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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2018 Markham Fair Theme: Old Days, New Ways

Each year we introduce a new theme which is used to celebrate our fair, provide marketing interest and give Exhibitors new section challenges.  The goal of the theme is to help define our celebration and provide something specific to rally around.  Ideally the theme is meant to express the look of the fair when people […]

2017 Prize Book in PDF Now Available

The Exhibitor sections of the Markham Fair 2017 Prizebook are now online in PDF format.  Download and print to see what’s new in your favourite fair competitions.  All sections are included; Antiques, Art, Christmas Collections, Crafts, Baking & Preserves, Flowers & Plants, Needlecraft, Seniors, Photography, Special Needs, Youth, School Children, Livestock, Crops and Light and […]

April 1st, 2017|Competitions, Prize Book|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

Advanced Homecraft Flyer 2016 Ready to Download

Just in time for the March Break!  The Exhibitor sections of the Markham Fair Homecraft Prizebook are now online in PDF format.  Download and print to see what’s new in your favourite fair competitions.  All 12 sections are included; Antiques, Art, Christmas Collections, Crafts, Baking & Preserves, Flowers & Plants, Needlecraft, Seniors, Photography, Special Needs, […]

March 7th, 2016|Competitions, Prize Book|0 Comments

2015 Beef Shows Success at Markham Fair

2015 was an amazing year for beef shows at the Markham Fair. For the first time in many years we hosted four beef shows. Saturday we hosted the All Ontario Shorthorn Show and our first ever Blonde d’Acquitaine Show. It was exciting to have a second show on the Saturday of the fair and we […]

October 8th, 2015|Livestock, Prize Book|0 Comments

Homecraft, Vegetables and Small Livestock Contest Closing Soon

The competition for display items in the Homecraft, General Exhibits and Poultry buildings will be coming to a close soon.  Entry forms for most competitions must be in the Markham Fair office by 8PM on Thursday, September 17, 2015.

If you need any help filling out your entry form, come down to the office.  One of […]

September 15th, 2015|Competitions, Homecoming Theme, Prize Book|0 Comments

Attention March Breakers all 2015 Homecraft Sections have been posted!

Get a head start on your competition during March Break, Homecraft Sections 1-12 in PDF files have been added to our website for the 2015 year! Close your books and open your mind to creativity by perusing through the possible classes to enter. Sections include Antiques, Art, Christmas, Crafts, Baking and Preserves, Flowers and Plants, […]

Butter Tart with Special Ingredient Contest

Butter Tart – Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Special Class

The Royal is pleased to introduce this special class which will bring a sense of creativity and fun to a traditional Canadian treat.  Markham Fair is participating in this special class.  Bakers will be able to enter their butter tarts at the Markham Fair in Section 5, […]

September 9th, 2014|Competitions, Markham Community, Prize Book|0 Comments

An Ongoing Educational Tradition

Fall Programming and Trip Planning
The 2014 Markham Fair held October 2 to 5 on the grounds at the North East corner of McCowan Road and Elgin Mills Road this year will be focused on the educational aspects of its program whilst adhering to its traditions.

The Markham Fair encourages all schools from surrounding boards to continue […]

Great Beef Show Turnout

It was a great day for beef at the Markham Fair!  Sunday, October 6, 2013 the Ontario Limousin Association Provincial Show was held in the livestock arena at the Markham Fair.  Many exhibitors travelled from all parts of Ontario to participate in a full show.  They say competition brings out the best, and they sure […]

October 11th, 2013|Competitions, Prize Book|0 Comments