Canada’s biggest multi-cultural event is back again this year, with the festival kicking off with a parade at Dixie Outlet Mall on May 4.
Carassauga is an incorporated non-profit volunteer organization that celebrates, educates, and engages its local community on various cultures that make Mississauga so remarkable. The annual three-day event features performers, artists, food vendors, and more to create a multi-cultural experience that showcases the diversity in Mississauga.
The festival has become an extremely important event in Mississauga’s calendar, with its popularity increasing in recent years. Carassauga will feature 29 cultural pavilions across 12 festival locations throughout Mississauga, together with 21 stages of non-stop entertainment.
The kick-off parade for the festival, which is FREE for all to attend, will be held at Dixie Outlet Mall which includes cultural performances, as well as arts and crafts.
Dixie Outlet Mall will also have a booth at the Carassauga Festival held at Paramount Fine Foods Centre’s North Parking Lot, from 12 pm till 12 am on May 25, and 12 pm till 8 pm on May 26.
For those interested in attending the Carassauga Festival, passports (which do not include admission to the opening ceremony) are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Children 12 years of age and under are FREE. Passports include unlimited entry to all 29 cultural pavilion locations across the entire festival weekend.
See the world in a weekend — experience the cultures of over 29 countries at the Carassauga Festival! Most importantly, start it off with a bang at the kick-off event on May 4.
Carassauga Festival Kick-Off Parade Event
When: May 4
Time: 1 pm till 4 pm
Where: Dixie Outlet Mall — 1250 South Service Road