This week it really feels like things are back on track with the Unionville Festival and other outdoor events to look forward to! There are lots to choose from in this list of what’s on in Markham June 2nd – 8th – so scroll down and check them out! Have a great week!
Unionville Festival 2022 – 4th June – 9am – 6.30pm
Unique shops, tempting cafes and restaurants, trails, Varley Art Gallery and more! Unionville Festival is back with events and entertainment throughout the day, also kids characters, food and craft vendors.
Flato Markham Theatre Season Launch – June 6th – 7pm
Join Flato Markham Theatre for their season launch featuring Pavlo, Viva Trio and Rob Tardik for a special evening of entertainment! Be the first to know all about their exciting season ahead!
Magic of Motown – June 8th – Flato Markham Theatre – Livestream – 8pm
For more details click here. Price: $18
York Region Pride Month Events – Pride Launch Party – June 3rd
As the sun sets to the west, Market Brewery is getting fired up on the east side of Newmarket. Don’t forget your blankets and lawn chairs as we prepare to rock the hillside for the opening night of the festival. We’ve seriously drawn some wild cards for this evening packed with stellar performances. Headlining is Tangent a talented five-piece band bringing you the hits from every decade that gets you.
In the artist lineup you can expect various styles of drag, involving vogueing and untamed outfit realness, who knows you might even catch a king onsite. We go behind the intense heat and witness the deadly art of fire dancing as North FIRE Circus lash out some extremely incredible visual displays.
Anticipate wicked lighting, confetti, and pyrotechnics as we celebrate the launch of historic pride month.
Food Truck onsite: Wickedly Sinful
Interactive Zone: Fair Games, Inflatables, Lounge
Event Site: Accessible
For more details and a list of other pride events in the region click here. Price: FREE
Brooklin Spring Fair – June 2nd – 5th
We are so excited that the Brooklin Spring Fair will be Together Again in 2022.
The Fair will be open from Thursday, June 2 through Sunday, June 5.
Your old favourites are back. And we’ve made some improvements, too. Come visit Agri-land, presented by Minto Communities, and learn about agriculture and how important it is to our community and our future.
Superfans will want to take in the Demolition Derbies on Thursday and Saturday nights. The Tractor Pull will wake up the neighbourhood on Friday as we watch the muscle on the track. And although it’s not our first Rodeo, we are excited to welcome back the RAM Rodeo family on Sunday afternoon.
Homecraft items will be on display in the arena. Visit the Little Shoppes on the Fair Grounds and see what this new marketplace has to offer. Thrill-seekers will want to head into the midway for the rides, sights and sounds. There will be plenty of entertainment for everyone – live music in the Back40 featuring Two for the Show on Friday and Saturday nights. The buskers return to the Courtyard stage throughout the weekend with a fabulous fire finale in the evenings.
We look forward to celebrating our return with you and your families. See you at the grand opening on June 2, 2022!
For more details click here. Price: from $5 (child), $12 (senior/students) $15 adults
Doors Open – Whitchurch-Stouffville – June 4th – 10am – 4pm
Whitchurch-Stouffville is pleased to be organizing a variety of in-person activities for Doors Open Ontario this year! Explore this vibrant community and engage in these family-friendly activations that span the municipality.
For more details click here. Price: FREE
Hip-Hop-0 (H20) at Brooks Farms – June 4th & 5th – 11am & 1pm
Two days of hip-hop fun at Brooks Farms! H20 will be here at 11am and 1pm BOTH Saturday and Sunday to teach you the ultimate hip-hop moves!
Kids (and adults!) can learn the amazing choreography, and show off their skills with a final performance! We are so excited to have the biggest dance party the farm has ever seen, you don’t want to miss this!
For more details click here. Price: $13.99
Ajax Rotary RibFest – June 3rd – 5th – Ajax Downs Casino
Visit with 6 amazing ribbers and numerous vendors and listen to live music with a drink from Brock Street Brewery. After filling your belly, climb aboard several rides at the family-friendly on-site carnival. Live performances from Spitfire Kings, 2 for the Show, Xtra X, Jenna Corvett, The Boneyard, The Bomb, Ayden Jacobs Band, Dylan H, Sarah Fazackerley and The Mac’s.
Ribbers: Camp 31, The Hogfather, Uncle Sams, Silver Bullet, Smokehouse Bandits, Boss Hog’s
Tiny Tom Donuts
Ontario Corn Roasters
The Hemp Spot
Funnel Cake Express
Heavenly Dreams Ice Cream
Mr. Kettle Corn
For more details click here. Price: Free parking + price of your food orders
Explorer Hop Math Hackathon – Virtual Challenge – June 4th – 6th
Think you can solve the world’s greatest problems using Math?
Join the next Math Hackathon challenge! Happening June 4 -5, for participants Grades 6 -12!
