Mississauga-Brampton Festivals Listing

Folks living in Mississauga, Brampton, the Peel Region & Orangeville (and those visiting) love festivals, be it spring, summer, fall or winter. Throughout the year, over 100 different festivals and annual events are put on by various local groups. There's no better way to enjoy yourself than to take in a festival. To view festivals in other areas of the GTA, use the >>JUMP tab above.

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Brampton's Winter Festival early FebEnjoy a winter day with us ... skiing, snowboarding, tubing, paint the maze, dog sleds, skating, games, fire pits and marshmallows, live entertainment and other fun family things to do outdoors. weather and conditions permitting Chinguacousy Park Winter WingDingInChing early FebEnjoy the great outdoors at Brampton's Winter Festival. Come and join a day of family fun. There will be snowboarding, tubing, ice sculpting, dog show, entertainment, hay wagon rides and lots more! Chinguacousy Park, Brampton 905-458-6555 Peel Regional Historical Fairlate AprStudents research Canadian heroes, legends, milestones, and achievements - and proudly present their stories at a public exhibition. Free admission Mississauga Civic Centre Peel Music FestivalApril & MayPeel Music Festival (not-for-profit organization, run by volunteer music teachers) offers competitive adjudication to young performers (solo instrumental music, musical ensembles, performers in related art forms such as vocal, musical theatre and speech arts). various locations throughout Mississauga and Brampton 647-282-7335 Good Food Festival & Market end AprCanada's largest weekend-long celebration of food and home cooking. Hundreds of samples & over 150 free cooking lessons. Held since 1992.Admission fee. International Centre, (416) 762-6547 Mississauga International Children's Festivalmid May Living Arts Centre, the Civic Square and Central Library 905-272-3780 Mississauga Marathon mid MayA beautiful run passing by much of Mississauga's beauty. The point to point course is a fast net downhill, starting at Mississauga City Hall, heads west across the Credit River to Mississauga Road and then travels south for a beautiful stretch past the University of Toronto's Mississauga Campus, Mississauga Golf and Country Club, and continues through some of Mississauga's most beautiful residential neighbourhoods, winding along the scenic Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail to finish at Lakefront Promenade Park. Mississauga Valley Community Centre 905-949-2931 Mississauga Valley Community Centre 905-949-2931 Anime Northlate MayAnime North is a non-profit, fan-run anime convention, held every year in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its major events include a Masquerade, Dealer's Room, Artist Alley, Guest of Honor presentations, Gaming (Video and RPG), Panel Discussions, Video Presentation, Contests, and Dances. The convention is hosted at both the Toronto Congress Centre and the adjacent Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, near the Toronto Pearson International Airport. Usually held on or after Victoria Day weekend. Toronto Congress Center. 650 Dixon Rd Carassauga Festival of Culturelate MayThe sights, sounds & flavours of over 40 countries. This annual three-day family event spans 20 operating hours and is scheduled during the last weekend in May. Pavilions featuring a wide variety of activities depicting many cultures are showcased in public buildings throughout the city. Each pavilion represents a different country, and is operated by a local volunteer ethno-cultural organization. Ride Free On Mississauga Transit during Carassauga hours only various locations around Mississauga 905-615-3010 Spring Fling in Ching late MayThere will be lots to see and do at Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park on the Victoria Day Weekend. Amusement Rides, great family entertainment, BMX/Skateboard competitions and more! Chinguacousy Park, Brampton 905-458-6555 Streetsville Founders Bread and Honey Festivalearly JuneStreetsville unites for a carnival, parade and family activities. The focal point of this festival is tasting the gooey richness of bread and honey. The theme of Bread & Honey originated from commerce in the community. Timothy Street established the first flour mill in the area; there are two well-known mills here today -Kraft Canada and ADM Milling Ltd. And with many small apiaries existing locally at the time, it was a natural to add honey. Each year at the Festival, everyone enjoys bread that is baked specially by the milling companies and generously coated with local honey. Started in 1973. Streetsville Memorial Park 905-816-1640 Doors Open Brampton early JuneDiscover Brampton's hidden heritage, architectural and cultural treasures, some not normally open to the general public. Various locations throughout Brampton 905-791-4055 Kalayaan Philippine Cultural Festival mid JuneA cultural festival showcasing the best in Philippine culture, featuring folk dances, music food and art. Mississauga Valley Community Centre 905-602-0923 Mississauga Waterfront Festivallate JuneExciting Award winning annual festival features top name performers, carnival vendors, licensed area, children's village, petting zoo, climbing wall, great