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.

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School Assemblies and In-Class Workshops – Lend-a-Hand Initiative

We welcome your reservation here for a “Lend a Hand” school assembly or in-class workshop, to be held at your school. We have availability throughout May and June of 2016, based on a first-come, first-served basis.

Each school assembly will be high-energy with music and presentation equipment. We will bring everything necessary and will need about […]

Markham Fair Receives First Place in the Best Theme Float

City of Markham celebrated contributions to the community with an awards presentation in council chambers last night. Mayor Frank Scarpitti announced the importance of the volunteer efforts from the parade organizing committee as well as the local businesses and not-for-profit groups. Each year the parade grows a little more in number of floats. The annual […]

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

Faircrow, (Markham Fair’s Scarecrow Mascott) Markham Fair’s 2015 President Bryant Hulshof  and Manager John Peco 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 […]

January 25th, 2016|Markham Community|0 Comments

The York Region Festival Trail and Markham Fair

We are proud to announce our partnership with The York Region Festival Alliance! In 2016 the alliance will create a dynamic signature event in York Region called “The York Region Festival Trail”. It will be a Food & Cultural Adventure that will allow you to visit multiple community events in 6 different municipalities. The trail […]

December 21st, 2015|Markham Community, Year Round Events|0 Comments

National CAFE Award 2015

“Epic”, “Best Ever” and “Top Notch”: these were some of the comments received to describe the 2015 CAFE Convention which was held November 19-21 in Niagara Falls. With over 200 delegates, an ideal setting, and an inspiring line up of speakers, it seemed that the planets were in alignment to provide delegates with a memorable […]

December 3rd, 2015|Agri-Food, Awards, Markham Community|0 Comments

Congratulations 2015 Ambassador Team

After Thursday’s competition, the judges made their decision and the lead Ambassador Ashley De Angelis and Team consisting of Caitlin Wagg and Katie Sweeney were chosen for the 2015 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 […]

October 7th, 2015|Ambassador, Competitions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Markham Fair Investigates Monster Truck Show Incident

On Sunday, October 4, 2015, an unfortunate incident occurred on the fairgrounds in the grandstand during the Monster Truck show.  One of the monster trucks created a large cloud of dust and small stones that flew into the crowd showering spectators.  We understand that young children, their parents, and others watching the show were caught […]

October 6th, 2015|Attractions, Markham Community|0 Comments

Thank You from Markham Fair 2015

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 6th, 2015|Markham Community|0 Comments

Keeping in Touch!

From time to time throughout the fair we may have some last minute changes to schedules or special announcements due to changing weather conditions.  Please stay in touch with us by checking out our Facebook Page (and be sure to “like” us!) or by following us on Twitter.  You might also tweet #markhamfair and let […]

Field Trip Pricing

We are happy to introduce “Field Trip Pricing” to this year’s fair.  Maybe you remember attending the fair as a child when you were in school?  Maybe you’ve attended with school groups in the past?  Maybe you just want to enjoy the fair through a child’s eyes!?  Regardless of your intentions, we have a special […]

September 24th, 2015|Markham Community|0 Comments