Carassauga Drive In Festival Of Cultures 2021
Paramount Fine Foods Centre - Parking Lot A1
5500 Rose Cherry Pl, Mississauga, ON L4Z 4B6, Canada
Carassauga, Canada’s largest multicultural festival celebrates its 36th anniversary year with our first ever, Drive-In Festival of Cultures!
Join us live in the comfort of your own car as we showcase a tremendous lineup of performances from local cultural groups and national recording artists.
Featuring 5 shows, various dance and musical performances and food trucks on site. What better way to showcase our cultures than by celebrating than with food and entertainment.
Saturday Aug. 21st - Show 2 Gates: 4:30 pm | Show Time: 5:30 pm
Featuring: The Vietnamese Thu Thao Dance Group, The Mexicans Folk Ballet, Chinese Association of Mississauga Dance Group and Mississauga’s Rock n’ Roll sensation The Dreamboats.
Price: $20.00 per car, portion of fee will be donated to Trillium Hospital
Additional Show Times:
Friday Aug. 20th - Show 1 - Gates: 7:00 pm | Show Time: 8:00 pm - For Tickets Click Here
Featuring: St. Royals Band, Greetings and Canadian recording Artist with the hit “2 Heads”, Coleman Hell.
Saturday Aug. 21st - Show 3 Gates: 8:30 pm | Show Time: 9:30 pm - For Tickets Click Here
Featuring: Mississauga’s Rock n’ Roll sensation The Dreamboats, Colombian Dance Company, Showzaco Artistic Productions – Brazilian Samba Dance and CMEA award winners for Top Soca Band in Canada – The Band Destiny
Sunday Aug. 22nd - Show 4 Gates: 3:00 pm | Show Time: 4:00 pm - For Tickets Click Here
Featuring: Fiddlestix – Ontario’s premier Fiddle Show, Lebanese Omry Events by Amir & Amin Andraos band and Zaffeh dance performance, The Hawaiian Pacific Magic Dance Group, Portuguese Band – Moda Nova
Sunday Aug. 22nd - Show 5 Gates: 7:00 pm | Show Time: 8:00 pm - For Tickets Click Here
Featuring: Juno Award winner – Liberty Silver, Peru Folklore Dance Group, Culture Philippines of Ontario dance performance and Kompot – Polish Canadian Rock Band.
Important Event Safety Information:
Carassauga Festival along with the Paramount Fine Foods Centre puts safety first. All guests and staff are required to adhere to current Public Health and City of Mississauga guidelines regarding COVID-19 prevention in areas including:
Entering and Exiting Vehicles
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for staff
Wearing a mask in public spaces is required under By-law 0169-20
Food Trucks (food handling protocols in place)
Cleaning and disinfecting (Port-o-Lets / Hand Sanitizer stations)
Event will proceed “rain or shine,” except during extreme weather conditions
For up-to-date details regarding the event, please check our website at Carassauga Website.
We hope you come, experience and celebrate Carassauga all done safely.
General Rules and Event information:
Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email, this email will contain your reservation.
Each reservation admits one standard passenger car, truck, or SUV (RV’sand limousines not permitted)
All cars must register for a ticketed show time, space is limited.
Reservation is not valid for multiple shows. (If you would like to attend more than 1 show you must purchase individual show tickets)
Maximum number of individuals in a vehicle cannot exceed seat belts, if there is an excess you will NOT be permitted entry
Gates will open 1 hour prior to your show time. All cars must be in their parking spot 15 minutes prior to show start time.
This is a timed event, if you arrive late or at the incorrect time slot, you may not be granted entry. Please check your ticket and arrive on time.
All guests will be subject to screening questions prior to entry
Upon entering the parking lot, you will be directed to your parking spot, by Staff.
Parking location is based on a first-come-first-serve basis and limited capacity. (Parking spaces are not reserved)
To park in a space next to family or friends you must meet up ahead of time and drive in together.
Venue staff will park vehicles in a fashion to achieve both physical distancing and stage or video screen visibility.
Due to vehicle height, over sized vehicles (SUVs, trucks, and vans) will be directed to park in a designated area in an effort not to obstruct the view of standard size vehicles.
Carassauga and PFFC staff reserves the right to relocate any vehicle as needed.
Guests must follow parking lot speed limits, cones and marked lanes.
No re-entry permitted
All attendees must remain in their vehicles, unless visiting the restroom or a food truck. Masks are required any time you are outside your vehicle.
Children should not be left unattended
Please use your emergency brake so that your lights do not go on if/when your car is running.
Sound will be broadcast through FM radio; the station frequency will be provided upon arrival
Guests must wait until the end of the show to depart the parking lot
Food truck selections will be made available prior to event for advance online ordering.
Do not bring alcohol.
We are not serving any alcohol.
Guests must adhere to all Carassauga Festival Inc. and Paramount Fine Foods Centre rules and policies, including all City of Mississauga by-laws
Carassauga and Paramount Fine Foods Centre staff reserve the right to move and/or eject any vehicle or patron who fail to follow safe distancing at the request of staff and will be safely removed from the event. No refunds given.
The City of Mississauga, PFFC and Carassauga Festival Inc. are not responsible for any lost or stolen items
Events are subject to cancellation in cases of extreme weather
Face masks,binoculars, cameras (no detachable lenses), plastic/metal water bottles,outside food & beverage - excluding alcohol , small soft-sided coolers,blankets, service animals
Alcohol, Narcotics,Weapons, Projectiles, Video or Audio Recording, Glass Containers,Large/Hard-sided Coolers, Flag Poles, Flags, Banners, Inflatables, Pets,Barbecues and Grills, Noisemaker, and Air Horns.
Visit Carassauga Website for more details.
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