Port Credit, Mississauga

Welcome to Port Credit

A chic, scenic town on the shores of Lake Ontario

A chic waterfront town, Port Credit is a popular tourist destination full of lively community happenings. On the shores of Lake Ontario, the harbor marina gives recreational boaters access to all manner of activities. Something is going on every weekend during the summer, and as the weather chills, the town settles in to a sleepy atmosphere with gorgeous winter views.
 
The early days of Port Credit were defined by industry, including an oil refinery on the outskirts of the village. Over time the industry faded, and Port Credit was merged with the city of Mississauga. Today, the harbor is mainly used for pleasure boating, and the village is a charming community for locals and visitors alike.
 
Port Credit's real estate options feature a wide variety of architectural styles that date back to the early 20th century. The residential areas are full of Port Credit's unique and charming single-family homes, bungalows, houses, condos, and townhomes; making homes for sale in the town much more coveted. Those who wish to be closer to the downtown area have their pick of luxury condos. Tree-lined streets give way to harbor views, as much of Port Credit is just steps away from the waterfront.

What to Love

  • On the shores of Lake Ontario
  • An exciting calendar of events
  • Wide variety of housing options and real estate options
  • A charming historical district
  • Great nightlife at the bars, pubs, and breweries

Local Lifestyle

The community of Port Credit is a close-knit one, complete with a quaint downtown area and gorgeous residences. It’s also close enough to Toronto for an easy commute, making it ideal for professionals who wish to escape dense city life without wasting time. With everything from luxury condos to stunning single-family homes, living in Port Credit can be anything you want it to be.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Port Credit’s main street, Lakeshore Road, is an energetic scene full of restaurants, bars, and breweries as well as quaint boutiques and an emerging arts scene.
 
Enjoy classy waterfront dining and a menu full of fresh seafood at Snug Harbour Seafood Bar and Grill. The fresh and healthy cuisine of Raw Aura is so delicious that even non-vegans will love it. Papa Giuseppe’s has been a local favorite for 20 years and serves traditional Italian fare.
 
Port Credit has a wonderful array of bars and breweries, including Old Credit Brewing Company, Stonehooker Brewing Company, and The Crooked Cue. If caffeination is what you’re looking for, you can find it with the specialty roasts at Back Road Coffee Roasters or among the vinyl records of Archtop Cafe.
 
Nestled among all of these incredible restaurants are high-end boutiques and shops. LANGsura gives locals access to curated luxury fashions. There are also many antique and thrift shops, like the brilliant finds to be thrifted from Recalled. Every summer Saturday along Lakeshore Road, Port Credit Farmers Market brings local produce and specialty vendors to residents.

Things to Do

Port Credit is a tourist destination with many well-attended events. These events and local attractions are beloved by locals and visitors alike, and it’s a treat to have such easy access to incredible music, performance, and celebration.
 
The Port Credit Lighthouse is a Toronto icon. The waterfront of Port Credit is a favorite tourist destination, thanks to its history and beauty, and Port Credit locals have that icon in their own backyard. Near the lighthouse, locals go fishing or simply enjoy a waterfront picnic at JJ Plaus Park. If it’s not enough to simply enjoy the waterfront, the Port Credit Marina is a great place to launch out into the water. Port Credit has incredible public parks like Port Credit Memorial Park and Brueckner Rhododendron Garden, one of Canada’s largest rhododendron gardens. 
 
Mississauga Waterfront Festival is a three-day event full of live concerts, food, and family activities. Canada Day’s Paint the Town Red Festival is an all-day celebration full of food, drinks, music, and fireworks. Port Credit Busker Fest transforms the village with fire breathers, knife jugglers, stilt walkers, and everyone in between. Southside Shuffle Jazz and Blues Festival has grown throughout the years to become an iconic music festival that treats music lovers to multiple stages over three days.

Schools

Port Credit is served by the Peel District School Board as well as several private school options.
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