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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+00:00September 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+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00October 6th, 2015|Attractions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Keeping in Touch!

From time to time throughout the fair we may have some last minute changes to schedules or special announcements due to changing weather conditions.  Please stay in touch with us by checking out our Facebook Page (and be sure to “like” us!) or by following us on Twitter.  You might also tweet #markhamfair and let [...]

Tickets and Passes for Markham Fair

Advanced admission and ride tickets now available for purchase. Buy your tickets online.  Remember you need to be connected to a printer after you complete the transactions.  A paper copy of the ticket is needed.  Click here to see our buy tickets page. You can also purchase advance midway tickets from selected retailers in Markham [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:14+00:00September 11th, 2015|Attractions, Markham Community, Midway|0 Comments

Thank You For A Wonderful Fair 2014

Thank you for making the 2014 Markham Fair such a success! 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 [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:15+00:00October 9th, 2014|Agri-Food, 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.