This week we have included a large range of events from a classical concert to fun family outings. See below to find out what’s on in Markham Mar 24th-30th and have a great week!
Earth Hour – Mar 26th 8.30pm
At 8.30pm, Saturday 26 March, millions of people in Australia and hundreds of millions around the world will switch off their lights to show their support for stronger action on climate change.
Climate change is impacting the world at this very moment, but you have the power to #ShapeOurFuture.
Join us and switch off this Earth Hour. Sign up today!
For more details click here. Price: FREE
Ripley’s Aquarium Virtual Tour – ongoing dates
Ripley’s are now offering virtual tour experiences consisting of both pre-recorded footage and live Q&A sessions. Pre-recorded footage is included to provide guests with a more comprehensive experience. The footage highlights events such as feedings and aquarist conversations that take place behind the scenes, that otherwise, you may not get to see.
Tours also available in Mandarin.
For more details click here. Price from $30.
Child Nation – until April 17th
Young People’s Theatre presents a unique adventure from the land down under! From boundary-breaking Australian artist, Jessica Wilson, comes Child Nation – a delightful and inventive online collection of 15 short digital “journeys”. Each journey or game guides kids to physically and imaginatively explore their everyday surroundings in playful new ways!
Using a phone or tablet, kids will follow prompts that are used to build a customized adventure. Kids say it feels like being inside their own story – as they make it up! Hours of fun and unlimited access for only $10 (recommended for ages 7-11). Available on-demand until April 17.
For more details click here. Price: $10
Visit Little Canada’s Five Cities – ongoing dates
This highly detailed and immersive miniature attraction offers spectacular scenery, enveloping soundscapes, animated features, and moving cars, trains, and boats that all operate on a 15-minute day cycle; upon sunset, thousands of tiny lights illuminate the display. A journey 10 years in the making, the attraction has opened to the public at 10 Dundas East across from Yonge and Dundas Square.
Guests can visit five destinations including Little Niagara, Little Toronto, Little Golden Horseshoe, Little Ottawa and Petit Québec.
A sixth destination, Little North, will be under construction. To round out the experience, visitors can head to the Little Bites Café and enjoy some quintessentially Canadian food and beverages.
For more details click here. Price: from $19
Spirit of Spring Psychic & Wellness Fair – Mar 27th -10.30am
The Spirit of Spring Psychic and Wellness Fair is a day filled with metaphysical and wellness vendors, readers and healers! Held at the Newmarket Veterans’ Association in the heart of Newmarket, from 10:30AM to 4:00PM, this two-floor event has something for everyone!
Admission is good for the whole day. Each ticket is added to a draw to win a basket filled with products from our vendors and readers. The venue has stairs and a stairlift available for easy access to both floors. Tickets can be pre-purchased and are also available at the door.
For more details click here. Price: $6.32
Wintersong Music Festival – Mar 25th & 26th
The Warm Hearts Collective and the team behind the Guinness World Record for “The Longest Concert by Multiple Artists” have joined forces for Wintersong 2020, an exciting community festival for families and music lovers of all ages.
For more details click here. Price: FREE
Brubeck Brothers Quartet Celebrate Dave Brubeck -Online and Live Concert – Mar 25th – 8pm
Celebrate the life and music of Dave Brubeck with his sons, bassist Chris, drummer Dan, and cellist Matt, plus saxophonist Bobby Militello, who performed and recorded with Brubeck from the 1970s. This multimedia show with stories, video, and music performed by the Brubeck Brothers Quartet takes us on a journey along the timeline of Brubeck’s extraordinary life and career.
Can be viewed live online or in-person at Koerner Hall.
For more details click here. Price: $20 online or in-person tickets from $45
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Easter Fun Fest at Markham Fairgrounds – Apr 15th-18th
Easter Fun Fest is taking over the Markham Fairgrounds this Easter weekend with TONS of FUN family rides, games and activities.
This 4-day indoor/outdoor festival runs from April 15th until April 18th. Festival hours are from 10am to 6pm daily.
Attractions include jumping castles, kiddie midway, pony rides, arcade games, mini putt, Easter egg hunts, live entertainment and much more.
For more details click here. Price: $24.32