First Canada Day fireworks display in 3 years coming to Mississauga


Published June 11, 2022 at 11:27 am

Mississauga fireworks display, Canada Day

The City of Mississauga organizes an in-person Canada Day celebration for the first time in three years.

The event is scheduled to run from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on July 1 in Celebration Square and is entirely free for admission.

There will be live entertainment, food trucks, arcade machines, stilt walkers and much more.

The grand finale of the evening is a fireworks show set to go off at 10:05 p.m. The main stage will feature live performances all night leading up to the fireworks display.

The official opening ceremony with Mayor Bonnie Crombie will happen at 4:30 p.m. to kick-off the event.

See below for a full lineup of artists set to perform live, including 2022 JUNO award winner, JESSIA and multi-platinum performer, elijah woods.

Event Schedule

  • 4:00 p.m. – Sauga Sound Stage, featuring local musicians with a diverse mix of disciplines and sounds
  • 4:30 p.m. – Official Ceremony with Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Members of Council
  • 5:00 p.m. – Junia-T, Mississauga’s own hip hop DJ
  • 5:55 p.m. – Qurat Dar, Mississauga’s Youth Poet Laureate
  • 6:00 p.m. – TÖME, JUNO award-winning Afro-fusion starlet
  • 7:15 p.m. – Zach Zoya, Canadian hip-hop sensation
  • 8:15 p.m. – elijah woods, multi-platinum singer and producer
  • 9:15 p.m. – JESSIA, 2022’s JUNO award-winning Breakthrough Artist of the Year
  • 10:05 p.m. – Fireworks, presented by Tim Hortons

The festivities will also include the Camp Canuck Kid’s Zone.

The Zone will be filled with family-friendly activities such as a splash fountain powered by Alectra, an airbrush tattoo booth in the Great Hall, and stilt walkers and roaming entertainers.

The amphitheatre will also be transformed into a retro arcade with giant games and arcade machines.

Peel Regional Police would like to remind motorists of the following road closures as a result of the Canada Day event.

Closed: July 1st from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

  • Duke of York Blvd. from Burnhamthorpe Rd. West to Prince of Wales Dr. (one northbound lane to remain open to filter traffic out of Square One at Princess Royal)
  • City Centre Dr. from Living Arts Dr. to Mercer St.
  • Closed at Mercer St. (west side of intersection) Additional cones to be placed at closure point
  • Princess Royal Dr. from Living Arts Dr. to Duke of York Blvd.

Closed: July 1st from 7:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

  • Living Arts Dr. from Burnhamthorpe Rd. West to Prince of Wales Dr.
  • Burnhamthorpe Rd. West from Confederation Pkwy to Hurontario St.
  • Kariya Gate from Burnhamthorpe Rd. West to City Centre Dr. (north-bound lanes only)

Police will use the south-bound lanes to filter out traffic from Square One.

See the events page on the City of Mississauga’s website for more information about the event.

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