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Carassauga 2011 - Festival Of Cultures

CarassaugaMississauga's Festival of Cultures Carassauga is an incorporated non-profit volunteer community organization, celebrating its 26th anniversary in 2011. It operated for the first time in 1985 with 10 pavilions. The Festival was developed in response to a challenge put out by Mayor Hazel McCallion to all ethno cultural groups at a meeting of her calling in the old City Hall in the fall of 1985. Carassauga Festival ranks today as Mississauga's largest cultural festival, its largest indoor festival, and its second longest running community festival. It is the largest multi-cultural festival in Ontario and has been voted by Festivals & Events Ontario as one of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario for 2011. Event Date(s): June 3, 2011 - June 5, 2011 More Information: Event Time s : Friday, June 3, 2011 - 7:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 1:00 p.m. to midnight Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Main Event Location: Hershey Centre, 5500 Rose Cherry Place, Mississauga, ON, L4Z4B6. Contact Person: Angelina Ricci or Linda Siutra, 905-615-3010. Cost: Passports can be purchased in advance at various libraries, community centres,schools, malls and stores. Passports are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Children 12and under are free when accompanied by an adult passport holder. All new this year is our VIP Excursion package. Purchase a special VIP Excursionticket for only $75. A tour guide will take a group of 10 to 20 guests on a private bus tovisit three pavilions. You will be greeted and treated to VIP seating for the show with adrink and a meal. You will receive an appetizer at the first stop, your main course atour second stop and dessert at the final pavilion. Tickets can be purchsed at the HersheyCentre. This year, visit our all new Kids Zone located at the Hershey Centre SportsZone, featuringinflatable bouncers, soccer and lacrosse demonstrations, face painting, mascots and muchmore! Opening Ceremonies begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Hershey SportZone main stage featuring a Paradeof Nations, special guests and musical performances. For more event details, please visit www.carassauga.com .. Event Details. Location: Hershey Centre
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