Events in Markham: August 2022

Events in Markham August 2022

There are so many more summer events planned for this month filled with good food and great vibes! If you’re planning a visit to Markham in August, here are the top 5 events happening in the city. Don’t forget to tag us on Instagram @visitmarkham #VisitMarkham!

For more, visit our events calendar.


Night at the Museum Summer Event Series

Night at the Museum Markham Museum

Date: Every Thursday night from July 28 to Sept 1, 2022

Time: Start times vary between 7:00PM & 8:00PM

Location: Markham Museum

Night It Up Asian Night Market

Night It Up! is an outdoor festival showcasing delicious Asian street foods along with performances by local talents. Come on down to Downtown Markham and let your taste buds have some fun!

Date: August 5, 6, and 7, 2022


Friday 7:00PM – midnight

Saturday: 2:00PM – midnight

Sunday: 2:00PM – 8:00PM

Location: Downtown Markham

Night It Up Asian Night Market Markham

Thursday Night Band Stand

Thursday Nights at the Bandstand

Live music on Main St Unionville is back! Check out this FREE summer music series. Performances consist of tribute bands for each day.


August 11, 2022 (Elton Rohn tribute band) 

August 25, 2022 (Magic of Motown tribute band)

Time: 7:30PM – 9:00PM

Location: Mainstreet Unionville 


Steering for Steer Friends Charity Car & Bike Show 2022

Stop by the Markham Fairgrounds to see some classic cars, exotic cars, motorcycles, and more! General admission is $5 and 100% of donations go to the Steer Friends Charity who are dedicated to supporting individuals and disabilities in York Region.

Date: August 13, 2022

Time: 8:00AM – 4:00PM

Location: Markham Fairgrounds

Steering for Steer Friends Charity Car & Bike Show Markham Fairgrounds

Taste of Asia: Summerfest 2022

Taste of Asia Summerfest 2022

Come check out Canada’s largest Asian Festival yet! There will be a wide variety of food, drink and live performances that you’ll love. Admission is FREE!

Date: August 27 & 28, 2022

Time: 11:00AM – 11:00PM

Location: King Square Shopping Centre

Markham Jazz Festival

Don’t miss the 25th anniversary festival: three days, three stages, terrific restaurants and shops to visit along Main Street Unionville and a lineup of stunning new talent and fan favourites! Bonus: admission to this festival is FREE.

Dates: August 19–21, 2022
Location: Main Street Unionville

Markham Jazz Festival

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