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A Day with the Stars in Markham

What better way to spend the day than exploring the places where some famous movies and television shows were filmed? We can’t think of any!

Did you know that dozens of movies and tv shows have been filmed in Markham over the years? From Main Street Unionville to Museums to schools and more, Markham has been featured in many blockbuster movies and popular television series with some well-known actors!

Visit Markham for a day to explore some of the locations used for filming and don’t forget to snack and eat at the local restaurants and cafes along your journey!


Stop 1

Where: Heintzman Historic House – 135 Bay Thorn Dr, Thornhill, ON L3T 3V1

Filmed Here: Work It (2020)

FOOD FEATURE: Stop by J Town (3160 Steeles Ave E, Markham) for all your favourite Japanese treats and drinks to get energized for a long day of touring Markham’s movie sets.

 

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Stop 2

Where: Whittamore’s Farm Markham – 8100 Steeles Ave E, Markham, ON L6B 1A8

Filmed Here: Zombies 3 (2022)

FOOD FEATURE: Stop by Reesor’s Farm Market (10825 Ninth Line, Markham) for some freshly baked goods and locally grown produce to bring home with you at the end of the day.


Stop 3

Where: Toronto Markham Airport – 10953 ON-48, Markham, ON L3P 3J3

Filmed Here: Handmaid’s Tale (2017-current)


Stop 4

Where: Markham Museum – 9350 Markham Rd, Markham, ON L3P 3J3

Filmed Here: Murdoch Mysteries (2008-current)

FOOD FEATURE: Take a pit stop at Main Street Markham nearby for some good eats and sweet treats!


Stop 5

Where: Bur Oak Secondary School – 933 Bur Oak Ave, Markham, ON L6E 1G4

Filmed Here: Downsizing (2017)


Stop 6

Where: Angus Glen Community Centre – 3990 Major Mackenzie Dr E, Markham, ON L6C 1P8

Filmed Here: Orphan Black (2013-2017)

FOOD FEATURE: Take a pit stop at New Kennedy Square (8360 Kennedy Rd, Unionville) for a midafternoon pick me up with a snack or drink at one of the many restaurants and cafes.


Stop 7

Where: Bill Crothers Secondary School – 44 Main St Unionville, Unionville, ON L3R 2E4

Filmed Here: Flashpoint (2008-2012), Orphan Black (2013-2017)


Stop 8

Where: Main Street Unionville – 146 Main St Unionville, Markham, ON

Filmed Here: Gilmore Girls (2000-2007), Schitt’s Creek (2015-2020), Suits (2011-2019), Private Eyes (2016-2021), A Simple Favor (2018)

FOOD FEATURE: Main Street Unionville boasts dozens of restaurants, cafes, and bakeries of all delicacies. Be sure to stop and grab a meal after all the touring!