food and more. Memorial Park, Port Credit 905-891-0002 Mosaic South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississaugalate JuneMosaic has now become the largest free private festival of the western GTA and one of the largest South Asian festivals of GTA. Mosaic is built upon the rich and vibrant heritage and culture of South Asia. The 2008 festival showcased more than 140 performers in 36 acts Mississauga's Civic Square 416-660-2464 Toronto RibfestEnd JuneToronto Ribfest is the largest Canada Day celebration. This popular event attracts over 100,000 visitors who come to enjoy the succulent ribs from international ribbers, live entertainment, crafts and beers tents. Children are delighted with candy floss, carnival rides, the climbing wall and pony rides. On Canada Day, a lively fireworks display celebrates Canada's birthday at dusk Centennial Park 416-255-5581 Mississauga Waterfront Festival mid JuneExciting three day affordable, family festival on the waterfront Port Credit Memorial Park 905-891-0002 Flower City Paradelate JuneOnlookers of this revived parade enjoy professional marching bands, colourful floral floats, and acrobats parading down Main Street in downtown Brampton! Downtown Brampton 905-874-3956 Professor's Lake Beach Partylate JuneKick off to the summer season, with a variety of games and activities. Regular Admission Rates apply. Professor's Lake, Brampton 905-791-7751 Streetsville Founders Bread and Honey Festival early JuneStreetsville unites for a carnival, parade and family activities. The focal point of this festival is tasting the gooey richness of bread and honey. The theme of Bread & Honey originated from commerce in the community. Timothy Street established the first flour mill in the area; there are two well-known mills here today -Kraft Canada and ADM Milling Ltd. And with many small apiaries existing locally at the time, it was a natural to add honey. Each year at the Festival, everyone enjoys bread that is baked specially by the milling companies and generously coated with local honey. Started in 1973. Streetsville Memorial Park 905-816-1640 Canada Day CelebrationsJuly 1Celebrate Canada's heritage, Live entertainment, legion march, cake cutting, fun activities. Fireworks at 10 pm. Free admission, cost for parking. Chinguacousy Park , Brampton 905-458-6555z124 Canada DayJuly 1The festivities kick-off at noon with birthday cake for all attendees. Locals spend the afternoon enjoying great entertainment including popular bands and musicians. Each year there are many other attractions for the whole family. You can also join the Village of Streetsville for fun and fireworks in the evening; or you can paint the town red in Port Credit! Streetsville, Port Credit Malton Community Festival early JulyHighlights include entertainment, children's activities, BBQ, community displays, youth talent show and much more! Free admission. Since 1976. Malton Community Centre, Malton Mississauga Independent Film FestivalJulyFilmmaker-friendly festival. Modest submission fees encourages local talent, holding workshops with industry leaders, and keeping the festival competition all-Canadian are just some of the ways that MIFF is helping the burgeoning digital indie movement help raise the bar for what the world expects from Canadian film. Can Sikh Festivalmid JulySoccer, kabaddi, track and field, basketball, volleyball and food. Free admission. Wildwood Park 416-716-2568 Mississauga Rotary Ribfest mid JulyAn annual Family ribfest full of great food, beverages atended by over 10,000 people. Living Arts Centre, adjacent to Square One 416-255-1167 Mississauga Chinese Arts late JulyShowcasing the very best in Chinese culture, featuring music, dance, martial arts, lion and dragon dance, feng shui, fashion show, games for all ages, and delicious Chinese cuisine! Civic Centre & Library Squares, City of Mississauga 905-828-6800, Inspirational Music in the ParkJuly & AugustVariety of musical styles each Tuesday evening in July. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Free admission Gage Park, Brampton 905-495-0816 Investors Group Thursday Night Concert SeriesJuly & AugustVariety of musical styles each Thursday evening in July. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Free admission Gage Park, Brampton Shakespeare in the SquareJuly & AugustProductions in the Rose Theatre Studio and Main State present Shakespeare in Garden Square, Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the show. Pay what you can. Garden Square, Brampton 905-874-2800 Sunset Concert Series July & AugustWeekly outdoor concerts over the summer Port Credit Memorial Park 905-896-5314 Carabrammid JulyCarabram is a multicultural festival with many great pavilions (16 last year), each dedicated to the presentation, development and promotion of the diverse ethnic cultural heritage of Brampton. Passport fee gets admission to all pavilions. various venues around Brampton. various venues around Brampton 416-452-4917 Savannah festival of Rhythmslate JulyLive music by international and local artists from R&B to Raggae, to Latin rhythms performed on indoor and outdoor stages. Also enjoy exotic foods, arts and crafts. Garden Square & Rose Theatre, Brampton 416-461-5255 Brampton Folk Festivallate JulyEnjoy the Beer Tent, Children's