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Interview: Meghan’s Ribbon Quilt by Stefy Desouza

Last Monday, our team had the opportunity to interview Meghan, her mother Heather, as well as the quilter Stefy Desouza about a beautifully woven ribbon quilt. Heather had Stefy make the quilt as a graduation present for Meghan. Meghan has participated in many events held here on the Markham Fairgrounds, one being the EastGen competition [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:12+00:00July 20th, 2018|Awards, Historical, Markham Community|0 Comments

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 [...]

Royal Canadian Family Circus at Markham Fairgrounds

The Royal Canadian Family Circus is coming to Markham Fairgrounds! This year, they’ll be putting on a thrilling show called Spectac! under a traditional European-style big top tent, and they will be featuring a new cast of dazzling performers from across the globe with Ringmaster Joseph Bauer. There’s no better way to have an evening [...]

2018-07-20T17:25:43+00:00July 11th, 2018|Markham Community, Year Round Events|0 Comments

World’s Finest Shows and Markham Fair Annual Donation to MS Hospital for 2017

Faircrow, (Markham Fair’s Scarecrow Mascot), Markham Fair General Manager Tom Jones,  Markham Fair’s 2017 President Darren Little 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. Markham Fair and World’s Finest Shows have felt passionate [...]

2018-03-21T15:45:57+00:00March 21st, 2018|Markham Community, Midway|0 Comments

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Markham Fair

We hope you’ve been out celebrating the holiday spirit in our community with us.  The Markham and Stoufville Santa Claus parades were both well attended.  We hope our float was enjoyed by all.  Have safe and happy holidays!  See you in the New Year!

2017-12-22T14:17:03+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Markham Community, Parades|0 Comments

St. Augustine CHS 2017 Student Art Competition Winners

At this year’s 2017 Fair, art students of local high schools were invited to showcase their talent in a newly developed exhibition “2017 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 [...]

2017-10-04T23:49:38+00:00October 4th, 2017|Competitions, Education, Markham Community|0 Comments

Congratulations 2017 Ambassador Team

A cheque for $2,000 was presented to the Ambassador Team at the Markham Fair this past Thursday.  The 2017 Markham Fair Ambassadors are Olivia Bolender, Rachel Moore and lead Ambassador Laura Empringham who will represent Markham Fair at the CNE in August 2018.  The Ambassador Team will be present at community events such as the [...]

Amazing 2017 Markham 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 concession [...]

Carrie Purcell Receives Governor General’s Award

Congratulations to Miss Carrie Purcell on receiving the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award Recently, we visited Miss Carrie Purcell to congratulate her on receiving The Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award (now known as The Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers). The award was created in 1955 by the Right Honourable Roméo LeBlanc to recognize individuals who would [...]

2017-08-10T09:41:06+00:00August 10th, 2017|Markham Community, Volunteer|0 Comments

Participation House Visit with Faircrow

Have you made your entries for the Markham Fair yet? We know that Participation House residents have! Today, Faircrow visited Participation House to check out the arts and crafts that the residents are preparing. Participation house was founded in 1972 to ensure that individuals with physical and developmental disabilities can obtain equal opportunities. The non-profit [...]

2017-07-22T18:33:47+00:00July 22nd, 2017|Competitions, Markham Community|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.