Well, it’s official: Christmas is over for another year.
So it’s time to start making plans for New Year’s Eve.
And if you plan to stay local, you’ll probably want to head to Celebration Square for a night of music, skating and fireworks.
It is, after all, Mississauga’s biggest party of the year.
- Burlington imposing additional restrictions on sports and fitness activities
- Downtown Burlington cancels two events, but introduces new contest
- Classic Oakville deli closes down after 40 years
This year’s NYE 2019 event–which is being presented by Pizza Pizza–boasts a commendable lineup of Canadian talent, as well as the food trucks, fireworks and other events that residents both young and old look forward to all year.
There will also be a slew of musical performances.
This year, the festivities–which will be hosted by Scott Willats–will feature mainstage performances from the all female Hip-Hop collective The Sorority, Canadian Rap royalty and JUNO Award winner K-OS, platinum-certified break out Canadian duo Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine, and Mississauga’s own R&B/Hip Hop act, Anders.
Attendees can start the night off with a DJ Skate from 8:00 p.mm to 9:00 p.m. with DJ TILT and NYE hypeman, Sir Lancelot.
Insauga.com will be the event’s main media sponsor.
Here’s a breakdown of the night’s schedule:
- 8 pm – DJ Skate with DJ Tilt and Sir Lancelot
- 9 pm – The Sorority
- 9:45 pm – K-OS
- 10:30 pm – Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine
- 11:10 pm – Anders
- Midnight – Fireworks Finale by Tim Hortons
Transit users should note that they can ride MiWay for free on New Year’s Eve. That means that transit is free from 7:00 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2018 to 4:00 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2019
Residents should note that some roads will be closed due to the event. You can see a map of the road closures below:
If you’re driving, note that the Civic Centre and Central Library parking garages will be closed. The underground parking garage in the nearby Living Arts Centre will be open. Attendees can also park in the 201 City Centre Drive parking lot.