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April: What's happening at CreativeHub 1352



Welcome, Spring! Our team has been hunkering down the last few winter months organizing an exciting season of events and programming that are just around the corner. We can’t wait to give you the lowdown on all things CreativeHub 1352, from the long-awaited Creative Craft Beer Festival, the return of the beloved Lakeview Farmers’ and Artisan Markets, and a whole lot more.



Lakeview Farmers’ Market


The Lakeview Farmers’ Market returns June 5th with new and returning vendors, like Fresh and Tasty Mushrooms [... confirm with Ian a few others who have committed 100%]. Running until November 27th, the Lakeview Farmers’ Market will feature live buskers, freshly brewed coffee from Art of the Bean, and a whole lot of fresh and organic produce and products from local producers and makers!


The Lakeview Farmers’ Market will be running outdoors June 5th and 12th, and will move indoors at the Small Arms Inspection Building from June 19th onwards. While at the market, visitors can relax in our new seating area and enjoy performances from local musicians and entertainers. Who else can’t wait?


Want to apply to be a busker? Link here.


Lakeview Artisan Market


A curated collection of talented artisans will be coming together for season two of the Lakeview Artisan Market this summer! Beginning when the Farmers’ Market moves indoors at the Small Arms Inspection Building on June 19th, the Artisan Market will run bi-weekly up until October 23rd. Handcrafted original artisanal works will be available, and the Market will feature a different combination of talented makers on a biweekly rotation.


Interested in participating as an artisan vendor? We have a special exclusive offer to artisans who apply to the market before May 15th, learn more and apply here.


Mississauga Creative Craft Beer Festival


Calling all beer connoisseurs! The long-awaited Creative Craft Beer Festival is coming to the Small Arms Inspection Building, June 17th and 18th! Set to be Mississauga’s very first craft beer festival, the #CreativeCraft will feature two days of great beer, cider, food, and entertainment in one of the GTA’s most interesting historical venues, the Small Arms Inspection Building, a relic of WWII.


With 15+ craft breweries and cideries, delicious eats, and a whole lot more, you’re going to want to be a part of this truly delicious craft beer adventure. Tickets will be available soon, so stay tuned.


Summer Arts Mississauga


Want to have a unique summer vacation experience right here in Mississauga? We’ve got you! Summer Arts Mississauga is a brand-new arts program that will be running from July 6th to 29th this year. With talented artists on hand to help you explore your creative side, participants can choose from a variety of carefully selected art and maker workshops exploring a variety of mediums and materials.


Have a unique idea for an arts workshop this summer? We’re accepting applications from instructors for workshop proposals, learn more and apply here.


Environmental Programs


A big part of what we do at The Hub includes fostering educational and environmental sciences programming that supports the Arsenal Lands and Small Arms Inspection Building site. Growing our garden plots at the Ecosource Small Arms Community Garden and building relationships with our community members is just one of the things we do! In 2021 we planted, grew and harvested over 200 lbs of produce to The Compass Food Bank!


The CreativeHub 1352 Board of Directors recently recruited Jeff Muzzerall as our new Director of Environmental Initiatives. Jeff has been working this past winterwith Mississauga University of Toronto students from theEnvironmental Project Management courseto create potential future plans for The Hub’s environmental programs. We will have more news soon on future activities that we will need the community's involvement.

Other News


2022-2024 Strategic Plan:


Our new Strategic Plan, presented to the public on March 4th, culminates the last several months of public and stakeholder consultation. The new plan is focused on the wants and needs of Mississauga residents and visitors and responds to the future growth of arts, heritage, and environmental initiatives in Mississauga. View the full plan and a recording of the presentation here.


Thank you to the Ontario Trillium Foundation Resilient Communities​​ Grant in funding this project. And thank you to our community for their input in this process!


Want to join the CreativeHub 1352 team?


The Hub is looking for a positive and outgoing Lakeview Farmers’ Market Manager. This part-time position is a great opportunity for a candidate with outstanding relationship-building skills, full of new ideas, and motivated to work hard to ensure access to local food in the area. Sound like you? Apply now!


Mississauga Festival of Trees


Is it too soon to be dreaming of the next Mississauga Festival of Trees? Well we are! Save the date for December 1-11th for the second year of Mississauga’s very own Festival of Trees.


Volunteer with us


Interested in getting involved with any of these events? Volunteer with us! Learn more here.




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