Canada Day Celebration 2017

Canada Day Celebration 2017

July 01, 2017
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Mississauga Celebration Square 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, ON L5B 2G6, Canada

Canada Day Celebration 2017

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Join us and 100,000 of your friends to celebrate Canada’s 150th in the heart of Mississauga, at Celebration Square. Inspired by new beginnings the Canada 150 event tells the story of our city, celebrating what connects us.

Featuring a live concert across two stages with unforgettable performances from internationally renowned JUNO Award winner K’NAAN. Rounding out the line-up are artists from all over Canada - from award winning DJ’s, a fusion table drummer, Latin pop singer, bombastic brass band and everything in between.

 Main Stage Show features: K'NAAN, Neon Dreams, and DJ Shub.

Hosted by Global News’ Alan Carter, Farah Nasser, and Jeff McArthur this year’s celebration will have you waving your flags and moving your feet as our house DJ, Bambii spins all day long.

 

Canada Day 150 Line-up:

·         K’NAAN, JUNO Award winner best known for his  international hit “Wavin’ Flag”

·         Neon Dreams,  Electro Pop band hailing from the east cost

·         DJ Shub JUNO & Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award Winner

·         Fito Blanko Mississauga’s own and Latin Grammy award winning artist

·         Shobhit Banwait, YouTube sensation and fusion tabla drummer

·         Metis Fiddler Quartet presented in collaboration with the Peel Aboriginal Network

·         The Heavyweights Brass Band, purveyors of big sound and feel good music

·         Brilliance Together live pop art performance by JessGO

·         Our house band, the Glowing Hearts Drumline

 

Global TV hosts: Alan Carter, Farah Nasser, Jeff McArthur

Cap off the celebration with an epic fireworks finale presented by Tim Hortons.

 

 

Camp Canuck
2 – 6 pm

Make a big splash this Canada Day 150 at Camp Canuck presented by Toyota. Camp Canuck has something for families and kids of all ages including:

  • Splash around in the fountain to uncover Rain Works, the invisible public art inspired by Mississauga’s Poet Laureate Wali Shah
  • Visit the SESQUI Pavilion. We’re excited to announce that Mississauga is one of the stops on the Canada wide SESQUI Virtual Reality Exhibition Tour. This VR experience features 5-minute stories about Canadians who are shaping their world through creativity.  Visitors can also make their own Sesquatch, allowing Canadians to explore their identity in an interactive and playful way.
  • Take in live performances on the True North Busker Stage featuring encore performance by The Heavyweights Brass Band and extreme yo-yo performer YO-K
  • Capture the moment at the 360 degree photobooth
  • Share some love with Canada’s Biggest Birthday Card
  • Enjoy Canadiana inspired roaming stilt walkers and acrobats, face painters and crafts, and so much more.

 

Join Mayor Bonnie Crombie as we kick off the Official Ceremony will be a special Canada 150 Parade of Nations, presented by Carassauga at 4:20pm and participate in the Canadian Citizenship reaffirmation oath.

 

Be sure to come hungry and indulge in our many food trucks all day long; onsite vendors include:

·         Arepa Republic

·         Beavertails

·         Caribbean Authentic Food Truck

·         Choco Churros

·         Dimkin’s Crepes

·         El Trompo Movil

·         Evia Management

·         Fidel Gastros

·         Gourmet Guyz Food Truck Co

·         Delicious Empanadas

·         Jerk Brothers

·         Me.N.U. Food Truck

·         CORNehCOPIA

·         Olympic Softee

·         Original Chimney's

·         Per Se Mobile

·         Polar Real Tropical Fruit

·         Chavo Food Truck

·         Pita Holic

·         The Food Dudes

·         The Wheeling Gourmet

·         Twistee Dairy

·         Urban Smoke

·         Wafel Bar

·         Vita Link Ice Cream

·         Pizza Pizza

·         Pizza Nova

·         Booster Juice

·         Maple Lodge Farms

 

Please note that road closures will be in effect.

Road Closure Information

Closed: July 1st from 10 am to 11:30 pm

  • Duke of York Boulevard from Burnhamthorpe Road W. to Prince of Wales Drive 
  • City Centre Drive from Living Arts Drive to Mercer Street 
  • Princess Royal Drive from Living Arts Drive to Duke of York Boulevard 

Closed: July 1st from 7 pm to 11:30 pm

  • Living Arts Drive from Burnhamthorpe Road W. to Prince of Wales Drive
  • Burnhamthorpe Road W. from Confederation Parkway to Hurontario Street 
  • Kariya Gate from Burnhamthorpe Road W. to City Centre Drive (north-bound lanes only)

 

Visit for Miway.ca/holidayservice for Canada Day service schedule.

Interested in Volunteering?

Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information.

 

Please note: Event activities including fireworks are weather permitting. Be sure to check out our Twitter and Facebook pages for updates on the status of the fireworks show.

 

Fireworks presented by: Tim Hortons

Volunteer Sponsor: Bell

 

Special Thanks to: Canadian Heritage

Supporting Sponsor: Pepsi

Canuck Presenting Sponsor: Toyota

 

Thank you to our Camp Canuck Partners:

SkyZone

Royal Bank of Canada

Air Riderz

Power Cheer Toronto

InsuranceHotline.com

Monkeynastix

 

Special thanks to: Canadian Heritage

Programming Partners: Sesqui, Earth Market 





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