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.

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Merry Christmas to All

May the spirit of the season bring you closer to those whom you cherish so much. May this be a year of celebrations for everyone, Merry Christmas to all.

Our volunteers helped Markham and Stouffville celebrate at the annual Christmas parades.  Here’s a little quote from our organizers leading up to the events.
We are on a […]

December 22nd, 2016|Markham Community, Parades|0 Comments

Thank You For A Wonderful 2016 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 […]

October 13th, 2016|Competitions, Markham Community, Midway|0 Comments

Congratulations 2016 Ambassador Team

After Thursday’s competition, the judges made their decision and the lead Ambassador Teghan Warr and Team consisting of Victoria Krol-Tota were chosen for the 2016 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 ribbons at various competitions including […]

October 8th, 2016|Ambassador, Markham Community|0 Comments

7 Reasons Why You Should (Definitely) Enter the Markham Fair

Be a part of the Markham Fair this year in a way that is fun, easy, and rewarding in more ways than one! Every year we have Homecraft competitions that ask Fair visitors to enter their homemade goods to compete against one another. The categories include everything from crafts to baking to flower arranging, and […]

August 10th, 2016|Competitions, Markham Community, Prize Book|0 Comments

A Small Taste of What to Expect at Harvest Moon

With Harvest Moon just two weeks away (Thursday, August 18th), here’s an updated list of what delicious food and drinks you have to look forward to. Scroll down to explore the restaurants, food trucks, wineries, breweries and farmers market vendors making an appearance this year:
The Duchess of Markham
Pub Style Cuisine,  Markham, ON

Enjoy samples from […]

August 5th, 2016|Harvest Moon, Markham Community|0 Comments

Summertime at the Fair

Summer is in full swing at the Markham Fairgrounds and we’re busier than ever! Throughout the summer, the Markham Fair works hard to serve the community through various events, sales, and opportunities right here at the Fairgrounds. Whether you love eating, gardening, shopping, or dancing, there is always something to enjoy here in the summertime!
Harvest […]

Food Drive – Lend a Hand

We issued a challenge to all of our participating Lend-a-Hand schools, and we are pleased that four area-schools accepted it!  A heartfelt thank you to:

St. Julia Billiart CES
St Mark CES
Cornell Village PS
Raymerwood PS

The generosity of the students and staff at these schools is an inspiration to us all.  Faircrow, our Fair Ambassador, was pleased to […]

July 11th, 2016|Lend-A-Hand, Markham Community|0 Comments

Grade 8 Student Volunteer of The Year Award 2016

The Volunteers of Markham Fair are presenting “Volunteer of the Year” Awards to a deserving Grade 8 student at each participating school in York Region.
The award recognizes the importance of volunteering within our communities and encourages youth to actively participate in community-building activities.

Participating schools:
Cornell Village P.S.
Wendat Village P.S.
St. Rene Goupil
Donald Cousins P.S.
Greensborough P.S.
Stouffville Christian School
Franklin […]

June 17th, 2016|Lend-A-Hand, Markham Community|0 Comments

Enjoy the Tastes and Flavours at Harvest Moon Festival

Celebrate the summer season with the tastes and flavours of our city and surrounding area.  Eat, drink and enjoy locally grown and expertly prepared food, craft brew, and VQA wines.  Enjoy a summer afternoon and evening at the Harvest Moon festival, with live entertainment and a fun, festive mood.

An area of the fairgrounds will awaken […]

Lend-A-Hand Success Week One

Markham Fair’s Lend-a-Hand Team is out visiting schools in York Region.

In this first week we visited with 5 schools.  Isabella, Christie and Cianna have been delivering an amazing program to the delight of students and teachers alike.
The biggest success this week was interacting with the students and hearing them come up with ideas on how […]