7 fun things to do this summer in Mississauga’s village in the city

Published June 20, 2023 at 3:48 pm

7 fun things to do this summer in Mississauga's Streetsville

If you’re looking for fun ideas to get you out of the house this summer, be sure to take a trip out to Mississauga’s Streetsville neighbourhood.

The popular village in the city has a ton of events planned for the summer, and in general is one of the best places to spend time outdoors – the main street at the village square is closed to traffic in the summer, offering a pedestrian-friendly place to relax, eat, shop, and hang out with friends and family.

Streetsville is also a hotspot for fun summer events of all kinds, such as the Bread & Honey Festival, Mississauga’s longest running festival which was held in early June.

Whether you love to eat, dance, shop or just plain old have a good time, there’s something for everyone in Streetsville this summer.

Mississauga Summer Concert Series
Every Friday from July 8th to September 2nd

There’s nothing better than live music under the sun! Catch a new and exciting performance at Streetsville Village Square every single Friday from July until September.

First Friday in the ‘Ville
First Friday of each month (June 2nd, July 7th, August 4th, September 1st)

There’s no better way to kick off the start of a new month than with food, music and shopping. They all come together in the Village Square on the first Friday of each month (June through September). Celebrate local makers and shop their unique handmade products in the artisan market, and enjoy live music by Canadian performers through the Mississauga Summer Concert Series, hosted by Mississauga’s Culture Division.

Salsa in the Square
Every Saturday from June 10th to September 9th

Get your feet moving and join the outdoor party in the Streetsville Village Square. Every Saturday, June Omega Latin Dance is bringing the heat to the Square with free Latin dance lessons from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Learn salsa and bachata or just come to enjoy the music! Participants should bring a water bottle and their dancing shoes.

Streetsville Summer Market
Every Saturday from July 8th to September 9th

Support local vendors and artisans at the Streetsville Summer Market. Every Saturday from July 8th to September 9th, numerous vendors will gather at Queen St S and Main St to sell their assortments of food, baked goods, art, jewelry, and much more – you’re bound to come across something you love! If you’ve got your own wares you’d like to share with the community, you can apply to be a vendor.

Canada Day
July 1st

Join the Streetsville community as it celebrates Canada’s birthday with free family activities, a celebratory cake-cutting ceremony, live music, and fireworks at 10 p.m.! Here’s what’s happening and when:

Streetsville Village Square:

  • 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Live music by CANADA ROXX. Playing the greatest Canadian rock hits from over the decades including The Tragically Hip, Alanis Morissette, Tom Cochrane, Bryan Adams and more!
  • 7:00 p.m. – Lion’s official cake-cutting ceremony
  • 9:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. – Streetsville Pipes & Drums Performance
  • 9:15 p.m. – Colour Party Flag Raising Ceremony & O Canada

Memorial Park Stage:

  • 8:45 p.m. to 9:50 p.m. – Live DJ
  • 9:45 p.m. – Drone show by Illumin
  • 10:00 p.m. – Spectacular firework show

Streetsville Car Show & Community BBQ
August 19th

This popular event is back for its fourth year! From 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 19th, come down to 101 Church Street to enjoy a variety of cool cars on display, as well as a range of food options from The Legion Branch 139’s community BBQ.

Historic Walking Tours

The Historic Walking Tours happen each month from May to October, taking you up-close to experience Streetsville’s celebrated landmarks firsthand and hear the story behind the buildings that have played such an important part in the village’s history. These tours are coming up quick:

  • July 9th – Streetsville’s Sacred River
  • July 26th – That’s Why It’s Called Main Street
  • August 20th – Meet the Millers
  • August 30th – A Century of Shopping
  • September 17th – The Upper Crust of Lower Town
  • October 18th – The Dearly Departed

In addition to all the summer festivities, there are fun events planned all year round for Streetsville, which is home to over 400 small businesses, popular restaurants, and hidden gem boutiques.

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