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.



New Things

Markham Fair is packed full of New Things, and has ALL the Essentials for a Great Time

If the Mayans have it right, you definitely Want to Get to the 2012 Markham Fair

By Janice Lee

All end of the world jokes aside, the 2012 Markham Fair certainly has something for everyone, so do your planning accordingly, as […]

September 26th, 2012|Attractions, Parades|0 Comments

The Agri-Food Tent Goes Hands-on and Interactive!

Get your hands dirty planting your own bean seed; keep them clean cooking a recipe; use them to milk a cow, spin a wheel, grind some wheat into flour or make some Canola Oil! You can do it all in the Agri- Food Tent at the Markham Fair. The tent is focusing on hands on […]

September 24th, 2012|Agri-Food, Attractions|0 Comments

To Jubilate, that is exactly how the Markham Fair will attach itself to the Throne

By: Janice Lee

The Markham Fair is celebrating 168 years in 2012, but another celebration that should not to be overlooked is the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and Markham Fair has many reasons to celebrate, maybe not sixty of them, we are after all only a four-day Fall Fair! Queen Elizabeth II has spent six decades […]

September 23rd, 2012|Attractions|0 Comments

Don’t Forget the story in History

By T. Rogers Gardham (Past President 1977)

In 1955 Markham Fair, then located at the junction of Hwys. #7 & #48 celebrated its centennial by publishing a booklet titled A Century of Progress of Markham Fair. At the time the Fair relied on much of its historic information on The Markham Economist and Sun newspaper, which […]

September 22nd, 2012|Attractions|0 Comments

It Just Keeps Getting Better

By Luanne Donahoe

Markham Fair has always been a whirlwind of events and over the years some of those events have remained the same, however, as would be expected many have changed with the times. The Fair really has become more fun than ever and without a doubt the crowds of today can participate in […]

September 21st, 2012|Attractions|0 Comments

Good Ole Smash ‘Em Up Fun!!

By Luanne Donahoe

Who doesn’t love the Demolition Derby at Markham Fair? This has been a fan favourite for years and it remains a huge draw. What isn’t to enjoy about seeing drivers smash their cars up until they are barely recognizable? What’s not to love about that one car that seems to have died out […]

September 20th, 2012|Attractions|0 Comments

USS at Markham Fair, Saturday September 29, 2012

Markham Fair presents USS (Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker)
Saturday, September 29th at the Crow’s Corral
Doors open at 8:00 pm
Limited Space – First Come Basis
Free with Fair Admission ($15)
19+ Event (ID Required)
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker “You are now, all of you, answering a call.” Their sound is as hard to describe as their name is to say. Ubiquitous Synergy […]

September 13th, 2012|Attractions|1 Comment

The Story behind the Illustration

2012 Cover Art by Sherri Redshaw – Markham FairThe road to the completion of this illustration has been full of twists and turns and it truly does not look anything like the very first thumbnail sketch that I first did four years ago.  The enormity of this project did not hit me until I was […]

July 5th, 2012|Attractions, Prize Book|0 Comments

Thanks for your feedback!

At Markham Fair we love to receive your letters, posts, emails and phone calls.  Most of the comments we receive are words of congratulations and encouragement, but occasionally we hear constructive criticism as well.  One such letter left us feeling a little defensive and thought we might offer a few comments by way of explanation…

At […]

November 22nd, 2011|Attractions, Concessions|2 Comments

Markham Fair Raffle

During the Fair, the new Markham Fair Raffle tickets were being sold on the grounds, at a small booth hosted by Markham Fair volunteers.  Our new raffle will offer the chance to win a new car (at the 2012 Fair) and we’ve already drawn the early bird prize, a 50” HD TV (drawn at the […]

November 21st, 2011|Attractions, Concessions|0 Comments