Past Events

Scaryfest presented by the Friends of Markham Museum.

Dates: October 28-29, 2023

Time: Saturday & Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM. Last entry at 4:00PM.

LocationMarkham Museum – 9350 Markham Road


Join us as we transform our 25-acre site into a ghoulishly grand Halloween town – a family event perfect for kids 10 and under! Come in costume, experience the site and many family friendly activities. Book your ticket at the link below. Pick the entrance time slot that works best for you and guarantee your spot today!

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Children must be supervised at all times. Admission is by timed entranceSmoking and pets are prohibited.


Scaryfest 2023 is proudly presented by The Friends of Markham Museum, with funding provided by the Government of Ontario and Destination Markham, and support from our sponsors Tim Hortons, Alectra, Markville Toyota, Geranium, and Kinark Autism Services.


Government of OntarioDestination Markham



Tim Hortons




Book Launch Tea and Talk. Sunday June 4 at 2:00 PM at Markham Museum


The Friends of the Markham Museum welcome you to a Tea and Talk with Dr. William D. Finlayson and George W. J. Duncan.  Hear them speak on their new book, “The Archaeology, History, and Architecture of the Philip Eckhardt Log House – The Oldest House in the City of Markham, Ontario, Canada.”  Learn about their new discoveries regarding Markham’s oldest house and enjoy some light refreshments.  This event is free, however, registration is recommended to guarantee a spot.


Remembering Tokyo 1964

A glimpse at Markham’s Olympic memories



July 2021 – Local Team Canada athletes were ready to take on Tokyo in the 2020 Olympic Games.  The community was ready to show support as the athletes took the world stage.

Many got into the Olympic spirit and felt the hometown pride when they tuned in to Remembering Tokyo 1964.  This was an intimate conversation with Markham Olympic Silver Medalist Bill Crothers (Tokyo 1964) and Order of Canada Journalist and news anchor Lloyd Robertson whose first overseas assignment was the Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games.

Bill CrothersLloyd Robertson

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The City of Markham is proud of its rich sporting heritage and values a strong sporting culture that promotes accessibility and inclusiveness. Good luck to all the athletes and coaches competing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Thank you to our sponsors:

esquire homes
mcouat partnership
mingay and vereshchak

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friends of markham museum   City of Markham

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