Downtown Markham is inviting you to Party in the Square on New Year’s Eve with live music and fireworks as we ring in 2023!

We will host our annual New Year’s party on December 31st in Origin Square – at 169 Enterprise Blvd. From 10 p.m. to after midnight. You can expect to groove to our magical DJ, a live musical performance by Bernadette Connors Band and Guest VIP host John Webster, who will host our official countdown which will be followed by spectacular fireworks show.

WHAT: NYE Party in The Square, live music and fireworks!
WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022, 10 pm to midnight
WHERE: 169 Enterprise Blvd, Downtown Markham

What a great opportunity to enjoy music and fireworks with friends, also to make new friends in the community and celebrate all we have in Downtown Markham.

There are endless options if you don’t feel like cooking and want to treat your family or friends to some fine dining in DTM before taking in live music, capped off with an exceptional fireworks show.

Our party will kick off at 10 p.m. with an energetic DJ playing everything you can expect to get the party started, live music from the Bernadette Connors band beginning at 10:30 p.m. Get ready for her dynamic vocal range to blow your mind!

Markham’s Town Crier John Webster will then lead the crown with a countdown to midnight, followed by unforgettable fireworks show lighting up the sky above the Square.

Keep in mind there is no admission to join in on the festivities BUT be sure to dress appropriately for the weather!!


John Webster: Markham Town Crier: Intros & Countdown

John is a third-generation resident of Markham and was proclaimed as The Official Town Crier for The City of Markham by Town Council in 1987. He is very visible throughout the town, conducting historic walks and reading proclamations at official functions. John performs at over 200 events per year and sits on many boards of community clubs and festivals.

Bernadette Connors and Band: 10:30 p.m. Live Performance

Bernadette takes listeners on an intimate and exciting journey that resonates with audiences of all ages. Her full-length album “Monarch” was produced by Canada’s own John-Angus MacDonald (guitarist for The Trews) recorded during the pandemic. It touches on the magic of smalltown Ontario and highlights the importance of one’s local community. The project was truly a communal effort with local business, politicians, and community members coming together to bring the music to fruition. Bernadette gives back to her community with the song “Georgina”, which gives the world a glimpse into what makes the small Ontario town so special. Her new music has a unique, yet classic sound that’s been missing in Canada, and can truly be described as Canadian. Featuring some of Canada’s top musicians, and a voice that sounds just as good on stage as it does on the recording,


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