Today marks the second day of August – meaning back to school season and fall are just around the corner. Feeling overwhelmed with all the summer activities you haven’t checked off your bucket list yet? Worry not – we’ve rounded up all the must-see performances and events to attend before Labour Day! Be sure to RSVP to your favourite events on the linked Facebook pages, and tell us what you’re most excited for on any of our social platforms!
Amphitheatre Unplugged, August 1st, 8th, 22nd, 29th
Our famous Amphitheatre Unplugged open mic is happening every single Wednesday this August. Come out to see local talent perform on stage, or get up there yourself! Head over any Wednesday at 8PM to Celebration Square Amphitheatre to join in.
MAC at WestEdge: Open Mic & Art Gallery, August 16th
In partnership with Common Ground Café at WestEdge in Port Credit, we’ve organized an open mic and art gallery every third Thursday of the month until November. Check out the Facebook page for more info!
Port Credit BuskerFest, August 17th – 19th
The 13th annual Port Credit BuskerFest is happening the 17th to 19th! Head over to Port Credit Memorial Park with your family and friends for fire breathers, contortionists, music, and more amazing performers!
TD Mosaic Festival & Rock the Coliseum, August 3rd – 4th
You won’t want to miss TD’s Mosaic Festival and Rock the Coliseum in Celebration Square on August 3rd and 4th! With music, food, and plenty of activities, prepare for a fun-packed day and end it with one of Rock the Coliseum’s headliners such as DJ Care Failure of the MONOWHALES!
On The Verandah 2018, August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
Every Friday at 7PM at the Benares Historic House Museum, you can catch some of Mississauga’s local musicians performing! Don’t forget a lawn chair and some bug spray!
August 3rd, Quantum Brass, August 10th, Arlene Paculan, August 17th, Clark Schlesinger, August 24th, Age of Reason, August 31st, Peter Banting Swingtet.
Summer Concert Series, August 5th, 12th, 26th
On select Sundays throughout the summer, you can sit in the Port Credit Memorial Park and listen to live musical performances! There are only three more happening this summer, August 5th is Screeched Inn, August 12th will be The Noble Rogues, and August 26th is All Natural Flavours!
Mississauga ITALFEST – Ferragosto in the City, August 17th & 18th
Celebration Square will be packed on August 17th & 18th for ITALFEST! Come enjoy music, food, and Italian culture right here in the city.
Mississauga Arts Council Member Exhibition, August 21st – October 12th
Don’t miss the opening reception on August 23rd! Come to The Grange Museum (1921 Dundas St W, Mississauga) for a MAC Artist Exhibition! Stay tuned for more information.
MuslimFest 2018, August 31st – Sept 2nd
Another Celebration Square event that you can’t miss! The 15th annual MuslimFest offers something for everyone: through art, humour and entertainment!
Japan Festival Canada, August 25th – August 26th
As the largest Japanese Cultural Event in North America, you can expect to walk away with a grin on your face! August 25th and 26th head to Celebration Square for a true Japanese cultural experience!
Movie Nights at Celebration Square, August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 3oth
Only five movie nights left in 2018! Grab a blanket and cozy up with your loved ones to watch a family-friendly movie! Here’s what’s on:
Thursday August 2 – Spider-Man: Homecoming
Thursday August 9 – Coco
Thursday August 16 – A Wrinkle in Time
Thursday August 23 – Cars 3
Thursday August 30 – Black Panther
Exhibition: UnderConstruction, Now until August 26th
Haven’t had a chance to check out UnderConstruction yet? Wander over to the third floor of the Mississauga Central Library anytime from now until August 26th to see what all the talk is about!
Bingo for Art!, August 25th
We’ll be holding another bingo night to support the Mississauga Arts Council on August 25th at Rama Mississauga!