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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. [...]

2019-09-17T19:17:23-04:00September 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 [...]

2019-08-30T08:35:10-04:00August 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 [...]

2019-05-13T15:20:06-04:00May 9th, 2019|Markham Community, Midway|0 Comments

Ambassador Represents Markham Very Well

Report from Wendy Harris The OAAS convention went really well last weekend. Sarah did a wonderful job representing the Markham Fair. This year there were a total of 86 ambassadors from all different fairs throughout Ontario. The convention was sold out and had a total number of over 1300 people which was amazing. Sarah [...]

2019-02-26T19:00:35-05:00February 23rd, 2019|Ambassador, Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Thank You For A Wonderful 2018 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 [...]

Rotary Club of Markham and Unionville Raffle Winner

Congratulations to the 50/50 winner of the Markham-Unionville Rotary Club Draw The winning number is: #A-2084175 $5880 http://murc.ms.5050central.com/index.html 50% of Draw Proceeds Support Rotary Markham-Unionville Club Rotary - MAKING A DIFFERENCE Solving real problems takes real effort, commitment, and vision. Rotarians work to protect communities from preventable disease, keep women and children healthy, improve education [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:12-05:00October 1st, 2018|Markham Community|0 Comments

Jaime Belisle and Her Dog Toffee

From Markham Fair Attendee to SuperDogs Sensation Jaime Belisle was just a young girl when she discovered the President’s Choice SuperDogs, the world-famous show featuring man’s very talented best friend. She was dazzled by all the tricks, leaps, and skills that the SuperDogs demonstrated. Even more so, she looked up to Amy White, Operations Manager, [...]

2018-09-28T14:20:55-04:00September 28th, 2018|Attractions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Congratulations to Sarah Mast, Markham Fair Ambassador for 2018

My name is Sarah Mast and I am 20 years old. I grew up on a small hobby farm where my love for animals and farming started to grow. I have been going to the Markham fair with my mom and 3 sisters since as long as I can remember. I placed my art work [...]

2018-09-28T14:42:47-04:00September 28th, 2018|Ambassador, Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Interview: Laura Empringham, 2017 Markham Fair Ambassador

We at the Markham Fair were lucky enough to have the opportunity to sit down and interview Laura Empringham, the 2017 Head Ambassador for the Markham Fair. Laura has recently graduated from a sister college of the University of Guelph with a degree in agricultural studies, and is spending this summer working closely with the [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:12-05:00August 27th, 2018|Ambassador, Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

YMCA Summer Camp on the Markham Fairgrounds

Since 2014, the Markham Fairgrounds has hosted a summer camp run by the YMCA. The YMCA Camp allows parents to send their children to an active and engaging program that instills positive and productive values in their child. The camp is located on the Markham Fairgrounds, allowing children to fully utilize the 104 acres of [...]

2018-08-24T14:58:02-04:00August 23rd, 2018|Education, Markham Community, Summer Camp|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.