Wednesday, 23 November 2011 22:37
MISSISSAUGA, November 22, 2011 - Join Mayor Hazel McCallion, Members of Council and special guests to kick off the holiday season at "Light Up the Trees," the 2011 Tree Lighting Celebration on Saturday, November 26 at 7 p.m. at Mississauga Celebration Square.
"This year's celebration is going to be better than ever," said Finola Pearson, manager of events for Mississauga Celebration Square. "We've got an outstanding line-up of entertainment and the Square will be set aglow with the magic of the season."
What/Who: Mississauga Tree Lighting Celebration
· Official Ceremony with Mayor and Members of Council
· Master of Ceremonies - Global Toronto's Antony Robart
· Performances by Victoria Duffield and chart-toppers Neverest
When: Saturday, November 26, 2011, 7 - 10 p.m.
7 p.m. Official Ceremony/Light Up the Trees
7:30 p.m. Family activities and entertainment
8:30 p.m. Victoria Duffield performs
9:10 p.m. Neverest performs
Where: Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 3C1
(Duke of York Blvd. and Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.)
Note: Due to the unseasonably warm weather that is expected, the Celebration Square ice rink will not be open during the Tree Lighting Celebration. The rink will be opened as soon as cooler weather arrives. Check the Mississauga Celebration Square Facebook and Twitter pages for updates on the ice rink.
Donate gently used children's skates to the ‘Got Skates?' program at the event. Skates will be used to help provide free skate lessons to local children. Visit www.gotskates.ca for program information.
Saturday also kicks off the Rotary Club of Mississauga's ‘Festival of Lights,' a holiday display of illuminated trees in the City Centre from November 26, 2011 to January 14, 2012.
Mississauga Celebration Square is ready for a season of dynamic winter events. For a full listing of events, visit www.mississaugacelebrationsquare.ca. For the latest news and updates, follow Mississauga Celebration Square on Twitter and like it on Facebook.
Located outside of Mississauga Civic Centre in the downtown core, Mississauga Celebration Square is a vibrant state-of-the-art multi-media event destination. The newly renovated Square is host to a dynamic line-up of year-round free outdoor events and festivals that showcase arts, cultural diversity and entertainment.