Things to Do in Markham

Things to Do in Markham

Credit: City of Markham

Located in the Region of York in Ontario and part of Greater Toronto Area, Markham with a population of approximately 350,000 is the 16th largest city of Canada.

The City of Markham is a place where the old and the new co-exist as a unique expression of her community. With a blossoming downtown Markham Centre taking shape only a short distance away from historic Unionville, Markham is city of contrasts and diversity.

30+ Family Fun Things to Do this Summer in Markham

30+ Family Fun Things to Do this Summer in Markham

Enjoy the summer of 2019 with these 30+ awesome things to do in Markham ...
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Indoor Attractions & Amusement Centres in Markham

Indoor Attractions & Amusement Centres in Markham

From over 20 historic buildings to explore at Markham Museum to art exhibitions at Varley Art Gallery to adrenaline pumping bike adventures at Joyride 150, here are the things to do when it is raining, "head-achingly" hot or mind numbing cold outside. You may like: Things to Do in Markham ...
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15 Things to Do During Winter in Markham

15 Things to Do During Winter in Markham

Markham fosters tons of art, culture, and old town feeling, making the Winters here quaint and scenic. Here are 15 ways to make your winter more exciting through these active, artistic, and unique events dotted around the city. You may like: Indoor Attractions & Amusement Centres in Markham Fun Things to ...
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905-305-5970

9350 Markham Road, Markham

Year Round

Markham Museum offers a unique family and educational experience on its 25 acres of parkland, featuring over 20 historic buildings. Presenting the main themes of settlement as it relates ...  »

EVENTS & FESTIVALS IN MARKHAM

Annual events held in Markham include Canada Day CelebrationsNight It Up! Night MarketTaste of Asia Festival, Markham Jazz Festival, Milliken Mills Children’s Festival, Markham Ribfest, Doors Open Markham, and  Markham Fair, Markham Santa Claus Parade.

17 Jun

Milliken Wesleyan Methodist Church, 3 Clayton Drive, Markham

June 17, 2019 To August 26, 2019

647-495-8283

FREE

Join us for Badminton Drop in every Monday evenings. Meet new people! Have fun! Feeling a little rusty? Our in house instructor can help you with that, ...  »

24 Aug

Aaniin Community Centre & Library, 5665 14th Avenue, Markham

August 24, 2019

Free

Beat your end-of-summer boredom with the party kids have been waiting for all summer. Join the City of Markham on Saturday, August 24 at its exciting annual children’...  »

07 Sep

Various locations around Markham

September 7, 2019

905-477-5530

Free

Doors Open Markham is a free community event that invites the public to explore Markham’s historical and cultural places of interest, featuring locations that are not ...  »

08 Sep

Main Street Markham North, Markham

September 8, 2019

Free

Markham Auto Classic – THE SHOW with all the great classic cars!! The 20th Annual Markham Auto Classic features over 250 classic cars, street machines, trucks and motorcycles on ...  »

14 Sep

Varley Art Gallery of Markham, 216 Main Street Unionville

September 14, 2019

Free

Tout-Monde: Markham Opening Night. Join us at the opening of our fall exhibition! The night will feature an engaging panel discussion, performances, refreshments and more! More details ...  »

15 Sep

Markham PanAm Centre, 16 Main Street Unionville, Markham

September 15, 2019

905.477.5530

Free

Join us for Markham’s signature sporting event that builds community, celebrates the power of sport, and strengthens our national spirit while facilitating healthy, active living. Bring ...  »

03 Oct

Markham Fairgrounds, 10801 McCowan Rd, Markham

October 3, 2019 To October 6, 2019

905-642-3247

$5 - $20

Canada’s largest four-day agricultural fair! The Markham Fair is one of the Canada oldest country fairs. Since 1844 the fair has been providing the community with a ...  »

06 Oct

Camp Robin Hood, 10243 Reesor Road, Markham

October 6, 2019

$30

Tough Nutter is an exciting, challenging and safe obstacle course that boosts fun activity in children while supporting SickKids’ Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Program! Students in grades 1 ...  »