Entertainment, Children's Craft-Making, Craft Show and Sale, Door Prizes, All Day Concerts, Kick-off Concert, Special Friday Evening Concert, Goddess Festival - Women in Song, Farmers' Market, Open Stage. Wellington St. will be closed all day for the Folk Festival. Gage Park & Wellington St, Brampton Savannah Festival of Rhythms mid JulyThis cultural festival brings together a lively mix of music featuring top R & B and Blues performers, visual arts, international cuisine and more Garden Squre & Rose Theatre, Brampton 416-461-5255 Sunrise Sunsetearly AugCelvbrating Treaty 13A, Anishinabeg signed in1805 and the First Nation peoples who once called this area home. Sacred Sunrise Ceremony, Traditional Pow Wow, Lacrosse, Marketplace and more. J.C. Saddington Park, Port Credit Brampton's Summer Festival (formerly NittyGrittyBramaChingWIngDing)early AugustAmusement rides, live entertainment, horse show, dog show, vendors, and 9:30 pm fireworks. Free Admission, paid parking. Chinguacousy Park, Brampton 905-458-6555x124 Muslim Festearly AugustAnnual Festival Celebrating the Best in Muslim Art & Entertainment. It brings together a pool of talented professionals, entrepreneurs, leaders, activists, and volunteers to craft the first of its kind festival in Canadian Muslim history. Mississauga City Centre Square Flower City Street Festivalmid AugCome out and experience the best of Downtown Brampton. There will be an artist's alley, food, music and dance performances. This evening will be fun for the whole family. Garden Square, Brampton 905-874-3426 Wacky Boat Daylate AugustSee a variety of wacky boat competitions on the lake, include a paddleboat tug-of-war. Professor's Lake, Brampton 905-791-7751 New Credit Three Fires Pow Wow end Auginteractive all-day bus tour, leaving from The Grange. of the New Credit Three Fires Homecoming Pow Wow. Crafts, food vendors and a traditional Pow Wow, hosted by Mississaugas of the New Credit. An experience of a lifetime! Admission ticket includes bus transportation and entrance to Pow Wow. Departs from The Grange 905-828-8411 Month of PhotographySeptemberThe festival aims to expand the understanding and appreciation of photography as an artistic medium - developing new and emerging artists, promoting established artists, uniting the arts with the public, and promoting the awareness of curated shows within the community. Galleries around Mississauga & Brampton Southside Shuffle Blues and Jazz Festival SeptemberThis three-day festival takes place in September and welcomes local and international jazz and blues musicians. A variety of venues and bars host the events. Lakeshore Road is opened to foot traffic for the event finale. Port Credit 905-271-9449 Fall Festival late SeptEnjoy the lovely rustic setting of historic gardens and buildings, including Bradley House (1830s), and the Log Cabin at Bradley Museum. Three stages showcase non-stop Folk Music. Displays & activities from over twenty different environmental organizations provide ideas for “living green”. Horse & wagon rides through the park, historic demonstrations, and great food round off the day! Admission $2 or free with the donation of non-perishable food for Compass Food Bank. Bradley Museum Brampton Fall Fairmid SeptAnnual agricultural fair, with lots of family activities including livestock competitions, horse shows, crafts, commercial ventors, midway, baby show, demoplition derbies, antique & classic car shows, musical entertainment. Admission fee. Brampton Fairgrounds (Caledon)Brmapton Fair Office 905-843-0210 Brampton Dayend SeptFamily activities to celebrate Brampton Brampton City Hall & downtown Brampton 905-874-3621 Doors Open Mississaugalate Sept Mississauga Valley Community Centre Studios of Brampton Tourearly OctSelf-guided tour of studios, galleries and Brampton artists various locations around Brampton. various locations around Brampton. Brampton Arts Council 905-874-2919 Rembrance Day Parade & ServiceNov 11A parade to recognize the men & women of Brampton who died in battle and veterans of those conflicts. Memorial Square Cenotaph, City Hall 905-874-3621 Brampton Santa Claus Parademid NovEvening Santa Clause parade is a very popular regional event, with floats, bands and custumed characters & mascots. Main Street, Brampton. Brampton Board of Trade 905-415-1122 Annual Mississauga Santa Claus Parade end NovThis is an exciting event for the business and community of historic Streetsville. The parade will start at 1pm on Queen Street South at Britannia Road and travel south through the Village to disperse at various locations after the Church Street junction Qeen Street, in Streetsville Village 905- 858-5974 Doors Open Streetsvillestart Dec Dine, shop and have a great time. Shops open till 10 p.m. Streetsville Village Santa Arrives by Boatearly DecHave you picture taken at the Log Cabin one last time before it is relocated to a new home on the Bradley Museum grounds. Located behind the lighthouse off Front St. S. Log cabin behind lighthouse, Port Credit News Year's Eve CelebrationsDec 31Variety of evening entertainment to ring in the New Year, including fire eaters, two sets of fireworks, live entertainment. Free Admission. Gage Park, Main Street, Rose Theatre, Bramption 905-874-3956

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