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 15, 2016, 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.

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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; […]

August 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 and replaced […]

August 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 will awaken […]

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 […]

October 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 […]

Last Day for Midway Ride-All-Day Passes Sale

Today is the final sale day for the Midway Ride-All-Day passes.  If you plan to take advantage of this sale you must do so today!

Pickup your Advance Bracelet available August 15 to September 27, while quantities last at these locations. $33ea including HST. (Payment by cash only at these locations, except the Fair Office – Debit also […]

September 30th, 2015|Attractions|0 Comments

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 and Stouffville.  […]

September 11th, 2015|Attractions, Markham Community, Midway|0 Comments

Thank You For A Wonderful Fair 2014

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 […]

October 9th, 2014|Agri-Food, Attractions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Dear Rouge Play at Markham Fair

Saturday, October 4, 2014 – Crow’s Corral, Markham Fair
Doors open at 8PM
Limited Space – First Come Basis
Free with fair admission ($15)
19+ Event (ID Required)
Markham Fair is proud to have Dear Rouge, a duo that has infectious pop songs with low-lying synths and driving bass lines.  Dear Rouge will be hitting the Crow’s Corral stage on […]

September 17th, 2014|Attractions, Markham Community|0 Comments