5 things to do in Mississauga this weekend: Mar 3 to 5, 2023


Published March 3, 2023 at 2:30 pm

TGIF! Friday is finally here which means it’s time to figure out what to do this weekend.

Even though snow is expected tonight (Mar. 3), there are still plenty of things to do in Mississauga. Between events, parks, trails and an array of restaurants to choose from, those looking for something to do in the city have plenty of options.

So, without further ado, here are five things you can do this weekend (Mar. 3 to 5, 2023) in Mississauga.

Visit this antique market

The Sunday Antique Market takes place on Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Small Arms Inspection Building, located at 1352 Lakeshore Rd. East.

The market features over 80 vendors from across Ontario and Quebec who offer unique items from the past, designers, antique aficionados and savvy collectors.

The free all-ages event also features items from Victorian to mid-century modern, vintage jewellery, antiquarian books and other eclectic pieces, including rare antiques and sought-after vintage items.


Check out a musical 

The Hunchback of Notre Dame musical has hit the Meadowvale Theatre in Mississauga.

Along with iconic songs from the Disney animated film, the show will also feature new songs by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz.

The show hits the Meadowvale Theatre today (Mar. 3) and will be on until Mar. 12, 2023, and tickets start at $32.

Visit this pop-up at the Food District

Kumain Kitchen, which prides itself in showcasing Filipino flavours around the GTA (Greater Toronto Area), will be at the Food District from now until Mar. 15, 2023.

Guests who visit the pop-up can expect to see various menu items such as classic desserts and dishes from around the world made with a Filipino twist.

Some of Kumain Kitchen’s menu items include its sinigang chicken sandwich, ube chicken waffle and fried chicken, fried chicken with gravy, chicken inasal, furikake boneless fried chicken and more.

Check out this light festival

Those who haven’t gotten a chance to check out this light, sound and multimedia festival called Illumi might be happy to know that the event will now remain open until the spring.

The event is located at 7174 Derrycrest Dr. and features more than 20 million lights separated into 14 universes. Each universe features music and its own theme, making it a fun and immersive experience for a date, family outing or even solo night out.

Have a dazzling date night in the GTA at illumi – The largest light, sound and multimedia show in the world

Go for an outdoor skate

Skating is always an option on weekends, especially at Celebration Square, where you can skate on the City’s largest outdoor ice rink with friends or family. The ice rink is open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

And, if you’re feeling adventurous and want to go skating somewhere else, the City also has over 30 natural rinks to choose from.

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