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Markham Village Music Festival 2018

Posted by MarkhamToday // June 5, 2018 // in News // 0 Comments

The Festival will be holding their 41st edition on Main Street on Friday evening, June 15 and Saturday, June 16 all day and evening. Once again, there will be four stages of entertainment, craft & food vendors, farmers market and much more!

Morgan Park will be bringing back the Carnival Rides on Friday, Saturday and NEW this year, on Sunday. The Petting Zoo will be back on Saturday and the Kids Entertainment stage will be going on Saturday and Sunday.

Family fun for everyone!

Special this year – many local choirs will be performing in our Music Festival. Check back here for updated information and the Schedule of Events.

Schedule Dates
June 15 – Main Street  6:00pm to 11:00pm;  Morgan Park 4:30pm to 10:00pm
June 16 – Main Street 10:00am to 9:00pm;  Morgan Park 11:00am to 10:00pm
June 17 – Morgan Park 12:00pm to 8:00pm
 

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ABOUT THE MARKHAM VILLAGE MUSIC FESTIVAL:
Its the 41st edition of the Markham Village Music Festival!  The Markham Kinsmen started the Markham Village Music Festival in 1978. Back then, it was simply called the Markham Village Festival. Since music is such a strong component of the Festival, the name was changed to the Markham Village Music Festival in 2001.

The Festival takes place on the third full weekend of June in Markham Village. Main Street Markham (a.k.a. Markham Road or Highway 48) is closed to traffic from Highway 7 north to Parkway/Bullock for this annual event.

Morgan Park will be bringing back the carnival rides this year. Good news – the rides will be running on Friday evening, all day Saturday and Saturday evening and new this year – Sunday from 12 noon to 8 pm. The Petting Zoo will be back on Saturday. Our entertainment stage will feature local children and teens on Saturday and Sunday. Check the Morgan Park tab for the updates and schedule.

Volunteers are the backbone of any community organization and this is true of the Markham Village Music Festival. The enthusiastic residents that make up the Festival committee meet starting in January to prepare for this annual event. New members are most welcome and we encourage you to participate in your community! Along with the Organizing Committee, volunteers are needed for the actual weekend. If you are an adult or a student looking for your community volunteer hours, we can use your help. Please visit our Volunteer Page to find out how you can become involved.

The Festival is supported by donations from the Federal Government, Provincial Government, the City of Markham, many local businesses, as well as corporations and individuals. Extra funds are raised through the rental of craft and food booths. In-kind donations are gratefully received. It truly is a party supported by our community!

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