Canada’s Largest Multicultural Festival, Carassauga, returns May 27th & 28th, 2023

Canada’s Largest Multicultural Festival, Carassauga, returns May 27th & 28th, 2023 for our 38th
annual festival! From 12:00pm to midnight on Saturday & 12:00pm to 7:00pm on Sunday, you
can join us in celebrating cultures from around the world with food, entertainment and exhibits
from 25 cultural pavilions.

With 5 locations across Mississauga, including Paramount Fine Foods
Centre, Frank McKechnie Community Centre, Canadian Coptic Centre, Portuguese Cultural
Centre of Mississauga, and St. Sava Serbian Centre. Carassauga lets you travel the world in a
weekend! Enjoy live performances of cultural dances, songs, and live music on 11 different
stages all weekend long or have a taste of the world with a fabulous selection of authentic
cultural cuisines to satisfy even the most adventurous food lover. Bringing the whole family?
Stop by our Kids Zone for colouring, games, and prizes for Junior Passport holders! Midway
rides are also available for an additional fee.

Kickoff the weekend with Carassauga’s Opening Ceremony on Friday, May 26th at 7:00pm at the
Portuguese Cultural Centre of Mississauga. This event is FREE to all, but space is limited so be
sure to arrive early!

New for this year, from 12:00-1:00pm during the festival weekend, we will be hosting our first
ever Senior’s Hour! We encourage seniors to come out during this time to enjoy reserved
seating, in-seat Toonie Taste service and more.

Tour De Carassauga also returns on Saturday, May 27th. Cyclists can register to join this cycling
event where riders get to explore the many scenic routes of Mississauga and stop in at our
pavilion locations along the way.

Admission: Your $15 Passport allows you access to all pavilion locations with unlimited in and
out privileges for the entire weekend. Kids 12 years of age and under are FREE when
accompanied by an adult with a Passport.

Transportation: Ride the MiWay to and from Carassauga for FREE all weekend with your
Admission Passport. Information about bus routes and times are available at
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @carassauga to keep up with the latest news
regarding this year’s Festival or head to for all the details about our pavilions
and to buy your passport!

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