Attractions2018-12-04T14:49:42+00:00
2018-12-04T14:50:33+00:00

Demolition Derby

Markham Fair is once again hosting the Demolition Derby competition on Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7PM. This is a fan favourite! There are 3 classes of metal crushing mahem! Full Size Straight Stock, Figure 8 Racing, Minismash ($ prize money) classes will challenge the drivers and entertain the fans! Approximately 50 pre-loved automobiles will take [...]

2018-09-11T12:18:56+00:00

Jess and Tay

Jess and Tay are Singer/Songwriters currently living in Toronto going into their 4th and final year at Humber College. Both are Vocal Majors in the Bachelor Of Music Program, their band is comprised of students that have graduated or are still in the same program. Jessie being from Hamilton and Taylor from Pickering, met at [...]

2018-09-25T12:21:34+00:00

Fall Comfort Food from the Farm with Nadia Rehman

Take a food journey into this fall season with Nadia Rehman, Owner of Flavour Food Co and as seen on MasterChef Canada season 5. Using local and seasonal ingredients she will be making 3 simple and flavourful dishes that anyone can master! She will be whipping up a quick and easy pumpkin and coconut soup, [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:33+00:00

Rooks to Cooks Young Cook of the Year Competition

Rooks to Cooks is the GTA’s most innovative culinary school and they will be heating things up at the Markham Fair with an amazing cooking challenge for Young Chefs!!  Join Chef Shai Mandel, founder and CEO of Rooks to Cooks, at the 1st Annual YOUNG COOK OF THE YEAR COMPETITION. It will be deliciously exciting [...]

2018-09-11T12:18:00+00:00

Motus-O Dance Theatre Presents From HAND TO PLOW

From HAND TO PLOW – Tool Time in Farm Rhyme MOTUS O creates and performs an original production – From HAND TO PLOW. The company will present this original piece several times each day in their ROUND TENT; a tent venue that was specifically made for the event. The 15 minute dance/theatre production may seem [...]

2018-10-01T11:18:14+00:00

Jeff Blackburn

Jeff Blackburn is a Canadian multidisciplinary artist based in Toronto, CAN. Heavily inspired by illustration, graffiti, and comic books, Blackburn’s work is known for its emphasis of line and texture, focusing on the linear deconstruction of form through a series of exploratory contour lines. Recent paintings are constructed by merging contemporary urban art aesthetics with [...]

2018-08-16T14:40:19+00:00

Stock and Modified Garden Tractor Pull

For those of you who are not familiar with the Tractor pulling competition. It is when a special-built weighted pulling machine, which is more commonly known as a “sled” is pulled by a modified lawn tractor on a dirt track of a specific distance. As the Garden Tractor pulls the sled down the track, ballast [...]

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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.