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upcoming community events

We love to celebrate all the fun events that happen in York Region, from small town fairs to major shows and gatherings. Our vivaNext team is always out in the community, and would love a chance to meet you.


Family Fun Day Open House

Date and time: Saturday, May 27, 10am-3pm
Location: 55 Orlando Avenue, Richmond Hill [see map]
Description: Join the fun and bring your family to see displays of equipment and vehicles [trucks! Buses!] a tour of the new Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility, mascots and interactive displays, and prizes. Admission is free, donations to 360°kids are encouraged. Visit the website for more information.

 


Bike to Work

Dates/times: Monday, May 29, 7:30am-9am

Location: 200 Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket

Description: Join us in Newmarket at the kickoff to Bike To Work Day, to help celebrate active transportation! See website for details.

 


Concerts in the Park - Vaughan

Vaughan

Dates/Locations:
- June 14, Vaughan City Hall [outdoor courtyard], 2141 Major Mackenzie Dr, Maple
- July 12, Chancellor District Park, 430 Chancellor Drive, Woodbridge
- August 2, York Hill District Park, 501 Clark Ave, Thornhill

Time: 6-9pm

Description: Free professional concerts held on select Wednesday evenings from June to August. June 14 features "The Funk Frequency – A Tribute to Prince & The Minneapolis Sound." July 12 features "Abbamania – A tribute to ABBA." August 2 features "Soular." See website for details.

 

Richmond Hill

Dates/Locations:
- Jule 27, Mill Pond Park, 321 Mill Street, Richmond Hill
- August 24, Mill Pond Park, 321 Mill Street, Richmond Hill

Time: 6-9pm

Description: Enjoy all kinds of music including: blues, country, rock 'n' roll, celtic, and children's acts. See website for details.

 


Farmers' Markets - Newmarket

Dates/Times: June 17, and July 29, 8am-1pm

Location: Newmarket Riverwalk Commons, 200 Doug Duncan Drive

Description: farmers, vendors and volunteers create a hive of activity reminiscent of the town’s early years as a new market. A place to buy farm fresh produce, home-made baking, hand-made crafts and a great place to meet up with friends over breakfast or lunch. See website for details.

 


Canada Day Celebration in Vaughan

Date and Time: July 1, noon to 9pm
Location: Boyd Conservation Area, at 8739 Islington Avenue in Vaughan [see map]
Description: Activities and entertainment for the whole family including live performances, midway rides and inflatables, face painting, arts and crafts, a cultural food zone, business zone, laser show and more. Free admission. Visit the website for more details.

 


past events

  • Touch-A-Truck - Newmarket Operations Centre - May 25, 2017
  • Colouring Contest booth - Bathurst Clark Resource Library - May 6 and 10, 2017
  • Colouring Contest booth - Dufferin Park Resource Library - May 1 and 13, 2017
  • Newmarket Home & Lifestyle Show - March 31-April 2, 2017
  • YRT/Viva Service Planning public information centres, in Richmond Hill and Newmarket - March 29 and April 11, 2017
  • St. Paul Catholic School games night in Newmarket - March 23, 2017
  • YRT/Viva Service Planning >> public information centre - March 21, 2017
  • Vaughan Winterfest - February 12, 2017
  • Vaughan Business Expo 2017
  • Garlic is Great Festival- August 20 2016, Newmarket
  • Concert in the Park – August 18 2016, Richmond Hill
  • Concert in the Park – July 21 2016, Richmond Hill
  • Newmarket Farmers Market – July 16 2016, Newmarket
  • Concert in the Park – June 29 2016, Vaughan
  • Concert in the Park – June 22 2016, Vaughan
  • Newmarket Chamber BBQ – June 22 2016, Newmarket
  • Farmer’s Market – June 4 2016, Newmarket
  • Bike to Work Day – May 30 2016, Newmarket
  • Touch a Truck – May 25 2016, Newmarket
  • #ThanksDavisDr – May 7 2016, Newmarket

Touch-A-Truck event at Newmarket Operations Centre
Touch-A-Truck event at Newmarket Operations Centre

Colouring Contest booth at Dufferin Park Resource Library in Vaughan
Colouring Contest booth at Dufferin Park Resource Library in Vaughan

St. Paul Catholic School games night in Newmarket
St. Paul Catholic School games night in Newmarket

YRT/Viva Service Planning event at Vaughan Mills
YRT/Viva Service Planning event at Vaughan Mills

VivaNext at the Vaughan Business Expo #VBX17!
Vaughan Business Expo #VBX17

Moon Festival 2016

Garlic is Great Festival on Saturday, August 20

Vaughan Chamber of Commerce’s Member Appreciation BBQ on Thursday, August 18th

Richmond Hill Concerts in the Park
Richmond Hill Concert in the Park, August 18

Richmond Hill Concerts in the Park
Richmond Hill Concert in the Park, July 21

Newmarket Farmers’ Market<br /> at Riverwalk Commons
Newmarket Farmers’ Market at Riverwalk Commons

VivaNext booth at the City of Vaughan's Concert in the Park, at Vaughan City Hall
VivaNext booth at the City of Vaughan’s Concert in the Park, at Vaughan City Hall

VivaNext booth at the City of Vaughan's Concert in the Park, at Vaughan City Hall
VivaNext booth at the City of Vaughan’s Concert in the Park, at Vaughan City Hall

VivaNext booth at the City of Vaughan's Concert in the Park, at York Hill District Park in Thornhill<br />
VivaNext booth at the City of Vaughan’s Concert in the Park, at York Hill District Park in Thornhill

VivaNext booth at the City of Vaughan's Concert in the Park, at York Hill District Park in Thornhill<br />
VivaNext booth at the City of Vaughan’s Concert in the Park, at York Hill District Park in Thornhill

Councillor Cilevitz Ward 5 barbeque – Richmond Hill
Councillor Cilevitz Ward 5 barbeque – Richmond Hill

Councillor Cilevitz Ward 5 barbeque – Richmond Hill
Councillor Cilevitz Ward 5 barbeque – Richmond Hill

Concord West Ratepayers Association picnic
Concord West Ratepayers Association picnic

Planting flowers at the Concord West Ratepayers Association picnic
Planting flowers at the Concord West Ratepayers Association picnic

VivaNext booth at the Bike To Work Day, in Newmarket
VivaNext booth at the Bike To Work Day, in Newmarket

Kickoff event for the Bike To Work Day event in Newmarket
Kickoff event for the Bike To Work Day event in Newmarket

10th Anniversary Photo – Bike To Work Day in Newmarket
10th Anniversary Photo – Bike To Work Day in Newmarket

VivaNext staff help out at Newmarket’s Community Clean Up
VivaNext staff help out at Newmarket’s Community Clean Up

Filling out ballots to win a longboard at the VivaNext booth, Newmarket’s Community Clean Up
Filling out ballots to win a longboard at the VivaNext booth, Newmarket’s Community Clean Up

Staff helping to clean up along Highway 7 in Vaughan on Earth Day, 2016
Staff helping to clean up along Highway 7 in Vaughan on Earth Day, 2016

Touring a Viva bus at the Touch-A-Truck & Community Open House in Newmarket
Touring a Viva bus at the Touch-A-Truck & Community Open House in Newmarket

VivaNext staff and booth at the Touch-A-Truck & Community Open House in Newmarket
VivaNext staff and booth at the Touch-A-Truck & Community Open House in Newmarket

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