Stand a chance to:
* Win $100 Amazon gift card
* Earn a Certificate
* More Prizes for Top 10
And the best part?
FREE for all students!
What is Math Hackathon?
The Math Hackathon is a global event that challenges kids all over the world to prove how they can use math to solve our world’s greatest problems. The competition will be held virtually.
You can join as an individual and work on a project solo, or join as a group and work collaboratively with others.
How does Math Hackathon work?
You are given a problem to solve using math skills within 48 hours. You will submit your work via an online portal where your work will then be evaluated and participants will be ranked.
How do I register a Group?
Participants can work in a group of up to 4 members. There should not be a difference of more than 2 years in their ages (e.g. A 12-year old can be a group member to a 14-year old, but not to a 15-year old).
How do I submit my work?
Once the competition opens, you will be able to access a portal which will allow you to submit your answer.
For more details click here. Price: FREE
Aquino Tank Weekend – June 3rd- 4th – Ontario Regiment Museum, Oshawa
Visit the museum for Canada’s Largest Military Show!
There is no other show like this in North America!
Join us for a weekend-long event that features Battle Reenactments, Tank and Armoured Vehicle Demonstrations, Tanks and Military Vehicle Rides, Special speakers series and displays and Simulated Tank Battles. A fun and educational experience for the entire family!
You will not want to miss our annual Feature Event. Fun and Family-friendly event.
HISTORY LIVES HERE!
Visit the Museum during AQUINO Tank Weekend. Admission includes:
- Access to the Ontario Regiment Museum that houses artifacts, medals, weapons and uniforms covering 150+ years of military history from the Fenian Raids of 1866 to the conflicts of today.
- Explore our Military Vehicle Conservation Centre with over 80 military vehicles and Tanks on display.
- Living History Displays and WWII encampments to explore
- Battle Reenactments and Tank Demonstrations in our Tank Arena all weekend
- Access to a Militaria Market and Food vendors on site
- KID ZONE with ride-on Battle Tanks and more fun for little Tankers!
- Meet veterans of the 1991 Gulf War and learn about their fighting machines
- Meet veterans of the Second World War and the Battle of AQUINO in 1944
- Military Vehicle Rides in our Tank Arena (Additional Cost)
For more details click here. Price: from $10
Street Eats Taco Fest – June 3rd – 5th – Scarborough Town Centre
Gather your family and friends and come to Scarborough Town Centre for the 2022 Taco Festival. 25+ Vendors / 100+ Food Items / 20+ Drinks / Hot Sauce Bar / Margarita, Sangria & Tequila Bars / Mariachi Band & Live Music / Outdoor Games / Artisan Market and much more!
For more details click here. Price: $5
Once Upon a Time at Black Creek Pioneer Village – June 4th – 11am
See Black Creek transformed into a fantasy land of magic, wonder, and excitement!
Be transported to a storybook realm, with adventure around every corner. Meet colourful characters and take part in fairy-tale fun. Dance at a royal ball, and then stumble into a swashbuckling pirate adventure. Explore the royal castle and become a knight of the realm, then test your skills at our Wonderland Carnival Games.
Be entranced by lively storytelling, including a traditional puppet show, and don’t be late for class at the Academy of Fairies, where you’ll learn all about making dreams come true.
Saturdays in June, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For more details click here. Price: from $11.76
Salsa in Toronto Festival – Free Dance Lessons York Region – June 5th 4.30pm & 5.30pm
#Keepdancingcanada with Soul2Sole’s FREE Salsa and Bachata lessons in York Region!
- 4:30pm: Bachata Beginners
- 5:30pm: Salsa Beginners
Dance Mania, 245 West Beaver Creek Rd #5A, Richmond Hill, ON
For more details click here. Price: FREE
Educating Rita – A play by Willy Russell – June 3rd – 18th Theatre Scarborough
Follow the relationship between Rita, a young working-class hairdresser and Dr. Frank Bryant, a middle-aged University lecturer, during the course of a year. Brash, straight-talking Rita bursts into University night classes determined to change her life. Her tutor Frank is a jaded lecturer, a failed poet and a self-acknowledged ‘appalling teacher of appalling students’ who has just about given up. In need of some extra cash, he agrees to tutor Rita, totally unaware of the whirlwind that’s about to enter his world.
For more details click here. Price: from $19
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CYC Durham – Pickering Broadlands Planting – June 11th – 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Would you like to plant native trees and help restore the Pickering Brock Lands? Students will also receive volunteer hours by helping the environment.
Meet at the Pickering Museum Parking lot.
Registration is required for this event, walk-ins will not be accepted. Book early as places fill up fast!
What to wear:
- Long pants
- Closed-toed shoes
- Tall socks
- Face mask
- Hat and sunscreen.
What to bring:
- Rain protection
- Bug spray
- Reusable water bottle
Gardening gloves and water refill will be available on site.
For more details click here. Price; FREE