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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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

2013 Digital Photography Entries now online

As digital photography becomes more popular every year, so does the Markham Fair Photography competition.  Entries were up another 10% this year.  The quality of entries also continues to increase.  We’re happy to see our returning exhibitors and also welcome our new exhibitors.  There were quite a few new exhibitors this year.  Visit this link […]

October 10th, 2013|Competitions, Prize Book|0 Comments

Homecraft and General Exhibits Delivery Today


Today is the day Most Exhibits are brought to the Homecraft Building #2 and General Exhibits Building #1 between noon and 9PM.  The fairgrounds will be filled with activity as we prepare for the opening on Thursday October 3, 2013.

Over 7,000 exhibits are expected to be dropped off at the fair today including large pumpkins, […]

October 1st, 2013|Competitions, Homecoming Theme, Prize Book|0 Comments

Enter to Win at Markham Fair – Homecraft Competitions

It’s fun to compete and exhibit at the Markham Fair! Do you have a quilt, antique, painting or a photo you would like to enter into a local competition?

The Homecraft Prize Book is online and ready for you to pick your area of interest.  There are sections for School Children, Youth (18 and under), Baking […]

Digital Photography Entries Arriving Now

Way to go “Early Bird” Photography Competitors!  The Markham Fair has a photography competition every year in the Homecraft Section.  The photo contest has a print and digital media display.  Digital entries are submitted via e-mail.  We are happy to report that the entries are already coming in.

Entries for The Markham Fair Digital Photography Competition […]

September 3rd, 2013|Competitions, Prize Book|0 Comments

2013 Markham Fair Theme – Homecoming

Homecoming, embracing our heritage while recognizing the importance of our community.
Homecoming can mean many things to many people.  There is no wrong answer.  It could mean the first time your baby comes home, a Veteran returning from a war or a school or class reunion.  All of these traditions let someone returning know that they […]

The Story behind the Illustration

2012 Cover Art by Sherri Redshaw – Markham FairThe road to the completion of this illustration has been full of twists and turns and it truly does not look anything like the very first thumbnail sketch that I first did four years ago.  The enormity of this project did not hit me until I was […]

July 5th, 2012|Attractions, Prize Book|0 Comments

Homecraft and Livestock Prize Book Online for 2011

The Homecraft and Livestock Prize Book is now online. Put your mouse pointer over the ‘fair’ link and choose ‘Competitions and Contest’ from the drop down.

You can also quick link to the competitions page here. All the prize book sections are in web pages which can be selected from the left sidebar menu. You may […]

June 15th, 2011|Competitions, Prize Book|0 Comments