Streets are closed for country music festival in Mississauga

Published May 23, 2024 at 4:46 pm

Streets are closed for #CountryINThePort, Port Credit's country music festival Mississauga

A major celebration of all things country is happening this weekend in Mississauga with Port Credit’s #CountryINThePort event.

On May 24 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., participating Port Credit businesses will be offering delicious country-themed menu items, live country music, and line dancing lessons.

The pedestrian-friendly street party continues on May 25 from 2 to 6 p.m., when they’ll closing off Elizabeth Street South from Lakeshore to Port Street for a real hoedown that includes live country music performances, pony rides, a petting zoo, a mechanical bull ride, games, and even more fun.

Participating Port Credit businesses will continue to offer country-themed menu items, drinks, and performances on May 25.

The event culminates Saturday night at Cabin (504 Lakeshore Rd E), where the music and country fun will continue.

Here’s what’s happening and when:

Main Stage (Elizabeth Street & Lakeshore) 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • 2:00 p.m.: #CountryINThePort Kick Off – Emcee Stormin Norman
  • 2:15 p.m.: Marshall Dane
  • 4:00 p.m.: New Age Country Line Dance Performance & Lesson
  • 4:30 p.m.: Rob Fitzgerald

Port Street Market Stage:

  • 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.: Photobooth – FREE photos with cowboy accessories!
  • 2:30 p.m.: Tim Burr Country Lumberjack Circus Performance
  • 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: John Chris Ford

Live Country Music:

  • Pump House Grill (40 Lakeshore Rd E): Brad James May 25th 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Spice Lounge and Tapas (52 Lakeshore Rd E): Alfie Smith Duo May 25th 8:00 p.m.
  • Roc’N Doc’s (105 Lakeshore Rd E): Brad James May 25th 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Brogue Irish Pub (136 Lakeshore Rd E): Live Country Music with Lou Morre Duo May 24th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Cabin (504 Lakeshore Rd E): Live Music with Crossfield Bend, Lincoln Country, Michelle Headley & Natalie Walker, & John Stuart Campbell May 25th 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Country Fare & Menu:

  • Pump House Grill (40 Lakeshore Rd E): Country Menu including fried green tomatoes! Specials on Coors and Cowbell Cencerro Cerveza
  • Meltwich (50 Lakeshore Rd E): Spicy Nashville Chicken Sandwich and Poutine, The Grilly Steak Sandwich, and the Barnyard Sandwich
  • Spice Lounge and Tapas (52 Lakeshore Rd E): Country menu
  • Vitos Pizza (56B Lakeshore Rd E): The Big Country
  • Shore Grill and Grotto (71 Lakeshore Rd E): Smoked Brisket Dinner
  • The Crooked Cue (75 Lakeshore Rd E): Rack of Jack Daniels Pork Baby Back Ribs & 16oz Cowboy Canadian Prime Rib Steak
  • Habitat Social Cafe & Bar (70 Lakeshore Rd E): Country Buck Cocktail
  • Brogue Irish Pub (136 Lakeshore Rd E):  Baby Back Ribs, Homemade Cornbread, Chili & more!  on May 25th, 2024 Honky Tonk Cocktail Hour May 25th at 7:00 p.m.
  • RawBlendz (215 Lakeshore Rd E): Trail Boss Vegan Chili & Cowboy Breakfast Wrap
  • Nourishmoi (229 Lakeshore Rd E): Buenos Nachos

Sweet Stops:

  • Impressionable Gifts (74 Lakeshore Rd E): FREE popcorn May 25th 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Zest for Living (113 Lakeshore Rd E): FREE cotton candy May 25th 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Line Dancing Lessons:

  • Blue Heel Dance Studio (34 Lakeshore Rd E): FREE line dance lesson from 7:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on May 24th – maximum 25 students! Registration required.
  • Stormin Norman & New Age Country will be performing and then providing lessons on May 25, 2024 at the Main Stage on Elizabeth Street.

For more info on the event, visit the Port Credit BIA’s websiteFacebookTwitter and Instagram pages.

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