Holiday Events for the Family in Mississauga

Chilly weather won't stop the fall and winter fun in Mississauga. The holiday spirit is alive and well in the city this season.

"Culture is thriving in Mississauga all year long and the fall and winter months are no exception," said Susan Burt, director, Culture Division. "We have Santa, comedy sketch shows, traditional carolling and seasonal music. Get in the spirit in Mississauga this holiday season."



Fall/Winter Fun Activities

Pet Photos with Santa Claus

What:
Bring your animal friend to visit Santa at the Log Cabin on Pet Photo Day
When: Saturday November 30, from noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Log Cabin at Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road
Cost: Professional 5 x 7 photos $15 each or two for $25. Pets with a valid City of Mississauga Pet License receive a $5 discount
Details: Presented by the Friends of the Museums of Mississauga and Mississauga Animal Services. For more information, visit www.museumsofmississauga.com


Family Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus

What: Have your family photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Children can bring their letters to Santa and enjoy refreshments and crafts in the seasonal tea room in the Anchorage
When: Sunday December 1, from noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Log Cabin at Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road
Cost: Professional 5 x 7 photos $15 each or two for $25
Details: Presented by the Friends of the Museums of Mississauga. For more information, visit www.museumsofmississauga.com


The Second City's 'Miracle on Mercer St.

What: Live action family friendly comedy sketches
When: Sunday December 1 at 2 p.m.
Where: Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road
Cost: Tickets $12 to $17
Details: This holiday production features a mixture of original songs, puppetry and The Second City's legendary live action comedy sketches for the whole family. There will be a free Q&A with the cast after the show. For more information, visit www.MTix.ca or call the Box Office at 905-615-4720.

Home for the Holidays at the Museums of Mississauga
What: Seasonal activities at the Museums of Mississauga
When: Sunday December 8, from noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Activities taking place at different Museums of Mississauga sites are listed below.
Cost: Free Admission. Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected for the local community food bank
Details: For more information, visit www.museumsofmississauga.com

Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road

  • Visit with Santa Claus
  • Historic tours, cooking and crafts
  • 'Cherished & Chosen' exhibit in the Anchorage
  • Refreshments in the seasonal tea room
  • Slovak Museum displays and interactive activities in the Log Cabin

Benares Historic House, 1507 Clarkson Road North

  • Visit with Santa Claus
  • Traditional carolling alongside the player piano
  • Historic tours, cooking and crafts
  • 'Our Apple Growing Past' exhibit in the Visitor Centre
  • Gift shop open with unique Christmas items
  • Horse and wagon rides

Leslie Log House, 4415 Mississauga Road

  • Tours and children's crafts
  • Family scavenger hunt
  • Seasonal refreshments including apple cider and gingerbread cookies
  • Seasonal exhibit display by the Streetsville Historical Society




The Nathaniel Dett Chorale An Indigo Christmas…Nguzo Saba

What: An Indigo Christmas…Nguzo Saba celebrates a variety of seasonal music that beautifully blends classical, gospel and jazz.
When: Saturday December 14 at 8 p.m.
Where: Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road
Cost: Tickets $27 to $31
Details: The Nathaniel Dett Chorale is Canada's first professional choral group dedicated to Afrocentric music of all styles. For more information, visit www.MTix.ca or call the Box Office at 905-615-4720

Family Fun Day

What: Lots of fun activities to explore.
When: Thursday January 2, from noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road
Cost: Adult: $6.00, Child: $4.00, Under 2 years: Free, Family Pass: $15.00 (Tax Included)
Details: Watch classic Mickey Mouse movies, draw on real film, create amazing arts and crafts, listen to exciting stories and more. For more information, visit www.MTix.ca or call the Box Office at 905-615-4720

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