Frequently Asked Questions about the Festival
Q: How much is the entry fee?
A: It's FREE! Our sponsors foot the entire bill.
Q: Is there parking close by, and what does it cost?
A: There are hundreds of parking spots on the streets and the parking lots behind the shops. See the map to find where the parking lots are. Oh, by the way, parking is FREE as well.
Q: Can you get a drink at the Festival?
A: Yes, most of our restaurants are fully licensed. And the pubs bring their patios right onto the street.
Q: Are there things for young children to do?
A: Lots! There's the Children's Village in Morgan Park, with carnival games, rides, free swimming, a petting zoo and more.
Q: What are the Festival times?
A: Friday evening from 6 pm until 10 pm. Saturday from 9 am until 6 pm.
Q: What time do the roads actually close?
A: Markham Main Street North (Hwy 48) and the side sreets leading to it close 3 pm Friday and re-open at 1:30 am. On Saturday, they close at 7 am and re-open at 7 pm.
Q: How do I get there?
A: It's easy, please visit the Map Page to see how.
Q: Can I get there by transit?
Q: Are there places to sit down and is there any shade?
A: Yes, there's plenty of shade, and park benches located up and down the street. Also, the restaurants and pubs are all open, and some of them will have patios extended into the street.
Q: Is it wheelchair accessible?
A: The festival is held on the street, which is fully accessible. Some of the shops on the street are not accessible.
Q: What if it rains?
A: The Festival goes on, rain or shine.
Q: Where do I get an Entertainment schedule?
A: We will be publishing a schedule on this website closer to the event, as the performers are booked. When it's ready, you can see it by clicking here.