The Bread & Honey Festival has been great fun for everyone and a wonderful tradition in our community since 1973. The 2019 festival will be held on the weekend of May 31- June 2, so be sure to mark your calendars! This year’s festival promises to be an amazing celebration with an amazing line-up of performers and activities. On Friday, May 31, the festivities kick off with a spectacular line-up of performers on the main stage starting at 6:30pm, including Gunpowder and Grace, Alessia Cohle, and David Boyd Janes. Also, don’t forget to swing by the Lions Carnival, with spectacular rides, concessions, and games all weekend.
On Saturday, June 1, catch the spectacular Bread & Honey parade at 10am, starting at Queen St S. and Ontario St and going south to Old Station Rd. Be sure to check out the amazing live entertainment on the main stage starting at 12:30pm, including Upside of Maybe, Streetfire, Fiddlestix, and more. The Busy Bee Children’s Island Stage is back again this year on Saturday and Sunday, with great performances and activities for kids, including face painting, pony rides, train rides, kids’ crafts, and more. Don’t forget to stop by the Chinese exhibition at Streetsville Arena.
On Sunday, June 2, don’t miss the great line-up of performers starting at 11:30am, including the Mississauga Big Band, Blackboard Blues Band, and more. Also on Sunday, be sure to stop by the Village Square for “Beauty of Bees” featuring great local artists. If you enjoy fishing, head down to the banks of the Credit River on Sunday (south of the Island Bridge) from 9-11am for my annual Fishing Derby. The derby is open to children 16 and under. Please bring your own fishing gear, and fish for great prizes! For info about the festival, visit www.breadandhoneyfestival.ca. See you at the Bread & Honey!