The TD Markham Jazz Festival: A Celebration of Music in the Heart of Markham

Known for its vibrant community and rich cultural heritage, Markham has become a hub for arts and entertainment in the region. Every year, the city plays host to the TD Markham Jazz Festival, a celebration of music that draws in fans from all over the world.

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TD Markham Jazz Festival

What is the TD Markham Jazz Festival?

The TD Markham Jazz Festival is an annual event that showcases the best in jazz music from around the globe. Founded in 1998, the festival has grown to become one of the premier jazz festivals in Canada, attracting top talent from across the country and beyond.  The Festival’s repertoire spans many genres ­– from traditional, swing and Dixieland to Latin, fusion, world and contemporary jazz.

When and Where is the TD Markham Jazz Festival?

The TD Markham Jazz Festival will run from August 18th to August 20th and will feature performances at different stages along Main Street Unionville including the Millennium Bandstand, the Varley Art Gallery Patio, and the McKay Wine & Beer Garden.

Click here for a full the full performance schedule!


How to Attend the TD Markham Jazz Festival

Entry to the festival is FREE & they’ve got you covered with no-worry parking and free shuttle service!

With Main Street Unionville closed during the Festival weekend, attendees can park at the nearby Pan Am Centre and take the free shuttle bus up to the festival site. Attendees can also take the GO train or bus to the Unionville GO station and walk 3 minutes to the pick-up location.

TD Markham Jazz Festival
Main Street Unionville

Along Main Street Unionville

Go for a stroll along the beautiful Main Street Unionville!

Along the street, you’ll find everything from art galleries, cafes, boutiques, restaurants, patios, and more!

Click here to find things to do in Unionville.

Staying for the Weekend?

Check out some of the closest hotels to Main Street Unionville, such as Toronto Mariott Markham, Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa, and Monte Carlo Inn & Suites – Downtown Markham.

To find more accommodation options in the Markham area, click here.

The TD Markham Jazz Festival is an annual tradition that has become a highlight for music lovers throughout the city and beyond. With its world-class performers, stunning venues, and family-friendly atmosphere, it’s the perfect summertime event for anyone looking to experience the best in jazz music. So mark your calendars and get ready to experience the TD Markham Jazz Festival – the ultimate celebration of music in the heart of Markham!

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