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Charity the Cow Visits Markham Fair

Charity the Cow is on loan to us from the Romandale farms owner Helen Roman-Barber.  Come and visit the beautiful stainless-steel sculpture named Charity, Perpetuation of Perfection.  The statue is a memorial tribute to Brookview Tony Charity (Aug 6, 1978- Aug 10, 1988) was a notable show cow who at the height of her [...]

2019-10-02T13:21:27-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Attractions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Gymnastics and Circus Acts at Markham Fair

When reminiscing about our childhoods, many of us remember attending numerous fairs, all of which would not be complete without stunning gymnastics shows or dazzling circus acts! At Markham Fair, there is a show for everyone, as visitors are sure to enjoy the wide variety of entertainment provided throughout the duration of the fair. [...]

2019-09-26T11:10:21-04:00September 9th, 2019|Attractions|0 Comments

Motorsports Mania Monster Truck Show at Markham Fair 2019

On Thursday October 3 and Sunday, October 6, get ready to see the Motorsports Mania Monster Truck Show tear up the track at Markham Fair - the largest outdoor monster truck madness! The show features decked-out and fearsome monster trucks, but there will also be a riveting FMX show. We can bet that the [...]

2019-08-30T08:46:35-04:00August 29th, 2019|Attractions|0 Comments

Thank You For A Wonderful 2018 Fair

The Markham Fair Board of Directors, on behalf of the staff and hundreds of volunteers, would like to thank everyone involved, for another successful year at Markham Fair. We are especially grateful to our fair visitors for attending, our exhibitors for displaying their animals and handicrafts, our sponsors for supporting the fair financially, our concession [...]

Jaime Belisle and Her Dog Toffee

From Markham Fair Attendee to SuperDogs Sensation Jaime Belisle was just a young girl when she discovered the President’s Choice SuperDogs, the world-famous show featuring man’s very talented best friend. She was dazzled by all the tricks, leaps, and skills that the SuperDogs demonstrated. Even more so, she looked up to Amy White, Operations Manager, [...]

2018-09-28T14:20:55-04:00September 28th, 2018|Attractions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Amazing 2017 Markham Fair

The Markham Fair Board of Directors, on behalf of the staff and hundreds of volunteers, would like to thank everyone involved, for another successful year at Markham Fair. We are especially grateful to our fair visitors for attending, our exhibitors for displaying their animals and handicrafts, our sponsors for supporting the fair financially, our concession [...]

James Barker Band and Leah Daniels at Markham Fair

James Barker Band and Leah Daniels at Markham Fair Poster Let’s give a warm welcome to the James Barker Band; winning the Emerging Artist Showcase at the Boots and Hearts music festival in 2015 and the Music of Ontario Award in 2017, they are currently nominated for five 2017 CCMA music awards; [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:12-04:00August 1st, 2017|Attractions|0 Comments

The Unique History of Markham Fair’s Contests

In its 172 years of the Markham Fair, visitors of all ages have competed in and watched the many different contests available. Read on to learn some of the history of these contests and how you can register for them! Retired Contests These contests were part of Markham Fair for years, but have been retired [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:12-04:00August 25th, 2016|Attractions, Competitions|0 Comments

Enjoy the Tastes and Flavours at Harvest Moon Festival

Celebrate the summer season with the tastes and flavours of our city and surrounding area.  Eat, drink and enjoy locally grown and expertly prepared food, craft brew, and VQA wines.  Enjoy a summer afternoon and evening at the Harvest Moon festival, with live entertainment and a fun, festive mood. An area of the fairgrounds [...]

Markham Fair Investigates Monster Truck Show Incident

On Sunday, October 4, 2015, an unfortunate incident occurred on the fairgrounds in the grandstand during the Monster Truck show.  One of the monster trucks created a large cloud of dust and small stones that flew into the crowd showering spectators.  We understand that young children, their parents, and others watching the show were caught [...]

2015-10-06T15:41:22-04:00October 6th, 2015|Attractions, Markham Community|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.