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 15, 2016, 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.



Farm to Table Exhibit

Markham Museum is featuring an exhibit which explores the technology surrounding the growth, processing and preserving of food, as well as social changes and attitudes to food.

Many of the Contributors to this exhibit have been long time residents of Markham and involved with the Markham Fair.  Markham Fair’s vision is to be a vibrant community […]

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 […]

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee


In 2012 Commonwealth countries will commemorate the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne.  The diamond Jubilee provides an opportunity to celebrate and honour Her Majesty’s six decades of service and dedication of Canadians, as Queen of Canada, and all citizens of the Commonwealth.

The Diamond Jubilee Committee of Markham extends […]

March 19th, 2012|Historical, Markham Community|0 Comments

Thank You from the Board

The Markham Fair Board of Directors, on behalf of the staff and hundreds of volunteers, would like to thank our many stakeholders for another successful year at Markham Fair. We are especially grateful to our fair patrons for attending, our exhibitors for displaying their animals and handicrafts, our sponsors for supporting the fair financially, our […]

October 4th, 2011|Attractions, Competitions, Historical|0 Comments

What Can We Say? It’s Fun Here!

By Luanne Donahoe

Think back to the days when you were a kid going to the Markham Fair – what do you think of? It is different for everyone of course! I still recall the days when the Fair was located at Highway 7 & 48 at the old arena (today?s Markham Arena). What great memories […]

September 6th, 2011|Attractions, Historical|0 Comments

A Walk Down Memory Lane

By T. Rogers Gardham (Past President 1977)

“It?s just a little street, where old friends meet” is the opening line of a golden oldie, but it could just as easily describe a walk around Markham Fairgrounds.
When the directors of The Markham and East York Agricultural Society, the private corporate body which owns and operates Markham Fair, […]

September 6th, 2011|Attractions, Historical|0 Comments