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Welcome Tom Jones, GM of Markham Fair

It’s with great pleasure that we announce the hiring of Tom Jones as the new General Manager of Markham Fair. Tom was recently employed as the Facility Coordinator, Markham Pan Am Centre for the City of Markham.  He was responsible for the day-to-day operation of the 147,000 sq.ft. facility, featuring a triple gymnasium, fitness centre [...]

2017-04-19T17:29:03+00:00April 18th, 2017|Markham Community|0 Comments

World’s Finest Shows and Markham Fair Annual Donation to MS Hospital for 2016

Faircrow, (Markham Fair’s Scarecrow Mascott) Markham Fair’s 2016 Vice-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 for a number of years about [...]

2018-03-13T16:12:21+00:00March 8th, 2017|Lend-A-Hand, Markham Community|0 Comments

Elaine Rennie Passes the Gavel to Next OAAS President

Markham Fair's Elaine Rennie passes the gavel to the new incoming 2017 OAAS President.  We are very proud of Elaine having represented Markham Fair during a time of great change within the Provincial Association.  The following text is quoted from the OAAS website. Russell Agricultural Society representative and past Board Member from District 1, Judy [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:12+00:00February 24th, 2017|Markham Community, OAAS|0 Comments

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 [...]

2016-12-22T07:36:04+00:00December 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 [...]

2016-10-13T14:30:48+00:00October 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 [...]

2016-10-08T12:26:48+00:00October 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 [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:13+00:00August 10th, 2016|Competitions, Markham Community, Prize Book|0 Comments

A Small Taste of What to Expect at Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon - gourmet food, wine and craft beer at Markham Fairgrounds August 18, 2016 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 [...]

2018-12-04T14:50:13+00:00August 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! [...]

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 [...]

2016-07-12T13:30:26+00:00July 11th, 2016|Lend-A-Hand, 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.