This week we have some great spooky events on our doorstep (and some a little further away if you don’t mind driving!). Markham Fair is back – albeit not in full, but we are taking (and grateful for) what we can get these days! There is live music, fairies and a live stream at Flato Theatre – we hope you enjoy your week!
Markham Fair in a Flash 30th Sept – 3rd Oct
In their 177th year, the Markham and East York Agricultural Society presents a one-direction walk-thru event that will feature:
- Farm animals
- Agricultural displays
- Tractors and other farming implements
- Barnyard Performance Zone
- Static Monster Truck Display
- Homecraft and community straw bale competitions
- Farmers market
- Fair food and more!
With everyone’s safety in mind, capacity will be limited to allow for social distancing, masks are required and tickets must be purchased online in advance. There are two other ways you can participate in Markham Fair in a Flash. You can enter and compete in one of the 33 classes listed in the prize book. You could also enter the Community Straw Bale Competition.
For more details click here. Price: $5
Carlaw in Concert with The Mess Jesters – Station Plaza Main Street Markham – Oct 1st – 5pm-8pm
The 2021 Carlaw in Concert season continues on Friday, October 1st with The Mess Jesters live at the Station Plaza, sponsored by Carlaw Music and Cupcake Junkies, with additional support from other Station Plaza retailers. The festivities and live music will run from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm (weather permitting), outdoors at the Station Plaza, across from the GO Station on Main Street in Markham. Bring your family, your friends and your masks and join the celebration of music, community and friends.
For more details click here. Price: FREE
Halloween Nights of Lights – Oct 1st – Oct 31st
AN IMMERSIVE HALLOWEEN EXPERIENCE at Richmond Hill Go Station! Back by popular demand, last year’s sold out Nights of Lights will be returning for the 2021 season! Bigger and better, this year’s experience will feature more than 1.5 million LED and RGB lights animated and synchronized to your favourite Halloween tunes along with a NEW drive-thru Trick or Treat Lane! Nights of Lights is the must-see drive-through event of the Fall season for all ages. Turn up the volume and roll down the windows because this dazzling lights display only happens once a year!
For more details click here. Price: From $25 per car
Horror Hallways at Hillcrest Mall – Fri/Sat/Sun through October
Horror Hallways makes a terrifying return for the 2021 season with a much scarier haunted maze than ever before.. Adventure down pitch-black hallways and come face to face with the many demons that lurk in the shadows! Not recommended for young children. Enter if you dare.
For more details click here. Price: $19.99 pp
Pickering Fairy Tours – Pickering Museum – October & November
Pickering’s picturesque forest, village, and gardens are home to not only some incredible natural creatures but also some magical creatures. Locate and visit a series of whimsical fairy, elf, and gnome homes scattered in the village and forest and learn about the history and folklore of the magical creatures of the forest. Pickering’s Fairy Tour is an opportunity to see their world up close. If you are looking to unleash your inner fairy, you can also make your very own fairy wand. The “Wand Workshop” can be purchased separately.
For more details click here. Price: $40 for up to 5 people.
Haunted Hollows Scream Park – East Gwillimbury – Oct 1st – 31st
Haunted Hollows Scream Park is what your Halloween fears are made of. With two acres filled with over thirty individual scenes, professional animatronics and live actors, the scream park will heighten all of your senses. As you twist and turn through the attraction, the sound and light escapes for each scene will provide a maximum haunted experience. One of the best haunted attractions in the GTA, they will provide an individual haunted walk-thru with keeping a mandatory two-minute window between groups. Masks mandatory.
For more details click here. Price: $27.54 pp
Camp Spooky – Canada’s Wonderland Sept 25th – Oct 31st
There is a lot of Halloween fun to be had at Canada’s Wonderland this year! Halloween encounters, fun mazes, a costume parade, pumpkin decorating, trick or treat adventures, dance parties, live music and shows with the PEANUTS gang plus all the other great rides and much more!
For details click here. Price: From $31.99
Heads Up For:
Flato Markham Theatre & Sultans of String present: Women of Song & Story Livestream Concert – Oct 16th – 7pm
Five remarkable and talented women, all with interesting stories to tell – Juno Award winner Kellylee Evans, America’s Got Talent star Mandy Harvey, flamenco dancer Tamar Ilana Page, Ladino singer Yasmin Levy, and co-hosted by actor/singer Amanda Martinez. This special concert and multimedia extravaganza features live performances, guest appearances, and video exclusives.
For more details click here. Price: minimum $10 donation suggested.