Exciting Summer Events in Markham: Your Ultimate Guide

It’s time to embrace the vibrant energy of summer in Markham!

This year, the city is buzzing with an array of fantastic events and festivals that promise to delight locals and visitors alike. From mouthwatering food festivals to lively music events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So, mark your calendars and get ready to make the most of the season with these upcoming summer events in Markham!

Main St Markham Farmers Market

Summer weekends at the Farmers Market! Is there anything better? At the Main St Markham Farmers Market, you’ll discover an abundance of fresh produce, artisanal goods, and locally made crafts. Whether you’re shopping for ingredients for a gourmet meal or looking for unique gifts, this market is a treasure trove of delights.

Date: Every Saturday, May 11 – October 12, 2024

Location: Main St Markham & Robinson St

Unionville Festival

Kick off the summer with the Unionville Festival! This annual event takes place on historic Main Street Unionville and is a celebration of the local community, featuring live music, delicious food, and a wide range of activities for people of all ages. Whether you’re looking to enjoy some great entertainment or simply soak up the festive atmosphere, the Unionville Festival is a must-attend event for anyone in the area.

Date: June 1 – 2, 2024

Location: Main Street Unionville

Pacific Mall’s Summer Carnival

Get ready for thrills and excitement at Pacific Mall’s Summer Carnival. Bring the whole family for a weekend of carnival games, exhilarating rides, and tasty treats. With something for everyone, this event promises fun-filled memories that will last a lifetime.

Date: June 7 – 9, 2024

Location: Pacific Mall Outdoor Parking Lot

Markham Village Muisic Festival

Immerse yourself in the sounds of summer at the Markham Village Music Festival. This two-day event showcases a diverse lineup of musical performances, spanning genres from jazz to rock to folk. Take in the music while exploring the charming streets of Markham Village and enjoying delicious food from local vendors.

Date: June 14 – 15, 2024

Location: Main St Markham

Lucky Lion Night Market

Experience the magic of an Asian night market right here in Markham at the Lucky Lion Night Market. Indulge in mouthwatering street food, shop for unique goods, and enjoy live entertainment under the stars. With a lively atmosphere and an array of offerings, this event is sure to delight all who attend.

Date: June 14 – 16, 2024

Location: Markville Mall Parking Lot

Taste of Asia

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Embark on a culinary journey at the Taste of Asia festival. This multicultural extravaganza brings together the flavors of the East, offering visitors a chance to sample delicious dishes from various Asian cuisines. From sushi to noodles to dumplings, there’s no shortage of culinary delights to discover.

Date: June 28 – 30, 2024

Location: Kennedy Rd / North of Steeles Ave. E

Canada Day Celebrations

If you know, you know! Last year’s Canada Day celebration was an amazing one in Markham featuring performances from Elijah Woods and Tyler Shaw! We’re still waiting on details of the 2024 line-up but we can bet it will be too good to pass up! Join in the festivities and show your Canadian pride at the Canada Day Celebrations in Markham. Enjoy live music, family-friendly activities, and, of course, a spectacular fireworks display to cap off the evening. It’s a perfect way to celebrate with friends and community.

Date: July 1, 2024

Location: Downtown Markham

TD Markham Jazz Festival

Wind down the summer season with the smooth sounds of jazz at the TD Markham Jazz Festival. This annual event brings together world-class musicians for a weekend of unforgettable performances. Whether you’re a jazz aficionado or simply appreciate good music, this festival is not to be missed.

Date: Aug 16 – 18, 2024

Location: Main St Unionville

With such a diverse lineup of events, this summer in Markham is shaping up to be one for the books. So, gather your friends and family, and get ready to create lasting memories at these exciting festivals and celebrations. See you there!

More details (and hopefully more events) to come! Stay tuned and keep checking back here or visit the events calendar for more information.

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