Explosive fun at Mississauga Canada Day celebrations!

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Canada’s 149th birthday will be celebrated with song and dance at the Mississauga Celebration Square and everybody is invited.

Strumbellas and Ria Mae

Headlined by multi-award nominated rock group The Strumbellas and Juno and MMVA nominated folk pop songstress Ria Mae, it will be a great date with with your favourite artists and 100,000 new friends. Highlights:

  • The Strumbellas performing songs from their new album Hope including hit single Spirits
  • Ria Mae with music from her self-titled record, including hit singles Clothes Off and Gold
  • Pop sensation and you-tube star Dan Talevski
  • Rising star and local rapper John River
  • Mississauga’s Dead Penny
  • This will be capped off with off an hypnotizing  fireworks finale presented by Tim Hortons,

Global’s Farah Nasser and Liem Vu will host an afternoon of kids activities at Camp Canuck. With roaming characters, face-painting, crafts, and Historica Canada onsite hosting trivia and giveaways, Camp Canuck has something for families and kids of all ages including:

  • Underwater adventurers the Octonauts
  • World famous children’s entertainer Fred Penner
  • Aerial Birds of Canada soaring overhead in a jaw-dropping cirque show
  • Percussion from around the world in the World Beat Pavilion, including drummers from the Mississaugas of the New Credit, the Souls of Steel Orchestra, and Alpha Rhythm Roots
  • A chalk art performance by Multi-disciplinary indigenous artist Vanessa Dion Fletcher with Mnemonic Memory: Mississauga.

Mayor Bonnie Crombie will be present at the  Official Ceremony at 4 pm and participate in the Canadian Citizenship reaffirmation oath.

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There will be  many food trucks all day on site and the vendors include:

  • Beavertails
•   Below Zero •   Buster’s Sea Cove
      •   Caribbean Authentic •   Chimney Stax Baking Co •   I Love Churros
      •   Ice Cream 4 U •   The Mighty Cob •   Mustache Burger
      •   Per Se •   Smoke’s Poutinerie •   Urban Smoke
      •   The Wheeling Gourmet •   Dimkin Crepes •   Deli Campo
      •   Curbalicious •   Pizza Nova •   Fit to Grill
      •   Frankie Fettuccine •   Licensed to Grill •   Panago Pizza
      •   Tim Hortons •   Maple Lodge Farms •   The Food Dudes
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