Markham and Unionville

Markham and Unionville

Historic Unionville is a hamlet within the larger suburban city of Markham, just north of Toronto. Visitors are drawn to the historic Main Streets lined with unique independent shops, cafes and restaurants.

Markham is also famous for being home to the Pacific Mall on Steeles Avenue East. This large mall features predominantly Asian shops and restaurants.

Those looking for outdoor activities will find several golf courses near Markham, along with green spaces like the Milne Dam Conservation Park or Toogood Pond Park.

Map of Markham and Unionville

Where are Markham and Unionville?

Markham and Unionville are located approximately 30 kilometres northeast of the old city of Toronto.

The area can be explored by car, with a number of additional public transit options. These include services by GO Transit, VIVA bus rapid transit and the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). The nearest major airport is Toronto Pearson International Airport in the GTA.

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Things to do in Markham and Unionville

Explore an art gallery

The Varley Art Gallery of Markham features a variety of permanent and rotating exhibitions, art classes, workshops and various other public programs and events.

Enjoy live theatre

The Flato Markham Theatre offers a packed schedule of events throughout the year. From live music to theatre performances, browse the calendar and find something that catches your eye.

Take a lively stroll

Catch a breath of fresh air in one of the area’s green spaces. Stroll around the pond in Unionville’s Toogood Pond Park or take a hike on one of the Milne Dam Conservation Park trails.

Visit an open-air museum

Explore the history of the city of Markham at the Markham Museum, an open-air museum of 10 hectares with historic buildings, galleries and a revolving calendar of special exhibits.

Play a round of golf

One of the more popular golf courses in Markham and Unionville, the Upper Unionville Golf Club is a public, par-71 course with holes that will challenge golfers of all skill levels.

Visit a local confectionery

The Old Firehall Confectionery, located in downtown Unionville, offers everything from handmade candy to truffles, chocolates and ice cream, housed in the town’s historic old firehall.

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Last updated: April 11, 2024

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