While summer is the season for planning vacations, road trips, and visits with friends and family, it’s also the perfect time to try something new. Add some spontaneity to your summer and check out this summer bucket list of events and activities happening around Mississauga, no registration required.
1. Get your sweat on at a drop-in fitness program
From muscle conditioning to yoga, drop-in fitness programs are happening at community centres across Mississauga. Simply pay for the session you want to attend.
2. Enjoy a free, outdoor fitness class
Stay active this summer with Fresh Air Fitness at Celebration Square. Until August 21, enjoy a free, outdoor boot camp, Zumba or yoga class every Wednesday at 7 p.m., weather permitting.
3. Have a tail-wagging good time at a local leash-free zone
Spend some quality time with your dog, get some exercise, and make some new two-legged and four-legged friends at one of the City’s eight leash-free zones. Use the eParks map to find a leash-free zone near you.
4. Experience a drop-in guided tour at a Mississauga Museum
Did you know the collections at Mississauga’s museums include over 18,000 artifacts? Learn about Mississauga’s cultural history during a drop-in guided tour at Bradley Museum, Leslie Log House, and Benares Historic House. Enjoy a scenic walk around the grounds while you’re there! For more information, visit mississauga.ca/museums.
5. Try a tasty treat at the Farmers Market
Are you a foodie looking to support local food and farmers? Check out the Farmers Market at Celebration Square, Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shop from an assortment of Ontario fruits and vegetables, baked goods and more!
6. Celebrate Canada’s 152 Birthday
No plans yet for Canada Day? Join thousands at Celebration Square for the Canada Day Celebration 2019 on July 1 for live music and entertainment, food and fireworks. It’s a party you won’t want to miss!
7. Enjoy the spectacular garden displays at Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens
Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens is home to one of Canada’s largest collections of rhododendrons. The collection includes more than 800 azaleas and rhododendrons that were generously donated by the late Dr. Joseph Brueckner. For more information on Mississauga’s parks, visit mississauga.ca/parks.
8. See the city with the self-guided Public Art Tour
Did you know there is public art located around downtown Mississauga? Perhaps you have seen The Book outside of Mississauga’s Central Library or Contemplating Childat Community Common Park? Take a self-guided tour to see all of the public art pieces using the Public Art Tour map.
9. Explore Mississauga on two wheels
There’s so much to explore in the city. Pedal into summer and enjoy Mississauga’s cycling network featuring approximately 500 kilometres of multi-use trails, park paths, bike lanes and signed bike routes. Visit mississaugabikes.ca and plan your next cycling trip with the Mississauga Cycling Map.
10. Take in a show at the Square Amphitheatre at Celebration Square
Did you know the outdoor Square Amphitheatre at Celebration Square becomes a live children’s theatre in August? On Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7 p.m., enjoy free productions including Bernstein Bears, Beauty and the Beast and more!