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Carassauga: Mississauga's Festival of Cultures, May 26-28, 2017
A Festival of Cultures, Food and Fun!
Carassauga Festival of Cultures is the largest multicultural festival in Ontario. Since its inception in 1985, Carassauga has grown from 10 Pavilions to 31 Pavilions that represent over 70 countries.
This year Carassauga is celebrating its 32nd anniversary on May 26th, 27th, and 28th. The Festival is located at various cultural and recreational centres throughout the City of Mississauga.
During the Festival weekend, guests will be able to visit multiple Pavilions for only the cost of a Carassauga Passport. Passports are $10.00 in advance and $12.00 at the door. Visitors will experience the breathtaking entertainment, taste the exotic cuisine and enjoy the cultural diversity of the many cultures showcased in our 31 Pavilions.
2017 FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
Our opening Ceremony takes place on Friday, May 26th at 7:30pm on our Outdoor Stage located at the Hershey Centre featuring a Parade of Nations, special guests and premiering a NEW International Flag Dance. On Saturday, May 27th Carassauga celebrates Canada’s 150th Anniversary by presenting three Canadian tribute acts; Brian Adams, Shania Twain and the Guess Who. Some Pavilions have special performances at their own location.
Visit our Kids Zone, a family fun area located in the Indoor Soccer Field at the Mississauga SportZone. Sign a large birthday card for Canada’s 150th and have your photo taken with our mascots; Carra & Missi also Elsa, Spiderman, Belle and Captain America.
Ride FREE on Mi Way or the Carassauga Shuttle buses during Festival hours between all Pavilion locations, connecting with the Hershey Centre and Square One Transit Terminal with your Carassauga Passport. Children 12 and under are FREE when accompanied by an adult passport holder. FREE parking is available at all Pavilion locations, with extra overflow parking at Hershey Centre.
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- Wheelchair Accessible : Yes