Discover an array of outdoor festivals, events and attractions in Mississauga and Brampton.



TreeTop Trekking

Ready for an adventure? Check out Treetop Trekking at Heart Lake Conservation Area in Brampton. The park features 6 courses, 7 zip lines and over 65 aerial games. Twin 1,000-foot zip lines crossing right over Heart Lake are a definite highlight! If you’re limited on time, try the stand alone zipline experience. Or for a completely unique experience try Night Treks – exploring the forest under the stars. (3-hour tour).



With 200+ video games, rides and simulators, Playdium is the ultimate interactive entertainment centre for families. Don’t miss the MaxFlight Roller Coaster Simulator and Laser Maze. Plus, this summer, spend some time at the 11-acre outdoor park with G0-Kart tracks, mini golf, bungee trampoline and batting cages. And join in on the ultimate water fight with Water Wars!



Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park - Mississauga

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park boasts the world’s first all trampoline walled playing courts. Play 3D dodgeball, defy gravity in open jump, or leap into the massive foam pit! It’s fun for all ages. Insider tip: pre-purchase tickets online to guarantee your time slot.


Air Combat Zone

Check out this exclusive opportunity to get behind the controls of a high performance F/A-18 flight simulator and experience the fun and thrills of flying in live head-to-head air combat. This experience includes a pre-flight briefing and all the mission support needed to survive the cyber skies. Or, opt to fly a team mission with four networked simulators.


Fantasy Fair

Located in Woodbine Shopping Centre, Fantasy Fair is Ontario’s largest indoor amusement park. Enjoy family favourites – rollercoaster, train, carousel, arcade, midway games and more! Plus, experience the brand new attractions including Rock’N’Climb Challenge and XD simulator! Fantasy Fair regularly offers free shows (puppets, magic, etc.) so be sure to check out the website for the latest news.

Festivals & Events


Brampton Thursday Night Concert Series in Gage Park

Bring a lawnchair and enjoy FREE concerts Thursday evenings (7 to 9 p.m.) at Brampton’s Gage Park.


Mosaic: South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississauga

Live music, movies, visual art and dance are all part of this FREE, massive South Asian Arts Festival of Canada.


Port Credit Buskerfest

Over 40 professional Buskers, 8 staging areas, 4 spectacular fire shows and lots of “surprise fly pitches” throughout Port Credit!


Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle

Get the Blues with hundreds of other like-minded music fans.


Port Credit In-Water Boat Show

Featuring over 100 new and used power and sailboats, numerous land displays of marine accessories and services and the ever-popular, Speaker’s Tent.


The Great Ontario Salmon Derby

North America’s largest freshwater fishing derby takes place in the Canadian waters of Lake Ontario with weekly prizes. The event culminates with a Fish-off for the 70 prize winners preceding the Awards Ceremony.

Sports & Entertainment


BraeBen Golf Course

Designed over 30 years ago to be true to the Scottish Highlands, BraeBen boasts an 18-hole Championship Course, a 9-hole par-3 course (The Academy Course), an extraordinary teaching Academy, as well as full banquet and dining facilities.


Lakeview Golf Course

Located in Port Credit, Mississauga, Lakeview Golf Course has been a two-time host to the Canadian Open, and is an officially designated Ontario Heritage Site.


The Great Ontario Salmon Derby

North America’s largest freshwater fishing derby takes place in the Canadian waters of Lake Ontario with weekly prizes. The event culminates with a Fish-off for the 70 prize winners preceding the Awards Ceremony.

Arts & Culture


Peel Art Gallery Museum & Archives

Located in a complex of historic buildings (including the old Peel County Courthouse, the former peel County jail, Office Building and the former Land Registry Office), PAMA offers unique opportunities to explore, learn and create. Museum and Art Gallery exhibitions feature both permanent and travelling collections.


Art Gallery of Mississauga

Located right on Celebration Square, across from Square One mall, the Art Gallery of Mississauga endeavors to Engage. Think. Inspire. Presenting works from a range of periods and movements in Canadian art, the gallery offers free admission to visitors.


Rose Theatre

Don’t miss the Rose Theatre’s Summer Theatre Series.


Living Arts Centre

The Living Arts Centre, located in Mississauga’s City Centre, features multiple performance venues and exhibition areas. Be sure to check out LIVE Restaurant, for an intimate pre-theatre dining experience. LAC is also home to the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra.


Brampton Thursday Night Concert Series

Bring a lawnchair and enjoy free concerts Thursday evenings (7:00pm to 9:00pm) at Brampton’s Gage Park.


Historic Bovaird House

A historic mid-19th century Ontario “Georgian” style farmouse, Historic Bovaird House and Carriage House Gift Shop offers seasonal events, tours and a special-occasion tea room.


Blackwood Gallery

A contemporary art gallery situated on the Mississagua campus of the University of Toronto.

Bradley Museum

Restored to reflect daily life in the 1830s, the Bradley Museum has a rich artifact collection which spans over 200 years of Mississauga’s history. A beautifully restored log cabin offers year-round educational programs, meeting space and even sleepovers (for Beavers, Sparks, Cubs and Brownies)!

Neighbourhood Strolls


Port Credit

Located on the shore of Lake Ontario at the mouth of the Credit River, Port Credit is Mississauga’s Village on the Lake. Featuring a diverse array of restaurants, craft shops, boutiques and marinas, Port Credit’s charming village setting gives it a welcoming, small-town feel. Slips at the various marinas can be rented by the hour, day or week, and as home to a 15-kilometre section of Lake Ontario’s Waterfront Trail, Port Credit boasts easy access to parks, beaches and quaint neighborhoods where walking enthusiasts, cyclists, in-line skaters and other land lovers can explore to their hearts’ content.



Nestled on the picturesque banks of the Credit River is Streetsville, Mississauga’s Village in the City. This quaint community boasts the largest concentration of historical buildings in Mississauga – architecture and history enthusiasts will want to visit the proud towers and gothic windows of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (built in 1867), or the Streetsville United Church, built across the road nine years later. With its enchanting collection of unique and well-preserved facades, Streetsville is an inspiring mix of rural Canada’s days-gone-by and contemporary style, complete with jewelry shops, fashion boutiques and a tempting selection of restaurants and cafes firmly rooted in the 21st century.


Brampton Downtown

Centred at Main and Queen Streets, Downtown Brampton offers an eclectic mix of street front shopping along with cafes and restaurants, serving up something delicious for every palette. Local historical buildings, churches, parks and laneways create a sense of welcome and charm. Enjoy events all summer long in the city’s Gage Park area just across from City Hall, including the Thursday Night Concert Series, Classic Car show and, of course, Carabram.

Gardens, Parks & Conservation Areas

Enjoy swimming, biking, hiking and more in these parks and conservation areas: