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Thank You For A Wonderful 2019 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 [...]

2019-10-09T21:19:11-04:00October 9th, 2019|Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Homecrafts Section 6: Flowers and Plants at the Markham Fair

If you’ve got a keen eye and a green thumb, enter the Section 6 (Flowers and Plants) competition at the Markham Fair on October 3, 4, 5 and 6 to show off your floral arrangements, freshly grown plants, and more! There are over 80 classes, including but not limited to those for roses, cut [...]

2019-09-06T17:42:28-04:00September 6th, 2019|Competitions|0 Comments

Homecrafts Section 1: Antiques at the Markham Fair

Do you have a passion for collecting and proudly displaying antiques? Well, Section 1 in the Homecraft Sections of the Markham Fair is just for you! Come see your collectibles showcased at the Markham Fair from October 3 to 6, 2019. Entry forms are being accepted until Thursday, September 19th, 2019 by 8:00 p.m. [...]

2019-08-27T18:39:00-04:00August 27th, 2019|Competitions, Prize Book|0 Comments

Homecrafts Section 12: School Children Contests at the Markham Fair

Is your child looking for something to do at home this summer? Why not have them create an exhibit to enter into the Markham Fair on October 3 to 6 this year? The Homecrafts competition devised Section 12 just for school children, and they can create something from many categories, including painting, drawing, writing, and [...]

2019-08-30T08:35:10-04:00August 12th, 2019|Awards, Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

2019 Prizebook PDF Online

The 2019 competitions for homecraft, vegetables, crops and livestock are online in PDF format.   Homecraft, Agricultural, and Livestock  (PDF, 4MB)   2019 Markham Fair Prizebook cover - homecraft, crops and livestock competitions. The rest of the website information will be uploaded in the coming weeks please check back soon. [...]

2019-04-24T07:25:15-04:00April 23rd, 2019|Competitions, Prize Book|0 Comments

Ambassador Represents Markham Very Well

Report from Wendy Harris The OAAS convention went really well last weekend. Sarah did a wonderful job representing the Markham Fair. This year there were a total of 86 ambassadors from all different fairs throughout Ontario. The convention was sold out and had a total number of over 1300 people which was amazing. Sarah [...]

2019-02-26T19:00:35-04:00February 23rd, 2019|Ambassador, Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Congratulations to Sarah Mast, Markham Fair Ambassador for 2018

My name is Sarah Mast and I am 20 years old. I grew up on a small hobby farm where my love for animals and farming started to grow. I have been going to the Markham fair with my mom and 3 sisters since as long as I can remember. I placed my art work [...]

2018-09-28T14:42:47-04:00September 28th, 2018|Ambassador, Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Interview: Laura Empringham, 2017 Markham Fair Ambassador

We at the Markham Fair were lucky enough to have the opportunity to sit down and interview Laura Empringham, the 2017 Head Ambassador for the Markham Fair. Laura has recently graduated from a sister college of the University of Guelph with a degree in agricultural studies, and is spending this summer working closely with the [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:12-04:00August 27th, 2018|Ambassador, Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

2018 Prize Book in PDF Now Available

Just in time for March Break Looking for something to do this March break?  Why not start your craft projects and get an early start for the Markham Fair Homecraft sections. The Exhibitor sections of the Markham Fair 2018 Prizebook are now online in PDF format.  Download and print to see what's new in your [...]

2018 Markham Fair Theme: Old Days, New Ways

Each year we introduce a new theme which is used to celebrate our fair, provide marketing interest and give Exhibitors new section challenges.  The goal of the theme is to help define our celebration and provide something specific to rally around.  Ideally the theme is meant to express the look of the fair when people [...]

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.