The annual two-day festival of MuslimFest takes place every summer in Mississauga, Ontario - Canada. The event brings together the best in Muslim arts and entertainment with over 50 local and international artists who showcase their talent in various areas. The 2015 edition of the event is set to take place at the Mississauga Celebration Square on 1st and 2nd of August 2015.
MuslimFest 2015 will feature numerous programs including several educational workshops, a variety show, puppet show, programs geared towards women as well as an international bazaar. An international art exhibit, film competition and fashion show will also be held, with a performance finale at the end of the last day.
Guests travelling to Mississauga for the event will be able to find an abundance of Muslim-friendly facilities during their visit. The city can be accessed via its international airport – the Toronto Pearson International – as well as its nearby national train station, and bus and subway network.
Home to hundreds of Halal restaurants, finding Halal food in Mississauga will not prove to be a problem. A few popular Halal restaurants in Mississauga include the Kara Mia (5120 Dixie Rd., Mississauga, ON L4W 4J7), Burger Factory (5130 Dixie Rd, Mississauga, ON L4W 1C9), Paramount Fine Foods (253 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 1N8) and Galito’s Flame Grilled Chicken (731 Central PKY West Mississauga, ON, L5B 4L1).
Prayer facilities can also be found at ease and nearby mosques include the Living Arts Centre – located 10 minutes away from Mississauga Celebration Square – and Islamic Centre of Canada – which is at the headquarter of the Islamic Society of North America.
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Admission to MuslimFest 2015 is free-of-charge. More information about the event is available on the official website of MuslimFest at http://muslimfest.com/