Festival of Lights 2016

Festival of Lights
a Main Street Markham Tradition

Friday, November 25th, 2016 - 6pm – 9:30pm

The merchants of Main Street Markham welcome you to our traditional start to the Christmas Season.

Visit our new, renovated Main street where we have prepared an amazing evening for you where you can:

  • Free Horse and Buggy rides
  • Amazing jugglers, fire artists, and stilt walking elfs
  • Live musical entertainment
  • Strolling carollers  ….  and of course
  • a visit from Santa at the Tree lighting ceremony …..followed by
  • fireworks at 8 pm

You get the message – it’s a Festival of Lights!

Best Dressed Window

Help us select Best Dressed Window on Main Street Markham – and you could win a $100 Shopping Spree!

Just pick your favourite window, fill out a ballot in any store on Main Street Markham and you’re entered!

Contest ends 12pm – Nov 25th. **Participating stores only**

The Winning Stores and our Shopping Spree Winner will be announced on stage during the Opening Ceremonies for the Festival of Lights on Nov 25th at 8pm


The Merchants on Main Street Markham will be open late for holiday shopping.

…and there is lots of free parking behind the stores and public, wheelchair accessible washrooms

If you are interested in becoming a VOLUNTEER for this event, please click here to register.

If you would like to become a SPONSOR or a VENDOR for this event, please email our office at info@mainstreetmarkham.com or call 905 472-2462.

***NOTE: Main street will be closed at 3pm – 10:30pm for this event & there will be no street parking. There is plenty of parking behind the stores. Event is rain or shine – so come join us!