Be a part of the Markham Fair this year in a way that is fun, easy, and rewarding in more ways than one! Every year we have Homecraft competitions that ask Fair visitors to enter their homemade goods to compete against one another. The categories include everything from crafts to baking to flower arranging, and […]
Each year the Association of Agricultural Societies meet at the Royal York hotel for a convention. Delegates from over 230 fairs in Ontario attend seminars and meetings in order to help improve our fairs and present the best we have in each of our communities. We also bring competition items from each of our home […]
Just in time for the March Break! The Exhibitor sections of the Markham Fair Homecraft Prizebook are now online in PDF format. Download and print to see what’s new in your favourite fair competitions. All 12 sections are included; Antiques, Art, Christmas Collections, Crafts, Baking & Preserves, Flowers & Plants, Needlecraft, Seniors, Photography, Special Needs, […]
After Thursday’s competition, the judges made their decision and the lead Ambassador Ashley De Angelis and Team consisting of Caitlin Wagg and Katie Sweeney were chosen for the 2015 Markham Fair.
They performed their duties admirably during the fair handing out event programs at the gates, visiting with school children (posing for photos), handing out ribbons […]
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 […]
The competition for display items in the Homecraft, General Exhibits and Poultry buildings will be coming to a close soon. Entry forms for most competitions must be in the Markham Fair office by 8PM on Thursday, September 17, 2015.
If you need any help filling out your entry form, come down to the office. One of […]
When digital cameras first started being used by the general public, the image quality was poor by today’s standards. However it was new and exciting! Many of our exhibitors started using the new digital cameras. Typically the image was captured on the digital device and then printed at home using a personal computer and an […]
Get a head start on your competition during March Break, Homecraft Sections 1-12 in PDF files have been added to our website for the 2015 year! Close your books and open your mind to creativity by perusing through the possible classes to enter. Sections include Antiques, Art, Christmas, Crafts, Baking and Preserves, Flowers and Plants, […]
Congratulations to Lys Lawrence who is this year’s winner of the bread baking competition at the Annual District 5 convention held near Barrie, ON. The first place entry was chosen from the Baking and Preserve Committee to represent Markham Fair at the annual meeting. There are 24 fairs in our district including Sutton, Schomberg, Orangeville […]
At this year’s Fair, art students of local high schools were invited to showcase their talent in a newly developed exhibition “2014 High School Art Exhibition and Competition”
We invited the Art Department of each high school in Markham and Stouffville to designate a group of artists to create a public work-of-art that will be displayed […]