It’s a summer of festivals in Mississauga! Join in the fun at incredible cultural celebrations, rock out with amazing music, be delighted by traditional dance performances and taste delicious international cuisines.

Explore a world of culture and fun at these can’t-miss festivals!

Latin Festival

July 28th - 30th

Join Canadian Latin Heritage as it celebrates the 15th annual Mississauga Latin Festival July 28-30 in Celebration Square. This free festival brings together the best of Latin culture, with a vibrant parade, entertainment, food and fun. Dozens of performers, including traditional and modern dancers, musicians and even Zumba coaches, will take the stage throughout the weekend. Enjoy exhibitions of Latin art, taste the vibrant flavours of the food vendors or have fun at the kids zone featuring games, meet and greets, crafts, contests and more.

TD Mosaic Fest

August 4th - 5th

Connect with the community at TD Mosaic Fest, a celebration of South Asian culture, art and cuisine. Head to Celebration Square August 4-5 to enjoy an incredible Rising Star singing competition and plenty more live performances on the main stage. Try delicious delicacies, shop the vendors, and make sure to visit the free craft workshops for kids.


August 11th - 12th

Indulge in an authentic taste of Italy at Mississauga Italfest in Celebration Square from August 11-12. This free festival includes more than 60 vendors, cooking demos from celebrity chefs, multiple entertainment stages featuring kids performers, traditional and modern dance and music, plus live events. Don’t miss out on the bocce ball tournament or the watermelon-eating contest. If you’re not full after that, there will be plenty of delicious, authentic Italian food to enjoy.

Japan Festival

August 19th - 20th

Experience the largest Japanese summer event in Canada, Japanese Festiva Canada, at Celebration Square. Throughout the weekend, you can experience incredible live performances of dance, music and martial arts, try tasty Japanese cuisine, see beautiful traditional art and shop at the vendor market.

Southside Shuffle

September 8th - 10th

Experience the lively Southside Shuffle in Mississauga, a summer festival celebrating the city’s rich music scene. Enjoy an eclectic mix of blues, jazz, and roots music performed by world-class musicians against the backdrop of the picturesque waterfront. Let the captivating rhythms and soulful melodies keep you dancing and entertained throughout this unforgettable event.

Portugalo Fest

September 9th

Experience a Lisbon-style group wedding ceremony, traditional folk performances, Portugese cuisine and fun kids activities at Portugalo Fest. This free, family-oriented festival in Celebration Square features the best of Portugese culture and traditions with plenty of family fun and live entertainment.

Tastes of South East Asia - Moonfest

September 16th

Observe the Mid-Autumn Festival and enjoy the finest of South East Asia’s art, food, and culture while raising awareness against human trafficking and child exploitation at Tastes of South East Asia (SEA) – Moonfest. This free event at Celebration Square will feature a multicultural parade, a fashion show, a cultural decoration contest, live concerts and kids entertainers. Enjoy giveaways, and make sure to shop the vendors for authentic South Asian cuisine.

For more fantastic festivities happening this summer, stay tuned to Visit Mississauga on Facebook and Instagram.

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