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For many people, Thanksgiving is a special occasion when family and friends get together to celebrate. Often that means a home-cooked meal that’s more like a feast, and turkey is a traditional choice. For those getting ready for the weekend, it’s now time to thaw out that turkey and get prepared. Fortunately, residents of Downtown Erin Mills Condominiums in Mississauga will always be in an excellent location to make the most of harvest holidays.

The two-tower community by Pemberton Group will house 198 suites in total, priced from the $300,000s. Suites are available in one-bedroom, one-bedroom plus den, two-bedroom, two-bedroom plus den and three-bedroom layouts.

Downtown Erin Mills will have its own two-storey, 17,000 square foot Recreation Centre with first-rate fitness and entertaining amenities – including two party rooms with a bar, and a dining rooming with a kitchen. The surrounding area offers a wealth of existing parks, schools, retail shopping, eateries and the Credit Valley Hospital.

For entertaining stress-free on Turkey Day, make sure to check out these nearby shopping destinations and family-friendly activities.

The food:

Loblaws on Glen Erin Drive is only a seven minute walk away — here you’ll find everything you need for Thanksgiving dinner. To help avoid stress don’t leave your shopping until the last minute, as you’ll likely face a line-up.

To dine like the Pilgrims, head to the Streetsville Farmers Market at 128 Queen Street South. Enjoy farm-to-table local and organic produce. Pick up a freshly baked pie from one of the vendors, it’ll look and taste homemade. This is the market’s last weekend until spring, so make sure to stock up while you still can.

The LCBO at the Erin Mills Town Centre has a wide variety of wine, beer and spirits to add to your extended family gathering. There are even seasonal beers like a pumpkin ale, an Oktoberfest lager or a hearty imperial stout.

The fun:

Get out of the city and into the country in less than 30 minutes. Pumpkinfest at Downey’s Farm in Brampton offers unlimited wagon rides, a corn maze, haunted house, farm animals, pony rides and live entertainment. Open daily until October 31st, Pumpkinfest costs $7 per person on weekdays and $14 on weekends and holidays.

Because Thanksgiving is all about giving thanks, why not consider donating to Mississauga Food Bank to help their annual campaign. Fifty-one per cent of their clients are under the age of 18 — your contribution can have a significant impact on the lives of local families. Non-perishable items can be dropped off at the food bank during business hours or at fire stations and select grocery stores throughout the city.

On Saturday and Sunday, Celebration Square will host Imagination Park, featuring giant blocks, board games and video games for the whole family. This bigger-than-life event takes place from 12pm to 4pm in the city centre.

downtownerinmillscondominiums_partyroom Rendering: The Downtown Erin Mills party room

Visit the Downtown Erin Mills Condominiums sales centre at 4635 Metcalfe Avenue in Mississauga to learn more about this exciting, new master-planned community. Don’t forget to register online for exclusive updates.

For additional information, please call 905 603 6300

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