Discover Markham Your Way

Welcome to Markham!

We invite you to explore the many neighbourhoods, cuisines, shops and experiences Markham has to offer. Our blog below has some suggestions on where to get started, but as your Markham journey unfolds, we are sure you will discover many more.

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Golf Now in Markham!

It’s officially Golf Season in Markham! Visit your favourite local course, practice your swing, and enjoy the beautiful weather.  Angus Glen Golf Club  Golf at the Angus Glen Golf Club …
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Thai Food Takeout Ideas!

Although Markham is still in lockdown, we are lucky as a community that there are still many virtual activities we can take part in safely from our own homes, amazing …
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Our Markham Farmers’ Markets are back!

Farmers Markets are coming back to Markham for the 2021 season. Visit them to buy fresh, local food grown right here in Markham! Main Street Markham Location: 132 Robinson St, …
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Get Outside, Markham!

Destination Markham understands the social, physical, and mental health benefits of staying active and engaged. The City of Markham will continue to provide fun, educational, creative and active programs for …
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Be Our Valentine!

Essence of Unionville – The Hilton Pre-order your Valentine’s dinner for takeout or delivery (Uber Eats or Doordash) with Essence of Unionville! View 3 and 4 course menus here: www.essenceofunionville.com/menus …
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Discover Markham’s Hidden Gems

Markham residents are passionate about supporting local businesses, and have unique insight into local neighbourhoods and eateries. Several high-profile influencers also call Markham home, and have their own hidden gems! …
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Discover Highway 7 Restaurants with the Food Sheikhers!

Markham residents are passionate about supporting local businesses, and have unique insight into local neighbourhoods and eateries. The FoodSheikhers (www.foodsheikhers.com) are food and travel bloggers that live in downtown Markham. …
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Staycation in a SAFE TRAVELS Certified Hotel

During these unprecedented times, organizations have been working hard to support the hospitality and tourism industry. One way has been communicating with traveller’s high levels of safety and cleanliness standards …
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Markham through the eyes of a resident photographer!

Markham residents are passionate about supporting local businesses, and have unique insight into local neighbourhoods and eateries. Mike is a Canadian photographer and outdoors enthusiast who splits his time between …
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Local Staycations

Markham hotels have been doing their part to keep us safe: from enhanced cleaning protocols to virtual check-ins. What about staying home, staying safe, and considering these amazing staycation packages …
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Regional Chinese Food in Markham

Markham is one of the most diverse and multicultural cities in Canada, and we are lucky to be able to have a strong representation of regional Chinese cuisine right in …
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Virtual Diwali and South Asian Cuisine

2020 has brought us many firsts, and as people celebrated a socially distant and virtual Diwali, we are more thankful for our community and residents as we strive to keep …
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Hungry Jo’s 5 Local Gems!

Markham residents are passionate about supporting local businesses, and have unique insight into local neighbourhoods and eateries. HungryJo is a local Markham resident and “OG” Instagram Foodie. With local influencers, …
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Explore Historic Unionville!

For all our residents who are looking for something a bit more spur of the moment and unplanned, we would recommend spending the afternoon in Unionville. Historic Unionville Main Street …
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Discover Main Street Markham!

Main Street Markham is the original Main Street of the Village of Markham – one of Ontario’s oldest communities! There is plenty to discover, with a variety of old and …
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Arts & Culture in Markham

Markham is Canada’s most diverse community, with a rich cultural heritage.  There are several stunning galleries and museums, indoor and outdoor exhibitions for residents and visitors to enjoy. Varley Art …
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Great Taste of Ontario

What is the Great Taste of Ontario? The great taste of Ontario is a provincial recovery program involving over 80 partners, designed to push Ontarians to rediscover the province and …
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Camila’s Top 5 Noodle Spots!

Markham residents are passionate about supporting local businesses, and have unique insight into local neighbourhoods, and eateries. @Camycatnip (Camila) is a local Markham resident who started her Instagram account as …
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Comfort Soup for the Soul

This year has been full of challenges and obstacles- sweater weather has taken a chillier note, and not too soon we might even hear the first notes of the weather …
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Fall back in love with Downtown Markham

Fall is in the air, and if you take a deep breath through your mask you can almost get that hint of crispness that evokes memories of life before Covid-19. …
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Staycations in Markham!

Hotels ready to welcome you back! With strict hygiene and safety protocols, new socially distant spaces and PPE for staff, Markham Hotels are doing their utmost to keep #MarkhamSafe. Pandemic …
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Persian Neighbour
hood Feature

The days are getting shorter in Markham, and although we gained an additional hour of sleep over the weekend, maybe we all need a little bit of inspiration on what …
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hood Feature

Fall in love with Markham!

There is a distinct crispness in the air, and with everything we have gone through in 2020, sometimes all we need to do is stop, take a deep breath, and …
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