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What to Do in Mississauga

If you find yourself in Mississauga, Canada, then you’re in luck. This place offers a wide variety of things to do for fun. This means that no matter what personality you have, or your preferences for travel, there’s going to be something for you to do and enjoy.

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If you’re into cultural types of activities, then you might want to check out the Carassauga festival, which happens every year in May. The interesting thing about this particular event is that it’s designed to showcase cultures from all around the world. This means that there will be different pavilions and locations which are devoted to particular countries. You can expect to see places where different kinds of food will be available for you to try. There will be performances such as dances, related to particular countries. And there will be items for sale, again from different countries. This is a huge event. It’s basically the second largest festival of its kind in Canada. You can expect thousands of different performances taking place, with hundreds of thousands of visitors milling about.

If you’re into seeing and appreciating art, you can check out the Art Gallery of Mississauga or ASM. It contains hundreds of pieces and items created by artists in Canada and beyond. Also, every year, the ASM devotes part of its space to upcoming or emerging artists from the surrounding area. So you’re getting the best of past art works as well as works from upcoming artists. One of the great things about this art gallery is that there’s no fee that needs to be paid in order to go inside. So this can be a good thing if you’re on a budget. Also, the place is open from Monday to Sunday so it’s much easier to fit it even in a tight schedule.

If you’re into different kinds of sports, there will be something in Mississauga for you to do. For instance, if you’d like to go bowling as a family, or as part of a group, you can check out Planet Bowl. It won’t be difficult to get there, even if you’re unfamiliar with the area. You can just check the Planet Bowl website, which contains a link to the place on Google Maps. There are a lot of lanes available, so you won’t have to worry about running out of room. If you want something a little more private for your group, there are also rooms that can be booked. The place also has a bar and food for sale, so you can have yourself a self contained and very convenient bowling night.

If you’re into hockey, or if you’d like to experience a hockey match, then you can make your way to the Hershey Centre. The home hockey team is known as the Mississauga Steelheads, and their logo shows a Steelhead trout. There are other sports available to enjoy. There’s also basketball played at the Hershey Centre. The home team is the Mississauga Power and it plays in the National Basketball League of Canada. There are also home teams for lacrosse, cricket and rugby. And there are clubs devoted to such sports as figure skating, soccer and more.