Main St Unionville: a Small Town Feel Just 20 Minutes From Toronto

Main Street Unionville Markham

Looking for those small town vibes, but don’t want to travel far? Visit Main Street Unionville – only a 20 minute drive from Toronto! Founded in 1794, this unique historic village is the spot to be in Markham.

Main Street Unionville is known for its picturesque buildings, quirky coffee shops, fashion boutiques, and award-winning restaurants. The best time to visit? Every season offers something special.

Coffee & Pop Culture

Fun fact!

Are you a Gilmore Girls Fan? The Pilot Episode was filmed on Main St Unionville.

Add the self-guided tour to your Unionville visit this summer!

Speaking of Gilmore Girls…But first, Coffee!

Unionville has some of the best coffee shops in the city. Not only do they have good coffee, but they also provide the coziest of atmospheres to enjoy it in.

Check out our two favourites:

Espresso 21 and Pod Coffee!


Shop at Main St Unionville

Unique clothing, skin care, florals, jewelry, and more!

Main St Unionville has the goods that you’re looking for. Spend a whole day of shopping here!


There are so many great spots to stop and grab a bite to eat. There’s pub-style, Italian, Indian, Sushi, and more!

Treat Yo’self

Of course we didn’t forget about the ice cream, pies, bubble tea, and treats. Here’s some spots your sweet tooth will enjoy!

Flavours of Unionville
Sweetie Pie on Main St Unionville
Sweetie Pie
The Alley
Old Firehall Confectionary on Main St Unionville
Old Firehall Confectionary


If you’re looking to explore the arts, there’s plenty to see at The Varley Art Gallery in Unionville.

This gallery presents exhibitions of historical and contemporary Canadian art. Grab some lunch and then take a leisurely stroll through the gallery!

Location: 216 Main St Unionville


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For the ‘gram

Here are the top Instagrammable spots on Main St Unionville!

Stiver Mill

A bright, historic landmark in Markham.

Unionville Gazebo

Unionville Gazebo

Decorated for every season! A Unionville staple.

Toogood Pond

Toogood Pond Park

This is a beautiful park in Main St Unionville. This is also a great spot to have a picnic with family or friends!

Looking for more instagrammable spots in Markham this summer? Click here!

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