Light Brite Wall
  • Be wowed by the Pop up Planetarium and see the northern lights in a 360 degree theatre
  • Snap a photo at the Let it Snow Selfie Stop
  • Visit Santa’s Cabin to snap a photo with Old Saint Nick and his elves
  • Take a break with family and friends in the Glow Lounge presented by TD Canada Trust
  • Stop by the Enbridge Cozy Dome and the Rec Room Geodome to play giant Jenga
  • Grab a bite from the Gourmet Food Trucks serving up Canadian winter favourites
  • Stop by The Cabin’s heated patio to warm up or rent skates before enjoying the Celebration Square ice rink

For more information, visit Light up the Square 2019.

Light Up the Square 2019 is presented in partnership with presenting sponsor Amacon and media partner Global News Toronto.

For a full listing of events at Mississauga Celebration Square, please visit

Media Contact:
Bryan Sparks
Communications Advisor
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 3253
TTY: 905-896-5151