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Shop Local

Let's rally to help Markham's small businesses. Shop local and support our Markham Community.

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Let's help the small businesses in Markham and shop local this holiday season. Check out MPL's Shop Local page and start shopping.

Desserts

Chocolates, pastries, cakes, macaroons, Markham has so many great physical and online dessert shops that’s guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth with something that looks just as good as it tastes. These also make some great gifts for friends and families.

Tea & Coffee

You’re usually either, or.  Give the gift that is a sure bet, so you don’t have to get stressed out and anxious while crossing off your gift list.  Support these local tea & coffee spots by grabbing a hot cup of java for yourself or a gift card for your friend.

Restaurants

Markham is home to some of the best culinary establishments across the GTA. Try out these local restaurants and you won’t be disappointed. Get an Uber Eats delivery or pick up some takeout yourselves.  Treat yourself and save the hassle of cooking this holiday.

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Fitness & Wellness

With the holidays coming you sometimes can’t help but think of the New Year right around the corner.  Become that 3.0 version and start the New Year with a stronger, healthier you.

Apparel

Some of the best styles and fashion come from this city we call home.  Buy those shoes that will go so well with that bag.  Or give a cute hat with pompom to your child that you know would look so amazing.

Things to do

Looking for some fun and safe things to do?  Here are some options that are safe and fun.

Specialty Shops

Tell someone how special they are during the holidays with a gift from these local specialty shops. Personalized ornaments, hand-crafted lotion bars, these are just some of things you can get. Check out these local vendors and find some unique gift ideas.

Enjoy the Best of Markham

Services

Need a pair of new glasses? Want to get a haircut or need some tutoring help for your kids? Check out some service providers in Markham.

Home Decor

Check out the great online resources that the library has available for teens.

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