5 things to do in Mississauga this weekend: Jan 27 to 29, 2023


Published January 27, 2023 at 9:53 am

It’s officially Friday which means it’s time to figure out what to do this weekend.

From winter activities to keep you active to checking out parks, trails and new restaurants, those looking for something to do in Mississauga have plenty of options.

So, without further ado, here are five things you can do this weekend (Jan. 27 to 29, 2023) in Mississauga.

Attend this winter event at Celebration Square

An event, called “Winter Magic presents: Icescapes” will be held on Jan. 28 at Celebration Square and will feature several winter activities such as live ice carving, food trucks, a DJ and photo ops with Mayor Bonnie Crombie and members of Council.

The event will kick off at 2:00 p.m. with the Mayor and Members of Council and guests will be able to enjoy family-friendly “frosty” fun including ice block building, face painting, roaming characters and an artisan market until 5:00 p.m.

Check out this Disney-themed market

An event, called “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes,” hosted by Elevated Society Market, will be held at the Mississauga Convention Centre on Sunday, Jan. 29.

The Disney-themed market will feature over 40 local artisans and provide guests with an opportunity to shop locally and enjoy a “magical day” with friends and family.

The event will also feature free face painting and 15 Disney characters that attendees will be able to meet and greet, all while Disney songs play in the background.

Experience this live show at the LAC

Fans of ABBA may be interested in knowing that a tribute group is set to take the stage at the Living Arts Centre (LAC) on Jan. 27.

The tribute group, called ABBA Revisited is known for being North America’s #1 Tribute to ABBA and its members have been performing for audiences across the world since 2001.

The show is suitable for all ages and will take place from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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Check out this interactive exhibit

The Ones We Met: Inuit Traditional Knowledge and the Franklin Expedition, which is on display at the Bradley Museum Anchorage Galleries from now until Apr. 16, “explores the historic Franklin Expedition through the lens of Inuit traditional knowledge.”

The exhibit features an audio-visual station and animated map and displays the retellings of Inuit traditional knowledge (Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit), and the modern archaeological research that helped to locate the wrecks of ships from the Franklin Expedition (Sir John Franklin’s 1845 attempt to locate the Northwest Passage).

Check out this dessert pop-up shop

A Filipino brioche pop-up spot has hit the Food District at Square One in Mississauga.

Ensanemada is a Filipino dessert spot that specializes in brioches “with a twist” and features unique takes on flavours such as cookies and cream, mango, red velvet, matcha and cinnamon.

The pop-up will be at the Food District from now until Jan. 29, 2023, and will feature Ensanemada’s full menu as well as some pop-up flavours.

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