Mississauga’s Celebration Square is a bustling hub of activity no matter what the season but come summertime, there’s always something exciting going on! Take a look at what’s coming up this month:
Fresh Air Fitness – Run, punch, dance and burn those summer barbecue calories at these hour-long classes taught by qualified City Fitness Centre Instructors. Classes are held weekly and there is no registration or fees required. Here’s what’s coming up this month:
August 5 & 26 at 7 p.m. – Zumba
August 12 at 7 p.m. – Boot Class
August 19 at 7 p.m. – Yoga
Amphitheatre Unplugged – This is the perfect opportunity for musicians! Head to Celebration Square every Wednesday in August from 8 – 11 p.m. for free Open Mic Nights, in partnership with Mississauga Arts Council. Local artists that would like to perform must RSVP the Mississauga Arts Council at 905-615-4278.
Music on the Screens – Enjoy great music every Thursday from 12 – 2 p.m. with Indie88’s Collective Arts Black Box Sessions on the Screens.
Movie Nights – Pack some comfy blankets and bring the whole family down to Celebration Square for a variety of great movies under the stars! Here’s a look at the lineup for August:
Cinderella – Thursday, August 6, 8 p.m.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) – Thursday, August 13, 8 p.m.
Maleficent – Thursday, August 20, 8 p.m.
Guardians of the Galaxy – Thursday, August 27, 8 p.m.
Bollywood Monster Mashup – The 5th annual Bollywood Monster Mashup is coming back bigger and better! BMM includes special events leading up to a monstrous free Bollywood show on Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8. This year includes special Pan American fusion acts, a bigger KidsZone, singers and musicians, dancers and Dandiya and Bollywood dance lessons. Enjoy the tastiest foods in town and unique shopping at the Bollywood Monster Marketplace.
Giant Human Foosball Tournament – Grab some friends and head down to the Square on August 11 from 4 – 8 p.m. for a game or two of foosball, life-sized!
Mosaic – 10th annual South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississauga – The TD Mosaic South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississauga brings the best in South Asian classical and contemporary South Asian Art, Culture and Cuisine to Celebration Square. TD Mosaic 2015 will present a four-day independent film festival (www.misaff.com), an independent music festival (www.rockthecoliseum.net) and a two-day outdoor festival (www.mosaicfest.com) with free admission. The outdoor festival at Celebration Square will take place August 14-15.
Mississauga ITALFEST – Ferragosto in the City – Celebrating its third year, this festival of Italian culture, art, history, landscape, food, music and traditions will take place on August 22 from 12 noon – 11 p.m.
SoundBites – On August 29, bring your appetite for the return of the AwesTRUCK Food Truck Awards, featuring 20 of your favourite food trucks and over 10 local restaurant pop ups serving up curbside cuisine! This event will run from 4 – 11 p.m.