Carassauga – Mississauga’s Festival of Cultures

Carassauga 2018 Info

Mississauga’s Annual Festival of Cultures, Carassauga, is kicking things off towards the end of May 2018. Here are all of the details on this vibrant event throughout the city:

Dates

Date Hours
Friday May 25, 2018 7:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Saturday May 26, 2018 1:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Sunday May 27, 2018 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Passport Cost

In Advance – $10.00 per person.
At Door – $12.00 per person
Kids under 12 – FREE

Passports allow unlimited entry into all Carassauga pavilions during the festival.

Ride on Mississauga Transit, MiWay, FREE with passport during festival hours.

Pavilions

Pavilion Location Address
Africa Hershey Centre Community Rinks, Main Arena 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Brazil Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Canada Streetsville Legion 101 Church Street
China Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Colombia Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Croatia Mississauga SportZone Gym 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Cyprus Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Ecuador Carmen Corbasson CC, East Arena 1399 Cawthra Road
Egypt Canadian Coptic Centre 1246 Eglinton Ave. W
Greece Burnhamthorpe CC Arena 1500 Gulleden Dr.
Hawaii Mississauga Valley CC L.C. Taylor Auditorium 2nd floor 1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd.
India Hershey Centre Community Rinks, Rink 3 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Indonesia Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Iraq Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Ireland Mississauga SportZone Lobby 5600 Rose Cherry Place
Jamaica Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Korea Carmen Corbasson CC, West Arena 1399 Cawthra Road
Kyrgyz Republic Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Lebanon Hershey Centre Community Rinks, Rink 2 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Macedonia Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Mexico Carmen Corbasson CC, East Arena 1399 Cawthra Road
Nepal Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Pakistan Frank McKechnie CC 310 Bristol Road East
Peru Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Philippines Hershey Centre Community Rinks, Rink 4 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Poland Mississauga Valley CC , Arena 1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd.
Portugal Portuguese Cultural Centre of Mississauga 53 Queen Street North
Serbia St. Sava Serbian Centre 2520 Dixie Road
Trinidad & Tobago Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Turkey Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Ukraine St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church 3625 Cawthra Road
Vietnam Hershey Centre South Parking Lot, outdoor tent 5500 Rose Cherry Place
KidsZone Hershey Centre Indoor Soccer Field

What to expect at Carassauga 2018

  • 32 countries (pavilions) are participating
  • Food and entertainment, music, fashion from each pavilion
  • NEW pavilions: Colombia, Ecuador, Jamaica, Kyrgyz Republic, Mexico, Peru and Trinidad & Tobago
  • Opening ceremony is held on Friday May 25, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hershey Centre main arena.
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