Grease Lightning Drive In in Downtown Markham
Fan Favourite Drive In Returns to Downtown Markham

Grease Lightning Drive In returns July 23, at 7 p.m.

Greater Toronto Area, July 3, 2014 — Downtown Markham announced this week the return of the much anticipated drive-in theatre. This mid-week family feature welcomes movie lovers from around the Greater Toronto Area to join in some nostalgic fun.

On Wednesday, July 23, Downtown Markham invites the community to relive the fun with a FREE Drive In. This family friendly community event will begin with a Grease-inspired sock hop dance party, complete with ’50s music, prizes for the best costumes, edible treats and more. An airing of the original Grease feature film is scheduled for half past dusk, at 9 p.m. More details about the event and the screening can be found at and remember, “It doesn't matter if you win or lose, it's what you do with your dancin' shoes.”

“Downtown Markham is thrilled to bring the drive-in theatre experience back for a second showing,” says Evelynn Ratcliffe, Retail Marketing for Downtown Markham at The Remington Group. “We’re also excited to add the costume theme party component.”

The event, which officially kicks off at 7 p.m., offers FREE admission and FREE parking. Prizes will be available to attendees in costumes and food truck fare is available for purchase. For those in the community who live close by or wish to come via public transit, bring a chair and blanket as a seating area will be available.

Grease Lightning Drive In Event Details:

Date:             Wednesday, July 23, 2014
When:          Gates open and Sock Hop starts at 7 p.m., film screening at 9 p.m.
Where:         85 Enterprise Blvd. Parking Lot

For full event details including directions and more, please visit

About Downtown Markham

Located in Canada’s High Tech Capital, Downtown Markham is the newest addition to Canada’s largest metropolis, the Greater Toronto Area. It is a vibrant, entertaining and culturally infused city centre with an exclusive, artistic vibe. Downtown Markham is also the place to be green. The project will feature North America’s largest collection of LEED certified green certified buildings and has more than 72 acres of natural and landscaped green spaces. Next to come to life will be the amazing Downtown Markham retail complex. For more information, please visit or contact

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