Top Spots for Holiday Photos

One of our favourite things to do during the holidays is to take photos with and of the beautiful decorations found on every corner! Markham is no different, there are tons of decorations and lights found around the city making perfect backdrops for photos this holiday season.

Grab your camera and head out to get your holiday photos in Markham this year! And share them with us by tagging #VisitMarkham



Main Street Unionville is known as the ultimate holiday town for the extravagant decorations paired with the great stores for your holiday shopping. With a large ornament chair, a decked-out gazebo, and an oversized holiday light up frame, there are endless photo possibilities on Main Street Unionville. Grab the family and head out to take a family photo for your Christmas card or to share with family and friends on Instagram.


Address: Main Street Unionville, Markham


Main Street Markham


Lights, food, shopping, and decorations make Main Street Markham a top spot for holiday photos. Practice posing that you can use with the light displays, the adorable Love Gelato Alley, in your favourite cozy restaurant or doing a fun activity at one of the local businesses (like playing video games or painting pottery).


Address: Main Street North, Markham


Fairway of Lights


This unique event at the Angus Glen Golf Club is back with their holiday decorations lining the 18th hole. Walk along the trail past dozens of photo opportunities with the lights, decorations, and don’t forget, SANTA! Dress warm for this photo outing as you don’t know how windy the 18th hole will be.


Address: 10080 Kennedy Rd, Markham


CF Markville


Shop till you drop and smile until your cheeks hurt on a visit to CF Markville. Partner holiday shopping with holiday photos this year at Markville Mall. Wander through the halls and around all the holiday décor that would make the perfect backdrop to your holiday photos.


Address: 5000 Hwy 7, Markham


Heintzman House


Step back in time at the Heintzman House to take this year’s holiday photos. Being decked-out in lights and decorations, makes the Heintzman House a perfect backdrop for your family photos.


Address: 135 Bay Thorn Dr, Thornhill


Downtown Markham


Keep your holiday photos simple this year with a trip to Downtown Markham. The decorations in Downtown Markham keep things simple and modern making for a great photo to keep you and your loved ones as the main focus.


Address: Enterprise Blvd, Markham


Santa Photos


If you’re looking to get a picture with Santa (and tell him your wish list) these are the places to go and find him!

Check the websites for times and if reservations are required.

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