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 […]
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!
These contests were part of Markham Fair for years, but have been retired and replaced […]
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, […]