Top 5 Things To Do in Markham Right Now

From stunning and festive light walks, to small town charm, warm hot chocolate, skating, and more! Here are the top 5 things to do this holiday season in Markham!


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1. Embrace The Glow

Explore the magical light displays at Angus Glen Golf Club with a self-guided walk around the clubhouse and South 18th hole, perfect for the whole family all season. Admission is free. Open 5:30pm – 9:30pm every night. Click here to learn more: https://angusglen.com/winteratangus/


2. Visit Main St Unionville

Nothing is better than feeling that small town charm and holiday cheer during the holiday season. When you visit Main St Unionville during this time of year, you are quite literally the main character in a Hallmark movie. If that isn’t reason alone to visit, then consider this: Unionville is full of unique boutiques for holiday shopping, light installations, photo – ops, warm hot chocolate and festive treats, carolers, and wagon rides. If you catch this heritage strip after a snowfall, consider yourself lucky – it’s truly magical.





Toy Mountain Logo

3. Toy Mountain

This Year marks the 28th anniversary of the CTV Toy Mountain Campaign, which supports The Salvation Army and their quest to provide help and hope to families struggling to make ends meet. Every year, businesses, schools, organizations, community groups and the Markham community is invited to help build Toy Mountain.
On Friday December 15th, CTV and Toy Mountain will broadcast live from the Pride of Canada Carousel at 8080 Birchmount Road in Downtown Markham. The event will run from 5 to 8 p.m. and will be broadcast live on CTV News at Six between 6 and 7 p.m.
Drop off your donation of a new, unwrapped toy at the Pride of Canada Carousel during operating hours, weekends from 12 – 5 p.m. Click here to learn more: https://downtownmarkham.ca/events/toy-mountain-returns/


4. Skating at Markham Civic Centre

The best outdoor ice rink in the GTA is located at 101 Town Centre Blvd, Markham. The ice rink has gorgeous views of the Hilton, and is at a central location in the city close to great eats, Flato Markham Theatre, Downtown Markham, and Main St Unionville. Click here for opening hours and details: https://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/home/recreation/programs/skating-and-hockey/02-Markham-Civic-Centre-Outdoor-Ice-Rink

Ice Skating
Ice Skating at Civic Centre

5. Hot Chocolate Crawl

Go on a fun and tasty hot chocolate crawl across our city, and stop at key locations to see the different incredible light installations. Is there anything better? We’ve planned it all for you here: https://visitmarkham.ca/a-sweet-adventure-hot-chocolate-crawl-in-markham/

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