Festival Features

Canada’s largest multicultural event returns live May 27 – 28, 2023 for the 38th annual Carassauga Festival of Cultures.


Join us as we celebrate over 25 different cultures from around the world with the very best of food, entertainment, and culture. With 5 locations across Mississauga, including Paramount Fine Foods Centre, Carassauga brings the world into your backyard.

  • Paramount Fine Foods Centre – 5500 & 5600 Rose Cherry Place
  • Frank Mckechnie Community Centre – 310 Bristol Road E
  • Canadian Coptic Centre – 1245 Eglinton Ave W
  • Portuguese Cultural Centre of Mississauga – 53 Queen ST. N
  • St. Sava Serbian Centre – 2520 Dixie Road

Click here for a list of pavilions featured at these locations.



Witness live performances all weekend, including dance and music numbers on multiple events stages throughout the festival. Including our outdoor Mainstage at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre. We have 11 stages throughout our festival with performances happening every hour.

Click here for a list of performances on the 11 stages.



Enjoy non-stop fun for the whole family in our kids zone featuring interactive activities, arts and crafts and Midway rides and games. (Rides and games are at an additional cost to participate).



Taste the world with the biggest selection of authentic cultural cuisines to satisfy the most adventurous food lover. Food stations are available at all our pavilion locations including our special feature, our Toonie Taste, where you can sample a select food item for just a toonie.


Opening Ceremonies:

Sign up for our exclusive Opening Ceremonies event on May 26 featuring special tribute bands and fireworks to kickoff Carassauga. This event is free but you must register to join as spots are limited.

Click here to register


Our Tour De Carassauga returns on Saturday May 27, where cyclists can register and join in on our cycling event where riders get to explore the many scenic routes of Mississauga.

Click here to register.


Admission: $15 Passports for the entire weekend for all pavilions and venues. Kids 12 years of age and under are free.

Transportation: Ride Mississauga Transit FREE all weekend with your Admission Passport to Carassauga.

Explore our website to find out about the attractions that are in store at our 38th annual festival of cultures.