Mississauga, ON – The vibrant heart of Cooksville is set to come alive once again with the “Taste of Cooksville Street Festival” on Dundas Street between Hurontario and Camilla. Join us for a day of community, culture, and culinary adventures on September 16, 2023, from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
- Grand Opening: The festival will kick off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11:00 AM, featuring Mississauga’s esteemed Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Ward 7 Councillor Dipika Damerla, and Cooksville BIA Chair of the Board Tony Nguyen. This official ceremony will mark the beginning of a day filled with excitement and flavor.
- Culinary Delights: Discover a mouthwatering array of food from 30+ local restaurants, food trucks, and artisans. Taste the diverse flavors that make Cooksville a culinary gem.
- Live Entertainment: Enjoy live music throughout the day. Experience the rich tapestry of our artistic community, including live performances by the Five and Tens Band, Cat Bernardi, DJ Fawn Big Canoe, and more.
- Kids Zone: Bring the whole family! Our dedicated Kids Zone offers fun activities and games for children of all ages including a Bounce Castle, Carnival Games, free Mini-Putt art instruction by Visual Arts Mississauga, and face painting provided by Anderson College.
Members of the media are invited to cover the “Taste of Cooksville Street Festival” and participate in the following:
- Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Councillor Dipika Damerla will officially open the festival at 11:00 AM.
- Interviews: Exclusive opportunities to interview event organizers, participating restaurant owners, and local artists.
- Culinary Exploration: Experience the flavors of Cooksville and share your thoughts on the diverse cuisine.
- Live Performances: Capture the energy and talent of local artists performing throughout the day.
Date and Time for Media: September 16, 2023, starting at 10:30 AM for setup. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony begins at 11:00 AM.
Location: Cooksville, Mississauga (Specific location details to be provided upon RSVP)
RSVP: To confirm your attendance or for any inquiries, please contact:
Mark Tyler, Executive Director Cooksville BIA
About the “Taste of Cooksville Street Festival”:
The “Taste of Cooksville Street Festival” is a celebration of community, culture, and cuisine. It brings together residents, businesses, and local talent to showcase the rich diversity of Cooksville, Mississauga. This event is proudly supported by the Cooksville BIA with sponsorship from Chatr Wireless, Emblem Developments, Anderson College, MHC Home Comfort, Agnes St. Pharmacy, and the Mississauga Arts Council.
Join us for a day of flavor, fun, and festivity as we embrace the essence of Cooksville. We look forward to welcoming you and sharing this unforgettable experience. For more information about the festival, visit cooksvillebia.com.
About the Cooksville BIA:
The Cooksville Business Improvement Association (BIA) is committed to fostering a vibrant and welcoming community. We support local businesses, promote economic development, and create opportunities for residents to connect, celebrate, and thrive.
Please note that event details are subject to change. Please RSVP to receive updated information closer to the event date.