It’s Spooky Season in Markham
It’s spooky season, which means it’s the time of year when ghouls and goblins come out for all the Halloween celebrations, and Markham has plenty! With a mixture of virtual and outdoor in-person events, there is the perfect Halloween event for you! Gather your family and friends for a scary good time!
Spooktacular Light Show
Fill up your car and drive on down to the Mount Joy GO Station where you will twist and turn down a 2km trail filled with witches, ghosts and skeletons waving at you as you drive by. The Spooktacular Light Show is a family-friendly and COVID-19 safe drive-thru event sure to give everyone a good time!
Dates: September 30 to November 7, 2021
Address: Mount Joy GO Station – 1801 Bur Oak Ave
Downtown Markham’s Pride of Canada Carousel
Pull out your favourite Halloween costume and head on down to the Pride of Canada Carousel located in Downtown Markham. All children who visit dressed up in their Halloween costume will get a free ride on the carousel! As well, all riders on the carousel get a little treat bag, and yes, that means all of us big kids, too!
Dates: October 30 to 31, 2021
Address: 8080 Birchmount Rd
Main Street Markham’s Virtual Costume Contest
Dates: October 21 to 31, 2021
Old Firehall Confectionery
If you’re looking for unique treats to have this holiday season, then you may want to stop by the Old Firehall Confectionery on Main Street Unionville. They offer many Halloween-themed goodies and have brought back their Halloween Boo Kits again this year! Pick from one of their pre-made kits, or customize the basket with your favourite treats!
Address: 170 Main St Unionville
Passion for Desserts
Address: 6545 Hwy 7
Pumpkins and Jack-O-Lanterns
No Halloween is complete without picking out the perfect pumpkin and carving it into a scary Jack-O-Lantern to put on display for all the Trick or Treaters on Halloween night. Visit one of many places in Markham to find the perfect pumpkin to decorate your front door!
The Village Grocer
Address: 4476 16th Ave
19th Ave Farmer’s Market
Address: 2931 19th Ave
Address: 10825 Ninth Line
Address: 11471 Ninth Line
Judy’s Tropical Garden
Address: 7297 Reesor Rd
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