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Markham Home For The Holidays

Friday, November 16, 2018, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, November 18, 2018, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Markham Fairgrounds
10801 McCowan Road  map

Welcome to Canada’s Original “True Essence of Christmas” Decorating Show. The True Spirit of Christmas is at the 30th Annual Markham. HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS only at the Markham Fairgrounds with over 130 juried exhibitors from Ontario, as well as Nova Scotia offering Christmas decorating accents & accessories, personalized ornaments, stained glass, Shabby Chic furniture & custom furniture, Christmas food galore to taste test, Christmas shortbread cookies in gourmet flavours, stunning handcrafted jewellery, Christmas fascinators to add that Christmas sparkle to you! Fresh Christmas greenery to decorate the inside and outside of your home plus 1,000's of unique & affordable Christmas gift ideas for a perfect old fashioned Christmas, that will fit any budget and be easy on your wallet!

Meet Santa direct from the North Pole – Bring Your Camera for this memory!

ADMISSION: $9.00 for Adults
                   $8.00 for Seniors 
                   $2.00 for children
                   (2 & under free)

2018 World Junior
Badminton Championships

November 5 to 18, 2018
Location: Markham Pan Am Centre
  16 Main Street Unionville

The City of Markham, in partnership with Badminton Canada and Badminton Ontario, is set to host the 2018 World Junior Badminton Championships from November 5 to 18, 2018 at our world class sports facility, the Markham Pan Am Centre.

Christmas ornaments

Christmas Craft & Gift Market

Saturday, November 17, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Ebenezer United Church
5000 Steeles Ave. E. (Corner Brimley & Steeles)

Unique one of a kind items. Local artisans and crafters. Cafe/tea room & children's craft table.

FREE admission and parking.

Goodies Oldies Golden Songs Singing Contest

Goodies Oldies Golden Songs Singing Contest

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Location: First Markham Place
3255 Highway 7 East  map

Family Sundays

Family Sundays at Markham Museum

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Road  map

Join us as we celebrate our newest exhibition, Geared for Growing through hands on exploration of our 25 acre site. Each month boasts different themes relating to the science behind agriculture, along with either a fun craft to take home, or an interactive experience that your family will remember forever!

Click here for the monthly Family Sundays schedule and the descriptions of the program!

Holiday Art Show 2018

Holiday Salon Show 2018 Opening Party

When: Friday, November 16, 2018 | 7 - 10 p.m.

Exhibition Dates: November 16 - December 21, 2018

Location: Winged Canvas Art Hub |185 Bullock Drive  #1, Markham, Ontario L3P 7R4  map

Usher in the festive season with our annual Holiday Salon Show. Featuring an incredible array of artwork by local artists and makers, this show is sure to get you into the holiday spirit. What better gift for the person who has everything than a one-of-a-kind original


Calendar Girls

Markham Little Theatre presents "Calendar Girls"

Friday, November 16 & Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 8 p.m.

Location: FLATO Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts

171 Town Centre Blvd.  map

This popular play is based on the true story of eleven women from the Yorkshire County chapter of the Women’s Institute. When Annie’s husband dies of cancer, she decides to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital’s waiting room. She manages to persuade her female neighbours, including best friend Chris, to pose nude in a fundraising calendar. Their new-found fame puts their friendship to the test in this funny, heartwarming comedy.

Ticket: $28

Pulse Christmas Market

Pulse Christmas Market

Saturday, November 17, 2018

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: 158 Anderson Ave.  map

Holiday Shopping at its best!  With a variety of vendors and products, you will be sure to find  something for everyone on your list.  As you are shopping and checking off that list, the Markham Concert Band will be sure to put you in the Christmas spirit with carols throughout the event.   

Be sure to bring a non-perishable food item for the Markham Food Bank.  Everyone who brings an item will receive a Door Prize ticket for amazing prizes from our vendors.   

Here's a sneak peak of some of the vendors that will be happy to help with all of your gifts and maybe even a gift of your own.... 
Pulse Dance Works
Stella & Dot
The Centre for Dreams 
Simply Beautiful Collection
Stampin' Up
Mary Kay
Mythical Slimes

The Stiver Mill Farmers' Market -

From October 14 to December 23, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

9 Station Lane, Unionville (map)

The Stiver Mill Farmers Market moves INSIDE the historic Stiver Mill for the fall season. Open on Sundays from October 14 to December 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shop for produce, baked goods, hand crafted products and more!

For more information, visit

Contact email:

Tel.: 647-884-8894

Winged Canvas


Hogan Landscaping

John Procenko Real Estate Team
Professional. Proactive. Procenko Real Estate

Kimberly Clark, Broker
Century 21
Direct: 647-293-8632
Office: 905-471-2121


Clean and Care Services
Clean and Care Services

Pulse Dance Works

Sher's 5 Star Catering

Dance Dreamz


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 Markham Weather Forecast

Friday, November 16, 2018

Mixed precipitation

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         Daytime High: 2°C  Overnight Low: 0°C
         Chance of Precipitation: 80%
         Wind: 25 - 38 km/h West
         Sunrise: 7:12 a.m.   Sunset: 4:50 p.m.

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  More Upcoming Markham Event

46th Annual Markham Santa Claus Parade 

Saturday, November 24, 2018

11:00 a.m.  to  1:00 p.m.

Location: Main Street Markham & Highway 7 

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa Claus will be in Markham for the 46th Annual Santa Claus Parade and you’re invited!

The parade is hosted by the Rotary Club of Markham Sunrise Inc. and Markham-Unionville Rotary Club. This year's theme is Peace on Earth and will feature close to 100 floats, marching bands and representatives from the City’s business and cultural communities.

There are awards for the best commercial and non-commercial floats, the best marching group, the best marching band, the best school, and the best interpretation of the parade’s theme. 

The parade will run from Highway 7 East & Main Street Markham to Bur Oak Ave., and you can watch it from either side of Main Street Markham 

Bring your cheerful spirit and join us this for this festive family tradition! 

A special thank you to our Markham Santa Claus Parade sponsors: 
Partner Sponsors – TD Bank, Tim Hortons, Mattamy Group, Alectra 
Supporting Sponsors – Crupi Group, Kreston GTA, Long & McQuade, Garden Basket, 98.1 CHFI, 105.9 The Region, Honda and Markham BIA

Event Organizer: Rotary Club of Markham Sunrise Inc. and Markham-Unionville Rotary Club

Click here to view more exciting shows,
 events and festivals of 2018.

Movies Showing At
Our Local Movie Theatre,
Markham Cineplex Cinema & VIP

          Venom Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

          Venom The Girl In The Spider's Web

          Venom Overlord

          Venom Last Letter

          Venom The Nutcracker And The Four Realms

          Venom Bohemian Rhapsody

          Venom Project Gutenberg

          Venom Venom

          Searching A Star Is Born

            Click here for movie show times.


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