Canada 150 in Newmarket


​​​The Town of Newmarket wants you to make the most of your Canada 150  with Newmarket by participating in various Canada 150 themed events, programs and initiatives,

How to participate?

​Be in the know about all the amazing Canada 150 related acknowledgements in Newmarket and around Canada. Check back on this page often for updates and information. 

Canada 150 Events in Newmarket 

National Canadian Film Day

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - various times

Don't miss the chance to participate in the largest film festival in Canada at Newmarket's Old Town Hall (460 Botsford Street). This is a celebration of Canadian films at over 600 venues across the country in honour of Canada 150. Films include:

  • Double Happiness at 12 noon
  • Red Violin at 2 p.m.
  • Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner at 4:30 p.m.
  • Strange Brew at 7:30 p.m.

Admission is free. For more information, please call 905-953-5110.

Newmarket Earth Hour

March 25, 2017 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. 

Every year, Earth hour encourages everyone to shine a light on climate action and power down for an hour from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. In celebration of Canada 150, we are encouraging our community go beyond the ordinary and power down for 150 minutes in total. Are you up for the challenge? Learn more about Newmarket's Earth Hour initiative.​

Explore other events happing around our Country using Passport 2017​

Passport 2017 AppGet the scoop on everything that's going on. Find out about events and activities​ that matter to you with the Passport 2017 App. This personalized application combines culture, food, history, sports and travel while award virtual badges. Passport 2017 is an excellent resources for discovering, experiencing and celebrating our beautiful country throughout 2017. ​