5 things to do on Christmas Day in Mississauga

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Published December 25, 2023 at 11:01 am

5 things to do in Mississauga on Christmas

If you’re waking up without Christmas plans and the idea of spending the entire day indoors doesn’t sound appealing, you might want to gather your family and friends for an outing.

Explore these 5 activities in Mississauga today:


Go for a skate

Whether you are gliding on ice for the first time or a master at figure eights, Celebration Square’s ice rink located at City Centre drive is open from noon until 6 p.m. today.


Catch the latest flick

Snag a bag of popcorn and treats for a matinee or movie day at your local theatre!

Consider the possibility of Christmas hours; it’s advisable to call ahead to your nearest location for their hours of operation.


Grab a bite to eat

If you’d rather skip cooking or can’t fathom the idea of Christmas leftovers, few restaurants are open today to satisfy your cravings.

Some restaurants including Mandarin and Mado at Square One are open. A good idea would be to call and make a reservation, as they may experience a high volume of patrons.


Shop for essentials

If you’re considering some pre-Boxing Day window shopping or in need of stocking up on essentials, many Shoppers Drug Mart locations are open.

While the LCBO is closed, most Wine Rack stores will  also be open, if you fancy picking up a few bottles of wine.


Watch a spectacular light show

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An evening visit to illumi–A Dazzling World of Lights at 7174 Derrycrest Dr. could be the perfect way to end off the magical Christmas night.

The 600,000-square-foot site boasts numerous attractions, including a tree of lights as tall as the Statue of Liberty. While taking a  leisurely stroll you can capture some Instagram-worthy pictures.

Ticket prices start at $34.95 per ticket for general admission, $33.95 for seniors, $24.95 for children and toddlers get in free. Tickets can be purchased online on Illumi’s main website. 

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