Fun and festive ways to celebrate the season in Mississauga

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It’s time to celebrate the season in Mississauga! The City is hosting a number of festive activities sure to make your holidays merry and bright.

Cooking Edwardian Christmas “Downton Style”
Saturday, November 17, 2018 1 p.m. Benares Historic House
Sip mulled cider as you prepare, cook and sit down to a Downton Abbey-inspired Christmas dinner. Tour the beautifully festive historic house and then take your recipes home to recreate a holiday meal for your family and friends.

Cookie Baking Blitz
Saturday, November 24, 2018 1 p.m. Benares Historic House
Looking to get a head start on your holiday baking this year? Join this adult class and recreate an array of delicious traditional cookies. While the cookies bake, tour the seasonally decorated house.

Light Up the Square
Saturday, November 24, 2018 3 until 11 p.m. Mississauga Celebration Square
If you’re looking for a bright way to kick start the holiday season, you won’t want to miss Light Up the Square. Skating, live entertainment, interactive activities for all ages and a Holiday Street Market make Celebration Square the place to be on November 24!
Guests are encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations in support of the Mississauga Food Bank.

Paws n’ Mr.Claus – Pet Pictures with Santa
Saturday, December 1, 2018 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.  Log Cabin at the Bradley Museum
Family photos aren’t complete without your furry friends! Bring your pet to Bradley Museum for an afternoon of fun with the jolly old man himself. Proceeds will support the Mississauga Animal Services Special Care and Resources Fund (SCARF)

Family Holiday Photos with Santa
Sunday, December 3, 2018 11 a.m. Log Cabin at the Bradley Museum
Avoid long line-ups at the mall and capture the perfect family photo in front of the picturesque Log Cabin at Bradley Museum. Proceeds will support the Friends of the Museums of Mississauga.

Historic Canadian Christmas
Saturday, December 8, 2018 12 p.m. Bradley Museum 
Experience a traditional pioneer Christmas celebration with carollers, family activities and crafts. Get your holiday shopping off to a great start with local vendors selling handmade goods. A giving tree will be set up to collect donations of food and winter clothing – admission is free with a donation.

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Holiday Programs at The Library
Mississauga Library is hosting an array of DIY programs to bring out your creativity this holiday season.

Card Making
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 6 – 8 p.m. | Teens Courtneypark Library

Gingerbread Houses
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 5 – 7 p.m. | Teens Malton Library

DIY Christmas Ornaments
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6 - 6:30 p.m. | Teens South Common Library

DIY Gift Bags
Tuesday, December 4 6 - 7 p.m. | Adults South Common Library

Make Your Own Gift Cards and Tags
Saturday, December 15, 2018 2 - 3:30 p.m. | All Ages Cooksville Library

Experience a Traditional Canadian Christmas
In partnership with City of Mississauga, Culture Division.
Saturday, December 1, 2018 2 - 3:30 p.m. | All Ages Cooksville Library