What to Do in Markham This Fall

Is there anything better than the autumn breeze and changing leaves? Mix in some incredible events and themed to do’s, and the answer is NOPE! There’s so much coming to Markham this Fall and we’ve got the scoop right here. Check it out!

Culture Days at the Varley Art Gallery

Culture days at Varley Art Gallery


Visit the Varley Art Gallery from September 22 to October 15 for free hands-on art activities inspired by their current exhibitions.

Date: Saturdays & Sundays from September 22 to October 15

Time: 10:00am–5:00pm

Location: Varley Art Gallery, 216 Main Street Unionville

Website: culturedays.ca/en/events

Apple Picking at Organics Family Farm

Apple Picking Season is in full effect at Organics Family Farm! Their honey crisp opener is Friday, September 22.

Admission is $15.00/per person (3 years and up). This price includes a 5lb bag of pick your own apples!

Location: Organics Family Farm, 7550 19th Ave

Website: www.organicsfarm.ca/apples

Apple picking this fall in Markham

AppleFest at the Markham Museum

AppleFest this fall in Markham

The tastiest event of the year – fun for the entire family at the Markham Museum’s AppleFest!

Apple cider, train rides, tasty treats, exhibitions, activities, and more. Pre-purchase your tickets online at markhammuseum.ca for $10.00 or buy at the door for $14.00. Children 24 months and under get in free.

Date: Saturday, September 23

Time: 10:00am–4:00pm

Location: Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Rd

Website: markhammuseum.ca

Events at the Rouge River Brewery


The best brewery in the GTA is hosting a number of exciting events this month including Sips & Songs, Paint Nite, and Rougetoberfest!

Shop local vendors, grab a drink from the Rouge River Brewery tent and enjoy live music at Sips & Songs, paint, drink, and have a good time at PaintNite, and enjoy games, beer and more at Rougetoberfest.

Location: Rouge River Brewery, 50 Bullock Dr Unit 8

Website: rougeriverbrewingcompany.com

Rouge River Brewery fall events in Markham

25th Anniversary at First Markham Place

First Markham Place 25th anniversary


A destination unique to Markham with over 23 restaurants, 180 shopping experiences, serene relaxation spas and more, First Markham Place is a true one-stop-shop that caters to every visitor.

Their 25th anniversary event features a captivating multi-cultural music concert, and a groundbreaking outdoor drone spectacle!

Date: Saturday, September 23

Time: 7:30pm–9:15pm

Location: First Markham Place, 3255 Hwy 7 East

Live Music Nights


Catch live music every Saturday in the Downtown Markham square featuring talented local musicians.

Location: Downtown Markham, 169 Enterprise Blvd

Website: downtownmarkham.ca/events/dtm-music-nights

Live music in downtown Markham this fall
Live music at the Monte Carlo Inn Markham


Every Friday night head over to the Menaggio Restaurant and Wine Bar for a live music and open mic night!

Free Admission. Located at the Monte-Carlo Inn Downtown Markham (Warden & Denison). Contact via email at menaggio@montecarloinns.com for details.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 6:00pm–8:30pm

Location: Monte Carlo Inns, 7255 Warden Avenue

Main St Markham Farmers’ Market

There’s nothing better than a Farmers’ Market! Stop by Main St Markham every Saturday for an amazing selection of locally-sourced, fresh, and handcrafted quality goods.

Date: Every Saturday until October 7

Time: 9:00am–1:00pm

Location: 132 Robinson Street

Website: mainstreetmarkham.com/farmers_market.php

Main St Farmers Market Markham this fall

Markham Fair

Annual Markham fall Fair

Canada’s largest 4 day agricultural fair is back at the Markham Fairgrounds from September 28 to October 1! There will be food trucks, carnival games, a giant ferris wheel, farm animals, local vendors, entertainment and more. Check out our Markham Fair blog!

Date: September 28 to October 1

Time: Thursday to Saturday, 9:00am-10:00pm & Sunday, 9:00am-6:00pm

Location: Markham Fairgrounds, 10801 McCowan Rd

Website: www.markhamfair.ca

Diamond Season at the Flato Markham Theatre

The Flato Markham Theatre’s Diamond Season is here! From talented indigenous artists, to rock, comedy, and jazz, this season has a show for everyone.

Opening Date: Thursday, September 28

Location: Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd

Website: flatomarkhamtheatre.ca

Flato Markham Theatre Diamond Season

Mid-Autumn Night Festival on Main St Unionville

Mid-Autumn festival in Markham


Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival on Main St Unionville with a lantern making workshop, photo booth contests, and more!

Date: Friday, September 29

Time: 4:00pm–9:00pm

Location: Bandstand at Unionville Main Street

Website: unionville.ca

Ladies Night on Main St Unionville


A night of giveaways, shopping, conversation, and fashion, just for the girls!

Date: Thursday, October 5

Time: 5:30pm–9:00pm

Location: Main St Unionville

Website: unionville.ca

Ladies Night on Main St Unionville Markham


This once-a-year spectacular is not to be missed! Dare to be a part of York Region’s largest 19+ 2SLGBTQ+ Halloween dance party. Costumes are highly encouraged for this occasion. Meet up at the doorstep of Toronto Marriott Markham and stay the night!

Date: Friday, October 20

Time: 9:00pm–2:00am

Location: Toronto Marriott Markham, 170 Enterprise Blvd

Website: yorkpride.ca/events/hallowqueen

ScaryFest at the Markham Museum

The Markham Museum’s 25-acre site turns into a spooky Halloween town!

Come in your costume and enjoy activities including a mad scientist show, mini golf, pirate paradise and more. Fun for the entire family! Admission is $14.00. Children 24 months and under get in free.

Date: Saturday, October 28 to Sunday, October 29

Time: 11:00am–6:00pm

Location: Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Rd

Website: markhammuseum.ca

ScaryFest at Markham Museum


Stay tuned as we refresh this list every week with more exciting events and things to do in Markham this Fall season!

Don’t forget to tag us in the fun on Instagram @visitmarkham #VisitMarkham

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