Fair Grounds, located in York Region, can accommodate a variety of functions
and gatherings. We are the host location for large trade and consumer
shows as well as corporate celebrations, concerts, banquets and other
special events. We welcome inquiries from event planners, exhibitors,
We are located 20 minutes from Toronto’s Pearson International
It is a 35 minute drive from downtown Toronto.
The Markham Fair Grounds are 10 minutes north on McCowan from highway 407.
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Free on-site parking for up to 8,000 vehicles
The Markham Fair Grounds has 4 interconnected exhibit halls ranging from 8,000
to 15,000 sq. ft., plus a 30,000 sq. ft Livestock arena complex. Totaling
over 90,000 sq. ft of indoor space.
Exhibition Halls feature:
• Large foyer entrances
• Cash machines
• Large overhead drive-in doors
• Cement Flooring
• Modern metal-halide lighting systems
Livestock Arena Complex – Building 6
30,000 sq. ft. of open space
Ideal for concerts, livestock sales, trade and consumer shows, themed corporate
functions, religious events and much more. Fixed bleacher seating for up to
1,500 people plus potential for additional floor seating where required.
On-site Event Service Providers
On-site electrical, referenced catering and cleaning services
Full Kitchen Facilities
Chest Freezer, 3 upright refrigeration units, 2 domestic ranges, separate entrance,
lots of counter space.
Wheelchair accessible entrances, wheelchair availability and barrier-free
Public washrooms are conveniently located throughout the facility.
Baby Changing Counters
Baby changing counters are located in washrooms in Building 1, 3 and 4.
Over 5,000 hotel guestrooms nearby
Great restaurants, attractions and shopping malls
Conveniently located cash machines and pay phones
Don’t miss the opportunity to inform over 2,000 people each month about your
event. Your event listing will be displayed on the Markham
Fair Year Round Events listing. This listing has been designed to provide your event with
maximum exposure to potential attendees and exhibitors. Your event listing
will prominently display a description of your event along with contact information
including a link to your website.
Statistics at a Glance
• Over 300,000 visitors each year
• Over 90,000 sq. ft. of flexible exhibit and meeting space
• 4 interconnecting exhibit halls ranging from 8,000 sq. ft. to 15,000 sq.ft.
• 2 loading dock and 9 drive-in doors… easy access for move-in and
move-out of all buildings
• High ceiling clearances ranging from 15 ft. to 30 ft.
• Free on-site parking available for up to 8,000 vehicles