18 Oct

Toronto Marriott Markham, 170 Enterprise Blvd, Markham

October 18, 2019

905-477-7000 extension 3264

$150 - $2000

Cocktail reception | three-course meal | MC Suhana Meharchand | Live entertainment by The Doubts | Live and Silent Auctions and more! This annual fundraising event is hosted by the Varley-McKay ...  »

18 Oct

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

October 18, 2019

905-305-7469

$15 to $55

Multiple instruments, ten languages, and seven countries define Okavango African Orchestra, winners of the 2017 JUNO Award for World Music Album of the Year. The Toronto orchestra takes ...  »

23 Oct

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

October 23, 2019

905-305-7469

$15 to $75

“Nobody could play those songs better, and the drums were aurally as well as visually front and center. Some Night!” — Elmore Magazine Prepare to party! Max Weinberg’...  »

25 Oct

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

October 25, 2019

905-305-7469

$15 to $70

The Official Blues Brothers Revue combines the comedy, music and mayhem from the original movie, as well as songs from the five popular albums released by John ...  »

01 Nov

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

November 1, 2019 To November 3, 2019

905-305-7469

$15 to $65

“Stunning to look at” – broadwaytoday.com Poof! Presto! SNAP! This enormously entertaining and highly imaginative magic show combines ingenious stage language, illusion, mime, comedy, and more in ...  »

05 Nov

Flato Markham Theatre, Town Centre Boulevard, Markham

November 5, 2019

905-305-7469

$125

Howie Mandel has become a mainstay of the North American comedy scene. Howie’s versatile career has encompassed virtually all aspects of the entertainment spectrum, including television, ...  »

06 Nov

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

November 6, 2019

905-305-7469

$15 to $55

“A powerful live show that was infectious and got audience members onto their feet dancing right from the first song.” — NancyDagg Barely into their teens, John and ...  »

08 Nov

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

November 8, 2019

905-305-7469

$15 to $65

“This young man us one of the people who will keep the blues alive.” – Buddy Guy Billboard Top 10 Blues Artists, IBC winner, and JUNO nominee, Canadian singer/...  »

14 Nov

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

November 14, 2019

905-305-7469

$125

Burton Cummings is that rare artist who transcends time, genres, and generations with a body of work that resonates with fans both old and new. His voice ...  »

15 Nov

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

November 15, 2019

905-305-7469

$15 to $70

Matt Dusk is one of Canada’s most beloved male vocalists, forging a career in music that has resulted in twelve critically-acclaimed studio albums and sold over ...  »

16 Nov

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

November 16, 2019

905-305-7469

$125-$300

Over the course of a long and illustrious career, Tom Cochrane has covered more terrain than the Franklin expedition. An iconic Canadian legend – who started in the ...  »

28 Nov

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

November 28, 2019

905-305-7469

$15-$65

Colourful, engaging, and full of fun, Motown Christmas takes you to a time when the best holiday playlist was filled with the unmistakable soul, rhythm, and groove ...  »

29 Nov

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

November 29, 2019

905-305-7469

$15-$65

“Her youthful energy and appearance bely a 20-year career at the highest levels of jazz recording and performance.” – TD Toronto Jazz Festival Elements of both jazz and ...  »

30 Nov

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

November 30, 2019

905-305-7469

$15-$65

“FLIP Fabrique projects an irrepressible spirit of fun and, yes, it’s catching.”— The New York Times Cirque FLIP Fabrique is a young troupe founded by a ...  »

05 Dec

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

December 5, 2019

905-305-7469

$15-$80

Cape Breton’s own Men of the Deeps choir have been travelling the world as Canadian Ambassadors, singing and story telling their way into audiences’ hearts. The ...  »

12 Dec

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

December 12, 2019

905-305-7469

$15-$60

Countermeasure is the fresh face of Canadian a cappella, known for their upbeat sound, sophisticated harmonies, and infectious energy. Hailing from Toronto, Countermeasure’s 14-member group puts ...  »

