During the Market season, it’s always fun to have different things to see and do. Special events that have been planned so far include:
Opening Day – June 10 – come and meet up with your friends and our returning vendors. Opening ceremonies will be at noon.
Father’s Day – June 17 – All Dads are eligible to enter our special Father’s Day Draw for $20.00 in Market Bucks. Use Market Bucks at any vendor in the Unionville Stiver Mill Farmer’s Market. Draw will take place at 2:00 pm. WINNER: Winson Yeung
Canada Day – July 1 – Celebrating Canada! There will be flags, stickers and temporary tattoos. Test your knowledge with our Canadian trivia questions. A limited number of our red and white Stiver Mill Farmers’ Market bags will be given away!
Seniors Days at the Market – July 8, August 12, September 9, October 7 – Seniors make up a big part of our Market. A limited number of $5 coupons will be available for Seniors, to spend at any vendor in the Market. Stop by the Information Table to pick up your coupon.
Kids Day – July 22 – The market can be fun for the whole family but today we focus a bit more on the kids! Specialty booths include Starry Castle Canada and author Marisa Colosimo. York Region Children’s Aid Society will be joining us to promote Fostering in the community. There will be colouring at the Market Information Booth PLUS all the goodies our regular vendors have to offer!
Dog Day – July 29 – Today we have something for our canine companions! At 11:00 am we are having a Dog Contest, with prizes! Categories will include: Best Sit & Stay, Best Trick, Biggest Dog, Smallest Dog, Longest Tail, Shortest Tail, Dog & Owner look-alike, and more! Debbie Reynold from Life’s Ruff will be judging our dog contest and providing a training demonstration. Prizes generously donated by McGuire Naturals. Markham Animal Care Committee will be there and Honest to Dog will be selling handmade dog treats.
ECO Day – NEW DATE – September 23 – A focus on being more environmentally friendly. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
Closing Day of the Summer Market – October 7 – Pick up your pumpkin pie, and all the other fixings, for Thanksgiving! Last day of our outdoor market.
Opening Day of the INDOOR Market – October 14 – The market moves INSIDE the Stiver Mill building.
Spooky Sunday – October 28 – Stop at the market as part of Main Street Unionville’s safe trick or treat event.
CLOSING Day of the INDOOR Market – December 23 – Last day of our Indoor market. The market will be closed until June 2019.
More special events days may be added.
Photos of some past special event days: