EastGen Challenge 2018 at Markham Fairgrounds

For years now, EastGen, an innovative company that specializes in biotech and genetic material related to dairy heifers, beef, and goats, has sponsored future dairy leaders across Ontario through its youth events. One of these events, the EastGen Challenge, has young people showcasing their heifers in front of judges, who select the best cow based [...]

Great Beef Show 2017 Markham Fair

2017 was another great year for beef shows at the Markham Fair. We hosted four successful beef shows. On Saturday we hosted the ‘All Ontario Shorthorn Show’ and the growing ‘Blonde d’Acquitaine Show’. It was exciting to see many young show people in the York and Interclub 4H shows as well as in the breeds’ [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:12-05:00October 13th, 2017|Competitions, Livestock|0 Comments

EastGEn Challenge 2017 at Markham Fair

Last week, the Markham Fairgrounds showcased an exciting event hosted by EastGen. The EastGen Challenge is a two-day event for 4-H members between the ages of 14 to 21 and their dairy heifers (cows). The first day is all about education, fun and preparation for the show on day two. The competition includes a showmanship [...]

2017-07-19T13:01:05-05:00July 19th, 2017|Competitions, Education, Livestock|0 Comments

2015 Beef Shows Success at Markham Fair

2015 was an amazing year for beef shows at the Markham Fair. For the first time in many years we hosted four beef shows. Saturday we hosted the All Ontario Shorthorn Show and our first ever Blonde d’Acquitaine Show. It was exciting to have a second show on the Saturday of the fair and we [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:13-05:00October 8th, 2015|Livestock, Prize Book|0 Comments

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 17, 2020, 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.