Canada’s Largest 4 Day Agricultural Fair

/Canada’s Largest 4 Day Agricultural Fair
Canada’s Largest 4 Day Agricultural Fair2019-08-29T20:13:07+00:00

For a complete list of events during the fair visit our schedule of events program page.

Fair Dates:

October 3, 4, 5, 6,  2019

September 26, 2019 is the closing date for entry forms, except where otherwise noted for a specific Section.

October 1, 2019 is the date most Homecraft and Agricultural exhibits are brought to the fair, except section 9, 10 and 12 which are brought in on September 28, 2019.

What to See or Do During the Fair?


Official Opening, Holstein Show, Fireworks Display.


Tractor and Truck Pull, Light Horse Show, Giant Screen Video Dance, Teen Talent Show, President’s Choice Super Dogs, Two for the Show, HorsePower Live, Fireworks Display.


Heavy Horse Show, Light Horses & Ponies Show, Six Horse Hitch, Old Tyme Fiddle Contest, Demolition Derby, Heavy Horse Pull Competition,  Fireworks Display.


Markham Fair Light Horse Obstacle Challenge, Children’s Pedal Tractor Pull, Spelling Bee, Meet & Greet with Paw Patrol, Markham Fair Chef Challenge, RAM Rodeo TourMotorsports Mania Monster Truck Show Featuring Black Stallion, Higher Education and Overkill Evolution Monster Trucks.

Appearing Daily

Wonderful Wandering Entertainers throughout the grounds including Doug The Great, Silver Elvis, Trulee Odd Show, Kobbler Jay, Hitmen Drumline. Plus… Newborn Farm Animals at Old MacDonald’s Farm, Mooonica the Cow, Face Painting, Live Country & Rock Bands, Pony Rides, Concert Bands, Artist Jeff Blackburn,  Parkour Stunt Show, Agriculture and Homecraft Displays and Demonstrations including Woodcarving, Licensed Entertainment at Wine and Beer Tents, Midway by World’s Finest Shows, Monster Truck Rides and Faircrow’ s Farm Park. Fabulous Food , Commercial Concessions , Master Gardeners of Ontario, Agri-Food Tent with local food cooking demonstrations and hands on activities.  Fireworks after dusk.

Markham Fair is Canada’s largest 4-day fall fair with many entertaining and educational events for all ages. It is always held on the weekend before Thanksgiving. Help us keep our annual tradition going, bring your family and friends and enjoy our “rural heritage”. Located in Markham, Ontario, Canada. (see map) Free Parking. There’s plenty more happening during the Markham Fair, check out the complete Event List.Got a question? Send us an e-mail or complete the Contact Form online. We want to hear from you and we’ll get back to you quickly.


  1. Kamran September 27, 2011 at 12:33 am - Reply


    how much is the parking? thanks

    • Anonymous September 28, 2011 at 12:57 pm - Reply

      Kamran, Thanks for asking. Parking is free at Markham Fair.

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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.