16 Jan

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

January 16, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$70

With a world-class horn section, a rocking rhythm section, and vocals stacked sky-high, Brass Transit transports audiences back to the freewheeling days of the seventies. The premiere ...  »

17 Jan

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

January 17, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$65

“. . the five-star favourite . . . a clear demonstration of the artistry of circus” – The Guardian, UK Circa is Australia’s most in demand circus-arts Company on the international stage. ...  »

23 Jan

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

January 23, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$75

Los Angeles Times proclaimed, “Blood Sweat & Tears just may be the most important pop music group of the decade.” BST frontman, David Clayton-Thomas, began his journey ...  »

01 Feb

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

February 1, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$50

With a growing international profile Cuba’s Malpaso Dance Company has become one of the most sought-after dance troupes on stages around the world. Led by its ...  »

05 Feb

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

February 5, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$65

JUNO nominee for the 2019 Breakout Artist of the Year, Meghan Patrick is Canada’s rising female country star. She made waves in 2018 with five nominations and a ...  »

06 Feb

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

February 6, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$70

Acclaimed smooth jazz pianist and composer, Keiko Matsui’s transcendent and haunting melodies have long sought to build bridges. Her sonic cultural exchange has reached the hearts ...  »

27 Feb

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham, ON, Canada

February 27, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$60

Two of Canada’s brilliant lyricists, songwriters, and musical exports come together for an inspiring double bill in their Markham debut. A staple of the Canadian arts ...  »

28 Feb

Flato Markham Theatre,171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

February 28, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$65

Afropop superstar Fatoumata Diawara has built a modern global career from her traditional West African roots. Village Voice music critic Robert Christgau calls her the “subtlest of ...  »

29 Feb

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

February 29, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$80

New Orleans is a musical melting pot that’s been cooking up music royalty for nearly a century. At its mid-winter Markham performance, the renowned New Orleans ...  »

05 Mar

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

March 5, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$60

They’re a sensation because of their unique style on the world beats stage. Rolling Stone reported how this “Ukrainian folk drone Björkpunk quartet DakhaBrakha went ...  »

06 Mar

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

March 6, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$60

Celebrate an early St. Patrick’s Day with one of the world’s most renowned and imaginative interpreters of Irish folk music. Dervish has devoted the last ...  »

07 Mar

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham, ON L3R 8G5, Canada

March 7, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$65

The Fourth Light Project, the newest program of the highly acclaimed Persian, Middle Eastern, and Indian electroacoustic super group NIYAZ – in collaboration with interactive designer and visual ...  »

08 Mar

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

March 8, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$65

Known for their adrenalized performances, original compositions, and notorious music videos, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are revolutionizing the piano duo experience. Hailed as “rock stars ...  »

12 Mar

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

March 12, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$65

Patti Labelle has called her “A ‘bad’ little girl! Her violin sounds like a human voice!” Miri Ben-Ari, a Grammy® award-winning violinist, music producer, and Goodwill Ambassador ...  »

14 Mar

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

March 14, 2020 To March 15, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$75

“We’re talking knock-your-socks-off, JAW-DROPPING magic!” – Fox 4 News Masters of Illusion is back by popular demand! Starring the world’s greatest award-winning magicians, this 21st century magic ...  »

01 Apr

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

April 1, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$70

Toronto Concert Orchestra (TCO) celebrates the 250th anniversary of Beethoven! Under the guiding hand of Maestro Vincent Cheng, TCO performs Fidelio Overture, Violin Concerto in D Major, ...  »

09 Apr

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

April 9, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$85

Grammy® winner Kurt Elling has secured his place among the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. Elling’s star stature and stunning vocals will rise in tribute to ...  »

15 Apr

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

April 15, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$95

Members of the legendary Canadian rock band April Wine have been road warriors since the early 70s. Today the band’s music continues to deliver the same ...  »

24 Apr

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham

April 24, 2020

905-305-7469

$15-$70

Always a hit with audiences, the Just for Laughs Road Show is a perennial favourite that triggers giggles, chuckles, and outright belly-clenching laughs-a-minute. The lineup of wacky ...  »