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.



Bread Winner from Markham Fair

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 […]

November 5th, 2014|Competitions|0 Comments

St. Augustine CHS Student Art Winners Present Cheque

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 […]

October 30th, 2014|Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Congratulations 2014 Ambassador Team

After a day of competition the judges made their decision and the lead Ambassador Cassie Ferguson and Team consisting of Bethany Henshall  and Teghan Warr were chosen for the 2014 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 […]

October 8th, 2014|Ambassador, Competitions|0 Comments

Local High Schools Showcase Works-of-art

Local high schools were invited to showcase works-of-art at this year’s fair in a newly created “High School Art Exhibit and Competition”.  Four schools took up the challenge and showcased incredible works that drew the attention of thousands of fair-goers.  Congratulations to each of the following participating schools for a job well-done:

Markham District High School
Unionville […]

October 7th, 2014|Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

The Road to the Royal Chef Challenge at Markham Fair

Some of Markham’s finest restaurants compete head-to-head at the Markham fair this Sunday for a chance to showcase their skills at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair this November.

The Markham Fair was chosen as one of the six fairs from across Ontario to serve as host venues for qualifying local restaurant chefs.  The Chefs will be […]

October 1st, 2014|Agri-Food, Competitions|0 Comments

Butter Tart with Special Ingredient Contest

Butter Tart – Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Special Class

The Royal is pleased to introduce this special class which will bring a sense of creativity and fun to a traditional Canadian treat.  Markham Fair is participating in this special class.  Bakers will be able to enter their butter tarts at the Markham Fair in Section 5, […]

September 9th, 2014|Competitions, Markham Community, Prize Book|0 Comments

Congratulations 4H Participants at 2014 EastGen Challenge

Markham Fairgrounds was the host location for the EastGen Challenge East region on July 11 and12, 2014.  The two day competition is for competitors between the ages of 14 and 21. The program consists of an educational day with challenging, hands-on learning sessions. The show day consists of showmanship and calf conformation classes.

The weather was […]

Attention March Breakers all 2014 Homecraft Sections have been posted!

Get a head start on your competition during March Break, Homecraft Sections 1-12 have been updated on our website for the 2014 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, Needlecraft, Seniors, Photography, […]

March 7th, 2014|Competitions|0 Comments

An Ongoing Educational Tradition

Fall Programming and Trip Planning
The 2014 Markham Fair held October 2 to 5 on the grounds at the North East corner of McCowan Road and Elgin Mills Road this year will be focused on the educational aspects of its program whilst adhering to its traditions.

The Markham Fair encourages all schools from surrounding boards to continue […]

Royal Winter Agricultural Fair

Good luck to our Markham Fair Ambassador, Kaitlin Francis who will be exhibiting her Jersey calf named Jamboree at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto next week.

As a member of the York 4-H Dairy Team she will be showing her 4-H calf in the TD Canadian Dairy Competition.

There are 5 different dairy breed shows being held […]

October 31st, 2013|Competitions|0 Comments