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Stouffville Santa Claus Parade at Night

For the second year in a row the Whitchurch-Stouffville Santa Claus parade was held at night.  Markham Fair’s float was well attended by fair Volunteers and Directors.  Thank you all who came out to help decorate and walk with the float on Saturday night.  The minions were recognized by all and the shouted words [...]

2019-12-09T13:34:19-05:00December 9th, 2019|Markham Community, Parades|0 Comments

Santa Claus Parade Float from Markham Fair

Great to see all who came out for the Markham Santa Claus parade last Saturday!  The crowds along the parade route were cheerful and bright! Thank you to the 2019 Markham Santa Claus Parade Committee. The 47th Markham Santa Claus Parade is presented by City of Markham, Rotary Club of Markham Sunrise Inc. and [...]

2019-11-28T16:25:08-05:00November 28th, 2019|Markham Community, Parades|0 Comments

Congratulations to the New Homecraft Executive for 2020

In the photo (from left): Markham Fair Homecraft Executive, 1st Vice-President  - Heather McKeown, President - Hope Boyuk, Past President - Judi Francis, Secretary - Ben Shaw, 2nd Vice-President - Deanna Cheriton. Congratulations to the new Homecraft Executive for 2020!  Announced last night at the Homecraft Annual General Meeting and elections.  Judi thanked everyone [...]

2019-11-21T16:02:34-05:00November 21st, 2019|Markham Community, Volunteer|0 Comments

Congratulations Markham Fair Ambassador Team for 2019

A cheque for $2,000 was presented to the Ambassador Team at the Markham Fair this past Thursday.  The 2019 Markham Fair Ambassadors are Taylor Gordon, Caroline Vartanian and lead Ambassador Shae-Lynn Seeley-Reesor who will represent Markham Fair at the CNE in August 2020.  The Ambassador Team will be present at community events such as [...]

2019-10-12T10:06:13-05:00October 10th, 2019|Ambassador, Markham Community|0 Comments

Thank You For A Wonderful 2019 Fair

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 [...]

2019-10-09T21:19:11-05:00October 9th, 2019|Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Charity the Cow Visits Markham Fair

Charity the Cow is on loan to us from the Romandale farms owner Helen Roman-Barber.  Come and visit the beautiful stainless-steel sculpture named Charity, Perpetuation of Perfection.  The statue is a memorial tribute to Brookview Tony Charity (Aug 6, 1978- Aug 10, 1988) was a notable show cow who at the height of her [...]

2019-10-02T13:21:27-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Attractions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Flag Raising Celebration for Markham Fair and City of Markham

Flag raising ceremony at Markham Fair to celebrate Markham Fair’s 175 anniversary and the City of Markham’s 225 Year anniversary.  Mayor for the City of Markham, Frank Scarpetti and Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Mayor Ian Lovatt were on hand to officially raise the flag with Staff, Volunteers and Markham Fair President Michelle Hulshof.  These celebrations [...]

2019-10-02T13:34:18-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Markham Community, Volunteer|0 Comments

Greetings from the Premier, Prime Minister and Governor General

(photo: Premier Doug Ford brings greetings to Markham Fair’s President Michelle Hulshof) In recognition of Markham Fair’s 175th celebration this year, the Premier and Prime Minster have both shared their greetings and wishes for a successful fall fair. Dear Friends: I am pleased to extend my warmest greetings to everyone attending the 2019 Markham Fair. [...]

2019-09-17T19:17:23-05:00September 11th, 2019|Markham Community|0 Comments

Homecrafts Section 12: School Children Contests at the Markham Fair

Is your child looking for something to do at home this summer? Why not have them create an exhibit to enter into the Markham Fair on October 3 to 6 this year? The Homecrafts competition devised Section 12 just for school children, and they can create something from many categories, including painting, drawing, writing, and [...]

2019-08-30T08:35:10-05:00August 12th, 2019|Awards, Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

World’s Finest Shows and Markham Fair Annual Donation to MS Hospital for 2018

Markham Fair General Manager Todd Silverman, Faircrow, (Markham Fair’s  Mascot),  and Markham Fair’s 2018 President Doug van Wolde present a cheque to Allan Bell, Director of Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation and Dr. Bear Program. The cheque is presented on behalf of Markham Fair and World’s Finest Shows. For a number of years Markham Fair [...]

2019-05-13T15:20:06-05:00May 9th, 2019|Markham Community, Midway|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 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.