Canada 150 – Ontario 150 – Marks the Largest Celebration in the GTA
What You Need to Know About Markham Expo 150!
MARKHAM, ON, Aug. 31, 2017 – On Tuesday, September 5, come join us to be among the first to know what to expect at the Markham Expo 150!
Starting Friday, September 8, the City will be hosting the Markham Expo 150, a weekend-long festival celebrating Canada’s and Ontario’s 150 birthday, while showcasing Markham’s rich history, sports, arts and culture, agriculture and diversity.
Markham Expo 150 will feature an incredible line-up of internationally renowned entertainment, musical performances, food trucks, children’s activities, First Nations exhibition and community showcase. The main event will be on Sunday, September 10 at the Markham Civic Centre – a day-long celebration, ending with the ONTour Concert Series.
The City of Markham is pleased to announce that Canadian singer-songwriter, Jessica Mitchell, will be helping to kick-off the Markham Expo 150 celebrations with an acoustic performance at the press conference!
Markham Expo 150 Press Conference
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Markham Civic Centre – Great Hall
101 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti
Members of Council
John Webster, Town Crier
Jessica Mitchell, singer/songwriter
Jonathan Michael & Michelle White – Star Search Markham Finalists
Quisha Wint, Singer/Songwriter
Jessica Mitchell and Mayor Frank Scarpitti will be available for on-site interviews with accredited media following the announcement.
Please RSVP to request an interview and to confirm your attendance.
About Markham: Markham, a municipality with 350,000 residents centrally located in the Greater Toronto area, is home to over 400 corporate head offices and more than 1,100 high tech and life science companies. Founded in the 1790s, today Markham is Canada’s most diverse community, enjoys a rich heritage, outstanding community planning and services, and a vibrant local economy. Markham has received the Excellence Canada Gold Award for Organizational Quality & Healthy Workplace, and multiple heritage and environmental awards.
For further information: Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti: firstname.lastname@example.org or 905.475.4872; Media inquiries / interview requests: Corporate Communications & Community Engagement Department at email@example.com or 905.415.7548.