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Drink Vendors at the Markham Craft Beer and Wine Festival

Get excited for Craft Beer and Wine and Spirits Get excited for the first annual Markham Craft Beer and Wine Festival! On Saturday, August 18, and Sunday, August 19, come down to the Markham Fairgrounds to enjoy the best local beers, wines, spirits, and more. There will also be live music and an enticing selection [...]

Markham Fair goes to Main Street Unionville

On Sunday, July 29, Markham Fair participated in the Unionville Exotic Car Show and the Stiver Mill Farmers’ Market on Markham’s historic Main Street Unionville! The third annual Unionville Exotic Car Show filled up the street with glamorous foreign vehicles for all to see. The cars presented luxury features like unusual lifting doors, luxurious interior [...]

2018-08-01T18:12:18+00:00August 1st, 2018|Ambassador, Markham Community|0 Comments

Interview: Meghan’s Ribbon Quilt by Stefy Desouza

Last Monday, our team had the opportunity to interview Meghan, her mother Heather, as well as the quilter Stefy Desouza about a beautifully woven ribbon quilt. Heather had Stefy make the quilt as a graduation present for Meghan. Meghan has participated in many events held here on the Markham Fairgrounds, one being the EastGen competition [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:12+00:00July 20th, 2018|Awards, Historical, Markham Community|0 Comments

EastGen Challenge 2018 at Markham Fairgrounds

For years now, EastGen, an innovative company that specializes in biotech and genetic material related to dairy heifers, beef, and goats, has sponsored future dairy leaders across Ontario through its youth events. One of these events, the EastGen Challenge, has young people showcasing their heifers in front of judges, who select the best cow based [...]

Royal Canadian Family Circus at Markham Fairgrounds

The Royal Canadian Family Circus is coming to Markham Fairgrounds! This year, they’ll be putting on a thrilling show called Spectac! under a traditional European-style big top tent, and they will be featuring a new cast of dazzling performers from across the globe with Ringmaster Joseph Bauer. There’s no better way to have an evening [...]

2018-07-20T17:25:43+00:00July 11th, 2018|Markham Community, Year Round Events|0 Comments

World’s Finest Shows and Markham Fair Annual Donation to MS Hospital for 2017

Faircrow, (Markham Fair’s Scarecrow Mascot), Markham Fair General Manager Tom Jones,  Markham Fair’s 2017 President Darren Little present a cheque to Allan Bell Director of Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation and Dr. Bear Program. The cheque is presented on behalf of Markham Fair and World’s Finest Shows. Markham Fair and World’s Finest Shows have felt passionate [...]

2018-03-21T15:45:57+00:00March 21st, 2018|Markham Community, Midway|0 Comments

2018 Prize Book in PDF Now Available

Just in time for March Break Looking for something to do this March break?  Why not start your craft projects and get an early start for the Markham Fair Homecraft sections. The Exhibitor sections of the Markham Fair 2018 Prizebook are now online in PDF format.  Download and print to see what's new in your [...]

Markham Fair and Caledonia Fair tied for Fair of the Year

Markham Fair and Caledonia Fair tied for "Fair of the Year" for 2017 at Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies convention in Toronto! Thank you to all our volunteers, visitors, vendors, entertainers and exhibitors who help make our fair even better!  Presenting the Award for Best Fair of 2017 from Worlds Finest Shows, Stacey Jamieson, Markham [...]

2018-02-27T09:02:25+00:00February 27th, 2018|Awards, Midway|0 Comments

2018 AGM – Welcome New Board

Darren Little passes on the gavel to Doug van Wolde, 2018 President.  The Annual General Meeting was attended by 70 voting members. Returning to the Board this year for a three year term are Gord Appleton, Michelle Hulshof, Kristen Miller and Doug Savage.  Also joining is new Board member Alana Tufford and retuning Past President [...]

2018-01-20T18:45:37+00:00January 19th, 2018|Volunteer|0 Comments

Ontario Volunteer Awards

A message from Helena Jaczek, MPP The Ontario Volunteer Awards recognize volunteers for providing committed and dedicated service to an organization. There are two recognition programs. The first annual recognition program is the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers. The medal is presented to outstanding young volunteers between the ages of 15 and 24 for their [...]

2018-01-05T17:37:24+00:00January 5th, 2018|Member|0 Comments

Markham Fair Prize Books – It’s that simple to Enter!

Look for a Section from the Prize Books. Pick the Section and best class that matches your entry. Fill out the appropriate Entry Form. Be sure to read the General Rules and Regulations. Bring the form into the Markham Fair Office on or before September 13, 2018, 8PM, with the appropriate entry

Rental Facilities

Markham 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.